Papers to discuss Spring 2016

This Spring, we have decided to have a few series of papers on related topics, to discuss one per week:

Series 1 (see also discussion on Razib Khan’s blog):

  1. Moorjani et al 2013 Genetic Evidence for Recent Population Mixture in India AJHG 93,: 422–438
  2. Basu et al 2016 Genomic reconstruction of the history of extant populations of India reveals five distinct ancestral components and a complex structure PNAS online before print
  3. van Dorp et al 2016 Evidence for a Common Origin of Blacksmiths and Cultivators in the Ethiopian Ari within the Last 4500 Years: Lessons for Clustering-Based Inference PLOS Genetics 11(8): e1005397

Series 2 (see also perspective in Science Magazine):

  1. Küpper et al 2016 A supergene determines highly divergent male reproductive morphs in the ruff Nature Genetics 48: 79–83
  2. Lamichhaney et al 2016 Structural genomic changes underlie alternative reproductive strategies in the ruff (Philomachus pugnax) Nature Genetics 48: 84–88

The following form less of a series (although two are sex-related):

  1. Pipoly et al 2015 The genetic sex-determination system predicts adult sex ratios in tetrapods Nature 527: 91–94
  2. Barson et al 2015 Sex-dependent dominance at a single locus maintains variation in age at maturity in salmon Nature 528: 405–408
  3. Sulem et al 2015 Identification of a large set of rare complete human knockouts Nature Genetics 47: 448–452


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