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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
4 Citations (Scopus)

A dispersal of Homo sapiens from southern to eastern Africa immediately preceded the out-of-Africa migration

Rito, T., Vieira, D., Soares Da Silva, M., Conde-Sousa, E., Pereira, L., Mellars, P., Richards, M. & Soares, P., 18 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 10 p., 4728.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
refuge
climate conditions
flowering
Africa
coast

An Efficient and User-Friendly Implementation of the Founder Analysis Methodology

Vieira, D., Almeida, M., Richards, M. B. & Soares, P., 22 Jun 2019, Practical Applications of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: 13th International Conference, PACBB 2019. Mohamad, M. S., Zaki, N., Castellanos-Garzón, J. A., Fdez-Riverola, F. & Rocha, M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 121-128 8 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 1005).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

User interfaces
DNA
Pipelines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maternal relationships within an Iron Age burial at the High Pasture Cave, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Dulias, K., Birch, S., Wilson, J. F., Justeau, P., Gandini, F., Flaquer, A., Soares, P., Richards, M. B., Pala, M. & Edwards, C. J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 110, 104978.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

funeral
infant
interpretation
evidence
Burial

On Methodological issues in the Indo-European debate By Michel Danino

Silva, M., Koch, J. T., Pala, M., Edwards, C. J., Soares, P. & Richards, M. B., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Biosciences. 44, 3, 69.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citation (Scopus)

Rectifying long-standing misconceptions about the ρ statistic for molecular dating

Macaulay, V., Soares, P. & Richards, M., 19 Feb 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 2, e0212311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Maximum likelihood
statistics
Statistics
Likelihood Functions
mutation
14 Citations (Scopus)

The genomic history of the Iberian Peninsula over the past 8000 years

Olalde, I., Mallick, S., Patterson, N., Rohland, N., Villalba-Mouco, V., Soares Da Silva, M., Dulias, K., Edwards, C., Gandini, F., Pala, M., Soares, P., Ferrando-Bernal, M., Adamski, N., Broomandkhoshbacht, N., Cheronet, O., Culleton, B., Fernandes, D., Lawson, A. M., Mah, M., Oppenheimer, J. & 75 others, Stewardson, K., Zhang, Z., Arenas, J. M. J., Moyano, I. J. T., Salazar-García, D. C., Castanyer, P., Santos, M., Tremoleda, J., Lozano, M., Borja, P. G., Fernández-Eraso, J., Mujika-Alustiza, J. A., Barroso, C., Bermúdez, F. J., Mínguez, E. V., Burch, J., Coromina, N., Vivó, D., Cebrià, A., Fullola, J. M., García-Puchol, O., Morales, J. I., Oms, F. X., Majó, T., Vergès, J. M., Díaz-Carvajal, A., Ollich-Castanyer, I., López-Cachero, F. J., Silva, A. M., Alonso-Fernández, C., de Castro, G. D., Echevarría, J. J., Moreno-Márquez, A., Berlanga, G. P., Ramos-García, P., Muñoz, J. R., Vila, E. V., Arzo, G. A., Arroyo, Á. E., Lillios, K. T., Mack, J., Velasco-Vázquez, J., Waterman, A., de Lugo Enrich, L. B., Sánchez, M. B., Agustí, B., Codina, F., de Prado, G., Estalrrich, A., Flores, Á. F., Finlayson, C., Finlayson, G., Finlayson, S., Giles-Guzmán, F., Rosas, A., González, V. B., Atiénzar, G. G., Pérez, M. S. H., Llanos, A., Marco, Y. C., Beneyto, I. C., López-Serrano, D., McClure, S. B., Pérez, M. M., Foix, A. O., Borràs, M. S., Sousa, A. C., Encinas, J. M. V., Kennett, D. J., Richards, M., Alt, K. W., Haak, W., Pinhasi, R., Lalueza-Fox, C. & Reich, D., 15 Mar 2019, In : Science. 363, 6432, p. 1230-1234 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ancestry
genomics
Iron Age
history
steppe
1 Citation (Scopus)

Untangling Neolithic and Bronze Age mitochondrial lineages in South Asia

Silva, M., Justeau, P., Rodrigues, S., Oteo-Garcia, G., Dulias, K., Foody, G., Fichera, A., Yau, B., Rito, T., Wilson, J. F., Gandini, F., Edwards, C. J., Pala, M., Soares, P. A. & Richards, M. B., 3 Jul 2019, In : Annals of Human Biology. 46, 2, p. 140-144 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Asia
Civilization
Gene Pool
Iran
Agriculture
2017
20 Citations (Scopus)

A genetic chronology for the Indian Subcontinent points to heavily sex-biased dispersals

Silva, M., Oliveira, M., Vieira, D., Brandão, A., Rito, T., Pereira, J. B., Fraser, R. M., Hudson, B., Gandini, F., Edwards, C., Pala, M., Koch, J., Wilson, J. F., Pereira, L., Richards, M. B. & Soares, P., 23 Mar 2017, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
chronology
Central Asia
Bronze Age
maternal lineage
India
22 Citations (Scopus)

Mitogenome Diversity in Sardinians: A Genetic Window onto an Island's Past

Olivieri, A., Sidore, C., Achilli, A., Angius, A., Posth, C., Furtwängler, A., Brandini, S., Capodiferro, M. R., Gandini, F., Zoledziewska, M., Pitzalis, M., Maschio, A., Busonero, F., Lai, L., Skeates, R., Gradoli, M. G., Beckett, J., Marongiu, M., Mazzarello, V., Marongiu, P. & 12 others, Rubino, S., Rito, T., Macaulay, V., Semino, O., Pala, M., Abecasis, G. R., Schlessinger, D., Conde-Sousa, E., Soares, P., Richards, M. B., Cucca, F. & Torroni, A., 1 May 2017, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34, 5, p. 1230-1239 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Islands
Italy
Sardinia
Phylogeny
Occupations
8 Citations (Scopus)

Origin and spread of human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U7

Sahakyan, H., Kashani, B. H., Tamang, R., Kushniarevich, A., Francis, A., Costa, M. D., Pathak, A. K., Khachatryan, Z., Sharma, I., Van Oven, M., Parik, J., Hovhannisyan, H., Metspalu, E., Pennarun, E., Karmin, M., Tamm, E., Tambets, K., Bahmanimehr, A., Reisberg, T., Reidla, M. & 59 others, Achilli, A., Olivieri, A., Gandini, F., Perego, U. A., Al-Zahery, N., Houshmand, M., Sanati, M. H., Soares, P., Rai, E., Šarac, J., Šarić, T., Sharma, V., Pereira, L., Fernandes, V., Černý, V., Farjadian, S., Singh, D. P., Azakli, H., Üstek, D., Trofimova, N. E., Kutuev, I., Litvinov, S., Bermisheva, M., Khusnutdinova, E. K., Rai, N., Singh, M., Singh, V. K., Reddy, A. G., Tolk, H. V., Cvjetan, S., Lauc, L. B., Rudan, P., Michalodimitrakis, E. N., Anagnou, N. P., Pappa, K. I., Golubenko, M. V., Orekhov, V., Borinskaya, S. A., Kaldma, K., Schauer, M. A., Simionescu, M., Gusar, V., Grechanina, E., Govindaraj, P., Voevoda, M., Damba, L., Sharma, S., Singh, L., Semino, O., Behar, D. M., Yepiskoposyan, L., Richards, M. B., Metspalu, M., Kivisild, T., Thangaraj, K., Endicott, P., Chaubey, G., Torroni, A. & Villems, R., 7 Apr 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 46044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mitochondrial DNA
hunter-gatherer
Bronze Age
coalescence
steppe
13 Citations (Scopus)

Reconciling evidence from ancient and contemporary genomes: A major source for the European Neolithic within Mediterranean Europe

Pereira, J. B., Costa, M. D., Vieira, D., Pala, M., Bamford, L., Harich, N., Cherni, L., Alshamali, F., Hatina, J., Rychkov, S., Stefanescu, G., King, T., Torroni, A., Soares, P., Pereira, L. & Richards, M. B., 22 Mar 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1851, 20161976.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
genome
Genes
Genome
DNA
Middle East
10 Citations (Scopus)

Updating the African human mitochondrial DNA tree: Relevance to forensic and population genetics

Heinz, T., Pala, M., Gómez-Carballa, A., Richards, M. B. & Salas, A., 1 Mar 2017, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 27, p. 156-159 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Forensic Genetics
Population Genetics
Phylogeny
Mitochondrial DNA
Slaves
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

A Genetic Perspective on African Prehistory

Soares, P., Rito, T., Pereira, L. & Richards, M., 4 Mar 2016, Africa from MIS 6-2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments. Jones, S. & Stewart, B. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer Netherlands, p. 383-405 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

mitochondrial DNA
chronology
chromosome
genome
Africa

Archaeogenetic and Palaeogenetic Evidence for Metal Age Mobility in Europe

Pala, M., Soares, P. & Richards, M., 2016, Celtic from the West 3: Atlantic Europe in the Metal Ages — questions of shared language . Koch, J. & Cunliffe, B. (eds.). Oxbow Books, p. 321-344

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Metals
Neanderthals
Genome
Modern Times
History
221 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic insights into the origin of farming in the ancient Near East

Lazaridis, I., Nadel, D., Rollefson, G., Merrett, D. C., Rohland, N., Mallick, S., Fernandes, D., Novak, M., Gamarra, B., Sirak, K., Connell, S., Stewardson, K., Harney, E., Fu, Q., Gonzalez-Fortes, G., Jones, E. R., Roodenberg, S. A., Lengyel, G., Bocquentin, F., Gasparian, B. & 33 others, Monge, J. M., Gregg, M., Eshed, V., Mizrahi, A. S., Meiklejohn, C., Gerritsen, F., Bejenaru, L., Blüher, M., Campbell, A., Cavalleri, G., Comas, D., Froguel, P., Gilbert, E., Kerr, S. M., Kovacs, P., Krause, J., McGettigan, D., Merrigan, M., Merriwether, D. A., O'Reilly, S., Richards, M. B., Semino, O., Shamoon-Pour, M., Stefanescu, G., Stumvoll, M., Tönjes, A., Torroni, A., Wilson, J. F., Yengo, L., Hovhannisyan, N. A., Patterson, N., Pinhasi, R. & Reich, D., 25 Aug 2016, In : Nature. 536, 7617, p. 419-424 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Middle East
Agriculture
Iran
Neanderthals
Eastern Africa
16 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping human dispersals into the Horn of Africa from Arabian Ice Age refugia using mitogenomes

Gandini, F., Achilli, A., Pala, M., Bodner, M., Brandini, S., Huber, G., Egyed, B., Ferretti, L., Gómez-Carballa, A., Salas, A., Scozzari, R., Cruciani, F., Coppa, A., Parson, W., Semino, O., Soares, P., Torroni, A., Richards, M. B. & Olivieri, A., 5 May 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 25472.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
refugium
Pleistocene
late glacial
Postglacial
gene flow
10 Citations (Scopus)

Palaeogenomics: Mitogenomes and migrations in Europe's past

Richards, M. B., Soares, P. & Torroni, A., 21 Mar 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 6, p. R243-R246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial DNA
Stretching
DNA
ancestry
mitochondrial DNA
11 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the legacy of the Chinese Neolithic on the maternal genetic heritage of Taiwan and Island Southeast Asia

Brandão, A., Eng, K. K., Rito, T., Cavadas, B., Bulbeck, D., Gandini, F., Pala, M., Mormina, M., Hudson, B., White, J., Ko, T., Saidin, M., Zafarina, Z., Oppenheimer, S., Richards, M. B., Pereira, L. & Soares, P., 1 Apr 2016, In : Human Genetics. 135, 4, p. 363-376

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Southeastern Asia
Taiwan
Islands
Mothers
Agriculture
29 Citations (Scopus)

Resolving the ancestry of Austronesian-speaking populations

Soares, P., Trejaut, J. A., Rito, T., Cavadas, B., Hill, C., Eng, K. K., Mormina, M., Brandão, A., Fraser, R. M., Wang, T., Loo, J., Snell, C., Ko, T., Amorim, A., Pala, M., Macaulay, V., Bulbeck, D., Wilson, J. F., Gusmão, L., Pereira, L. & 3 others, Oppenheimer, S., Lin, M. & Richards, M. B., Mar 2016, In : Human Genetics. 135, 3, p. 309-326

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Taiwan
Southeastern Asia
Language
Islands
Population
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

A genetic contribution from the Far East into Ashkenazi Jews via the ancient Silk Road

Tian, J. Y., Wang, H. W., Li, Y. C., Zhang, W., Yao, Y. G., Van Straten, J., Richards, M. B. & Kong, Q. P., 11 Feb 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 8377.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ashkenazi
Jews
Silk Road
Communication
Gene Flow

Archaeogenetics

Pala, M., Soares, P., Chaubey, G. & Richards, M., May 2015, The Cambridge World History: Volume 2: A World with Agriculture, 12,000 BCE - 500 CE. Barker, G. & Goucher, C. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Vol. 2. p. 1-25

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

geneticists
blood groups
Middle East
molecular genetics
mitochondrial DNA
24 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic stratigraphy of key demographic events in Arabia

Fernandes, V., Triska, P., Pereira, J. B., Alshamali, F., Rito, T., Machado, A., Fajkošová, Z., Cavadas, B., Černý, V., Soares, P., Richards, M. B. & Pereira, L., 4 Mar 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 3, e0118625.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabia
Stratigraphy
stratigraphy
demographic statistics
Genes
8 Citations (Scopus)

Mosaic maternal ancestry in the Great Lakes region of East Africa

Gomes, V., Pala, M., Salas, A., Álvarez-Iglesias, V., Amorim, A., Gómez-Carballa, A., Carracedo, Á., Clarke, D. J., Hill, C., Mormina, M., Shaw, M-A., Dunne, D. W., Pereira, R., Pereira, V., Prata, M. J., Sánchez-Diz, P., Rito, T., Soares, P., Gusmão, L. & Richards, M. B., Sep 2015, In : Human Genetics. 134, 9, p. 1013-27 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Lakes Region
Eastern Africa
Linguistics
Uganda
Mitochondrial DNA
2014

The Archaeogenetics of European Ancestry

Pala, M., Chaubey, G., Soares, P. & Richards, M., 15 Jul 2014, Encyclopaedia of LIfe Sciences. Wiley

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

ancestry
Neanderthal
Mesolithic
DNA
gene
28 Citations (Scopus)

The case for the continuing use of the revised Cambridge Reference Sequence (rCRS) and the standardization of notation in human mitochondrial DNA studies

Bandelt, H. J., Kloss-Brandstätter, A., Richards, M. B., Yao, Y. G. & Logan, I., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Human Genetics. 59, 2, p. 66-77 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mitochondrial DNA
Forensic Genetics
Forensic Sciences
Mitochondrial Genome
Anthropology
2013
48 Citations (Scopus)

A substantial prehistoric European ancestry amongst Ashkenazi maternal lineages

Costa, M. D., Pereira, J. B., Pala, M., Fernandes, V., Olivieri, A., Achilli, A., Perego, U. A., Rychkov, S., Naumova, O., Hatina, J., Woodward, S. R., Eng, K. K., MacAulay, V., Carr, M., Soares, P., Pereira, L. & Richards, M. B., 8 Oct 2013, In : Nature Communications. 4, p. 1-10 10 p., 2543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial DNA
Judaism
Mothers
Jews
Middle East
31 Citations (Scopus)

Foraging-Farming Transitions in Island Southeast Asia

Barker, G. & Richards, M. B., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. 20, 2, p. 256-280 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southeast Asia
farmer
acculturation
language theory
food
153 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and archaeological perspectives on the initial modern human colonization of southern Asia

Mellars, P., Gori, K. C., Carr, M., Soares, P. A. & Richards, M. B., 25 Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 26, p. 10699-10704 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Technology
Neanderthals
Eastern Africa
Indonesia
South Africa
33 Citations (Scopus)

Mitogenomes from Two Uncommon Haplogroups Mark Late Glacial/Postglacial Expansions from the Near East and Neolithic Dispersals within Europe

Olivieri, A., Pala, M., Gandini, F., Kashani, B. H., Perego, U. A., Woodward, S. R., Grugni, V., Battaglia, V., Semino, O., Achilli, A., Richards, M. B. & Torroni, A., 31 Jul 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, p. 1-12 12 p., e70492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Middle East
Mitochondrial DNA
Phylogeny
Geographical distribution
phylogeny
65 Citations (Scopus)

The First Modern Human Dispersals across Africa

Rito, T., Richards, M. B., Fernandes, V., Alshamali, F., Cerny, V., Pereira, L. & Soares, P., 13 Nov 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 11, e80031.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial DNA
mitochondrial DNA
Climate change
Central Africa
Eastern Africa
2012
104 Citations (Scopus)

Mitochondrial DNA Signals of Late Glacial Recolonization of Europe from Near Eastern Refugia

Pala, M., Olivieri, A., Achilli, A., Accetturo, M., Metspalu, E., Reidla, M., Tamm, E., Karmin, M., Reisberg, T., Kashani, B. H., Perego, U. A., Carossa, V., Gandini, F., Pereira, J. B., Soares, P., Angerhofer, N., Rychkov, S., Al-Zahery, N., Carelli, V., Sanati, M. H. & 12 others, Houshmand, M., Hatina, J., MacAulay, V., Pereira, L., Woodward, S. R., Davies, W., Gamble, C., Baird, D., Semino, O., Villems, R., Torroni, A. & Richards, M. B., 4 May 2012, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 90, 5, p. 915-924 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Eastern Europe
Middle East
Mitochondrial DNA
Population
Mitochondrial Genome
76 Citations (Scopus)

The Arabian Cradle: Mitochondrial Relicts of the First Steps along the Southern Route out of Africa

Fernandes, V., Alshamali, F., Alves, M., Costa, M. D., Pereira, J. B., Silva, N. M., Cherni, L., Harich, N., Cerny, V., Soares, P., Richards, M. B. & Pereira, L., 10 Feb 2012, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 90, 2, p. 347-355 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Arabia
Indian Ocean
Middle East
Mitochondrial DNA
Genome
129 Citations (Scopus)

The Expansion of mtDNA Haplogroup L3 within and out of Africa

Soares, P., Alshamali, F., Pereira, J. B., Fernandes, V., Silva, N. M., Afonso, C., Costa, M. D., Musilová, E., MacAulay, V., Richards, M. B., Černý, V. & Pereira, L., 1 Mar 2012, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29, 3, p. 915-927 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Eastern Africa
Central Africa
Mitochondrial DNA
mitochondrial DNA
Southern Africa
2011
100 Citations (Scopus)

Ancient voyaging and polynesian origins

Soares, P., Rito, T., Trejaut, J. A., Mormina, M., Hill, C., Tinkler-Hundal, E., Braid, M., Clarke, D. J., Loo, J., Thomson, N., Denham, T., Donohue, M., Macaulay, V., Lin, M., Oppenheimer, S. & Richards, M. B., 11 Feb 2011, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 88, 2, p. 239-247 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceania
Southeastern Asia
Islands
Mothers
Mitochondrial DNA
82 Citations (Scopus)

Population Genetic Structure in Indian Austroasiatic Speakers: The Role of Landscape Barriers and Sex-Specific Admixture

Chaubey, G., Metspalu, M., Choi, Y., Mägi, R., Romero, I. G., Soares, P., Van Oven, M., Behar, D. M., Rootsi, S., Hudjashov, G., Mallick, C. B., Karmin, M., Nelis, M., Parik, J., Reddy, A. G., Metspalu, E., Van Driem, G., Xue, Y., Tyler-Smith, C., Thangaraj, K. & 7 others, Singh, L., Remm, M., Richards, M. B., Lahr, M. M., Kayser, M., Villems, R. & Kivisild, T., 1 Feb 2011, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 28, 2, p. 1013-1024 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southeastern Asia
Genetic Structures
Population Genetics
South East Asia
genetic structure
27 Citations (Scopus)

The expansion of the house mouse into north-western Europe

Jones, E. P., Jóhannesdóttir, F., Gündüz, I., Richards, M. B. & Searle, J. B., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Zoology. 283, 4, p. 257-268 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mus musculus
Western European region
colonization
Ireland
Iron Age
2010
52 Citations (Scopus)

A Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequence from a Mesolithic Wild Aurochs (Bos primigenius)

Edwards, C. J., Magee, D. A., Park, S. D. E., McGettigan, P. A., Lohan, A. J., Murphy, A., Finlay, E. K., Shapiro, B., Chamberlain, A. T., Richards, M. B., Bradley, D. G., Loftus, B. J. & MacHugh, D. E., 17 Feb 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, 2, p. 1-13 13 p., e9255.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial Genome
Genes
Genome
DNA Sequence Analysis
cattle
18 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular Anthropology in the Genomic Era

Destro-Bisol, G., Jobling, M. A., Rocha, J., Novembre, J., Richards, M. B., Mulligan, C., Batini, C. & Manni, F., 30 Jun 2010, In : Journal of Anthropological Sciences. 88, p. 93-112 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anthropology
innovation
Austria
biodiversity
reconstruction
45 Citations (Scopus)

Population expansion in the North African Late Pleistocene signalled by mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6

Pereira, L., Silva, N. M., Franco-Duarte, R., Fernandes, V., Pereira, J. B., Costa, M. D., Martins, H., Soares, P., Behar, D. M., Richards, M. B. & MacAulay, V., 23 Dec 2010, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 390.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mitochondrial DNA
Pleistocene
Paleolithic
Northern Africa
human settlement
180 Citations (Scopus)

The Archaeogenetics of Europe

Soares, P., Achilli, A., Semino, O., Davies, W., Macaulay, V., Bandelt, H. J., Torroni, A. & Richards, M. B., 23 Feb 2010, In : Current Biology. 20, 4, p. R174-R183 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Mitochondrial DNA
mitochondrial DNA
Y Chromosome
Y chromosome
Chromosomes
2009
179 Citations (Scopus)

A common MYBPC3 (cardiac myosin binding protein C) variant associated with cardiomyopathies in South Asia

Dhandapany, P. S., Sadayappan, S., Xue, Y., Powell, G. T., Rani, D. S., Nallari, P., Rai, T. S., Khullar, M., Soares, P., Bahl, A., Tharkan, J. M., Vaideeswar, P., Rathinavel, A., Narasimhan, C., Ayapati, D. R., Ayub, Q., Mehdi, S. Q., Oppenheimer, S., Richards, M. B., Price, A. L. & 5 others, Patterson, N., Reich, D., Singh, L., Tyler-Smith, C. & Thangaraj, K., Feb 2009, In : Nature Genetics. 41, 2, p. 187-191 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Myosins
Cardiomyopathies
Heart Failure
Cardiac Myocytes
Population
454 Citations (Scopus)

Correcting for Purifying Selection: An Improved Human Mitochondrial Molecular Clock

Soares, P., Ermini, L., Thomson, N., Mormina, M., Rito, T., Röhl, A., Salas, A., Oppenheimer, S., Macaulay, V. & Richards, M. B., 12 Jun 2009, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 84, 6, p. 740-759 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial DNA
Mutation Rate
Oceania
Genome
Pan troglodytes
18 Citations (Scopus)

Mitochondrial Echoes of First Settlement and Genetic Continuity in El Salvador

Salas, A., Lovo-Gómez, J., Álvarez-Iglesias, V., Cerezo, M., Lareu, M. V., Macaulay, V., Richards, M. B. & Carracedo, Á., 2 Sep 2009, In : PLoS One. 4, 9, p. 1-10 10 p., e6882.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
El Salvador
Mitochondrial DNA
varespladib methyl
Genes
Population
2008
124 Citations (Scopus)

Climate Change and Postglacial Human Dispersals in Southeast Asia

Soares, P., Trejaut, J. A., Loo, J. H., Hill, C., Mormina, M., Lee, C. L., Chen, Y. M., Hudjashov, G., Forster, P., MacAulay, V., Bulbeck, D., Oppenheimer, S., Lin, M. & Richards, M. B., 1 Jun 2008, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 25, 6, p. 1209-1218 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southeastern Asia
Climate Change
Mitochondrial DNA
Taiwan
South East Asia
68 Citations (Scopus)

Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of the Tyrolean Iceman

Ermini, L., Olivieri, C., Rizzi, E., Corti, G., Bonnal, R., Soares, P., Luciani, S., Marota, I., De Bellis, G., Richards, M. B. & Rollo, F., 11 Nov 2008, In : Current Biology. 18, 21, p. 1687-1693 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial Genome
Mitochondrial DNA
Amplification
mitochondrial DNA
Genes
29 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for Variable Selective Pressures at a Large Secondary Structure of the Human Mitochondrial DNA Control Region

Pereira, F., Soares, P., Carneiro, J., Pereira, L., Richards, M. B., Samuels, D. C. & Amorim, A., 1 Dec 2008, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 25, 12, p. 2759-2770 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
secondary structure
Mitochondrial DNA
mitochondrial DNA
folding
DNA conformation
142 Citations (Scopus)

Mitochondrial genomes of extinct aurochs survive in domestic cattle

Achilli, A., Olivieri, A., Pellecchia, M., Uboldi, C., Colli, L., Al-Zahery, N., Accetturo, M., Pala, M., Kashani, B. H., Perego, U. A., Battaglia, V., Fornarino, S., Kalamati, J., Houshmand, M., Negrini, R., Semino, O., Richards, M., Macaulay, V., Ferretti, L., Bandelt, H. J. & 2 others, Ajmone-Marsan, P. & Torroni, A., 26 Feb 2008, In : Current Biology. 18, 4, p. R157-R158 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
Mitochondrial Genome
Taurine
Mitochondrial DNA
Genes
cattle
13 Citations (Scopus)

The brave new era of human genetic testing

Bandelt, H. J., Yao, Y. G., Richards, M. B. & Salas, A., Nov 2008, In : BioEssays. 30, 11-12, p. 1246-1251 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Genetics
Genetic Testing
Operations research
Testing
Operations Research
2007
167 Citations (Scopus)

A mitochondrial stratigraphy for Island Southeast Asia

Hill, C., Soares, P., Mormina, M., Macaulay, V., Clarke, D., Blumbach, P. B., Vizuete-Forster, M., Forster, P., Bulbeck, D., Oppenheimer, S. & Richards, M., Jan 2007, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 80, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southeastern Asia
Taiwan
Islands
Mitochondrial DNA
Archaeology
18 Citations (Scopus)

First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies

Bellwood, P., Gamble, C., le Blanc, S. A., Pluciennik, M., Richards, M. & Terrell, J. E., Feb 2007, In : Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 17, 1, p. 87-109 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle