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Paper published in Nature Genetics, "Interpreting short tandem repeat variations in humans using mutational constraint”

Paper published in Nature, “Parallel palaeogenomic transects reveal complex genetic history of early European farmers"

Paper published in Cell, “Reconstructing Prehistoric African Population Structure"

Paper published in Nature, “Genetic origins of the Minoans and Mycenaeans"

Paper published in Nature Genetics, “The promise of discovering population-specific disease-associated genes in South Asia"

Paper published in PNAS, “Failure to replicate a genetic signal for sex bias in the steppe  migration into central Europe"

Vagheesh Narasimhan joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Paper published in Nature Communications, “Ancestry and demography and descendants of Iron Age nomads of the Eurasian Steppe”

David Reich shares with Svante Pääbo the 2017 Dan David prize in the “Past Time Dimension,” for work in the field of Archaeology and Natural Sciences.

Paper published in PLoS Genetics, “Differences in the Rare Variant Spectrum Among Human Populations”

Molly Schumer joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Paper published in Molecular Biology and Evolution, “A working model of the deep relationships of diverse modern human genetic lineages outside of Africa”

Matthew Mah joins the lab as a Software Architect

Paper published in Nature, “Genomic insights into the peopling of the Southwest Pacific”

Paper published in Nature,“The Simons Genome Diversity Project: 300 genomes from 142 diverse populations”

Inigo Olalde joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Paper published in Current Opinion in Genetics & Development, “A genomic view of the peopling of the Americas”

Paper published in Nature, “Genomic insights into the origin of farming in the ancient Near East”

Paper published in Nature, “The genetic history of Ice Age Europe”

Paper published in PNAS, “A genetic method for dating ancient genomes provides a direct estimate of human generation interval in the last 45,000 years”

Paper published in Science Advances, “Ancient mitochondrial DNA provides high-resolution time scale of the peopling of the Americas”

Paper published in Current Biology, “The combined landscape of Denisovan and Neanderthal ancestry in present-day humans”

David Reich highlighted in Nature as one of ten scientists who made a difference in 2015

Paper published in Nature, “Genome-wide patterns of selection in 230 ancient Eurasians”

Paper published in Nature Genetics, “The contribution of rare variation to prostate cancer heritability”

Paper published in PLoS Genetics, “Calibrating the Human Mutation Rate via Ancestral Recombination Density in Diploid Genomes”

Population structure and eigenanalysis” included in “The PLoS Genetics Tenth Anniversary Collection” of the ten most downloaded articles in PLoS Genetics.

Paper published in Science, “Global diversity, population stratification, and selection of human copy-number variation”

David Reich becomes a member of the Systems Biology program.

Paper published in Nature, “Genetic evidence for two founding populations of the Americas”

Paper published in Nature, “An early modern human from Romania with a recent Neanderthal ancestor”

Paper published in Current Biology, “Ancient Wolf Genome Reveals an Early Divergence of Domestic Dog Ancestors and Admixture into High-Latitude Breeds”

Paper published in Current Biology, “Complete Genomes Reveal Signatures of Demographic and Genetic Declines in the Woolly Mammoth”

Paper published in Bioinformatics, “BFC: correcting Illumina sequencing error”

Paper published in eLife, “Non-crossover gene conversions show strong GC bias and unexpected clustering in humans

 

Paper published in Nature, “Massive migration from the steppe was a source for Indo-European languages in Europe”

Paper published in Nature Genetics, “No evidence that selection has been less effective at removing deleterious mutations in Europeans than in Africans”

Paper published in AJHG,“The genetic ancestry of African Americans, Latinos, and European Americans across the United States”

Paper published in Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, “Partial uracil-DNA-glycosylase treatment for screening of ancient DNA”

Paper published in Nature, “Genome sequence of a 45,000-year-old modern human from western Siberia”

We have released 263 new complete genomes sequences - the Simons Genome Diversity Project

Paper published in AJHG, “Genome-wide scan of 29,141 African Americans finds no evidence of directional selection since admixture”

Nathan Nakatsuka joins the lab as a Ph.D. student

Paper published in Nature, “Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans”

Paper published in Trends in Genetics, “Toward a new history and geography of human genes informed by ancient DNA”

Paper published in Nature Communications, “Reconstructing Austronesian population history in Island Southeast Asia”

Paper published in PNAS, “Ancient west Eurasian ancestry in southern and eastern Africa”

Paper published in Nature, “The genomic landscape of Neanderthal ancestry in present-day humans”

Paper published in Nature, “Sequence variants in SLC16A11 are a common risk factor for type 2 diabetes in Mexico”