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Population Genetics CMPG Lab

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Publications 2012

Journal articles

  1. Alves I, Sramkova Hanulova A, Foll M & Excoffier L (2012) Genomic data reveals a complex making of humans. PLoS Genetics 8: e1002837 [Abstract and pdf]
  2. Arenas M, Ray N, Currat M & Excoffier L (2012) Consequences of Range Contractions and Range Shifts on Molecular Diversity. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29: 207-218 [Abstract and pdf]
  3. Bastos-Silveira C, Santos SM, Monarca R, Mathias ML & Heckel G (2012) Deep mitochondrial introgression and hybridization between ecologically divergent vole species. Molecular Ecology 21: 5309-5323 [Abstract and pdf]
  4. Beysard M, Perrin N, Jaarola M, Heckel G & Vogel P (2012) Asymmetric and differential gene introgression at a contact zone between two highly divergent lineages of field voles (Microtus agrestis). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 400-408 [Abstract and pdf]
  5. Caetano S, Currat M, Pennington RT, Prado D, Excoffier L & Naciri Y (2012) Recent colonization of the Galapagos by the tree Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. (Leguminosae). Molecular Ecology 21: 2743-2760 [Abstract and pdf]
  6. Hofer T, Foll M & Excoffier L (2012) Evolutionary Forces shaping genomic Islands of Population Differentiation in Humans. BMC Genomics 13: 107 [Abstract and pdf]
  7. Johne R, Dremsek P, Kindler E, Schielke A, Plenge-Bonig A, Gregersen H, Wessels U, Schmidt K, Rietschel W, Groschup MH, Guenther S, Heckel G & Ulrich R (2012) Rat hepatitis E virus: Geographical clustering within Germany and serological detection in wild Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12: 947-956 [Abstract and pdf]
  8. Kindler E, Arlettaz R & Heckel G (2012) Deep phylogeographic divergence and cytonuclear discordance in the grasshopper Oedaleus decorus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 695-704 [Abstract and pdf]
  9. Kormann U, Gugerli F, Ray N, Excoffier L & Bollmann K (2012) Parsimony-based pedigree analysis and individual-based landscape genetics suggest topography to restrict dispersal and connectivity in the endangered capercaillie. Biological conservation 152: 241-252
  10. Kotrschal A, Heckel G, Bonfils D & Taborsky B (2012) Life-stage specific environments in a cichlid fish: implications for inducible maternal effects. Evolutionary Ecology 26: 123-137 [Abstract and pdf]
  11. Lischer HEL & Excoffier L (2012) PGDSpider: An automated data conversion tool for connecting population genetics and genomics programs. Bioinformatics 28 (2): 298-299 [Abstract and pdf]
  12. Liu Y, Keller I & Heckel G (2012) Breeding site fidelity and winter admixture in a long-distance migrant, the tufted duck (Aythya fuligula). Heredity 109: 108-116 [Abstract and pdf]
  13. Pimenoff VN Laval G, Comas D, Palo JU, Gut I, Cann H, Excoffier L & Sajantila A (2012) Similarity in recombination rate and linkage disequilibrium at CYP2C and CYP2D cytochrome P450 gene regions among Europeans indicates signs of selection and no advantage of using tagSNPs in population isolates. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics 22: 846-857 [Abstract and pdf]
  14. Reich D, Patterson N, Campbell D, Tandon A, Mazieres S, Ray N, Parra MV, Rojas W, DuqueMesa N, Velez ID, Garcia L F & et al. (2012) Reconstructing Native American population history. Nature 488 : 370-374 [Abstract and pdf]
  15. Schlegel M, Kindler E, Essbauer SS, Wolf R, Thiel J, Groschup MH, Heckel G, Oehme RM & Ulrich RG (2012) Tula virus infections in the Eurasian water vole, Central Europe. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 12: 503-513 [Abstract and pdf]
  16. Slatkin M & Excoffier L (2012) Serial Founder Effects During Range Expansion: A Spatial Analog of Genetic Drift. Genetics 191: 171-181 [Abstract and pdf]
  17. White TA, Lundy MG, Montgomery WI, Montgomery S, Perkins SE, Lawton C, Meehan JM, Hayden TJ, Heckel G, Reid N & Searle JB (2012) Range expansion in an invasive small mammal: influence of life-history and habitat quality. Biological Invasions 14: 2203-2215 [Abstract and pdf]
  18. Widmer I, dal Grande F, Excoffier L, Holderegger R, Keller C, Mikryukov V S & Scheidegger C (2012) European phylogeography of the epiphytic lichen fungus Lobaria pulmonaria and its green algal symbiont. Molecular Ecology 21: 5827-5844 [Abstract and pdf]

MSc thesis

  1. Meier J (2012) A new method to find gene incompatibilities in an intraspecific hybrid zone of the common vole. MSc thesis. University of Bern, Bern.

PhD thesis

  1. Hofer T (2012) Impact of range expansions and natural selection on human genomic diversity. PhD Thesis. University of Bern, Bern.
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