Journal articles

  1. Bittner D, Cossins A R, Segner H, Excoffier L & Largiader CR (2011) Identification of Candidate Genes and Physiological Pathways Involved in Gonad Deformation in Whitefish (Coregonus spp.) from Lake Thun, Switzerland. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 8 : 2706-2733 [Abstract and pdf]
  2. Congiu L, Pujolar JM, Forlani A, Cenadelli A, Dupanloup I, Barbisan F, Galli A & Fontana F (2011) Managing polyploidy in Ex Situ conservation genetics: the case of the critically endangered Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii). Plos One 6: e18249
  3. Currat M & Excoffier L (2011) Strong reproductive isolation between humans and Neanderthals inferred from observed patterns of introgression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108: 15129-34 [Abstract and pdf]
  4. Excoffier L & Foll M (2011) fastsimcoal: a continuous-time coalescent simulator of genomic diversity under arbitrarily complex evolutionary scenarios. Bioinformatics 27: 1332-1334 [Abstract and pdf]
  5. Fischer MC, Foll M, Excoffier L & Heckel G (2011) Enhanced AFLP genome scans detect local adaptation in high-altitude populations of a small rodent (Microtus arvalis). Molecular Ecology 20: 1450-1462 [Abstract and pdf]
  6. Hahne J, Jenkins T, Halle S & Heckel G (2011) Establishment success and resulting fitness consequences for vole dispersers. Oikos 120: 95-105 [Abstract and pdf]
  7. Johne R, Heckel G, Plenge-Bonig A, Kindler E, Maresch C, Reetz J, Schielke A & Ulrich RG (2011) Complete genome of a novel hepatitis E virus genotype in Norway rat, Germany [response]. Emerging Infectious Diseases 17: 1982-1983 [Abstract and pdf]
  8. Laurent S, Werzner A, Excoffier L & Stephan W (2011) Approximate Bayesian analysis of Drosophila melanogaster polymorphism data reveals a recent colonization of Southeast Asia. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28: 2041-2051 [Abstract and pdf]
  9. Liu Y, Keller I & Heckel G (2011) Range-wide genetic population structure in common pochard (Aythya ferina) a potentially important vector of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Ecology and Evolution 1: 529-545 [Abstract and pdf]
  10. Mertens M, Kindler E, Emmerich P, Esser J, Wagner-Wiening C, Wolfel R, Petraityte-Burneikiene R, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Zvirbliene A, Groschup MH, Dobler G, Pfeffer M, Heckel G, Ulrich RG & Essbauer SS (2011) Phylogenetic analysis of Puumala virus subtype Bavaria, characterization and diagnostic use of its recombinant nucleocapsid protein. Virus Genes 43: 177-191 [Abstract and pdf]
  11. Moreau C, Bherer C, Vezina H, Jomphe M, Labuda D & Excoffier L (2011) Deep Human Genealogies Reveal a Selective Advantage to Be on an Expanding Wave Front. Science 334: 1148-1150 [Abstract and pdf]
  12. Stovicek O, Cizkova D, Liu Y, Alrecht T, Heckel G, Vyscocilova M & Kresinger J (2011) Development of microsatellite markers for a diving duck, the common pochard (Aythya ferina). Conservation Genetics Resources 3: 573-576 [Abstract and pdf]

MSc thesis

  1. Glatt I (2011) Heterogeneous selection along the zinc fingers of the Prdm9 speciation gene. MSc thesis. University of Bern, Bern.

PhD thesis

  1. Liu Y (2011) Genetic analysis of migration in two avian influenza vectors: tufted duck and common pochard. PhD Thesis. University of Bern, Bern.