Mathias Currat

Summary

Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Human neutral genetic variation and forensic STR data
    Nuno M Silva
    IPATIMUP Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e49666. 2012
  2. pmc Signals of recent spatial expansions in the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus)
    Nicole Schneider
    Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, 30559 Hannover, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 10:105. 2010
  3. pmc Human genetic differentiation across the Strait of Gibraltar
    Mathias Currat
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Anthropology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 10:237. 2010
  4. pmc Strong reproductive isolation between humans and Neanderthals inferred from observed patterns of introgression
    Mathias Currat
    Anthropology, Genetics, and Peopling History Laboratory, Anthropology Unit, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, 1227 Geneva, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15129-34. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Intra-deme molecular diversity in spatially expanding populations
    Nicolas Ray
    Genetics and Biometry Lab, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 20:76-86. 2003
  6. doi request reprint SPLATCHE2: a spatially explicit simulation framework for complex demography, genetic admixture and recombination
    Nicolas Ray
    EnviroSPACE laboratory, Climate Change and Climate Impacts, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Battelle Building D, 7 route de Drize, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland
    Bioinformatics 26:2993-4. 2010
  7. pmc Molecular analysis of the beta-globin gene cluster in the Niokholo Mandenka population reveals a recent origin of the beta(S) Senegal mutation
    Mathias Currat
    Genetics and Biometry Laboratory, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Hum Genet 70:207-23. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The hidden side of invasions: massive introgression by local genes
    Mathias Currat
    Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Evolution 62:1908-20. 2008
  9. pmc Impact of selection and demography on the diffusion of lactase persistence
    Pascale Gerbault
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e6369. 2009
  10. pmc Distinct evolutionary strategies of human leucocyte antigen loci in pathogen-rich environments
    Alicia Sanchez-Mazas
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:830-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Human neutral genetic variation and forensic STR data
    Nuno M Silva
    IPATIMUP Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e49666. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Signals of recent spatial expansions in the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus)
    Nicole Schneider
    Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, 30559 Hannover, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 10:105. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Human genetic differentiation across the Strait of Gibraltar
    Mathias Currat
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Anthropology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 10:237. 2010
    ..Then, we use an original simulation approach in order to infer the most probable evolutionary scenario for the settlement of the area, taking into account the effects of both demography and natural selection at some loci...
  4. pmc Strong reproductive isolation between humans and Neanderthals inferred from observed patterns of introgression
    Mathias Currat
    Anthropology, Genetics, and Peopling History Laboratory, Anthropology Unit, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, 1227 Geneva, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15129-34. 2011
    ..This hypothesis could be tested because it predicts that different components of Neanderthal ancestry should be present in Europeans and in Asians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intra-deme molecular diversity in spatially expanding populations
    Nicolas Ray
    Genetics and Biometry Lab, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 20:76-86. 2003
    ..The fact that molecular diversity within deme is so dependent on recent levels of gene flow suggests that it should be possible to estimate Nm values from samples drawn from a single deme...
  6. doi request reprint SPLATCHE2: a spatially explicit simulation framework for complex demography, genetic admixture and recombination
    Nicolas Ray
    EnviroSPACE laboratory, Climate Change and Climate Impacts, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Battelle Building D, 7 route de Drize, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland
    Bioinformatics 26:2993-4. 2010
    ..Availability and implementation: SPLATCHE2 is a C++ program compiled for Windows and Linux platforms. It is freely available at www.splatche.com, together with its related documentation and example data...
  7. pmc Molecular analysis of the beta-globin gene cluster in the Niokholo Mandenka population reveals a recent origin of the beta(S) Senegal mutation
    Mathias Currat
    Genetics and Biometry Laboratory, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Hum Genet 70:207-23. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The hidden side of invasions: massive introgression by local genes
    Mathias Currat
    Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Evolution 62:1908-20. 2008
    ..Our results imply that speciation genes can be identified by comparing genomes of interfertile native and invading species pairs...
  9. pmc Impact of selection and demography on the diffusion of lactase persistence
    Pascale Gerbault
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 4:e6369. 2009
    ..In this work, we test the validity of these two hypotheses on a large worldwide dataset of lactase persistence frequencies by using several complementary approaches...
  10. pmc Distinct evolutionary strategies of human leucocyte antigen loci in pathogen-rich environments
    Alicia Sanchez-Mazas
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:830-9. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Investigating European genetic history through computer simulations
    Mathias Currat
    Laboratory of Anthropology, Genetics and Peopling History AGP, Department of Genetics and Evolution Anthropology Unit, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hum Hered 76:142-53. 2013
    ..Genetic data can thus be used to draw inferences on the population history of Europe using appropriate statistical methods such as computer simulation, which constitutes a powerful tool to study complex models...