T R Disotell

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Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Archaic human genomics
    Todd R Disotell
    Center for Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 149:24-39. 2012
  2. pmc Panmixia postponed: ancestry-related assortative mating in contemporary human populations
    Andrew S Burrell
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 10:245. 2009
  3. pmc No evidence of a Neanderthal contribution to modern human diversity
    Jason A Hodgson
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 9:206. 2008
  4. pmc Demographic changes and marker properties affect detection of human population differentiation
    Jennifer B Listman
    Dept Anthropology, New York Univ, NY, USA
    BMC Genet 8:21. 2007
  5. pmc Regionally and climatically restricted patterns of distribution of genetic diversity in a migratory bat species, Miniopterus schreibersii (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
    Rasit Bilgin
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul, Turkey
    BMC Evol Biol 8:209. 2008
  6. pmc A mobile element-based evolutionary history of guenons (tribe Cercopithecini)
    Jinchuan Xing
    Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Center for Bio Modular Multi Scale Systems, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    BMC Biol 5:5. 2007
  7. pmc The monkey's perspective
    Todd R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 8:226. 2007
  8. pmc 'Chumanzee' evolution: the urge to diverge and merge
    Todd R Disotell
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 7:240. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Human evolution: origins of modern humans still look recent
    T R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, New York, 10003, USA
    Curr Biol 9:R647-50. 1999
  10. pmc Human genomic variation
    T R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 1:COMMENT2004. 2000

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Archaic human genomics
    Todd R Disotell
    Center for Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 149:24-39. 2012
    ..More thorough sampling of modern human diversity, additional fossil discoveries, and the sequencing of additional hominin fossils are necessary to throw light onto our origins and our history...
  2. pmc Panmixia postponed: ancestry-related assortative mating in contemporary human populations
    Andrew S Burrell
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 10:245. 2009
    ..The cause of this surprising bias remains unclear...
  3. pmc No evidence of a Neanderthal contribution to modern human diversity
    Jason A Hodgson
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 9:206. 2008
    ..Here we review the available evidence and find no indication of any Neanderthal contribution to modern genetic diversity...
  4. pmc Demographic changes and marker properties affect detection of human population differentiation
    Jennifer B Listman
    Dept Anthropology, New York Univ, NY, USA
    BMC Genet 8:21. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Regionally and climatically restricted patterns of distribution of genetic diversity in a migratory bat species, Miniopterus schreibersii (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
    Rasit Bilgin
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul, Turkey
    BMC Evol Biol 8:209. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined the contribution of these various factors on the genetic differentiation of the bent-winged bat, Miniopterus schreibersii, in southeastern Europe and Anatolia...
  6. pmc A mobile element-based evolutionary history of guenons (tribe Cercopithecini)
    Jinchuan Xing
    Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Center for Bio Modular Multi Scale Systems, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    BMC Biol 5:5. 2007
    ..SINEs are a class of non-autonomous mobile elements and are essentially homoplasy-free characters with known ancestral states, making them useful genetic markers for phylogenetic studies...
  7. pmc The monkey's perspective
    Todd R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 8:226. 2007
    ..The sequencing of the genome of a female rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) of Indian origin will provide us with biomedical and evolutionary insights into both humans and Old World monkeys...
  8. pmc 'Chumanzee' evolution: the urge to diverge and merge
    Todd R Disotell
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 7:240. 2006
    ..A recent analysis of the human and chimpanzee genomes compared with portions of other primate genomes suggests that the divergence of the human and chimpanzee lineages beginning around 6 million years ago was not a simple clean split...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human evolution: origins of modern humans still look recent
    T R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, New York, 10003, USA
    Curr Biol 9:R647-50. 1999
    ..But DNA sequences from an extinct neanderthal, and phylogenetic analyses of hundreds of human and ape sequences, continue to support a recent origin for modern humans...
  10. pmc Human genomic variation
    T R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 1:COMMENT2004. 2000
    ..The recent completion and assembly of the first draft of the human genome, which combines samples from several ethnically diverse males and females, provides preliminary data on the extent of human genetic variation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular anthropology and race
    T R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 925:9-24. 2000
    ..Further sampling of all of the regions of the human genome has led to a remarkably consistent evolutionary scenario that helps to explain the patterns of variation found today...
  12. pmc Discovering human history from stomach bacteria
    Todd R Disotell
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Genome Biol 4:213. 2003
    ..Phylogenetic trees of strains of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and the polyoma JC virus taken from geographically diverse groups of human beings correlate closely with relationships of the populations in which they are found...
  13. ncbi request reprint Primate evolution - in and out of Africa
    C B Stewart
    Department of Biological Sciences University at Albany State University of New York 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York, 12222, USA
    Curr Biol 8:R582-8. 1998
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  14. ncbi request reprint X-chromosomal window into the evolutionary history of the guenons (Primates: Cercopithecini)
    Anthony J Tosi
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 36:58-66. 2005
    ..The divergence of guenon and papionin lineages at 11.5 (+/-1.3) MYA appears to be a particularly robust estimate since it is inferred from both mitochondrial and X-chromosomal studies, each using different fossil calibration points...
  15. doi request reprint Phylogenetic incongruence between nuclear and mitochondrial markers in the Asian colobines and the evolution of the langurs and leaf monkeys
    Nelson Ting
    Anthropology Program, City University of New York Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:466-74. 2008
    ..05). We suggest that differential lineage sorting or ancient hybridization may be the cause of this strong discordance between the mitochondrial and X-chromosomal markers in these taxa...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cercopithecine Y-chromosome data provide a test of competing morphological evolutionary hypotheses
    Anthony J Tosi
    Department of Anthropology, Molecular Anthropology Laboratory, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:510-21. 2003
    ..the "African papionins." Divergence dates were therefore calculated for the tribe by calibrating TSPY clocks specific to each of these two clades...
  17. ncbi request reprint Toward resolution of the debate regarding purported crypto-Jews in a Spanish-American population: evidence from the Y chromosome
    Wesley K Sutton
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York 10003, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 33:100-11. 2006
    ..Despite ethnographic criticisms, the notion of substantial crypto-Jewish ancestry among Spanish-Americans persists...
  18. doi request reprint Mitochondrial evidence for the hybrid origin of the kipunji, Rungwecebus kipunji (Primates: Papionini)
    Andrew S Burrell
    Department of Anthropology, Center for the Study of Human Origins, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:340-8. 2009
    ..More such cases can be anticipated as molecular evidence accumulates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex chromosome phylogenetics indicate a single transition to terrestriality in the guenons (tribe Cercopithecini)
    Anthony J Tosi
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    J Hum Evol 46:223-37. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Catarrhine primate divergence dates estimated from complete mitochondrial genomes: concordance with fossil and nuclear DNA evidence
    Ryan L Raaum
    New York University, Department of Anthropology, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Hum Evol 48:237-57. 2005
    ..p. abelii, 4.1 (3.5-4.7) Ma; and Pan troglodytes-P. paniscus, 2.4 (2.0-2.7) Ma. These dates were similar to those found using penalized likelihood on other subsets of the data, but slightly younger than several of the Bayesian estimates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular evidence for deep phylogenetic divergence in Mandrillus sphinx
    P T Telfer
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:2019-24. 2003
    ..The haplotype distribution is also concordant with that of two known mandrill simian immunodeficiency viruses, suggesting that these two mandrill phylogroups have followed different evolutionary trajectories since separation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial evidence for the origin of hamadryas baboons
    Derek E Wildman
    Department of Anthropology, New York Univesity, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:287-96. 2004
    ..The mitochondrial paraphyly of Ethiopian hamadryas and anubis (P. anubis) baboons suggests an extensive and complex history of sex-specific introgression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nuclear gene trees and the phylogenetic relationships of the mangabeys (Primates: Papionini)
    E E Harris
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 15:892-900. 1998
    ..Several factors that may account for this incongruence are discussed, including sampling error, random lineage sorting, and introgression...
  24. doi request reprint Neandertal genome: the ins and outs of African genetic diversity
    Jason A Hodgson
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Curr Biol 20:R517-9. 2010
    ..This surprising result is difficult to reconcile with current models of human origins and might have to do with insufficient African sampling...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial data support an odd-nosed colobine clade
    Kirstin N Sterner
    Department of Anthropology, New York University, 25 Waverly Place, New York, NY, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:1-7. 2006
    ..This phylogenetic information will aid those developing conservation strategies for these highly endangered, diverse, and unique primates...
  26. pmc Successive radiations, not stasis, in the South American primate fauna
    Jason A Hodgson
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5534-9. 2009
    ..We note that the crown platyrrhine radiation was concomitant with the radiation of 2 South American xenarthran lineages and follows a global temperature peak and tectonic activity in the Andes...
  27. ncbi request reprint A mobile element based phylogeny of Old World monkeys
    Jinchuan Xing
    Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Center for Bio Modular Multi Scale Systems, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:872-80. 2005
    ..Relationships among all major clades are in general agreement with other molecular and morphological data sets but have stronger statistical support...
  28. pmc Evolution of base-substitution gradients in primate mitochondrial genomes
    Sameer Z Raina
    Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Genome Res 15:665-73. 2005
    ..The placements of the tarsier and the tree shrew within and in relation to primates may be incorrect because of convergence in these factors...