Ryan L Raaum
Affiliation: New York University
- Catarrhine primate divergence dates estimated from complete mitochondrial genomes: concordance with fossil and nuclear DNA evidenceRyan 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...
- Culture modifies expectations of kinship and sex-biased dispersal patterns: a case study of patrilineality and patrilocality in tribal YemenRyan L Raaum
Department of Anthropology, Lehman College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
Am J Phys Anthropol 150:526-38. 2013..We discuss ethnographic accounts that offer several cultural practices that explain exceptions to patrilocality and means by which social kinship and genetic patriline may become disentangled...
- Mitochondrial data support an odd-nosed colobine cladeKirstin 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...
- Successive radiations, not stasis, in the South American primate faunaJason 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...
- Demographic changes and marker properties affect detection of human population differentiationJennifer B Listman
Dept Anthropology, New York Univ, NY, USA
BMC Genet 8:21. 2007....
- Efficient population assignment and outlier detection in human populations using biallelic markers chosen by principal component-based rankingsRyan L Raaum
Department of Anthropology, Lehman College, The City University of New York, The Bronx, NY, USA
Biotechniques 48:449-54. 2010..These results will be of value in preselection of samples for more in-depth analysis as well as customized identification of maximally informative polymorphic markers for regional studies...
- Mitochondrial DNA reveals distinct evolutionary histories for Jewish populations in Yemen and EthiopiaAmy L Non
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Am J Phys Anthropol 144:1-10. 2011..In contrast, the Ethiopian Jewish population appears to be a subset of the larger Ethiopian population suggesting descent primarily through conversion of local women...