- The date of interbreeding between Neandertals and modern humansSriram Sankararaman
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
PLoS Genet 8:e1002947. 2012..This supports the recent interbreeding hypothesis and suggests that interbreeding may have occurred when modern humans carrying Upper Paleolithic technologies encountered Neandertals as they expanded out of Africa...
- Calibrating the Human Mutation Rate via Ancestral Recombination Density in Diploid GenomesMark Lipson
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Genet 11:e1005550. 2015..Our results support intermediate-age divergences among human populations and between humans and other great apes. ..
- The genomic landscape of Neanderthal ancestry in present-day humansSriram Sankararaman
1 Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA 2 Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
Nature 507:354-7. 2014..These results suggest that part of the explanation for genomic regions of reduced Neanderthal ancestry is Neanderthal alleles that caused decreased fertility in males when moved to a modern human genetic background. ..