Connie J Mulligan
Affiliation: University of Florida
- Updated three-stage model for the peopling of the AmericasConnie J Mulligan
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
PLoS ONE 3:e3199. 2008..Removal of these sequences results in the elimination of an early (i.e. approximately 40,000 years ago) expansion signal we had proposed for the proto-Amerind population...
- Allelic variation at alcohol metabolism genes ( ADH1B, ADH1C, ALDH2) and alcohol dependence in an American Indian populationConnie J Mulligan
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Hum Genet 113:325-36. 2003..These data strengthen the support for ADH as a candidate locus for alcohol dependence and suggest further productive study...
- Population genetics, history, and health patterns in native americansConnie J Mulligan
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 5:295-315. 2004..This leads us to expect that the allelic spectrum for Mendelian diseases will be simple within individual tribes but complex for Native Americans as a whole...
- Comment on "Population size does not influence mitochondrial genetic diversity in animals"Connie J Mulligan
Department of Anthropology, Box 103610, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Science 314:1390. 2006....
- 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...
- 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...
- A three-stage colonization model for the peopling of the AmericasAndrew Kitchen
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
PLoS ONE 3:e1596. 2008..Specifically, we analyze mitochondrial and nuclear genetic data by using complementary coalescent models of demographic history and incorporating non-genetic data to enhance the anthropological relevance of the analysis...
- Bayesian phylogenetic analysis of Semitic languages identifies an Early Bronze Age origin of Semitic in the Near EastAndrew Kitchen
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 3610, USA
Proc Biol Sci 276:2703-10. 2009....
- Bayesian analyses of Yemeni mitochondrial genomes suggest multiple migration events with Africa and Western EurasiaDeven N Vyas
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611 7305
Am J Phys Anthropol 159:382-93. 2016..We use Bayesian phylogenetics to determine how ancient and recent migrations have shaped Yemeni mitogenomic variation...
- 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...
- Ancient DNA from Nubian and Somali wild ass provides insights into donkey ancestry and domesticationBirgitta Kimura
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, PO Box 103610, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Proc Biol Sci 278:50-7. 2011..Our results illustrate the complexity of animal domestication, and have conservation implications for critically endangered Nubian and Somali wild ass...
- Utility of DNA viruses for studying human host history: case study of JC virusAndrew Kitchen
Department of Anthropology, PO Box 103610, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 3610, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:673-82. 2008..In sum, fast evolving DNA viruses, such as JCV, can complement RNA viruses to provide novel insights about the recent history and demography of their human host...
- Human migration patterns in Yemen and implications for reconstructing prehistoric population movementsAida T Miro-Herrans
Genetics and Genomics Graduate Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America University of Florida Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e95712. 2014....
- Y-chromosome variability in four Native American populations from PanamaMarina S Ascunce
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, 1376 Mowry Road, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Hum Biol 80:287-302. 2008..The four tribes showed a high degree of differentiation both at the Y chromosome and in the mitochondrial genome, highlighting the importance of genetic structure even in geographically proximate and linguistically related populations...
- Genetic Loci and Novel Discrimination Measures Associated with Blood Pressure Variation in African Americans Living in TallahasseeJacklyn Quinlan
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States of America
PLoS ONE 11:e0167700. 2016....
- Genetic ancestry, social classification, and racial inequalities in blood pressure in Southeastern Puerto RicoClarence C Gravlee
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e6821. 2009..Much debate centers on the relative importance of genetic versus sociocultural factors in explaining racial inequalities in health. However, few studies integrate genetic and sociocultural data to test competing explanations directly...
- Human demographic processes and genetic variation as revealed by mtDNA simulationsAida T Miro-Herrans
Genetics and Genomics Graduate Program, University of Florida, USA
Mol Biol Evol 30:244-52. 2013....
- Education, genetic ancestry, and blood pressure in African Americans and WhitesAmy L Non
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Am J Public Health 102:1559-65. 2012..We assessed the relative roles of education and genetic ancestry in predicting blood pressure (BP) within African Americans and explored the association between education and BP across racial groups...
- Regional differences in the distribution of the sub-Saharan, West Eurasian, and South Asian mtDNA lineages in YemenViktor Cerny
Institute of Archaeology of Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Prague, v v i, Prague 118 01, The Czech Republic
Am J Phys Anthropol 136:128-37. 2008..5%) in the Hadramawt. We conclude that the Yemeni gene pool is highly stratified both regionally and temporally and that it has received West Eurasian, Northeast African, and South Asian gene flow...
- Linkage disequilibrium and association analysis of alpha-synuclein and alcohol and drug dependence in two American Indian populationsJordi Clarimon
Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:546-54. 2007..Recent studies, in humans and in rat and monkey models, have suggested that alpha-synuclein may play a role in the development and maintenance of certain addictive disorders...
- Global genetic variation at nine short tandem repeat loci and implications on forensic geneticsGuangyun Sun
Center for Genome Information, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
Eur J Hum Genet 11:39-49. 2003....