Reich laboratory


Population Genetics &

Medical Genetics

 

News


2014



08/19/14

Paper published in Nature Communications

“Reconstructing Austronesian population history in Island Southeast Asia”


02/05/14

Paper published in PNAS

“Ancient west Eurasian ancestry in southern and eastern Africa”


01/29/14

Paper published in Nature

“The genomic landscape of Neanderthal ancestry in present-day humans”


01/15/13

Paper published in Nature

“Sequence variants in SLC16A11 are a common risk factor for type 2 diabetes in Mexico”


2013


12/19/13

Paper published in Nature

“The complete genome of a sequence of a Neandertal from the Altai Mountains”


08/12/13

Paper published in Genetics

“A novel approach to estimating heterozygosity from low-coverage genome sequence”


08/09/13

Paper published in AJHG

“Genetic Evidence for Recent Population Mixture in India”


07/15/13

Paper published in Molecular Biology and Evolution

“Efficient moment-based inference of admixture parameters and sources of gene flow”


05/09/13

David Reich is selected as an HHMI investigator.


04/01/13

Paper published in Genetics

“Inferring admixture histories of human populations using linkage disequilibrium”


03/16/13

Paper published in PLoS One

“Reconstructing Roma history from genome-wide data”



2012


12/13/12

Discover Magazine and Biotechniques profiles of David Reich.


12/13/12

MixMapper 1.0 software package may now be downloaded from the Software page.


11/19/12

“Denisova admixture and the first modern human dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania” highlighted as one of the 9 best articles in the American Journal of Human Genetics in 2011 and 2012”


11/15/12

Paper published in the American Journal of Epidemiology

“African ancestry and genetic risk for uterine leiomyomata”


11/01/12

ALDER 1.0 software package may now be downloaded from the Software page.


10/16/12

Paper published in Nature Communications

“The genetic prehistory of southern Africa”


10/05/12

Paper published in PLoS Genetics

“The Date of Interbreeding between Neandertals and Modern Humans”


9/17/12

HAPI-UR software for phasing large datasets now available from the Software page.


9/7/12

Paper published in Genetics

“Ancient admixture in human history”


9/7/12

ADMIXTOOLS software package may now be downloaded from the Software page.


9/1/12

Paper published in Science

“A high-coverage genome sequence from an archaic Denisovan individual”


8/23/12

Paper published in Nature Genetics

“A direct characterization of human mutation based on microsatellites”


8/10/12

Paper published in the American Journal of Human Genetics

“Phasing of many thousands of genotyped samples”


7/11/12

Paper published in Nature

“Reconstructing Native American Population History”


5/21/12

Paper published in Nature Genetics

“Extremely low-coverage sequencing and imputation increases power for genome-wide association studies” 


4/23/12

Paper published in PLoS One

“Amerind Ancestry, Socioeconomic Status and the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes in a Colombian Population”


3/26/12

Paper published in PLoS One

“African ancestry and its correlation to Type 2 Diabetes in African Americans: a genetic admixture analysis in three U.S. population cohorts”


3/18/12

Congratulations to Heng Li, who has won the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences. 


3/18/12

Paper published in Science

Comment on ‘Widespread DNA and RNA sequence differences in the human transcriptome’


2/1/12

Book chapter published in Springer Protocols

“Ancient DNA Methods and Protocols”


1/20/12

Paper published in Genome Research

“Cost-effective high-throughput DNA sequencing libraries for multiplexed target capture”



2011

 

10/07/11

Paper published in the American Journal of Human Genetics

“Denisova admixture and the first modern human dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania”


9/08/11

Paper published in the American Journal of Human Genetics

“Genome-wide Comparison of African-Ancestry Populations from CARe and Other Cohorts Reveals Signals of Natural Selection”


7/20/11

Paper published in Nature

“The landscape of recombination in African Americans”


7/14/11

Paper published in Nature

“Inference of human population history from individual whole-genome sequences”

   

7/07/11

Paper published in the American Journal of Human Genetics

“Recent Admixture in an Indian Population of African Ancestry”


6/22/11

Congratulations to David Reich for receiving tenure at Harvard Medical School.


4/21/11

Paper published in PLoS Genetics

“The History of African Gene Flow into Southern Europeans, Levantines, and Jews”

   

3/14/11

HAPMIX 1.2 is released.


2/11/11

The Neandertal Genome Sequencing Consortium receives the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize for the best paper in Science in 2010.

   

1/20/11

Nature calls Rohland et al (2010) “most viewed paper in science” in January 20th issue.



2010


12/24/10

Paper published in Genetic Epidemiology

Ancestry informative marker panels for African Americans based on subsets of commercially available SNP arrays”


12/22/10

Paper published in Nature

“Genetic history of an archaic hominin group from Denisova Cave in Siberia”


12/21/10

Paper published in PLoS Biology

“Genomic DNA sequences from mastodon and woolly mammoth reveal deep speciation of

forest and savanna elephants”


  

 

Reconstructing Indian population history (Nature 2009)

  

 

Dates and proportions of population mixture (Genetics 2013)

Distinct recombination in African Americans (Nature 2011)

Neandertal geneflow into modern humans (Science 2010)

Male mutation increases with age (Nature Genetics 2012)

A new archaic human group: the Denisovans (Science 2012)