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Publications

2017

Botigué L.R, Song S, Scheu A, Gopalan S, Pendleton A.L, Oetjens M, Taravella A.M, Seregély T, Zeeb-Lanz A, Arbogast R.M, Bobo D, Daly K, Unterländer M, Burger J, Kidd J.M, Veeramah, K.R. Ancient European dog genomes reveal continuity since the Early Neolithic. (2017) Nature Communications. 16082

2016

Geary, P.J, Veeramah, K.R. Mapping European Population Movement through Genomic Research. (2016) Medieval Worlds. 4:65-78

Broushaki, F, Thomas, M.G, Link, V, López S, van Dorp, L, Kirsanow, K, Hofmanová, Z, Diekmann, Y, Cassidy, L.M, Díez-Del-Molino, D, Kousathanas, A, Sell, C, Robson, H.K, Martiniano, R, Blöcher, J, Scheu, A, Kreutzer, S, Bollongino, R, Bobo, D.M, Davudi, H, Munoz, O, Currat, M, Abdi, K, Biglari, F, Craig, O.E, Bradley, D.G, Shennan S, Veeramah, K.R, Mashkour, M, Wegmann, D, Hellenthal, G, Burger, J. Early Neolithic genomes from the eastern Fertile Crescent. (2016) Science. 353(6298):499-503

Hofmanová, Z, Kreutzer S, Hellenthal, G, Sell, C, Diekmann, Y, Díez-Del-Molino, D, van Dorp, L, López S, Kousathanas, A, Link, V, Kirsanow, K, Cassidy, L.M, Martiniano, R, Strobel, M, Scheu, A, Kotsakis, K, Halstead, P, Triantaphyllou, S, Kyparissi-Apostolika, N, Urem-Kotsou, D, Ziota, C, Adaktylou, F, Gopalan, S, Bobo, D.M, Winkelbach, L, Blöcher, J, Unterländer, M, Leuenberger, C, Çilingirolu, Ç, Horejs, B, Gerritsen, F, Shennan, S.J, Bradley, D.G, Currat, M, Veeramah, K.R, Wegmann, D, Thomas, M.G, Papageorgopoulou, C, Burger, J. Early farmers from across Europe directly descended from Neolithic Aegeans. (2016) Proc Natl Acad Sci. 113(25):6886-6891

Hsieh, P, Veeramah, K.R, Lachance, J, Tishkoff, S.A, Wall, J.D, Hammer, M.F, Gutenkunst, R.N. Whole genome sequence analyses of Western Central African Pygmy hunter-gatherers reveal a complex demographic history and identify candidate genes under positive natural selection. (2016) Genome Research. 26(3):279-90

Stevison, L, Woerner, A, Kidd, J, Kelley J, Veeramah, K.R, McManus, K, Bustamante, C, Hammer, M.F, Wall, J. The Time-Scale Of Recombination Rate Evolution In Great Apes. (2016) Mol Biol Evol. 33(4):928-945

Nam, K, Munch, K, Holboth, A, Dutheil, J.Y, Veeramah, K.R, Woerner, A.E, Hammer, M.F, Great Ape Genome Diversity Project, Mailund, T, Schierup M.H. Extreme selective sweeps independently targeted the X chromosomes of the great apes. (2015) Proc Natl Acad Sci. 112(20):6413-6418

2015

Veeramah, K.R, Woerner A.E, Johnstone, L, Gut, I, Gut, M, Marques-Bonet, T, Carbone, L, Wall, J.D & Hammer, M.F. Examining Phylogenetic Relationships Among Gibbon Genera Using Whole Genome Sequence Data Using an Approximate Bayesian Computation Approach. Genetics (Early online)

Karmin, M, Saag, L, Vicente, M, Wilson Sayres, M.A, Järve, M, Talas, U.G, Rootsi, S, Ilumäe, A, Mägi, R, Mitt, M, Pagani, L, Puurand, T, Faltyskova, Z, Clemente, F, Cardona, A, Metspalu, E, Sahakyan0, H, Yunusbayev, B, Hudjashov, G, DeGiorgio, M, Loogväli, E, Eichstaedt, C, Eelmets, M, Chaubey, G, Tambets, K, Litvinov, S, Mormina, M, Xue, Y, Ayub, Q, Zoraqi, G, Korneliussen, T.S, Akhatova, F, Lachance0, J, Tishkoff, S, Momynaliev, K, Ricaut, F, Kusuma, P, Razafindrazaka, H, Pierron, D, Cox, M.P, Sultana, G.N.N, Willerslev, R, Muller, C, Westaway, M, Lambert, D, Skaro, V, Kovačević, L, Turdikulova, S, Dalimova, D, Khusainova, R, Trofimova, N, Akhmetova, V, Khidiyatova, I, Lichman, D.V, Isakova, J, Pocheshkhova, E, Sabitov, Z, Barashkov, N.A, Nymadawa, P, Mihailov, E, Seng, J.W.T, Evseeva, I, Migliano, A.B, Abdullah, S, Andriadze, G, Primorac0, D, Atramentova, L, Utevska, O, Yepiskoposyan, L, Marjanović, D, Kushniarevich, A, Behar, D.B, Gilissen, C, Vissers, L, Veltman, J.A, Balanovska, E, Derenko, M, Malyarchuk, B, Metspalu, A, Fedorova0, S, Eriksson, A, Manica, A, Mendez, F.L, Karafet, T.K, Veeramah, K.R, Bradman, N, Hammer, M.H, Osipova, L.P, Balanovsky, O, Khusnutdinova, E,K, Johnsen, K, Remm, M, Thomas, M.G, Tyler-Smith, C, Underhill, P.A, Willerslev, E, Nielsen, R, Metspalu, M, Villems and, R & Kivisild, T.A recent bottleneck of Y chromosome diversity coincides with a global change in culture. (2015) Genome Research 25(4):459-66

Vai, S, Ghirotto, S, Pilli, S, Tassi, F, Lari, M, Rizzi. E, Mata-Lalueza, L, Ramirez, O, Lalueza-Fox, C, Achilli, A, Olivieri, A, Torroni, A, Lanciono, H, Giostra, C, Bedini, E, Baricco, L.P, Matullo, G, Di Gaetano, C, Piazza, A, Veeramah K.R, Geary, P, Caramelli, D, Barbujani, G. Genealogical relationships between early medieval and modern inhabitants of Piedmont. (2015) PLOS ONE 10(1):e0116801

Karafet, T.M, Bulayeva, K.B, Bulayev, O.A, Gurgenova, F, Omarova, J, Yepiskoposyan, L, Savina, O.V, Veeramah K.R, & Hammer, M.F. Extensive genome-wide autozygosity in the population isolates of Daghestan. (2015) Eur J Hum Genet 23(10):1405-12

McManus, K.F, Kelley, J.L, Song, S, Veeramah, K.R, Woerner, A.E, Stevison, L.S, Ryder, O.A, Kidd, J.M, Wall, J.D, Bustamante, C.D, Hammer, M.F. Inference of Gorilla demographic and selective history from whole genome sequence data. (2015) MBE 32(3):600-12

Mendez, F.L, Veeramah, K.R, Thomas, M.G, Karafet, T.M & Hammer, M.F. Reply to “The ‘extremely ancient’ chromosome that isn’t” by Elhaik et al. (2015) Eur J Hum Genet 23(5):564-567

2014

Mendez, F.L, Veeramah, K.R, Thomas, M.G, Karafet, T.M & Hammer, M.F. Reply to “The ‘extremely ancient’ chromosome that isn’t” by Elhaik et al. Eur J Hum Genet (Advanced Online)

Carbone, L, Harris, R.A, Gnerre, S, Veeramah, K.R, Lorente-Galdos, B, Huddleston, J, Meyer, T.J, Herrero, J, Roos, C, Aken, B, Anaclerio, F, Archidiacono, N, Baker, C, Barrell, D, Batzer, M.A, Beal, K, Blancher, A, Bohrson, CL, Brameier, M, Campbell, MS, Capozzi, O, Casola, C, Chiatante, G, Cree, A, Damert, A, de, Jong, PJ, Dumas, L, Fernandez-Callejo, M, Flicek, P, Fuchs, NV, Gut, I, Gut, M, Hahn, M.W, Hernandez-Rodriguez, J, Hillier, LW, Hubley, R, Ianc, B, Izsvák, Z, Jablonski, NG, Johnstone, LM, Karimpour-Fard, A, Konkel, M.K, Kostka, D, Lazar, N.H, Lee, SL, Lewis, L.R, Liu, Y, Locke, DP, Mallick, S, Mendez, FL, Muffato, M, Nazareth, L.V, Nevonen, KA, O'Bleness, M, Ochis, C, Odom, DT, Pollard, KS, Quilez, J, Reich, D, Rocchi, M, Schumann, G.G, Searle, S, Sikela, J.M, Skollar, G, Smit, A, Sonmez, K, ten, Hallers, B, Terhune, E, Thomas, GW, Ullmer, B, Ventura, M, Walker, JA, Wall, JD, Walter, L, Ward, MC, Wheelan, SJ, Whelan, CW, White, S, Wilhelm, LJ, Woerner, AE, Yandell, M, Zhu, B, Hammer, M.F, Marques-Bonet, T, Eichler, E.E, Fulton, L, Fronick, C, Muzny, D.M, Warren, W.C, Worley, K.C, Rogers, J, Wilson, R.K, Gibbs, R.A.Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes. (2014) Nature 513(7517): 195-201

Veeramah, K.R, Gutenkunst R.M, Woerner A.E, Watkins J.C, Hammer M.F. Evidence for increased levels of positive and negative selection on the X chromosome versus autosomes in humans. (2014) MBE 31(9):2267-82

Veeramah, K.R & Novembre J. Demographic Events And Evolutionary Forces That Have Shaped European Genetic Diversity. Human Variation: A Genetic Perspective on Diversity, Race, and Medicine. (2014) Cold Spring Harbor 6(9)

Veeramah, K.R & Hammer M.F. The Impact of Whole-Genome Sequencing on the Reconstruction of Human Population History. (2014) NatRevGen 15(3): 149-62

2013

Yang, Y, Vasylyev D.V, Dib-Hajj F, Veeramah K.R, Hammer M.F, Dib-Hajj S.D, Waxman SG. Multistate Structural Modeling and Voltage-Clamp Analysis of Epilepsy/Autism Mutation Kv10.2-R327H Demonstrate the Role of This Residue in Stabilizing the Channel Closed State. (2013) J Neuroscience 33(42): 16586-93

Prado-Martinez, J, Sudmant, P.H, Kidd, J.M, Li, H, Kelley, J.L, Lorente-Galdos, B, Veeramah, K.R, Woerner, A.E, O’Connor, T.D, Santpere, G, Cagan, A, Theunert, C, Casals, F, Laayouni, H, Munch, K, Hobolth, A, Halager, A.E, Malig, M, Hernandez-Rodriguez, J, Hernando-Herraez, I, Pru ̈fer, K, Pybus, M, Johnstone, L, Lachmann, M, Alkan, C,Twigg, D, Petit, N, Baker, C, Hormozdiari, F, Fernandez-Callejo, M, Dabad, M, Wilson, M.L, Stevison, L, Camprubi, C, Carvalho, T, Ruiz-Herrera, A, Vives, L, Mele{, M, Abello, T, Kondova, I, Bontrop, R.E, Pusey, A, Lankester, F, Kiyang, J.A, Bergl, R.A, Lonsdorf. E, Myers, S, Ventura, M, Gagneux, P, Comas, D, Siegismund, H, Blanc, J, Agueda-Calpena, L, Gut, M, Fulton, L, Tishkoff, S.A, Mullikin, J.C, Wilson, R.K, Gut, I.G, Gonder, M.K, Ryder, O.A, Hahn, B.H, Navarro, A, Akey, J.M, Bertranpetit, J, Reich, D, Mailund, T, Schierup, M.H, Hvilsom, C, Andre ́s, A.M, Wall, J.D, Bustamante, C.D, Hammer, M.F, Eichler, E.E, Marques-Bonet, T. Great ape genetic diversity and population history. (2013) Nature 499 (7459): 471-475

Veeramah, K.R, Johnstone, L, Karafet, T.M, Wolf, D, Sprissler, R.S, Salogiannis, J, Barth-Maron, A, Greenberg, M.E, Stuhlmann, T, Weinert, S, Jentsch, T, Pazzi, M, Restifo, L.L, Talwar, D, Erickson, R.P, Hammer, M.F. Exome sequencing reveals new causal mutations in children with epileptic encephalopathies. (2013) Epilepsia 54(7): 1270-81.

Veeramah, K.R, Karafet, T.M, Wolf, D, Sampson, R, Hammer, M.F. The KCNJ8-S422L variant previously associated with J-wave syndromes is found at an increased frequency in Ashkenazi Jews. (2013) EJHG (Epub ahead of print)

Mendez , F.L, Krahn, T, Schrack, B, Krahn A.M, Veeramah, K.R, Woerner, A.E, Fomine, F.L, Bradman, N, Thomas, M.G, Karafet. T,M, Hammer, M.F. An african americanpaternal lineage adds an extremely ancient root to the human y chromosome phylogenetic tree. (2013) AJHG 92(3): 454-459

Thompson, S.R, Humphries, S.E, Thomas M.G, Ekong, R, Tarekegn, A, Bekele, E, Creemer, O, Bradman, N, Veeramah, K.R. The frequency of an IL-18-associated haplotype in Africans. (2013) EJHG 21(4): 465-468

2012

Veeramah, K.R, O’Brien, J.E, Meisler, M.H, Cheng, X, Dib-hajj, S.D, Waxman, S.G, Talwar, D, Girirajan, S, Eichler, E.E, Restifo, L.L, Erikson, R.P, Hammer, M.F. De Novo Pathogenic SCN8A Mutation Identified by Whole-Genome Sequencing of a Family Quartet Affected by Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy and SUDEP. (2012) AJHG 90(3): 502-510.

Veeramah, K.R, Wegmann, D, Woener, A, Mendez, F, Watkins, J, Destro-Bisol, G, Soodyall, H, Louie, L, Hammer, M.F. An early divergence of KhoeSan ancestors from those of other modern humans is supported by an ABC-based analysis of autosomal re-sequencing data. (2012) MBE 29(2): 617-630.

Gross, A, Tönjes, A, Kovacs, P, Veeramah, K.R, Ahnert, P, Roshyara, N.R, Gieger, C, Rueckert, I, Loeffler, M, Stoneking, M, Wichmann, H, Novembre, J, Stumvoll, M, Scholz, M. Population-genetic comparison of the Sorbian isolate population in Germany with the German KORA population using genome-wide SNP arrays. (2011) BMC Genetics 12:67.

2011

Wegmann, D, Kessner, D, Veeramah, K.R, Mathias, R.A, Nicolae, D.L, Yanel, LR,Sun, Y.V, Torgerson, D.G, Rafaels, N, Rucinski, I, Becker, L.C, Ruczinski, I, Beaty, T.H,Kardia, S.L.R, Meyers, D, Barnes, K.C, Becker, D.M, Freimer, N, Novembre, J. Recombination rates in admixed individuals identified by ancestry–based inference. (2011) Nature Genetics 43(9): 847-853.

Veeramah, K.R, Tonjes, A, Kovacs, P, Gross, A, Wegmann, D, Geary, P, Gasperikova, D, Klimes, I, Scholz, M, Novembre, J, Stumvoll, M. Genetic variation in the Sorbs of eastern Germany in the context of broader European genetic diversity. (2011) EJHG 19: 995-1001.

2010

Beall, C.M, Cavalleri, G.L, Deng, L, Elston, R.C, Gao, Y, Knight, J, Li, C, Li, J.C, Liang, Y, McCormack, M, Montgomery, H.E, Pan, H, Robbins, P.A, Shianna, K.V, Tam, S.C,Tsering, N, Veeramah, K.R, Wang, W, Wangdui, P, Weale, M.E, Xu, Y, Xu, Z, Yang, L, Zaman, M.J, Zeng, C, Zhang, L, Zhang, X, Zhaxi, P and Zheng, Y.T. Natural selection on EPAS1 (HIF2α) associated with low hemoglobin concentration in Tibetan highlanders. (2010) PNAS 107(25):11459-11464.

Veeramah, K.R, Connell, B.A, Pour, N.A, Plaster, C, Powell, A, Zeitlyn, D, Mendell, N.R, Weale, M.E, Bradman, N and Thomas, M.G. Little genetic differentiation as assessed by uniparental markers in the presence of substantial language variation in peoples of the Cross River region of Nigeria. (2010) BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 92.

2008

Veeramah, K.R, Thomas, M.G, Weale, M.E, Mendell, N.R, Shephard, E.A, Bradman, N and Philips, I.R. The potentially deleterious functional variant, FMO2*1, is at high frequency throughout sub-Saharan Africa. (2008) Pharmacogenetics and Genomics 18(10): 877-886.

Veeramah, K.R, Zeitlyn, D, Fanso, V.G, Mendell, N.R, Connell, B.A, Weale, M.E, Bradman, N and Thomas, M.G. Sex-Specific Genetic Data Supports One of Two Alternative Versions of the foundation of the ruling dynasty of the Nso´ in Cameroon. (2008) Current Anthropology 49: 707–714.