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Biology of Extinction

Aye-aye population genomic analyses highlight an important center of endemism in northern Madagascar. (2013) G.H. Perry, E.E. Louis Jr., A. Ratan, O.C. Bedoya-Reina, R.C. Burhans, R. Lei, S.E. Johnson, S.C. Schuster , W. Miller. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110:15(5823-28). [Epub 2013 March 25.

Polar and brown bear genomes reveal ancient admixture and demographic footprints of past climate change (2012) W. Miller, S.C. Schuster , A.J. Welch, A. Ratan, O.C. Bedoya-Reina, F. Zhao, H.L. Kim, R.C. Burhans, D.I. Drautz, N.E. Wittekindt, L.P. Tomsho, E. Ibarra-Laclette, L. Herrera-Estrella, E. Peacock, S. Farley, G.K. Sage, K. Rode, M. Obbard, R. Montiel, L. Bachmann, O. Ingólfsson, J. Aars, T. Mailund, Ø. Wiig, S.L. Talbot, C. Lindqvist. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(36):E2382-90. [Epub 2012 July 23]

From the Cover: Genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered marsupial Sarcophilus harrisii (Tasmanian devil) (2011) W. Miller, V.M. Hayes, A. Ratan, D.C. Petersen, N.E. Wittekindt, J. Miller, B. Walenz, J. Knight, J. Qi, F. Zhao, Q. Wang, O.C. Bedoya-Reina, N. Katiyar, L.P. Tomsho, L.R. Kasson, R.A. Hardie, P. Woodbridge, E.A. Tindall, M.F. Bertelsen, D. Dixon, S. Pycroft, K.M. Helgen, A.M. Lesk, T. Pringle, N. Patterson, Y. Zhang, A. Kreiss, G.M. Woods, M. Jones, S.C. Schuster . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(30):12348-53. [Epub 2011 June 27]

Complete mitochondrial genome of a Pleistocene jawbone unveils the origin of polar bear (2010) C. Lindqvist*, S.C. Schuster *, Y. Sun, S.L. Talbot, J. Qi, A. Ratan, L.P. Tomsho, L.R. McKasson, E. Zey, J. Aars, W. Miller, Ó. Ingólfsson, L. Bachmann, Ø. Wiig (*equal contribution). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(11):5053-57. [Epub 2010 March 1]

Tracking the past: Interspersed repeats in an extinct afrotherian mammal, Mammuthus primigenius (2009) F. Zhao, J. Qi, S.C. Schuster . Genome Research 19(8):1384-92. [Epub 2009 June 9]

Analysis of complete mitochondrial genomes from extinct and extant rhinoceroses reveals lack of phylogenetic resolution (2009) E. Willerslev, M.T.P. Gilbert, J. Binladen, S. Ho, P.F. Campos, A. Ratan, L.P. Tomsho, R.R. da Fonseca, A. Sher, M. Nowak-Kemp, T. L. Roth, W. Miller, S.C. Schuster . BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:95 / doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-95.

The mitochondrial genome sequence of the Tasmanian tiger ( Thylacinus cynocephalus ) (2009) W. Miller, D.I. Drautz, J.E. Janecka, A.M. Lesk, A. Ratan, L.P. Tomsho, M. Packard, Y. Zhang, L.R. McClellan, J. Qi, F. Zhao, M.T.P. Gilbert, L. Dalén, J.L. Arsuaga, P.G.P. Ericson, D.H. Huson, K.M. Helgen, W. Murphy, A. Götherström, S.C. Schuster . Genome Research 19(2), 213-20. [Epub 2009 January 12]

Identification of microsatellites from an extinct moa species using high throughput (GS FLX) sequence data (2009) M. Allentoft, S.C. Schuster , R. Holdaway, M. Hale, E. McLay, C. Oskam, M.T.P. Gilbert, P. Spencer, E. Willerslev, M. Bunce. Biotechniques 46(3):195-200.

Sequencing the nuclear genome of the extinct woolly mammoth (2008) W. Miller, D. Drautz, A. Ratan, B. Pusey, J. Qi, A.M. Lesk, L. Tomsho, M. Packard, F. Zhao, A. Sher, A. Tikhonov, B. Raney, N. Patterson, K. Lindblad-Toh, E.S. Lander, J.R. Knight, G.P. Irzyk, K.M. Fredrikson, T.T. Harkins, S. Sheridan, T. Pringle, S.C. Schuster . Nature 456(7220):387-90.

Intraspecific phylogenetic analysis of Siberian woolly mammoths using complete mitochondrial genomes (2008) M.T.P. Gilbert, J. Qi, C.H. Hsu, A.M. Lesk, L.P. Tomsho, S. Rendulic, M. Packard, D.I. Drautz, A. Ratan, P.F. Campos, A. Sher, A. Tikhonov, E. Willerslev, B. Buigues, L. Dalén, P.G.P. Ericson, M. Germonpré, A. Götherström, P. Iacumin, P. Kosintsev, T. Kuznetsova, V. Nikolaev, M. Nowak-Kemp, F. Shidlovskiy, J.R. Knight, G.P. Irzyk, C.S. Perbost, K.M. Fredrikson, T.T. Harkins, S. Sheridan, W. Miller, S.C. Schuster . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 105(24):8327-32. [Epub 2008 May 9]

Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts (2007) M.T.P. Gilbert, L.P. Tomsho, S. Rendulic, M. Packard, D.I. Drautz, A. Sher, A. Tikhonov, T. Kuznetsova, P. Kosintsev, P.F. Campos, L. Dálen, T. Higham, M.J. Collins, A.S. Wilson, B. Buiges, P.G.P. Ericson, M. Germonpré, A. Götherström, P. Iacumin, V. Nikolaev, M. Nowak-Kemp, E. Willerslev, A. Lesk, J.R. Knight, G.P. Irzyk, C.S. Perbost, K.M. Fredrikson, T.T. Harkins, S. Sheridan, W. Miller, S.C. Schuster . Science 317(5846):1927-30.

Recharacterization of ancient DNA miscoding lesions: insights in the era of sequencing-by-synthesis (2007) M.T. Gilbert, J. Binladen, W. Miller, C. Wiuf, E. Willerslev, H. Poinar, J.E. Carlson, J.H. Leebens-Mack, S.C. Schuster . Nucleic Acids Research 35(1):1-10. [Epub 2006 August 18]

Metagenomics to paleogenomics: Large scale sequencing of mammoth DNA (2006, 2005) H.N. Poinar, C. Schwarz, J. Qi, B. Shapiro, R.D.E. MacPhee, B. Buigues, A. Tikhonov, D.H. Huson, L.P. Tomsho, A. Auch, M. Rampp, W. Miller, S.C. Schuster . Science 311:392-94; Science Express Reports 2005 Dec 20. [Epub 2005 December 20]