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Mutational and Selective Processes Involved in Evolution during Bacterial Range Expansions.

Mol Biol Evol 2019 10;36(10):2313-2327

CMPG, Institute of Ecology an Evolution, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msz148DOI Listing
October 2019

Admixture between old lineages facilitated contemporary ecological speciation in Lake Constance stickleback.

Nat Commun 2019 Sep 18;10(1):4240. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12182-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6751218PMC
September 2019

Ancient admixture from an extinct ape lineage into bonobos.

Nat Ecol Evol 2019 06 29;3(6):957-965. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, (CSIC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-0881-7
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June 2019

Author Correction: Ancient admixture from an extinct ape lineage into bonobos.

Nat Ecol Evol 2019 Jun;3(6):988

Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, (CSIC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0919-xDOI Listing
June 2019

SPLATCHE3: simulation of serial genetic data under spatially explicit evolutionary scenarios including long-distance dispersal.

Bioinformatics 2019 May 11. Epub 2019 May 11.

Institute of Global Health, GeoHealth group, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btz311DOI Listing
May 2019

Mutation load dynamics during environmentally-driven range shifts.

PLoS Genet 2018 09 28;14(9):e1007450. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007450DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6179293PMC
September 2018

Background selection and biased gene conversion affect more than 95% of the human genome and bias demographic inferences.

Elife 2018 08 23;7. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.36317DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6177262PMC
August 2018

Genomics of Parallel Ecological Speciation in Lake Victoria Cichlids.

Mol Biol Evol 2018 06;35(6):1489-1506

Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msy051DOI Listing
June 2018

Relaxed Selection During a Recent Human Expansion.

Genetics 2018 02 29;208(2):763-777. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, 3012, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.117.300551DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5788536PMC
February 2018

Accumulation of Deleterious Mutations During Bacterial Range Expansions.

Genetics 2017 10 16;207(2):669-684. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics, Institute of Ecology an Evolution, University of Berne, 3012, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.117.300144DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5629331PMC
October 2017

Detecting gene subnetworks under selection in biological pathways.

Nucleic Acids Res 2017 Sep;45(16):e149

Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkx626DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5766194PMC
September 2017

Ancient hybridization fuels rapid cichlid fish adaptive radiations.

Nat Commun 2017 02 10;8:14363. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14363DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5309898PMC
February 2017

Genomic landscape of early ecological speciation initiated by selection on nuptial colour.

Mol Ecol 2017 Jan 26;26(1):7-24. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

Institute of Ecology & Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13774DOI Listing
January 2017

Demographic modelling with whole-genome data reveals parallel origin of similar Pundamilia cichlid species after hybridization.

Mol Ecol 2017 Jan 7;26(1):123-141. Epub 2016 Oct 7.

Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13838DOI Listing
January 2017

Genetic surfing in human populations: from genes to genomes.

Curr Opin Genet Dev 2016 Dec 29;41:53-61. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2016.08.003DOI Listing
December 2016

A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia.

Nature 2016 Oct 21;538(7624):207-214. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5-7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature18299DOI Listing
October 2016

Chimpanzee genomic diversity reveals ancient admixture with bonobos.

Science 2016 10 27;354(6311):477-481. Epub 2016 Oct 27.

Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Doctor Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain. National Centre for Genomic Analysis-Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, 08028 Barcelona, Spain. Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Barcelona, Catalonia 08010, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aag2602DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5546212PMC
October 2016

Long-Distance Dispersal Shaped Patterns of Human Genetic Diversity in Eurasia.

Mol Biol Evol 2016 Apr 4;33(4):946-58. Epub 2015 Dec 4.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msv332DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4776706PMC
April 2016

Detection of convergent genome-wide signals of adaptation to tropical forests in humans.

PLoS One 2015 7;10(4):e0121557. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Berne, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0121557PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4388690PMC
March 2016

Genomics of Rapid Incipient Speciation in Sympatric Threespine Stickleback.

PLoS Genet 2016 Feb 29;12(2):e1005887. Epub 2016 Feb 29.

Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1005887DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4771382PMC
February 2016

Continental-scale footprint of balancing and positive selection in a small rodent (Microtus arvalis).

PLoS One 2014 10;9(11):e112332. Epub 2014 Nov 10.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG), Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0112332PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4226552PMC
July 2015

Expansion load: recessive mutations and the role of standing genetic variation.

Mol Ecol 2015 May;24(9):2084-94

Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Berne, 3012, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, 1015, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13154DOI Listing
May 2015

Inference of Evolutionary Forces Acting on Human Biological Pathways.

Genome Biol Evol 2015 May 13;7(6):1546-58. Epub 2015 May 13.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Switzerland Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics SIB, Lausanne, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evv083DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4494071PMC
May 2015

Expansion load and the evolutionary dynamics of a species range.

Am Nat 2015 Apr;185(4):E81-93

Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, 3012 Berne, Switzerland; and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/680220DOI Listing
April 2015

Impact of range expansions on current human genomic diversity.

Curr Opin Genet Dev 2014 Dec 23;29:22-30. Epub 2014 Aug 23.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, 3012 Bern, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 105 Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2014.07.007DOI Listing
December 2014

Widespread signals of convergent adaptation to high altitude in Asia and america.

Am J Hum Genet 2014 Oct 25;95(4):394-407. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Berne 3012, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.09.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4185124PMC
October 2014

Adaptive, convergent origins of the pygmy phenotype in African rainforest hunter-gatherers.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 09 18;111(35):E3596-603. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1C5; Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1402875111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4156716PMC
September 2014

Ignoring heterozygous sites biases phylogenomic estimates of divergence times: implications for the evolutionary history of microtus voles.

Mol Biol Evol 2014 Apr 25;31(4):817-31. Epub 2013 Dec 25.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG), Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/mst271DOI Listing
April 2014

Divergent evolutionary processes associated with colonization of offshore islands.

Mol Ecol 2013 Oct 3;22(20):5205-20. Epub 2013 Sep 3.

Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, York, YO10 5DD, UK; Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Květná 8, Brno, 603 65, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12462DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4159590PMC
October 2013

Robust demographic inference from genomic and SNP data.

PLoS Genet 2013 Oct 24;9(10):e1003905. Epub 2013 Oct 24.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Berne, Switzerland ; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003905DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3812088PMC
October 2013

Evidence for polygenic adaptation to pathogens in the human genome.

Mol Biol Evol 2013 Jul 26;30(7):1544-58. Epub 2013 Apr 26.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/mst080DOI Listing
July 2013

Genomic data reveal a complex making of humans.

PLoS Genet 2012 19;8(7):e1002837. Epub 2012 Jul 19.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1002837DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3400556PMC
January 2013

Influence of admixture and paleolithic range contractions on current European diversity gradients.

Mol Biol Evol 2013 Jan 25;30(1):57-61. Epub 2012 Aug 25.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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https://academic.oup.com/mbe/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/molb
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/mss203DOI Listing
January 2013

European phylogeography of the epiphytic lichen fungus Lobaria pulmonaria and its green algal symbiont.

Mol Ecol 2012 Dec 23;21(23):5827-44. Epub 2012 Oct 23.

WSL Swiss Federal Research Institute, Zürcherstrasse 111, Birmensdorf, CH-8903, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12051DOI Listing
December 2012

Serial founder effects during range expansion: a spatial analog of genetic drift.

Genetics 2012 May 23;191(1):171-81. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-3140, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.112.139022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3338258PMC
May 2012

Evolutionary forces shaping genomic islands of population differentiation in humans.

BMC Genomics 2012 Mar 22;13:107. Epub 2012 Mar 22.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-13-107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3317871PMC
March 2012

Consequences of range contractions and range shifts on molecular diversity.

Mol Biol Evol 2012 Jan 21;29(1):207-18. Epub 2011 Jul 21.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msr187DOI Listing
January 2012

Deep human genealogies reveal a selective advantage to be on an expanding wave front.

Science 2011 Nov 3;334(6059):1148-50. Epub 2011 Nov 3.

Centre de Recherche, Hôpital Sainte-Justine, Université de Montréal, 3175 Côte Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1212880DOI Listing
November 2011

Strong reproductive isolation between humans and Neanderthals inferred from observed patterns of introgression.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011 Sep 12;108(37):15129-34. Epub 2011 Sep 12.

Anthropology, Genetics, and Peopling History Laboratory, Anthropology Unit, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, 1227 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1107450108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3174651PMC
September 2011

Approximate Bayesian analysis of Drosophila melanogaster polymorphism data reveals a recent colonization of Southeast Asia.

Mol Biol Evol 2011 Jul 7;28(7):2041-51. Epub 2011 Feb 7.

Section of Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biology II, University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msr031DOI Listing
July 2011

Identification of candidate genes and physiological pathways involved in gonad deformation in whitefish (Coregonus spp.) from Lake Thun, Switzerland.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2011 07 30;8(7):2706-33. Epub 2011 Jun 30.

Computational and Molecular Populations Genetics Lab, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph8072706DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3155325PMC
July 2011

fastsimcoal: a continuous-time coalescent simulator of genomic diversity under arbitrarily complex evolutionary scenarios.

Bioinformatics 2011 May 12;27(9):1332-4. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btr124DOI Listing
May 2011

Enhanced AFLP genome scans detect local adaptation in high-altitude populations of a small rodent (Microtus arvalis).

Mol Ecol 2011 Apr 24;20(7):1450-62. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05015.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05015.xDOI Listing
April 2011

SPLATCHE2: a spatially explicit simulation framework for complex demography, genetic admixture and recombination.

Bioinformatics 2010 Dec 17;26(23):2993-4. Epub 2010 Oct 17.

EnviroSPACE laboratory, Climate Change and Climate Impacts, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Battelle - Building D, 7 route de Drize, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btq579DOI Listing
December 2010

Distinguishing between population bottleneck and population subdivision by a Bayesian model choice procedure.

Mol Ecol 2010 Nov 23;19(21):4648-60. Epub 2010 Aug 23.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG), Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04783.xDOI Listing
November 2010

Estimating population structure from AFLP amplification intensity.

Mol Ecol 2010 Nov 27;19(21):4638-47. Epub 2010 Sep 27.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG), Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04820.xDOI Listing
November 2010

Genomic scans support repetitive continental colonization events during the rapid radiation of voles (Rodentia: Microtus): the utility of AFLPs versus mitochondrial and nuclear sequence markers.

Syst Biol 2010 Oct 10;59(5):548-72. Epub 2010 Sep 10.

Department of Biology, Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG), Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syq042DOI Listing
October 2010

Combining genetic, historical and geographical data to reconstruct the dynamics of bioinvasions: application to the cane toad Bufo marinus.

Mol Ecol Resour 2010 Sep 2;10(5):886-901. Epub 2010 Jun 2.

INRA, UMR CBGP (INRA/IRD/Cirad/Montpellier SupAgro), Campus International de Baillarguet, CS 30016, F-34988 Montferrier-sur-Lez Cedex, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02882.xDOI Listing
September 2010

A first step towards inferring levels of long-distance dispersal during past expansions.

Mol Ecol Resour 2010 Sep 30;10(5):902-14. Epub 2010 May 30.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab (CMPG), Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland EnviroSPACE Laboratory, Climate Change and Climate Impacts, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Battelle - Building D, 7 route de Drize, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02881.xDOI Listing
September 2010

Principal component analysis under population genetic models of range expansion and admixture.

Mol Biol Evol 2010 Jun 21;27(6):1257-68. Epub 2010 Jan 21.

Laboratoire Techniques de l'Ingénierie Médicale et de la Complexité, Faculty of Medicine, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Institute of Technology, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR5525, La Tronche, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msq010DOI Listing
June 2010

Bayesian inference of the demographic history of chimpanzees.

Mol Biol Evol 2010 Jun 29;27(6):1425-35. Epub 2010 Jan 29.

Department of Biology, Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msq028DOI Listing
June 2010

Arlequin suite ver 3.5: a new series of programs to perform population genetics analyses under Linux and Windows.

Mol Ecol Resour 2010 May 1;10(3):564-7. Epub 2010 Mar 1.

CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02847.xDOI Listing
May 2010

ABCtoolbox: a versatile toolkit for approximate Bayesian computations.

BMC Bioinformatics 2010 Mar 4;11:116. Epub 2010 Mar 4.

Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-11-116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2848233PMC
March 2010

Genetic evidence for complexity in ethnic differentiation and history in East Africa.

Ann Hum Genet 2009 Nov 25;73(Pt 6):582-600. Epub 2009 Aug 25.

Département d'Anthropologie et d'Ecologie, Université de Genève, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1809.2009.00541.xDOI Listing
November 2009

Efficient approximate Bayesian computation coupled with Markov chain Monte Carlo without likelihood.

Genetics 2009 Aug 8;182(4):1207-18. Epub 2009 Jun 8.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, 3012, Switzerland.

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http://www.genetics.org/lookup/doi/10.1534/genetics.109.1025
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.109.102509DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2728860PMC
August 2009

Gene flow and species delimitation.

Trends Ecol Evol 2009 Jul 4;24(7):386-93. Epub 2009 May 4.

INRA, UMR 1202 BIOGECO, 33610 Cestas, France.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S016953470900124
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.02.011DOI Listing
July 2009

Inferring past demography using spatially explicit population genetic models.

Hum Biol 2009 Apr;81(2-3):141-57

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3378/027.081.0303DOI Listing
April 2009

Width of gene expression profile drives alternative splicing.

PLoS One 2008 31;3(10):e3587. Epub 2008 Oct 31.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0003587PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2575406PMC
February 2009

The hidden side of invasions: massive introgression by local genes.

Evolution 2008 Aug 29;62(8):1908-20. Epub 2008 Apr 29.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00413.xDOI Listing
August 2008

Surfing during population expansions promotes genetic revolutions and structuration.

Trends Ecol Evol 2008 Jul 24;23(7):347-51. Epub 2008 May 24.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Zoology, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2008.04.004DOI Listing
July 2008

Population transcriptomics of life-history variation in the genus Salmo.

Mol Ecol 2008 Jul 3;17(13):3095-108. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

CMPG, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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July 2008

Italy as a major Ice Age refuge area for the bat Myotis myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Europe.

Mol Ecol 2008 Apr 6;17(7):1801-14. Epub 2008 Mar 6.

Natural History Museum of Geneva, PO Box, 1211 Genève 6, Switzerland.

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April 2008

Colonization history of the Swiss Rhine basin by the bullhead (Cottus gobio): inference under a Bayesian spatially explicit framework.

Mol Ecol 2008 Feb 8;17(3):757-72. Epub 2008 Jan 8.

CMPG, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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February 2008

Statistical evaluation of alternative models of human evolution.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007 Nov 31;104(45):17614-9. Epub 2007 Oct 31.

Laboratório de Biologia Genômica e Molecular, Faculdade de Biociências, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, 90619-900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2077041PMC
November 2007

High variability and non-neutral evolution of the mammalian avpr1a gene.

BMC Evol Biol 2007 Sep 27;7:176. Epub 2007 Sep 27.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics (CMPG), Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2121647PMC
September 2007

Fine-scale genetic structure and dispersal in the common vole (Microtus arvalis).

Mol Ecol 2007 Jun;16(12):2463-73

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab (CMPG), Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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June 2007

Arlequin (version 3.0): an integrated software package for population genetics data analysis.

Evol Bioinform Online 2007 Feb 23;1:47-50. Epub 2007 Feb 23.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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February 2007

Recurrent replacement of mtDNA and cryptic hybridization between two sibling bat species Myotis myotis and Myotis blythii.

Proc Biol Sci 2006 Dec;273(1605):3101-9

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Zoological Institute, University of Berne, Baltzersrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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December 2006

Molecular diversity after a range expansion in heterogeneous environments.

Genetics 2006 Dec 8;174(4):2009-20. Epub 2006 Oct 8.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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December 2006

Computer programs for population genetics data analysis: a survival guide.

Nat Rev Genet 2006 Oct 22;7(10):745-58. Epub 2006 Aug 22.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Zoological Institute, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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October 2006

Neandertal genetic diversity: a fresh look from old samples.

Curr Biol 2006 Aug;16(16):R650-2

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Berne, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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August 2006

Mammalian monogamy is not controlled by a single gene.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2006 Jul 10;103(29):10956-60. Epub 2006 Jul 10.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1544156PMC
July 2006

The fate of mutations surfing on the wave of a range expansion.

Mol Biol Evol 2006 Mar 9;23(3):482-90. Epub 2005 Nov 9.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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March 2006

Conserved noncoding sequences are selectively constrained and not mutation cold spots.

Nat Genet 2006 Feb 25;38(2):223-7. Epub 2005 Dec 25.

Program in Genomics and Division of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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February 2006

Genetic structure and colonization processes in European populations of the common vole, Microtus arvalis.

Evolution 2005 Oct;59(10):2231-42

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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October 2005

Recovering the geographic origin of early modern humans by realistic and spatially explicit simulations.

Genome Res 2005 Aug;15(8):1161-7

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1182229PMC
August 2005

Bayesian estimation of recent migration rates after a spatial expansion.

Genetics 2005 May 16;170(1):409-17. Epub 2005 Feb 16.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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May 2005

Molecular analysis reveals tighter social regulation of immigration in patrilocal populations than in matrilocal populations.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 May 13;102(21):7476-80. Epub 2005 May 13.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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May 2005

The effect of the Neolithic expansion on European molecular diversity.

Proc Biol Sci 2005 Apr;272(1564):679-88

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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April 2005

Bayesian analysis of an admixture model with mutations and arbitrarily linked markers.

Genetics 2005 Mar 16;169(3):1727-38. Epub 2005 Jan 16.

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Biologie et de Gestion des Populations (CBGP), Campus International de Baillarguet, Montferrier-sur-Lez, France.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1449551PMC
March 2005

Modern humans did not admix with Neanderthals during their range expansion into Europe.

PLoS Biol 2004 Dec 30;2(12):e421. Epub 2004 Nov 30.

Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC532389PMC
December 2004

Gametic phase estimation over large genomic regions using an adaptive window approach.

Hum Genomics 2003 Nov;1(1):7-19

Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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November 2003