Focusing on ancient population genomics research
Thursday, May 24, 2018
What's Maykop (or Iran) got to do with it?
I had a go at imitating this qpGraph tree , from the recent Wang et al. preprint on the genetic prehistory of the Caucasus, using the ancien...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
More Botai genomes (Jeong et al. 2018 preprint)
Over at bioRxiv at this LINK . Actually, these may or may not be the same Botai genomes that have already been published along with Damgaar...
Global25 workshop 2: intra-European variation
Even though the Global25 focuses on world-wide human genetic diversity, it can also reveal a lot of information about genetic substructures ...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Global25 workshop 1: that classic West Eurasian plot
In this Global25 workshop I'm going to show how to reproduce, more or less, that classic plot of West Eurasian genetic diversity seen re...
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Global25 PAST-compatible datasheets
I'm planning to run regular workshops over the next few months on how to get the most out of Global25 data with various programs, and ex...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
On the genetic prehistory of the Greater Caucasus (Wang et al. 2018 preprint)
Finally, the focus shifts to the Eneolithic/Bronze Age North Caucasus. In a new manuscript at bioRxiv , Wang et al. present genome-wide SNP ...
New PCA featuring Botai horse tamers, Hun and Saka warriors, and many more...
Just in case anyone's wondering how the ancient samples from the two recent archaeogenetic papers by Damgaard et al. ( Nauture and Scie...
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Hittite-era Anatolians in qpAdm
The apparent lack of steppe ancestry in five Hittite-era, perhaps Indo-European-speaking, Anatolians was interpreted in Damgaard et al. 2018...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The clearly non-local admixture in the geographically and genetically disparate, but Indo-European-speaking, ancient Mycenaeans and present-...
Monday, May 7, 2018
Protohistoric Swat Valley peoples in qpGraph #2
Three options. Just one passes muster; the one with Sintashta. Coincidence? I think not. Who still wants to claim that there's no Sintas...
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