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  • A population-specific reference panel empowers genetic studies of Anabaptist populations 

    Hou, Liping; Kember, Rachel L.; Roach, Jared C.; O'Connell, Jeffrey R.; Craig, David W.; Bucan, Maja; Scott, William K.; Pericak-Vance, Margaret; Haines, Jonathan L.; Crawford, Michael H.; Shuldiner, Alan R.; McMahon, Francis J. (Nature Research, 2017-07-20)
    Genotype imputation is a powerful strategy for achieving the large sample sizes required for identification of variants underlying complex phenotypes, but imputation of rare variants remains problematic. Genetically isolated ...
  • Environmental selection during the last ice age on the mother-to-infant transmission of vitamin D and fatty acids through breast milk 

    O'Rourke, Dennis H.; Hlusko, Leslea J.; Carlson, Joshua P.; Chaplin, George; Elias, Scott A.; Hoffecker, John F.; Huffman, Michaela; Jablonski, Nina G.; Monson, Tesla A.; Pilloud, Marin A.; Scott, G. Richard (2018-03-23)
    Because of the ubiquitous adaptability of our material culture, some human populations have occupied extreme environments that intensified selection on existing genomic variation. By 32,000 years ago, people were living ...
  • How strong was the bottleneck associated to the peopling of the Americas? New insights from multilocus sequence data 

    Crawford, Michael H.; Fagundes, Nelson J. R.; Tagliani-Ribeiro, Alice; Rubicz, Rohina; Tarskaia, Larissa; Salzano, Francisco M.; Bonatto, Sandro L. (Sociedade Brasileira de Genética, 2018-01-01)
    In spite of many genetic studies that contributed for a deep knowledge about the peopling of the Americas, no consensus has emerged about important parameters such as the effective size of the Native Americans founder ...
  • Genome of the Ancient One (a.k.a. Kennewick Man) 

    Raff, Jennifer (Wayne State University Press, 2015-04-01)
  • Paternal Genetic Structure in Contemporary Mennonite Communities from the American Midwest 

    Beaty, Kristine G.; Mosher, M. J.; Crawford, Michael H.; Melton, Phillip Edward (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
    Over the last 35 years, researchers from the Laboratory of Biological Anthropology at the University of Kansas have been working with Mennonite communities to better understand evolutionary patterns of fission-fusion in ...
  • Patterns of DNA Methlyation across the Leptin Core Promoter in Four Diverse Asian and North American Populations 

    Mosher, M. J.; Melton, Phillip Edward; Schanfield, M. S.; Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
    DNA methylation is the most widely studied of epigenetic mechanisms, with environmental effects recorded through patterned attachments of methyl groups along the DNA that are capable of modifying gene expression without ...
  • The Fortieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Laboratory of Biological Anthropology 

    Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
  • Genetic Affiliation of Pre-Hispanic and Contemporary Mayas through Maternal Linage 

    Ochoa-Lugo, Mirna Isabel; Muñoz, María de Lourdes; Pérez-Ramírez, Gerardo; Beaty, Kristine G.; López-Armenta, Mauro; Cervini-Silva, Javiera; Moreno-Galeana, Miguel; Meza, Adrián Martínez; Ramos, Eduardo; Crawford, Michael H.; Romano-Pacheco, Arturo (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
    Maya civilization developed in Mesoamerica and encompassed the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala, Belize, part of the Mexican states of Tabasco and Chiapas, and the western parts of Honduras and El Salvador. This civilization ...
  • Population History and Mitochondrial Genetic Substructure of the Rama Amerindians from Nicaragua 

    Baldi Salas, Norberto Francisco; Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
    The Rama are a coastal population from southern Nicaragua who in large part were able to resist, at least for a time, the cultural changes and social reorganization brought on by colonial and modern influences. Historical ...
  • Views, Barriers, and Suggestions for Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indian Women Older Than 50 Years in the Midwest 

    Filippi, Melissa K.; James, Aimee S.; Brokenleg, Sarah; Talawyma, Myrietta; Perdue, David G.; Choi, Won S.; Greiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine Makosky (SAGE Publications, 2013-07-01)
    OBJECTIVE: Although colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality rates in the US population have shown a decline, American Indian (AI) CRC mortality rates appear to be increasing. CRC screening rates of AIs remain low when compared ...
  • American Indian/Alaska Native Willingness to Provide Biological Samples for Research Purpose 

    Filippi, Melissa K.; Young, Kristin Leigh; Nazir, Niaman; Williams, Chandler; Brown, Travis; Choi, Won S.; Greiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine Makosky (Springer Verlag, 2012-06)
    This article examines the willingness of American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) to provide biological samples for research purposes. Prior cases of abuse and misuse of individuals, materials, and data highlight ethical ...
  • Perceptions, Barriers, and Suggestions for Creation of a Tobacco and Health Website among American Indian/Alaska Native College Students 

    Filippi, Melissa K.; McCloskey, Charlotte; Williams, Chandler; Bull, Julia White; Choi, Won S.; Geiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine Makosky (Springer Verlag, 2013-06)
    Information concerning American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Internet use and health information needs is dearth. Our research team explored Internet use among AI/AN college students to determine Internet use in relation ...
  • Race, Ethnicity, and NIH Research Awards 

    Ginther, Donna K.; Schaffer, Walter T.; Schnell, Joshua; Masimore, Beth; Liu, Faye; Haak, Laurel L.; Kington, Raynard (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011-08-19)
    We investigated the association between a U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 applicant’s self-identified race or ethnicity and the probability of receiving an award by using data from the NIH IMPAC II grant ...
  • Genomic evidence for the Pleistocene and recent population history of Native Americans 

    Raghavan, Maanasa; Steinrücken, Matthias; Harris, Kelley; Schiffels, Stephan; Rasmussen, Simon; DeGiorgio, Michael; Albrechtsen, Anders; Valdiosera, Cristina; Ávila-Arcos, María C.; Malaspinas, Anna-Sapfo; Crawford, Michael H.; Song, Yun S.; Nielsen, Rasmus; Willerslev, Eske (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2015-08-21)
    How and when the Americas were populated remains contentious. Using ancient and modern genome-wide data, we find that the ancestors of all present-day Native Americans, including Athabascans and Amerindians, entered the ...
  • Co-piloting a digital humanities center: a critical reflection on a libraries-academic partnership 

    Dwyer, Arienne M.; Rosenblum, Brian (Purdue University Press, 2016-03-15)
    The University of Kansas (KU) Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities (IDRH) was established in 2010 to provide resources and training in the practices and tools of the digital humanities, and to facilitate ...
  • On writing, reading, and scripts in early 20th century Kashgar 

    Dwyer, Arienne M. (Brill, 2017)
    Ambassador Gunnar Jarring and his colleagues’ assiduous collections of Central Asian material resulted in a substantial corpus of text manuscripts, as well as dictionaries, lexicons, and annotated translations of some ...
  • Endangered Turkic languages of China 

    Dwyer, Arienne M. (International Turkic Academy and International Kazakh-Turkish University, 2016)
    A comprehensive survey, description and analysis of the endangered Turkic languages of China.
  • Ordinary insubordination as transient discourse 

    Dwyer, Arienne M. (John Benjamins, 2016)
    Insubordination – the conventionalized use of morphologically non-finite forms as finite ones – is an ordinary syntactic event in synchronic spontaneous discourse; it is also an ordinary stage of the grammaticalization of ...
  • General Principles and Practices of Digital Data Management 

    Dwyer, Arienne M. (American Anthropological Association, 2016-09)
    This teaching unit, presented here as a slideshow, provides an overview of digital data management principles for anthropologists. This is one of five modules on data management in Anthropology. Data management is an ...
  • Two contemporaneous mitogenomes from terminal Pleistocene burials in eastern Beringia 

    Tackney, Justin C.; Potter, Ben A.; Raff, Jennifer; Powers, Michael; Watkins, W. Scott; Warner, Derek; Reuther, Joshua D.; Irish, Joel D.; O'Rourke, Dennis H. (National Academy of Sciences, 2015-11-10)
    Pleistocene residential sites with multiple contemporaneous human burials are extremely rare in the Americas. We report mitochondrial genomic variation in the first multiple mitochondrial genomes from a single prehistoric ...

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