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  • 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 M. (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 L.; Nazir, Niaman; Williams, Chandler; Brown, Travis; Choi, Won S.; Greiner, K. A.; Daley, Christine M. (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; McCloskey, Charlotte; Williams, Chandler; Bull, Julia White; Choi, Won S.; Geiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine M. (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 ...
  • Autosomal Short Tandem Repeat (STR) Variation Based on 15 Loci in a Population from the Central Region (Riyadh Province) of Saudi Arabia 

    Osman, Awad E.; Alsafar, Habiba; Tay, Guan K.; Theyab, Jasem BJM; Mubasher, Mohamed; Sheikh, Nezar Eltayeb-El; Hanan, AlHarthi; Crawford, Michael H.; Ghazali, Gehad El (OMICS International, 2015-01-25)
    INTRODUCTION: The small size of Short Tandem Repeats (STRs), their ubiquitous genome-wide distribution and polymorphic nature enhances their value in human forensic/population genetics applications. OBJECTIVES: This study ...
  • Spatial and temporal stability of mtDNA haplogroup frequencies in native North America 

    O'Rourke, Dennis H.; Hayes, M.G.; Carlyle, S.W. (Wayne State University Press, 2000-02)
    Part of a special section on anthropological genetics in the 21st century. The origin and maintenance of genetic variation in modern populations of North American aboriginal populations were investigated. A comparison of ...
  • Inferring Population Continuity Versus Replacement with aDNA: A Cautionary Tale from the Aleutian Islands 

    Smith, Slivia E.; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; Cabana, Graciela S.; Huff, Chad; Coltrain, Joan Brenner; O'Rourke, Dennis H. (Wayne State University Press, 2009-12-14)
    In The Aleutian and Commander Islands and Their Inhabitants (Philadelphia: Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1945), Hrdlička proposed a population replacement event in the Aleutian Islands approximately 1,000 years ...
  • Introduction: Origins and Settlement of the Indigenous Populations of the Aleutian Archipelago 

    West, Dixie; O'Rourke, Dennis H.; Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2010)
    The series of papers in this special issue of Human Biology use an interdisciplinary approach to address regional questions and to integrate disparate Aleutian data into a broad, synthetic effort. The contributors leverage ...
  • Unangan Past and Present: The Contrasts Between Observed and Inferred Histories 

    O'Rourke, Dennis H.; West, D.L.; Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2010)
    Academic research focusing on the population and culture history of the Aleut (Unangan) people began in the late 19th century and continues to the present. The papers in this special issue of Human Biology summarize the ...
  • South from Alaska: A Pilot aDNA Study of Genetic History on the Alaska Peninsula and the Eastern Aleutians 

    Raff, Jennifer; Tackney, Justin C.; O'Rourke, Dennis H. (Wayne State University Press, 2010-12)
    The Aleutian Islands were colonized, perhaps several times, from the Alaskan mainland. Earlier work documented transitions in the relative frequencies of mtDNA haplogroups over time, but little is known about potential ...
  • Contradictions and Concordances in American Colonization Models 

    O'Rourke, Dennis H. (SpringerOpen, 2011-04-21)
    The traditional view of American colonization during the late Pleistocene has largely been conditioned on early conceptions of the timing and extent of continental glaciations and the age and distribution of archeological ...
  • Bringing Digital Data Management into Methods Courses: Linguistic Anthropology Module 

    Dwyer, Arienne M. (American Anthropological Association, 2016-06-10)
    This teaching unit provides an overview of data management practices and issues tailored to the sub-discipline of Linguistic Anthropology, one of four modules on data management in Anthropology. They cover data management ...
  • The Yeast Heat Shock Transcription Factor Changes Conformation in Response to Superoxide and Temperature 

    Lee, Sengyong; Carlson, Tage; Christian, Noah; Lea, Kristi; Raff, Jennifer (American Society for Cell Biology, 2000-05)
    In vitro DNA-binding assays demonstrate that the heat shock transcription factor (HSF) from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae can adopt an altered conformation when stressed. This conformation, reflected in a change in ...

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