Human Population Genetics and Genomics

ISSN 2770-5005
Free Publication in 2022

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Human Population Genetics and Genomics (HPGG; ISSN 2770-5005) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly by Pivot Science Publications. This journal aims to publish new discoveries and recent breakthroughs in the area of human population genetics and genomics, including but not limited to: gene/genome structure and organization, evolutionary genetics, molecular anthropology, paleogenomics, medical genetics and genetic epidemiology, disease-association studies, genetics of complex disease, behavioral genetics, forensics, bioinformatics, and related ethical, legal and social issues. Articles may be accepted for publication as original research articles, case reports, perspectives, reviews, editorials, short communications, and letters.

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About Editor-in-Chief
Joshua Akey

Professor, Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University, 143 Carl Icahn Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

Joshua M. Akey is a Professor in the Lewis-Sigler Institute of Integrative Genomics at Princeton University. He received a B.S. degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in Human and Molecular Genetics from the University of Texas-Houston. He completed his postdoctoral work with Leonid Kruglyak at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, which was supported by an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Informatics. His research focuses on understanding the evolutionary forces that have shaped patterns of human genomic diversity and the genetic architecture of complex and quantitative phenotypes. He has received a number of awards for his research including the Sloan Fellowship for Computational Biology and the William King medal for his work in archaic hominin admixture. His work has also been featured in several documentaries filmed by PBS and BBC among others.

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Commentary

Twenty years of the Human Genome Diversity Project

Serena Aneli, Giovanni Birolo, Giuseppe Matullo

Human Population Genetics and Genomics https://doi.org/10.47248/hpgg2202040005

Received: Jul 25, 2022 | Accepted: Oct 17, 2022 | Published: Oct 24, 2022
Review

Luca Cavalli-Sforza and phylogenetic evolutionary methods

Joseph Felsenstein

Human Population Genetics and Genomics https://doi.org/10.47248/hpgg2202030004

Received: Aug 19, 2021 | Accepted: Feb 11, 2022 | Published: Aug 9, 2022
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Prehistoric spread rates and genetic clines

Joaquim Fort

Human Population Genetics and Genomics https://doi.org/10.47248/hpgg2202020003

Received: Aug 4, 2021 | Accepted: Nov 26, 2021 | Published: Apr 6, 2022
Review

Genetics and population history. The case of the Iberian Peninsula and the “origin” of Basques

Jaume Bertranpetit

Human Population Genetics and Genomics https://doi.org/10.47248/hpgg2202010002

Received: Oct 19, 2021 | Accepted: Nov 30, 2021 | Published: Feb 9, 2022
Review

A genetic history of migration, diversification, and admixture in Asia

Melinda A. Yang

Human Population Genetics and Genomics https://doi.org/10.47248/hpgg2202010001

Received: Jun 9, 2021 | Accepted: Sep 14, 2021 | Published: Jan 6, 2022
Editorial

Acknowledgement to Reviewers of Human Population Genetics and Genomics

HPGG Editorial Office

Human Population Genetics and Genomics https://doi.org/10.47248/hpgg2101010006

Received: Dec 17, 2021 | Accepted: Dec 18, 2021 | Published: Dec 25, 2021
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