Human Population Genetics and Genomics ISSN 2770-5005

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Founding Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor Advisory Board Member
  • Jaume  Bertranpetit
    Jaume Bertranpetit   PhD

    Member of Academia Europaea (2021)
    Professor of Biology, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 88 (PRBB), 08003, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

    Research Interests: human population genetics; positive selection and adaptation; biomolecular networks; evolutionary systems biology; oral microbiome

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  • David N.  Cooper
    David N. Cooper   PhD

    Professor of Human Molecular Genetics, Institute of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK

    Research Interests: mechanisms of mutagenesis underlying human genetic disease; the genotype–phenotype relationship; human evolutionary and population genetics

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  • Laurent Excoffier
    Laurent Excoffier   PhD

    Professor of Population Genetics, Head of the Division Population Genetics, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

    Research Interests: Evolution and phylogeny; comparative genomics; evolutionary biology; human genetics; paleogenomics; population genetics

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  • Marcus  Feldman
    Marcus Feldman   PhD

    Member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA (2013)
    Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford California 94305-5020, USA

    Research Interests: population migration; evolution of recombination; modifier theory; gene-culture coevolution; evolution of conformity; heritability and causation; language evolution; demography of China

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  • Toomas Kivisild
    Toomas Kivisild   PhD

    Professor, Head of the Laboratory for Human Evolutionary Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

    Research Interests: human population structure; sex-specific processes in demographic history of populations; kinship and genetic relatedness within and among populations; genetic adaptations and their relationship to human health

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  • Mark Stoneking
    Mark Stoneking   PhD

    Member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA (2020)
    Emeritus Researcher, CNRS Laboratory in Biometry and Evolutionary Biology, Université Claude Bernard, 69622 Villeurbanne, France

    Research Interests: human population history; molecular anthropology; human evolution

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  • Alan Robert Templeton
    Alan Robert Templeton   PhD

    Professor Emeritus, Division of Statistical Genomics, Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 63130-4899, USA

    Research Interests: haplotype analysis of the genotype-phenotype relationship; human phylogeography; population genetics; non-random recombination and mutagenesis in human evolution; genetics of common diseases; conservation biology

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  • Sarah A.  Tishkoff
    Sarah A. Tishkoff   PhD

    Member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA (2017)
    Professor of Departments of Genetics and Biology, Director of Center for Global Genomics & Health Equity, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    Research Interests: African Integrative Evolutionary Genomics; African Genomic and Phenotypic Diversity Project; The Genetic Basis of Resistance to Infectious Disease; The Genetic Basis of Adaptation in Humans

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  • Eske Willerslev
    Eske Willerslev   PhD

    International Member of The National Academy of Sciences, USA (2014)
    Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (2008)
    Director of Lundbeck Foundation GeoGenetics Centre,
    Professor of GLOBE Institute, University of Copenhagen, 1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Professor of Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK

    Research Interests: Human genetic diversity, distribution and evolution; population genetics; ancient DNA; environmental DNA

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Editorial Board Member
  • António Amorim
    António Amorim   PhD

    Professor of i3S/IPATIMUP, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal

    Research Interests: Population genetics & evolution; genetic diversity; aetiology and susceptibility of genetic and infectious diseases; structural genomic variation; mathematical modelling of kinship relations, migration and substructure of metapopulations; mutation

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  • Patricia Balaresque
    Patricia Balaresque   PhD

    UMR 5288 - AMIS Université Paul Sabatier/CNRS, Faculté de Médecine Purpan, Toulouse, France

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  • David  Balding
    David Balding   PhD

    Professor of Statistical Genomics and MIG Director, Melbourne Integrative Genomics, Schools of BioSciences and Mathematics & Statistics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, 3010, Australia
    Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, and UCL Genetics Institute, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK

    Research Interests: computational statistics; inference of demographic history; inference of evolutionary parameters; measures of relatedness

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  • Francesc Calafell
    Francesc Calafell   PhD

    Associate Professor, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 88 (PRBB), 08003, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

    Research Interests: human population genomics; forensic genetics; Y chromosome; mitochondrial DNA

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  • David  Caramelli
    David Caramelli   PhD

    Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

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  • Jian-Min Chen
    Jian-Min Chen   MD, PhD

    INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale), Brest, France

    Research Interests: mutational mechanism; chronic pancreatitis; splicing

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  • Vincenza Colonna
    Vincenza Colonna   PhD

    Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, National Research Council, Naples, Italy

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  • David Comas
    David Comas   PhD

    Professor of Human Genome Diversity Lab, Department of Medicine and Life Sciences, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

    Research Interests: Human genome diversity; genetic consequences of human migrations and admixtures

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  • David J. Cutler
    David J. Cutler   PhD

    Professor, Departments of Human Genetics and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, 343 Whitehead Building, 615 Michael Street, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

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  • Ayse Demirkan
    Ayse Demirkan   PhD

    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK

    Research Interests: gut microbiome; metabolomics; proteomics; evolution; genetic epidemiology of common diseases

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  • Gili Greenbaum
    Gili Greenbaum   PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 9190401, Israel

    Research Interests: Population structure inference, mathematical population genetics, population networks, inference of infectious disease signatures from genomic data, eco-evolutionary modeling; conservation genomics

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  • Torsten  Günther
    Torsten Günther   PhD

    Group Leader, Human Evolution, Department of Organismal Biology, Uppsala University, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Kelley Harris
    Kelley Harris   PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

    Research Interests: Evolution of the mutation rate and spectrum; Population genetic inference of mutation spectrum history (MuSH); Searching for mutator alleles and the causality of mutation spectrum evolution; Inference of Evolutionary History from Whole Genomes

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  • Evelyne  Heyer
    Evelyne Heyer   PhD

    Professor, Eco-Anthropologie, UMR 7206, CNRS, MNHN, UP, Paris, France

    Research Interests: Human Evolutionary Genetics; Culture-gene interaction; Central Asia; Central Africa

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  • Giuseppe Matullo
    Giuseppe Matullo   PhD

    Professor of Medical Genetics, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

    Research Interests: interindividual variation; genomics; multiomics; population stratification; genetic epidemiology of complex diseases

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  • Priya Moorjani
    Priya Moorjani   PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Center for Computational Biology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

    Research Interests: Evolution of mutation rate across species; reconstructing population history using genetic data; leveraging evolutionary history for disease mapping; understanding the evolution and functional role of human-specific genomic changes

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  • Luca  Pagani
    Luca Pagani   PhD

    Associate Professor in Biological Anthropology, Department of Biology, University of Padova, Padova, 35121, Italy

    Research Interests: Human Evolutionary Genetics; Molecular Anthropology; Human Population Genetics (specifically expansions out of Africa, and local ancestry deconvolution)

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  • Peristera Paschou
    Peristera Paschou   PhD

    Associate Dean for College of Science and Graduate Education & Strategic Initiatives
    Professor of Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA

    Research Interests: Genetics of complex disorders; psychiatric genetics; neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders; neuroimaging genetics; human population genetics; population genetic structure

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  • Inga  Prokopenko
    Inga Prokopenko   PhD

    Professor of e-One Health, Section of Statistical Multi-Omics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, School of Biosciences and Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

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  • Maanasa Raghavan
    Maanasa Raghavan   PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

    Research Interests: paleogenomics (ancient DNA); human evolution; population history; disease evolution

    Special Issue: Paleogenomics, ancient DNA, and genomic tales of human history

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  • Jorge Rocha
    Jorge Rocha   PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto
    Head of Human Evolutionary Genetics Group, CIBIO-InBIO, Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, Campus de Vairão, University of Porto, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal

    Research Interests: population genetics; population history; anthropogenetics; language diversity

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  • Antti  Sajantila
    Antti Sajantila   MD, PhD

    Professor of Forensic Medicine, Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Senior Medical Officer, Forensic Medicine Unit, Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare, Finland

    Research Interests: human population genetics; ancient DNA; paleogenomics; paleopathogens; forensic genetics

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  • Carina M.  Schlebusch
    Carina M. Schlebusch   PhD

    Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer, Human Evolution Program, Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, SE-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden

    Research Interests: Human Population Genetics; Population Structure; African History; Ancient DNA; Selection and Local Adaptation

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  • Krishna  Veeramah
    Krishna Veeramah   PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA

    Research Interests: paleogenomics; population genetics; evolutionary genomics; genomics; epilepsy

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  • Mario  Ventura
    Mario Ventura   PhD

    Associate Professor in Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Bari, 70125 Bari, Italy

    Research Interests: centromeric and pericentromeric regions in human and primates; mammals and plant genome organization and evolution

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  • Daniel Wegmann
    Daniel Wegmann   PhD

    Professor of Department of Biology, University of Fribourg, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

    Research Interests: Computational biology; ancient DNA; low-depth sequencing; evolutionary genetics; biodiversity monitoring

    Special Issue: Paleogenomics, ancient DNA, and genomic tales of human history

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