This is a selection of some of the latest publications of our group


Barrett, James H., Natalia Khamaiko, Giada Ferrari, Angélica Cuevas, Catherine Kneale, Anne Karin Hufthammer, Albína Hulda Pálsdóttir, and Bastiaan Star. "Walruses on the Dnieper: new evidence for the intercontinental trade of Greenlandic ivory in the Middle Ages." Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289, no. 1972 (2022): 20212773.
Matschiner, Michael, Julia Maria Isis Barth, Ole Kristian Tørresen, Bastiaan Star, Helle Tessand Baalsrud, Marine Servane Ono Brieuc, Christophe Pampoulie, Ian Bradbury, Kjetill Sigurd Jakobsen, and Sissel Jentoft. "Supergene origin and maintenance in Atlantic cod." Nature Ecology & Evolution (2022): 1-13.
Polling, Marcel, Anneke TM ter Schure, Bas van Geel, Tom van Bokhoven, Sanne Boessenkool, Glen MacKay, Bram W. Langeveld et al. "Multiproxy analysis of permafrost preserved faeces provides an unprecedented insight into the diets and habitats of extinct and extant megafauna." Quaternary Science Reviews 267 (2021): 107084.
Ferrari, G., Atmore, L. M., Jentoft, S., Jakobsen, K. S., Makowiecki, D., Barrett, J. H., & Star, B. (2021). An accurate assignment test for extremely low-coverage whole-genome sequence data. Molecular Ecology Resources, 00, 115.

Atmore, Lane, Magie Aiken, and Fabricio Furni. (2021) Shifting Baselines to Thresholds: Reframing Exploitation in the Marine Environment. Frontiers in Marine Science: 1644.

Ter Schure ATM, Bajard M,  Loftsgarden K, Høeg HI, Ballo E, Bakke J, Støren EWN, Iversen H, Kool A, Brysting AK, Krüger K & Boessenkool S (2021) Anthropogenic and environmental drivers of vegetation change in southeastern Norway during the Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 270: 107175.

Martínez-García, L., Ferrari, G., Oosting, T., Ballantyne, R., van der Jagt, I., Ystgaard, I., ... & Star, B. (2021). Historical demographic processes dominate genetic variation in ancient Atlantic cod mitogenomes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Pinsky, M. L., Eikeset, A. M., Helmerson, C., Bradbury, I. R., Bentzen, P., Morris, C., ... & Star, B. (2021). Genomic stability through time despite decades of exploitation in cod on both sides of the Atlantic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(15).

Kersten O, Star B, Leigh DM, Anker-Nilssen T, Strøm H, Danielsen J, Descamps S, Erikstad KE, Fitzsimmons MG, Fort J, Hansen ES, Harris MP, Irestedt M, Kleven O, Mallory ML, Jackobsen KS & Boessenkool S (2021) Complex population structure of the Atlantic puffin revealed by whole genome analyses. Communications Biology 4: 922.

Emiliano Trucchi, Andrea Benazzo, Martina Lari, Alice Iob, Stefania Vai, Laura Nanni, Elisa Bellucci, Elena Bitocchi, Francesca Raffini, Chunming Xu, Scott A. Jackson, ..., David Caramelli, Bastiaan Star, Hugo de Boer, Sanne Boessenkool, Roberto Papa & Giorgio Bertorelle (2021). Ancient genomes reveal early Andean farmers selected common beans while preserving diversity. Nature Plants.

Ferrari, G., Cuevas, A., Gondek-Wyrozemska, A. T., Ballantyne, R., Kersten, O., Pálsdóttir, A. H., ... & Star, B. (2021). The preservation of ancient DNA in archaeological fish bone. Journal of Archaeological Science, 126, 105317.

Ter Schure ATM, Pillai AAS, Thorbek L, Bhavani Shankar M, Puri R, Ravikanth G, de Boer HJ & Boessenkool S (2020) Herbivore dietary nice overlap in an Indian wildlife sanctuary measured by eDNA metabarcoding. Environmental DNA. Early view.

Barrett JH, Boessenkool S, Kneale CJ, O’Connell TC & Star B (2020) Ecological globalisation, serial depletion and the medieval trade of walrus rostra. Quaternary Science Reviews 229: 106122.

Pálsdóttir AH, Bläuer A, Rannamäe E, Boessenkool S, Hallsson JH. 2019. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Open Science 285: 20180978.

Oosting T, Star B, Barrett JH, Wellenreuther M, Ritchie PA, Rawlence NJ. 2019. Unlocking the potential of ancient fish DNA in the genormic era. Evolutionary Applications.

Nistelberger HM, Pálsdóttir AH, Star B, Leifsson R, Gondek AT, Orlando L, Barrett JH, Hallsson JH, Boessenkool S. 2019. Sexing Viking Age horses from burial and non-burial sites in Iceland using ancient DNA. Journal of Archaeological Science 101, 115-122.

Star B, Barrett JH, Gondek AT, Boesenkool S. 2018. Ancient DNA reveals the chronology of walrus ivory trade from Norse Greenland. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi: 10.1098 / rspb.2018.0978

Gondek AT, Boesenkool S., Star, B. 2018. A stainless steel mortar, pestle and sleeve design for the efficient fragmentation of ancient bone. Biotechniques doi: 1 0.2144 / btn-2018-0008

Star B., Boessenkool S., Gondek AT, Nikulina E., Hufthammer AK, Pampoulie C, Knutsen H., André C., Nistelberger HM, Dierking J., Petereit C., Heinrich D., Jakobsen KS, Stenseth NC, Jentoft S., Barrett JH 2017. Ancient DNA reveals the Arctic origin of the Viking Age cod from Haithabu, Germany. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi: 10.1073 / pnas.1710186114

Nistelberger HM, Smith O., Wales N., Star B., Boesenkool S. 2016. The efficacy of high-throughput sequencing and target enrichment on charred archaeobotanical remains. Scientific Reports doi: 10.1038 / srep37347.

Boessenkool S., Hanghøj K., Nistelberger HM, Der Sarkissian C., Gondek A., Orlando L., Barrett JH, Star B. 2016. Combining bleach and mild pre-digestion improves ancient DNA recovery from bones. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111 / 1755-0998.12623.

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