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Molecular Anthropology and Ancient DNA

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2014 Barta JL, Monroe C, Teisberg JE, Winters M, Flanigan K, and Kemp BM.  “One of the Key Characteristics of Ancient and Forensic DNA, Low Copy Number, May be a Product of its Extraction.” Journal of Archaeological Science 46: 281-289. [pdf]

2014 Barta JL, Monroe C, Crockford SJ, and Kemp BM.  “Mitochondrial DNA Preservation Across 3000 Year Old Northern Fur Seal Ribs is Not Related to Bone Density: Implications for Forensic Investigations.” Forensic Science International 239:11-18. [pdf] [SOM]

2014 Kemp BM, Monroe C, Judd KG, Reams E, and Grier C. “Evaluation of Methods that Subdue the Effects of Polymerase Chain Reaction Inhibitors in the Study of Ancient and Degraded DNA.” Journal of Archaeological Science 42: 373-380. [pdf] [SOM]

2014 Moss ML, Judd KG, and Kemp BM. “Can salmonids (Oncorhynchus spp.) be identified to species using vertebral morphometrics?  A test using ancient DNA from Coffman Cove, Alaska.” Journal of Archaeological Science 41: 879-889. [pdf]

2013 Villanea FA, Bolnick D, Monroe C, Worl R, Cambra R, Leventhal A, and Kemp BM. "Evolution of a Specific O Allele (O1vG542A) Supports Unique Ancestry of Native Americans". American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151:649-657. [pdf]

2013 Barta JL, Monroe C, and Kemp BM. "Further Evaluation of the Efficacy of Contamination Removal From Bone Surfaces". Forensic Science International 231:340-348. [pdf]

2013 Cui Y, Lindo J, Hughes CE, Johnson JW, Hernandez A, Kemp BM, Ma J, Cunningham R, Petzelt B, Mitchell J, Archer D, Cybulski JS, and Malhi RS. "Ancient DNA analysis of mid-Holocene individuals from the Northwest Coast of North America reveals different evolutionary paths for mitogenomes". PLoS One 8:e66948. [pdf]

2013 Monroe C, Grier C, and Kemp BM.  “Evaluating the Efficacy of Various Thermo-Stable Polymerases Against Co-Extracted PCR Inhibitors in Ancient DNA Samples.”  Forensic Science International 288: 142-153. [pdf]

2013 Monroe C, Kemp BM, and Smith DG.  “Exploring Prehistory in the North American Southwest with Mitochondrial DNA Diversity Exhibited by Yumans and Athapaskans.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150:618-631[pdf] [SI]

2013 Grier C, Flanigan K, Winters M, Jordan LG, Lukowski S, and Kemp BM.    “Using Ancient DNA Identification and Osteometric Measures of Archaeological Pacific Salmon Vertebrae for Reconstructing Salmon Fisheries and Site Seasonality at Dionisio Point, British Columbia.”  Journal of Archaeological Science 40: 544-555. [pdf]

2012    Mata-Míguez J, Overholtzer L, Rodríguez-Alegría E, Kemp BM, and Bolnick DA.  “The Genetic Impact of Aztec Imperialism: Ancient Mitochondrial DNA Evidence from Xaltocan, Mexico.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147: 293-300. [pdf]

2012  Jenkins DL, Davis LG, Stafford TW, Jr., Campos PF, Hockett B, Jones GT, Cummings LS, Yost C, Connolly TJ, Yohe RM, 2nd, Gibbons SC, Raghavan M, Rasmussen M, Paijmans JL, Hofreiter M, Kemp BM, Barta JL, Monroe C, Gilbert MT, and Willerslev E (2012) Clovis age Western Stemmed projectile points and human coprolites at the Paisley Caves. Science 337:223-8. [pdf] [SOM]

2012   Bolnick DA, Bonnie HM, Mata-Miguez J, Kemp BM, Snow MH, and LeBlanc SA. “Non-Destructive Sampling of Human Skeletal Remains Yields Ancient Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA”.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147: 293-300. [pdf]

2012   Johnson JR, Kemp BM, Monroe C, Lorenz JG.   “A Land of Diversity: Genetic Insights into Ancestral Origins.”  In Jones T and Perry JE (eds.) Contemporary Issues in California Archaeology pp: 49-72. [the book has been published by Left Coast Press]

2011   Lipe WD, Matson RG, and Kemp BM “New Insights from Old Collections: Cedar Mesa, Utah, Revisited.”  Southwestern Lore 77: 103-111. [pdf]

2011   Wilson BJ, Crockford SJ, Johnson JW, Malhi RS, and Kemp BM “Genetic and archaeological evidence for a former breeding population of Aleutian cackling goose, Branta hutchinsii leucopareia, on Adak Island, central Aleutians, Alaska.”  Canadian Journal of Zoology 89: 732-743. [pdf]

2011  Winters M, Barta JL, Monroe C, and Kemp BM “To clone or not to clone: Method analysis for retrieving consensus sequences in ancient DNA samples.”  PLoS One 6(6): e21247. [pdf] [SOM]

Earlier publications: 2010-2000

 

 

Our research has been published in journals and books of anthropology, archaeology, zoology, forensic science and history.

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