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PD Dr. Christian Roos

Senior Scientist

Primate Genetics Laboratory

+49 551 3851-300

CRoos(at)dpz.eu

Kellnerweg 4
37077 Göttingen

see UniVZ

phylogeny, phylogeography, evolution, genetics, primates, conservation

2013: Habilitation and "venia legendi" in Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Psychology, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

2012-2014: Leopoldina Working Group Member Challenges for Taxonomic Research in the “-omics”-Age

since 2012: President Chances for Nature e.V.

since 2011: Supervisory Board Member German Primate Center

since 2008: Senior Scientist, Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

since 2006: Vice Chair IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, Southeast Asia/Indochina

2004-2007: Post-Doc, Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

since 2003: Head Indochinese Primate Conservation Genetics Project

2003: Doctor rer. nat., Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

2000-2003: Doctoral Student, Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

2000: Diploma Thesis and Final Exam in Biology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

1995-2000: Study of Biology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

since 1995: Head Gene Bank of Primates

 

Mammal taxa described:

Melogale cucphuongensis (Nadler et al. 2011)

Nomascus annamensis (Thinh et al. 2010)

Trachypithecus cristatus selangorensis (Roos et al. 2008)

Avahi peyrierasi (Zaramody et al. 2006)

Avahi meridionalis meridionalis (Zaramody et al. 2006)

Avahi meridionalis ramanantsoavani (Zaramody et al. 2006)

Lepilemur aeeclis (Andriaholinirina et al. 2006)

Lepilemur randrianasoli (Andriaholinirina et al. 2006)

Lepilemur sahamalazensis (Andriaholinirina et al. 2006)

Lepilemur mittermeieri (Rabarivola et al. 2006)

Microcebus lehilahytsara (Roos & Kappeler 2005 in Kappeler et al. 2005)

Mirza zaza (Kappeler & Roos 2005 in Kappeler et al. 2005)

In press

Roos C, Zinner D: Conservation genetics. In: Fuentes A (ed.), The international encyclopedia of primatology. Wiley-Blackwell

Roos C, Zinner D: Primate phylogeny. In: Fuentes A (ed.), The international encyclopedia of primatology. Wiley-Blackwell

Zinner D, Keller C, Nyahongo JW, Butynski TM, de Jong YA, Pozzi L, Knauf S, Liedigk R, Roos C: Distribution of mitochondrial clades and morphotypes of baboons Papio spp. (Primates: Cercopithecidae) in eastern Africa. J East Af Nat Hist Soc Natl Mus

 

2016

Byrareddy SN, Arthos J, Cicala C, Villinger F, Ortiz KT, Little D, Sidell N, Kane MA, Yu J, Jones JW, Santangelo PJ, Zurla C, McKinnon LR, Arnold KB, Woody CE, Walter L, Roos C, Noll A, Van Ryk D, Jelicic K, Cimbro R, Gumber S, Reid MD, Adsay V, Amancha PK, Mayne AE, Parslow TG, Fauci AS, Ansari AA (2016): Sustained virologic control in SIV+ macaques after antriretoviral and α4β7 antibody therapy. Science 354: 197-202. 

Corso J, Bowler M, Heymann EW, Roos C, Mundy NI (2016): Highly polymorphic colour vision in a New World monkey with red facial skin, the bald uakari (Cacajao calvus). Proc Biol Sci 283: 20160067. 

Kalbitzer U, Roos C, Kopp GH, Butynski TM, Knauf S, Zinner D, Fischer J (2016): Insights into the genetic foundation of aggression in Papio and the evolution of two length-polymorphisms in the promoter regions of serotonin-related genes (5-HTTLPR and MAOALPR) in Papionini. BMC Evol Biol 16: 121. 

Knauf S, Raphael J, Mitjà O, Lejora IAV, Chuma IS, Batamuzi EK, Keyyu JD, Fyumagwa R, Lüert S, Godornes C, Liu H, Schwarz C, Smajs D, Grange P, Zinner D, Roos C*, Lukehart SA* (2016): Isolation of Treponema DNA from necrophagous flies in a natural ecosystem. EBioMedicine 11: 85-90. *shared authorship

Raupach MJ, Amann R, Wheeler Q, Roos C (2016): The application of “omics”-technologies in the classification and identification of animals. Org Divers Evol 16: 1-12.

Roos C (2016): Phylogeny and classification of gibbons (Hylobatidae). In: Barelli C, Hirai H, Reichard UH (eds.), Evolution of gibbons and siamang: phylogeny, morphology, and cognition. Springer, 151-164.

Roos C (2016): Selangor silvery langur Trachypitheus selangorensis Roos, Nadler, and Walter 2008. In: Rowe N, Myers M (eds.), All the World’s Primates. Pogonias, 614-615. 

Ruiz-Lopez MJ, Barelli C, Rovero F, Hodges K, Roos C, Peterman WE, Ting N (2016): A novel landscape genetics approach demonstrates the effects of human disturbance on the Udzungwa red colobus monkey (Procolobus gordonorum). Heredity 116: 167-176.

Rylands AB, Heymann EW, Lynch Alfaro J, Buckner J, Roos C, Matauschek C, Boubli JP, Sampaio R, Mittermeier RA (2016): Taxonomic review of the New World tamarins (Primates: Callithrichidae). Zool J Linn Soc 177: 1003-1028.

Schmitz J, Noll A, Raabe CA, Churakov G, Voss R, Kiefmann M, Rozhdestwensky T, Brosius J, Baertsch R, Clawson H, Roos C, Zimin A, Minx P, Montague MJ, Wilson RK, Warren WC (2016): Genome sequence of the basal haplorrhine primate Tarsius syrichta reveals unusual insertions. Nat Commun 7: 12997.

Zinner D, Roos C (2016): Primate taxonomy and conservation. In: Waller MT (ed.), Ethnoprimatology: primate conservation in the 21st century. Springer, 193-213.

 

2015

Di Fiore A, Chaves PB, Cornejo FM, Schmitt CA, Shanee S, Cortes-Ortiz L, Fagundes V, Roos C, Pacheco V (2015): The rise and fall of a genus: complete mtDNA genomes shed light on the phylogenetic position of yellow-tailed woolly monkeys, Lagothrix flavicauda, and on the evolutionary history of the family Atelidae (Primates: Platyrrhini). Mol Phylogenet Evol 82B: 495-510.

Kopp GH, Fischer J, Patzelt A, Roos C, Zinner D (2015): Population genetic insights into the social organization of Guinea baboons (Papio papio): evidence for female-biased dispersal. Am J Primatol 77: 878-889.

Kraus RHS, vonHoldt B, Cocchiararo B, Harms V, Bayerl H, Kühn R, Förster DW, Fickel J, Roos C, Nowak C (2015): A SNP-based approach for rapid and cost-effective genetic wolf monitoring in Europe based on non-invasively collected samples. Mol Ecol Resour 15: 295-305.

Liedigk R, Kolleck J, Böker KO, Meeijard E, Md-Zain BM, Abdul-Latiff MAB, Ampeng A, Lakim M, Abdul-Patah P, Tosi AJ, Brameier M, Zinner D, Roos C (2015): Mitogenomic phylogeny of the common long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis fascicularis). BMC Genomics 16: 222.

Liu Z, Liu G, Roos C, Wang Z, Xiang ZF, Zhu P, Wang B, Ren B, Shi F, Pan H, Li M (2015): Implications of genetics and current protected areas for conservation of 5 endangered primates in China. Conserv Biol 29: 1508-1517. 

Nguyen N, Fashing PJ, Boyd DA, Barry TS, Burke RJ, Goodale CB, Jones SCZ, Kerby JT, Kellogg BS, Lee LM, Miller CM, Nurmi NO, Ramsay MS, Reynolds JD, Stewart KM, Turner TJ, Venkataraman VV, Knauf Y, Roos C, Knauf S (2015): Fitness impacts of tapeworm parasitism on wild gelada monkeys at Guassa, Ethiopia. Am J Primatol 77: 579-594.

Paciulli LM, Supriatna J, Roos C (2015): Pig-tailed snub-nose langur Simias concolor Miller, 1903. In: Schwitzer C, Mittermeier RA, Rylands AB, Chiozza F, Williamson EA, Wallis J, Cotton A (eds.), Primates in peril: the world's 25 most endangered primates 2014-2016. IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, International Primatological Society, Conservation International, Bristol Zoological Society, 50-52. 

Pozzi L, Nekaris KAI, Perkin A, Bearder SK, Pimley ER, Schulze H, Streicher U, Nadler T, Kitchener A, Zischler H, Zinner D, Roos C (2015): Remarkable ancient divergences amongst neglected lorisiform primates. Zool J Linn Soc 175:661-674.

Roos C, Zinner D (2015): Diversity and evolutionary history of macaques which special focus on rhesus and long-tailed macaques. In: Blümel J, Korte S, Schenck E, Weinbauer GF (eds.), The nonhuman primate in nonclinical drug development and safety assessment. Elsevier, 3-16.

Wang B, Zhou X, Shi F, Liu Z, Roos C, Garber PA, Li M, Pan H (2015): Full-length numt analysis provides evidence for hybridization between the Asian colobine genera Trachypithecus and Semnopithecus. Am J Primatol 77: 901-910.

 

2014

Abdul-Latiff MAB, Ruslin F, Fui VV, Abu MH, Rovie-Ryan JJ, Abdul-Patah P, Lakim M, Roos C, Yaakop S, MdZain BM (2014): Phylogenetic relationships of Malaysia’s long-tailed macaques, Macaca fascicularis, based on cytochrome b sequences. Zookeys 407: 121-139.

Carbone L, Harris RA, Gnerre S, Veeramah KR, Lorente-Galdos B, Huddleston J, Meyer TJ, Herrero J, Roos C, Aken B, Anaclerio F, Archidiacono N, Baker C, Barrell D, Batzer MA, Beal K, Blancher A, Bohrson CL, Brameier M, Campbell MS, Capozzi O, Casola C, Chiatante G, Cree A, Damert A, de Jong PJ, Dumas L, Fernandez-Callejo M, Flicek P, Fuchs NV, Gut I, Gut M, Hahn MW, Hernandez-Rodriguez J, Hillier LW, Hubley R, Ianc B, Izsvák Z, Jablonski NG, Johnstone LM, Karimpour-Fard A, Konkel MK, Kostka D, Lazar NH, Lee SL, Lewis LR, Liu Y, Locke DP, Mallick S, Mendez FL, Muffato M, Nazareth LV, Nevonen KA, O'Bleness M, Ochis C, Odom DT, Pollard KS, Quilez J, Reich D, Rocchi M, Schumann GG, Searle S, Sikela JM, Skollar G, Smit A, Sonmez K, ten Hallers B, Terhune E, Thomas GW, Ullmer B, Ventura M, Walker JA, Wall JD, Walter L, Ward MC, Wheelan SJ, Whelan CW, White S, Wilhelm LJ, Woerner AE, Yandell M, Zhu B, Hammer MF, Marques-Bonet T, Eichler EE, Fulton L, Fronick C, Muzny DM, Warren WC, Worley KC, Rogers J, Wilson RK, Gibbs RA (2014): Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes. Nature 513: 195-201.

Choi Y, Jung YD, Avarpadikannan S, Koga A, Imai H, Hirai H, Roos C, Kim HS (2014): Novel variable number of tandem repeats of gibbon MAOA gene and its evolutionary significance. Genome 57: 427-432.

Haus T, Ferguson B, Rogers J, Doxiadis G, Certa U, Rose NJ, Teepe R, Weinbauer GF, Roos C (2014): Genome typing of non-human primate models: implications for biomedical research. Trends Genet 30: 482-487.

Haus T, Prinz K, Pauling B, Roos C (2014): Genotyping of non-human primate models: perspectives and challenges for the "3Rs". Primate Biol 1: 1-9.

Kono A, Brameier M Roos C, Suzuki S, Shigenari A, Kametani Y, Kitaura K, Suzuki R, Inoko H, Walter L, Shiina T (2014): Genomic sequence analysis of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I G/F segment in common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus). J Immunol 192: 3239-3246.

Kopp GH, Ferreira da Silva MJ, Fischer J, Brito JC, Regnaut S, Roos C, Zinner D (2014): Patterns of mitochondrial DNA variation in baboons: the influence of social systems. Int J Primatol 35: 210-225.

Kopp GH, Roos C, Butynski TM, Wildman DE, Alagaili AN, Groeneveld LF, Zinner D (2014): Out of Africa, but how and when? The case of hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas). J Hum Evol 76: 154-164.

Liedigk R, Roos C, Brameier M, Zinner D (2014): Mitogenomic phylogeny of the Old World monkey tribe Papionini. BMC Evol Biol 14: 176.

Liu G, Walter L, Tang S, Tan X, Shi F, Pan H, Roos C, Liu Z, Li M (2014): Differentiated adaptive evolution, episodic relaxation of selection constraints, and pseudogenization of unami and sweet taste genes TAS1Rs in catarrhine primates. Front Zool 11: 79.

Mittermeier RA, Louis Jr EE, Langrand O, Schwitzer C, Gauthier CA, Rylands AB, Rajaobelina S, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Hawkins F, Roos C, Richardson M, Kappeler PM (2014): Lémuriens de Madagascar. Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle and Conservation International. 841pp. 

Paculli LM, Supriatna J, Roos C (2014): Pig tailed snub-nose langur Simias concolor Miller, 1903. In: Schwitzer C, Mittermeier RA, Rylands AB, Taylor LA, Chiozza F, Williamson EA, Wallis J, Clark FE (eds.). Primates in peril: the world's 25 most endangered primates 2012-2014. IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, International Primatological Society, Conservation International, Bristol Zoological Society, 55-56.

Roos C (2014): Phylogeny and taxonomy of Vietnamese primates. In: Nadler T, Brockman D (eds.), Primates of Vietnam. Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Cuc Phuong National Park, 27-36. 

Roos C, Boonratana R, Supriantna J, Fellowes JR, Groves CP, Nash SD, Rylands AB, Mittermeier RA (2014): An updated taxonomy and conservation status review of Asian primates. Asian Primates J 4: 2-38. 

Stefen C, Nadler T, Streicher U, Schwierz E, Roos C (2014): Ein Sonnendachs aus Vietnam. Biol Unserer Zeit 44: 15-16. 

Wilson GA, Butcher LM, Foster HR, Feber A, Roos C, Walter L, Woszczek G, Beck S, Bell CG (2014): Human-specific epigenetic variation in the immunological Leukotriene B4 Receptor (LTB4R/BLT1) implicated in common inflammatory diseases. Genome Med 6: 19.

Yoder AD, Chan LM, dos Reis M, Larsen PA, Campbell CR, Rasoloarison R, Barrett M, Roos C, Kappeler P, Bielawski JP, Yang Z (2014): Molecular evolutionary characterization of a V1R subfamily unique to strepsirrhine primates. Genome Biol Evol 6: 213-227. 

Zinner D, Roos C (2014): So, what is a species anyway? A primatological perspective. Evol Anthropol 23: 21-23.

Zhou X, Wang B, Pan Q, Zhang J, Kumar S, Sun X, Liu Z, Pan H, Lin Y, Liu G, Zhan W, Li M, Ren B, Ma X, Ruan H, Cheng C, Wang D, Shi F, Hui Y, Tao Y, Zhang C, Zhu P, Xiang Z, Jiang W, Chang J, Wang H, Cao Z, Jiang Z, Li B, Yang B, Roos C, Garber PA, Bruford MW, Li R, Li M (2014): Whole-genome sequencing of the snub-nosed monkey provides insights into folivory and evolutionary history. Nat Genet 46: 1303-1310.

 

2013

Anandam M, Bennett EL, Davenport TRB, Davies NJ, Detwiler KM, Engelhardt A, Eudey AA, Gadsby EL, Groves CP, Healy A, Karanth KP, Molur S, Nadler T, Richardson MC, Riley EP, Roos C, Rylands AB, Sheeran LK, Ting N, Wallis J, Waters SS, Whittaker D, Zinner D (2013): Old World monkeys (Cercopithecidae) - species accounts. In: Mittermeier RA, Rylands AB, Wilson DE (eds.), Handbook of the mammals of the world. Vol. 3. Primates. Lynx Edicions, 628-753.

Anandam M, Groves CP, Molur S, Rawson BM, Richardson MC, Roos C, Whittaker DJ (2013): Family Hylobatidae (Gibbons) - species accounts. In: Mittermeier RA, Rylands AB, Wilson DE (eds.), Handbook of the mammals of the world. Vol. 3. Primates. Lynx Edicions, 778-791.

Barelli C, Matsudaira K, Wolf T, Roos C, Heistermann M, Hodges K, Ishida T, Malaivijitnond S, Reichard UH (2013): Extra-pair paternity confirmed in wild white-handed gibbons. Am J Primatol 75: 1185-1195.

Chan Y-C, Roos C, Inoue-Murayama M, Inoue E, Shih C-C, Jai-Chyi Pei K, Vigilant L (2013): Inferring the evolutionary histories of divergences in Hylobates and Nomascus through multilocus sequence data. BMC Evol Biol 13: 82.

Finstermeier K, Zinner D, Brameier M, Meyer M, Kreuz E, Hofreiter M, Roos C (2013): A mitogenomic phylogeny of living primates. PLoS ONE 8: e69504.

Haus T, Akom E, Agwanda B, Hofreiter M, Roos C*, Zinner D* (2013): Mitochondrial diversity and distribution of African green monkeys (Chlorocebus Gray, 1870). Am J Primatol 75: 350-360. *shared authorship

Haus T, Roos C*, Zinner D* (2013): Discordance between spatial distributions of Y-chromosomal and mitochondrial haplotypes in African green monkeys (Chlorocebus spp.): A result of introgressive hybridization or cryptic diversity? Int J Primatol 34: 986-999. *shared authorship

Kanber D, Buiting K, Roos C, Gromoll J, Kaya S, Horsthemke B, Lohmann D (2013): The evolutionary origin of the RB1 imprint. PLoS ONE 8: e81502.

Kolleck J, Yang M, Zinner D, Roos C (2013): Genetic diversity in endangered Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi): Contrasting results from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA data. PLoS ONE 8: e73647.

Lui Z, Wang B, Nadler T, Liu G, Sun T, Huang C, Zhou Q, Zhou J, Que T, Wang Z, Roos C*, Li M* (2013): Relatively recent evolution of pelage coloration in Colobinae: phylogeny and phylogeography of three closely related langur species. PLoS ONE 8: e61659. *shared authorship

Roos C, Boonratana R, Supriatna J, Fellowes JR, Rylands AB, Mittermeier RA (2013): An updated taxonomy of primates in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and China. Vietn J Primatol 2 (2): 13-26. 

Zinner D, Fickenscher GH, Roos C (2013): Family Cercopithecidae (Old World monkeys). In: Mittermeier RA, Rylands AB, Wilson DE (eds.), Handbook of the mammals of the world. Vol. 3. Primates. Lynx Edicions, 550-627.

Zinner D, Roos C (2013): Natürliche Hybridisierung bei Primaten. Biospektrum 3/2013: 2-4.

Zinner D, Wertheimer J, Liedigk R, Groeneveld LF, Roos C (2013): Baboon phylogeny as inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes. Am J Phys Anthropol 150: 133-140.

 

2012

Bell CG, Wilson GA, Butcher LM, Roos C, Walter L, Beck S (2012): Human-specific CpG “beacons” identify loci associated with human-specific traits and disease. Epigenetics 7: 1188-1199.

Chan Y-C, Roos C, Inoue-Muarayama M, Inoue E, Shih C-C, Vigilant L (2012): A comparative analysis of Y chromosome and mtDNA phylogenies of the Hylobates gibbons. BMC Evol Biol 12: 150.

Duc HM, Covert HH, Roos C, Nadler T (2012): A note on phenotypical and genetic differences of silvered langurs in Indochina (Trachypithecus germaini and T. margarita). Vietn J Primatol 2(1): 47-54.

Huchard E, Albrecht C, Schliehe-Diecks S, Baniel A, Roos C, Kappeler PM, Brameier M (2012): Large-scale MHC class II genotyping of a wild lemur population by next generation sequencing. Immunogenetics 64: 895-913.

Liedigk R, Yang M, Jablonski N, Momberg F, Geissmann T, Lwin N, Htin Hla T, Liu Z, Wong B, Li M, Yongcheng L, Zhang Y-P, Nadler T, Zinner D, Roos C (2012): Evolutionary history of the odd-nosed monkeys and the phylogenetic position of the newly described Myanmar snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus strykeri. PLoS ONE 7:e37418.

Mätz-Rensing K, Lampe K, Rohde G, Roos C, Kaup FJ (2012): Massive visceral pentastomiasis in a long-tailed macaque - an incidental finding. J Med Primatol 41: 210-213.

McLain AT, Meyer TJ, Faulk C, Herke SW, Oldenburg JM, Bourgeois MG, Abshire CF, Roos C*, Batzer MA* (2012): An Alu-based phylogeny of lemurs (Infraorder: Lemuriformes). PLoS ONE 7: e44035. *shared authorship

Meyer D, Hodges JK, Rinaldi D, Wijaya A, Roos C, Hammerschmidt K (2012): Acoustic structure of male loud-calls support the molecular phylogeny of Sumatran and Javanese leaf monkeys (genus Presbytis). BMC Evol Biol 12: 16.

Meyer TC, McLain AT, Oldenburg JM, Faulk C, Bourgeois MG, Conlin EM, Mootnick AR, de Jong P, Roos C, Carbone L, Batzer MA (2012): An Alu-based phylogeny of gibbons (Hylobatidae). Mol Biol Evol 29: 3441-3450.

Prothmann A, Laube I, Dietz J, Roos C, Mengel K, Zischler H, Herlyn H (2012): Sexual size dimorphism predicts rates of sequence evolution of SPerm Adhesion Molecule 1 (SPAM1, also PH-20) in monkeys, but not in apes (including humans). Mol Phylogenet Evol 63: 52-63.

Ting N, Astaras C, Hearn G, Honarvar S, Corush J, Burrell AS, Phillips N, Morgan BJ, Gadsby EL, Raaum R, Roos C (2012): Genetic signatures of a demographic collapse in a large-bodied forest dwelling primate (Mandrillus leucophaeus). Ecol Evol 2: 550-561.

Wang XP, Yu L, Roos C, Ting N, Chen CP, Wang J, Zhang YP (2012): Phylogenetic relationships among the colobine monkeys revisited: new insights from the analyses of complete mitochondrial genomes and forty-four nuclear non-coding markers. PLoS ONE 7: e36274.

Wu PC, Chen JB, Kawamura S, Roos C, Merker S, Shih CC, Hsu BD, Lim C, Chang TW (2012): The IgE gene in primates exhibits extraordinary evolutionary diversity. Immunogenetics 64: 279-287.

Yang M, Yang Y, Cui D, Fickenscher G, Zinner D, Roos C, Brameier M (2012): Population genetic structure of Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi) as inferred from mitochondrial control region sequences, and comparison with R. bieti and R. roxellana. Am J Phys Anthropol 147: 1-10.

 

2011

Averdam A, Kuschal C, Otto N, Westphal N, Roos C, Reinhardt R, Walter L (2011): Sequence analysis of the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinusMHC class II DQ and DR region. Immunogenetics 63: 85-93.

Ebenau A, Nadler T, Zinner D, Roos C (2011): Genetic population structure of the critically endangered Delacour’s langur in Van Long Nature Reserve, Vietnam. Vietn J Primatol 1(5): 1-15.

Kenyon M, Roos C, Binh VT, Chivers D (2011): Extrapair paternity in golden-cheeked gibbons (Nomascus gabriellae) in the secondary lowland forest of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam. Folia Primatol 82: 154-164.

Mätz-Rensing K, Kunze M, Zöller M, Roos C, Kiderlen A, Ludwig C, Kaup FJ (2011): Fatal Balamuthia mandrillaris infection in a gorilla - first case of balamuthiasis in Germany. J Med Primatol 40: 437-440.

Matauschek C, Roos C, Heymann EW (2011): Mitochondrial phylogeny of tamarins (Saguinus, Hoffmannsegg 1807) with taxonomic and biogeographic implications for the S. nigricollis species group. Am J Phys Anthropol 144: 564-574.

Meyer D, Rinaldi ID, Ramlee H, Perwitasari-Farajallah D, Hodges JK, Roos C (2011): Mitochondrial phylogeny of leaf monkeys (genus Presbytis, Eschscholtz, 1821) with implications for taxonomy and conservation. Mol Phylogenet Evol 59: 311-319.

Nadler T, Stefen C, Schwierz E, Streicher U, Roos C (2011): A new species of ferret-badger, genus Melogale, from Vietnam. Zool Garten (NF) 80: 271-286.

Perelman P, Johnson WE, Roos C, Seuanez HN, Horvath JE, Moreira MAM, Kessing B, Pontius J, Roelke, M, Rumpler Y, Schneider MPC, Silva A, O’Brien SJ, Pecon-Slattery J (2011): A molecular phylogeny of living primates. PLoS Genet 7: e1001342.

Rawson BM, Insua-Cao P, Ha NM, Thinh VN, Duc HM, Mahood S, Geissmann T, Roos C (2011): The conservation status of gibbons in Vietnam. Fauna & Flora International, Conservation International. 155pp. ISBN 978-1-903703-30-4

Roos C, Walter L, Zinner D (2011): Natural hybridization in primates. In: Weinbauer GF, Vogel F (eds.), Future trends in primate toxicology and biotechnology. Waxmann, 9-33.

Roos C*, Zinner D*, Kubatko LS, Schwarz C, Yang M, Meyer D, Nash SD, Xing J, Batzer MA, Brameier M, Leendertz FH, Ziegler T, Perwitasari-Farjallah D, Nadler T, Walter L, Osterholz M (2011): Nuclear versus mitochondrial DNA: evidence for hybridization in colobine monkeys. BMC Evol Biol 11: 77. *shared authorship

Rumpler Y, Hauwy M, Fausser JL, Roos C, Zaramody A, Andriaholinirina N, Zinner D (2011): Comparing chromosomal and mitochondrial phylogenies of the Indriidae (Primates, Lemuriformes). Chromosome Res 19: 209-224.

Shiina T, Kono A, Westphal N, Suzuki S, Hosomichi K, Kita YF, Roos C, Inoko H, Walter L (2011): Comparative genome analysis of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I B/C segments in primates elucidated by genomic sequencing in common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus). Immunogenetics63: 485-499.

Thinh VN, Hallam C, Roos C, Hammerschmidt K (2011): Concordance between vocal and genetic diversity in crested gibbons. BMC Evol Biol 11: 36.

Zinner D, Arnold ML, Roos C (2011): The strange blood: natural hybridization in primates. Evol Anthropol 20: 96-103.

Zinner D, Buba U, Nash S, Roos C (2011): Pan-African voyagers: the phylogeography of baboons. In: Sommer V, Ross C (eds.), Primates of Gashaka. Developments in primatology: progress and prospects volume 35. Springer, 267-306.

 

2010

Abi-Rached L, Kuhl H, Roos C, ten Hallers B, Zhu B, Carbone L, de Jong PJ, Mootnick AR, Knaust F, Reinhardt R, Parham P, Walter L (2010): A small, variable, and irregular Killer cell Ig-like Receptor locus accompanies the absence of MHC-C and MHC-G in gibbons. J Immunol184: 1379-1391.

Chan Y-C, Roos C, Inoue-Murayama M, Inoue E, Shih C-C, Jai-Chyi Pei K, Vigilant L (2010): Mitochondrial genome sequences effectively reveal the phylogeny of Hylobates gibbons. PLoS ONE 5: e14419.

Döring Y, Zechner U, Roos C, Rosenkranz D, Zischler H, Herlyn H (2010): Accelerated evolution of Fetuin-A (FETUA, also AHSG) is driven by positive Darwinian selection, not GC-biased gene conversion. Gene 463: 49-55.

Keller C, Roos C, Groeneveld LF, Fischer J, Zinner D (2010): Introgressive hybridization in southern African baboons shapes patterns of mtDNA variation. Am J Phys Anthropol 142: 125-136.

Mittermeier RA, Louis Jr EE, Richardson M, Schwitzer C, Langrand O, Rylands AB, Hawkins F, Rajaobelina S, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Roos C, Kappeler PM, MacKinnon J (2010): Lemurs of Madagascar, 3. edition. Conservation International, Tropical Field Guide Series. 767pp. ISBN 978-1-934151-23-5

Thinh VN, Hung LV, Dung NT, Roos C (2010): Population survey of white-cheeked crested gibbons in Ke Go Nature Reserve, Ha Tinh Province, and Khe Net Proposed Nature Reserve, Quang Binh Province. Fauna & Flora International, Conservation International, German Primate Centre. 26pp.

Thinh VN, Mootnick AR, Geissmann T, Li M, Ziegler T, Agil M, Moisson P, Nadler T, Walter L, Roos C (2010): Mitochondrial evidence for multiple radiations in the evolutionary history of small apes. BMC Evol Biol 10: 74.

Thinh VN, Mootnick AR, Thanh VN, Nadler T, Roos C (2010): A new species of crested gibbon, from the central Annamite mountain range. Vietn J Primatol 1(4): 1-12.

Thinh VN, Nadler T, Roos C, Hammerschmidt K (2010): Taxon-specific vocal characteristics of crested gibbons (Nomascus spp.). In: Nadler T, Rawson BM, Thinh VN (eds.), Conservation of primates in Indochina. Frankfurt Zoological Society, Conservation International, 121-132.

Thinh VN, Rawson B, Hallam C, Kenyon M, Nadler T, Walter L, Roos C (2010): Phylogeny and distribution of crested gibbons (genus Nomascus) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequence data. Am J Primatol 72: 1047-1054.

Zinner D, Roos C (2010): Einfluss von Hybridisierung in der Evolution von Primaten. Braunschweiger Naturkundl Schriften 9(2): 135-156.

 

2009

Averdam A, Petersen B, Rosner C, Neff J, Roos C, Eberle M, Aujard F, Münch C, Schempp W, Carrington M, Shiina T, Inoko H, Knaust F, Coggill P, Sehra H, Beck S, Abi-Rached L, Reinhardt R, Walter L (2009): A novel system of diverse NK cell receptors in primates. PLoS Genet 5: e1000688.

Carbone L, Mootnick AR, Nadler T, Moisson P, Ryder OA, Roos C, de Jong PJ (2009): A chromosomal inversion unique to the northern white-cheeked gibbon. PLoS ONE 4: e4999.

Liedigk R, Thinh VN, Nadler T, Walter L, Roos C (2009): Evolutionary history and phylogenetic position of the Indochinese grey langur (Trachypithecus crepusculus). Vietn J Primatol1(3): 1-8.

Mittermeier RA, Wallis J, Rylands AB, Ganzhorn JU, Oates JF, Williamson EA, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Long Y, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Cortés-Ortiz L, Schwitzer C (2009): Primates in peril: the world’s 25 most endangered primates 2008-2010. Primate Conserv 24: 1-57.

Mittermeier RA, Wallis J, Rylands AB, Ganzhorn JU, Oates JF, Williamson EA, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Long Y, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Cortés-Ortiz L, Schwitzer C (2009): Primates in peril: the world’s 25 most endangered primates 2008-2010. IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, International Primatological Society, Conservation International. 84pp. ISBN 978-1-934151-34-1

Osterholz M, Walter L, Roos C (2009): Retropositional events consolidate the branching order of New World monkey genera. Mol Phylogenet Evol 50: 507-513.

Yang M, Sun DY, Zinner D, Roos C (2009): Reproductive parameters in Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi). Am J Primatol 71: 266-270.

Ziegler JO, Waelther M, Linzer TR, Segelbacher G, Stauss M, Roos C, Loeschcke V, Tomiuk J (2009): Frequent non-reciprocal exchange in microsatellite-containing-DNA-regions of vertebrates. J Zool Syst Evol Res 47: 15-20.

Zinner D, Arnold ML, Roos C (2009): Is the new primate genus Rungwecebus a baboon?PLoS ONE4: e4859.

Zinner D, Groeneveld LF, Keller C, Roos C (2009): Mitochondrial phylogeography of baboons (Papio spp.) - indication for introgressive hybridization? BMC Evol Biol 9: 83.

 

2008

Liu W, Huang C, Roos C, Zhou Q, Li Y, Wei F (2008): Identification of the species, origin and sex of smuggled douc langur remains. Vietn J Primatol 1(2): 63-69.

Markolf M, Roos C, Kappeler PM (2008): Genetic and demographic consequences of a rapid reduction in population size in a solitary lemur (Mirza coquereli). Open Conserv Biol J 2: 21-29.

Möller-Krull M, Zemann A, Roos C, Brosius J, Schmitz J (2008): Beyond DNA: RNA-editing and steps toward Alu-exonization in primates. J Mol Biol 382: 601-609.

Osterholz M, Vermeer J, Walter L, Roos C (2008): A PCR-based marker to simply identify Saimiri sciureus and S. boliviensis boliviensis. Am J Primatol 70: 1177-1180.

Osterholz M, Walter L, Roos C (2008): Phylogenetic position of the langur genera Semnopithecus and Trachypithecus among Asian colobines, and affiliations of their species groups. BMC Evol Biol 8: 58.

Rawson B, Roos C (2008): A new primate species record for Cambodia: Pygathrix nemaeus. Cambodian J Natl Hist 1: 7-11.

Roos C (2008): Five years "Indochinese Primate Conservation Genetics Project". Vietn J Primatol 1(2): 77-80.

Roos C, Nadler T, Walter L (2008): Mitochondrial phylogeny, taxonomy and biogeography of the silvered langur species group (Trachypithecus cristatus). Mol Phylogenet Evol 47: 629-636.

Rumpler Y, Warter S, Hauwy M, Roos C, Zinner D (2008): Comparing chromosomal and mitochondrial phylogenies of sportive lemurs (genus Lepilemur, Primates). Chromosome Res 16: 1143-1158.

Schempp W, Münch C, Roos C, Nadler T (2008): Chromosomal and molecular study of a hybrid between Pygathrix nemaeus and Trachypithecus laotum hatinhensis. Vietn J Primatol 1(2): 55-62.

Zinner D, Kraft R, Roos C (2008): The phylogenetic position of "Papio ruhei" - a unique baboon taxon from Somalia? Zool Garten (NF)77: 303-311.

 

2007

Averdam A, Seelke S, Grützner I, Rosner C, Roos C, Westphal N, Stahl-Hennig C, Muppala V, Schrod A, Sauermann U, Dressel R, Walter L (2007): Genotyping and segregation analyses indicate the presence of two MIC genes in rhesus macaques. Immunogenetics 59: 247-251.

Huck M, Roos C, Heymann EW (2007): Spatio-genetic population structure in moustached tamarins, Saguinus mystax. Am J Phys Anthropol 139: 576-583.

Masters JC, Boniotto M, Crovella S, Roos C, Pozzi L, DelPero M (2007): Phylogenetic relationships among the Lorisoidea as indicated by craniodental morphology and mitochondrial sequence data. Am J Primatol 69: 6-15.

Mittermeier RA, Ratsimbazafy J, Rylands AB, Williamson L, Oates JF, Mbora D, Ganzhorn JU, Rodríguez-Luna E, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Yongcheng L, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Aguiar JM (2007): Previews: world’s 25 most endangered primates 2006-2008. Zoos' Print 22: 1-11.

Mittermeier RA, Ratsimbazafy J, Rylands AB, Williamson L, Oates JF, Mbora D, Ganzhorn JU, Rodríguez-Luna E, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Yongcheng L, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Aguiar JM (2007): Primates in peril: the world’s 25 most endangered primates 2006-2008. Primate Conserv 22: 1-40.

Tomiuk J, Bachmann L, Bauer C, Rolfs A, Schöls L, Roos C, Zischler H, Schuler M, Bruntner S, Riess O, Bauer P (2007): Repeat expansion in spinocerebellar ataxia type 17 (SCA17) alleles of the TATA-box binding protein (TBP) gene: an evolutionary approach. Eur J Hum Genet 15: 81-87.

Roos C, Thanh VN, Walter L, Nadler T (2007): Molecular systematics of Indochinese primates. Vietn J Primatol 1(1): 41-53.

Ziegler T, Abegg C, Meijaard E, Perwitasari-Farajallah D, Walter L, Hodges JK, Roos C (2007): Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary history of Southeast Asian macaques forming the M. silenus group. Mol Phylogenet Evol 42: 807-816.

Zinner D, Roos C, Fausser JL, Groves C, Rumpler Y (2007): Disputed taxonomy classification of sportive lemurs (Lepilemur) in NW Madagascar. Lemur News12: 53-56.

 

2006

Abumaria N, Rygula R, Ruether E, Havemann-Reinecke U, Bodemer W, Roos C, Fluegge G (2006): Identification of genes regulated by chronic social stress in the dorsal raphe nucleus of rats. Cell Mol Neurobiol 26: 145-162.

Andriaholinirina N*, Fausser JL*, Roos C*, Zinner D*, Thalmann U*, Rabarivola C, Ravoarimanana I, Ganzhorn JU, Meier B, Hilgartner R, Walter L, Zaramody A, Langer C, Hahn T, Zimmermann E, Radespiel U, Craul M, Tomiuk J, Tattersall I, Rumpler Y (2006): Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the sportive lemurs (Lepilemur, Primates). BMC Evol Biol6: 17. *shared authorship

Andriaholinirina N, Rabarivola C, Zaramody A, Roos C, Zinner D, Fausser JL, Hauwy M, Rumpler Y (2006): Cytogenetic and molecular characterization of the newly described sportive lemur Lepilemur jamesi (Louis et al. 2006). Primate Report 74: 25-33.

Rabarivola C, Zaramody A, Fausser JL, Andriaholinirina N, Roos C, Zinner D, Rumpler Y (2006): Cytogenetic and molecular characteristics of a new species of Lepilemur from Northern Madagascar. Lemur News 11: 45-49.

Roos C, Kappeler PM (2006): Distribution and conservation status of two newly described cheirogaleid species, Mirza zaza and Microcebus lehilahytsara. Primate Conserv 21: 51-53.

Rump A, Roesen-Wolff A, Gahr M, Seidenberg J, Roos C, Walter L, Guenther V, Roesler J (2006): A splice-supporting intronic mutation in the last bp position of a cryptic exon within intron 6 of the CYBB gene induces its incorporation into the mRNA causing chronic granulomatous disease (CGD). Gene 371: 174-181.

Stengel A, Roos C, Hunsmann G, Seifarth W, Leib-Mösch C, Greenwood A (2006): Expression profiles of endogenous retroviruses in Old World monkeys. J Virol 80: 4415-4421.

Zaramody A, Fausser JL, Roos C, Zinner D, Andriaholinirina N, Rabarivola C, Norscia I, Tattersall I, Rumpler Y (2006): Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the eastern woolly lemurs (Avahi laniger). Primate Report 74: 9-23.

 

2005

Kappeler PM, Rasoloarison RM, Razafimanantsoa L, Walter L, Roos C (2005): Morphology, behaviour and molecular evolution of giant mouse lemurs (Mirza spp.) Gray, 1870, with description of a new species. Primate Report 71: 3-26.

Nadler T, Walter L, Roos C (2005): Molecular evolution, systematics and distribution of the taxa within the silvered langur species group (Trachypithecus [cristatus]) in Southeast Asia. Zool Garten (NF)75: 238-247.

Roos C, Dressel R, Schmidt B, Günther E, Walter L (2005): The rat expresses two complement factor C4 proteins, but only one isotope is expressed in the liver. J Immunol 174: 970-975.

Roos C, Walter L (2005): Considerable haplotypic diversity in the RT1-CE class I gene region of the rat major histocompatibility complex. Immunogenetics 56: 773-777.

Schmitz J, Roos C, Zischler H (2005): Primate phylogeny: molecular evidence from retroposons. Cytogenet Genome Res108: 26-37.

 

2004

Boissinot S, Roos C, Furano AV (2004): Different rates of LINE-1 (L1) retroposon amplification and evolution in New World monkeys. J Mol Evol 58: 122-130.

Di Tommaso A, Soler C, Roos C, Kitzis A, Ladeveze V (2004): The ink4a/arf locus evolution in primates: characterization of three ARF sequences. DNA Cell Biol 23: 167-173.

Roos C, Schmitz J, Zischler H (2004): Primate jumping genes elucidate strepsirrhine phylogeny. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA101: 10650-10654.

Geissmann T, Groves CP, Roos C (2004): The Tenasserim lutung, Trachypithecus barbei (Blyth, 1847) (Primates: Cercopithecidae): description, of a live specimen, and a reassessment of phylogenetic affinities, taxonomic history, and distribution. Contrib Zool 73: 271-282.

Roos C (2004): Molecular evolution and systematics of Vietnamese primates. In: Nadler T, Streicher U, Long HT (eds.), Conservation of primates in Vietnam. Haki Publishing, 23-28.

Zischler H, Roos C, Hunsmann G (2004): Chapter 3: a brief introduction to primate evolution. In: Sverdlov ED (ed.), Retroviruses and primate genome evolution. Eurekah/Landes Bioscience, 51-67.

 

2003

Roos C (2003): 2.3 Molecular phylogeny and systematics of Vietnamese leaf monkeys. In: Nadler T, Momberg F, Dang NX, Lormee N (eds.),Vietnam primate conservation status review 2002 - part 2: leaf monkeys. Frankfurt Zoological Society, Flora & Fauna International, 19-23.

Roos C, Ziegler T, Hodges JK, Zischler H, Abegg C (2003): Molecular phylogeny of Mentawai macaques: taxonomic and biogeographic implications. Mol Phylogenet Evol 29: 139-150.

 

2001

Roos C, Geissmann T (2001): Molecular phylogeny of the major hylobatid divisions. Mol Phylogenet Evol 19: 486-494.

Roos C, Nadler T (2001): Molecular evolution of the douc langurs. Zool Garten (NF) 71: 1-6.

 

2000

Blusch JH, Patience C, Takeuchi Y, Templin C, Roos C, von der Helm K, Steinhoff G, Martin U (2000): A polymerase chain reaction-based protocol for the detection of transmission of pig endogenous retroviruses in pig to human xenotransplantation. Transplantation 69: 2167-2172.

Blusch JH, Roos C, Nitschko H (2000): Infection of nonhuman primate cells by pig endogenous retrovirusJ Virol 74: 7687-7690.

Dennin RH, Wo J, Chen Z, Roos C (2000): DNA of nonhuman primates harbors hepatitis C-virus-specific sequences of its 5’-non-coding region (5’-NCR). Z Gastroenterol 38: 925-931.

Roos C (2000): Phylogeny and genetics of the Cat Ba langur. In: Nadler T, Long HT (eds.), The Cat Ba langur - past, present and future. Frankfurt Zoological Society, 22-23.

 

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