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Ackermann RR, Arnold ML, Baiz MD, Cahill J, Cortes-Ortiz L, Evans BJ, Grant BR, Grant PR, Hallgrimsson B, Humphreys R, Jolly CJ, Malukiewicz J, Percival CJ, Ritzman T, Roos C, Roseman CC, Schroeder L, Smith F, Warren K, Wayne R, Zinner D (in press): Hybridization in human evolution: insights from other organisms. Evolutionary Anthropology

Roos C: Taxonomic classification of colobine monkeys. In: Matsuda I, Grueter CC, Teichroeb JA (eds.), The colobines: natural history, behaviour and ecological diversity. Springer 

Roos C, Kothe M, Alba DM, Delson E, Zinner D (in press): The radiation of macaques out of Africa: evidence from mitogenome divergence times and the fossil record. Journal of Human Evolution

Roos C, Zinner D (in press): Molecular phylogeny and phylogeography of colobines
In: Matsuda I, Grueter CC, Teichroeb JA (eds), The Colobines: Natural History, Behaviour and Ecological Diversity. Springer

Wang X, Lim BK, Ting N, Liang Y, Roos C, Yu L: Reconstructing the phylogeny of New World monkeys (Platyrrhini): evidence form multiple non-coding loci. Curr Zool



Publications 2019

Chala D, Roos C, Svenning JC, Zinner D (2019): Species specific effects of climate change on the distribution of suitable baboon habitats – Ecological niche modelling of current and Last Glacial Maximum conditions. Journal of Human Evolution 132: 215-226 

Cortés-Ortiz L, Roos C, Zinner D (2019): Introduction to special issue on primate hybridization and hybrid zones. Int J Primatol 40(1): 1-8

Kuang W-M, Ming C, Li H-P, Wu H, Wang G-D, Zhang Y-P, Roos C, Frantz L, Zhang C-L, Yang J-Y, Yu L (2019): The origin and population history of the endangered golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana). Mol Biol Evol 36(3): 487-499

Rogers J, Raveendran M, Harris RA, Mailund T, Leppälä K, Athanasiadis G, Schierup M, Cheng J, Munch K, Walker JA, Kongel MK, Jordan VE, Steely CJ, Beckstrom TO, Bergey C, Burrell A, Schrempf D, Noll A, Kothe M, Kopp GH, Liu Y, Murali S, Billis K, Martin FJ, Muffato M, Cox L, Else J, Disotell T, Muzny DE, Phillips-Conroy J, Aken B, Eichler EE, Marques-Bonet T, Kosiol C, Batzer M, Hahn MW, Tung J, Zinner D, Roos C, Jolly CJ, Gibbs RA, Worley KC, Baboon Genome Analysis Consortium (2019): The comparative genomics and complex population history of Papio baboons. Science Advances 5(1): eaau6947 

Roos CLiedigk R, Thinh VN, Nadler T, Zinner D (2019): The hybrid origin of the Indochinese gray langur Trachypithecus crepusculus. Int J Primatol 40(1): 8-27

Zinner D, Tesfaye D, Stenseth NC, Bekele A, Mekonnen A, Doeschner S, Atickem A, Roos C (2019): Is Colobus guereza gallarum a valid endemic Ethiopian taxon?. Primate Biology 6: 7-16


Publications 2018

Atickem A, Stenseth NC, Drouilly M, Bock S, Roos C, Zinner D (2018): Deep divergence among mitochondrial lineages of African jackal. Zoologica Scripta 47(1): 1-8

Bleyer M, Risch T, Roos C, Kaup F-J, Mätz-Rensing (2018): Taenia crassiceps cysticercosis in a Nilgiri langur (Semnopithecus johnii). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 49(2): 501-404

Böker KO, Lemus-Diaz N, Rinaldi Ferreira R, Schiller L, Schneider S, Gruber J (2018): The Impact of the CD9 Tetraspanin on Lentivirus Infectivity and Exosome Secretion. Mol Ther 26(2): 634-647

Chuma IS, Batamuzi EK, Collins DA, Fyumagwa RD, Hallmaier-Wacker LK, Kazwala RR, Keyyu JD, Lejora IA, Lipende IF, Lüert S, Paciência FMD, Piel A, Stewart FA, Zinner D, Roos C, Knauf S (2018): Treponema pallidum infection is widespread in nonhuman primates in Tanzania. Emerging Infectious Diseases 24(6): 1002-1009

Damert A (2018): Phylogenomic analysis reveals splicing as a mechanism of parallel evolution of noncanonical SVAs in hominine primates. Mobile DNA 9: 30

Damert A (2018): Lineage-specific evolution of SVA and LAVA retrotransposons. Molecular Life 2(1): 11-15

Ensser A, Großkopf AK, Mätz-Rensing K, Roos C, Hahn AS (2018): Isolation and sequence analysis of a novel rhesus macaque foamy virus isolate with a serotype‑1‑like env. Arch Virol 163(9): 2507-2512

Estrada A, Garber PA, Mittermeier RA, Wich S, Gouveia S, Dobrovolski R, Nekaris KAI, Nijman V, Rylands AB, Maisels F, Williamson EA, Bicca-Marques J, Fuentes A, Jerusalinsky L, Johnson S, Rodrigues de Melo F, Oliveira L, Schwitzer C, Roos C, Cheyne SM, Martins Kierulff MC, Raharivololona B, Talebi M, Ratsimbazafy J, Supriatna J, Boonratana R, Wedana M, Setiawan A (2018): Primates in peril: the significance of Brazil, Madagascar, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo for global primate conservation. PeerJ 6: e4869

Gutleb DR, Ostner J, Schülke O, Wajjwalku W, Sukmak M, Roos C, Noll A (2018): Non-invasive genotyping with a massively parallel sequencing panel for the detection of SNPs in HPA-axis genes. Scientific Reports 8: 15944

Gutleb DR, Roos C, Noll A, Ostner J & Schülke O (2018): COMT Val158Met moderates the link between rank and aggression in a non-human primate. Genes, Brain and Behavior 17(4): e12443

Hallmaier-Wacker LK, Lüert S, Roos C, Knauf S (2018)
The impact of storage buffer, DNA extraction method, and polymerase on microbial analysis
Scientific Reports 8: 6292

Hoffmann DB, Gruber J, Böker KO, Deppe D, Sehmisch S, Schilling AF, Lemus-Diaz N, Komrakova M, Schneider S (2018): Effects of RANKL-Knockdown by Virus-like Particle mediated RNA-interference in a rat model of osteoporosis. Mole Ther Nucleic Acids 12: 443–452

Hydes T, Noll A, Salinas-Riester G, Abuhilal M, Armstrong T, Hamady Z, Primrose J, Takhar A, Walter L, Khakoo SI (2018): IL-12 and IL-15 induce the expression of CXCR6 and CD49a on peripheral natural killer cells. Immun Inflam Dis 6(1) 34-46

Knauf S, Gogarten JF, Schuenemann VJ, de Nys HM, Düx A, Strouhal M, Mikalová L, Bos KI, Armstrong R, Batamuzi EK, Chuma IS, Davoust B, Diatta G, Fyumagwa RD, Kazwala RR, Keyyu JD, Lejora IAV, Levasseur A, Liu H, Mayhew MA, Mediannikov O, Raoult D, Wittig RM, Roos C, Leendertz FH, Šmajs D, Nieselt K, Krause J, Calvignac-Spencer S (2018): Nonhuman primates across sub-Saharan Africa are infected with the yaws bacterium Treponema pallidum subsp. Pertenue. Emerging Microbes & Infections 7: 157

Lemus-Diaz N, Tamon L, Gruber J (i2018): Dual fluorescence reporter based Analytical Flow Cytometry for miRNA Induced Regulation in Mammalian Cells. Bio-Protocol 8(17): e3000

Liu Z, Tan X, Orozco-terWengel P, Zhou X, Zhang L, Tian S, Liu G, Yan Z, Xu H, Wang B, Ren B, Zhang P, Xiang Z, Sun B, Roos C, Bruford M, Li M (2018): Population genomics of wild Chinese rhesus macaques reveals a dynamic demographic history and local adaptation, with implications for biomedical research. Gigascience 7: giy106

Lowe R, Barton C, Jenkins CA, Ernst C, Forman O, Fernandez-Twinn DS, Bock C, Rossiter SJ, Faulkes CG, Ozanne SE, Walter L, Odom DT, Mellersh C, Rakyan VK (2018): Ageing-associated DNA methylation dynamics are a molecular readout of lifespan variation among mammalian species. Genome Biol 19(1): 22

Mekonnen A, Rueness EK, Stenseth NC, Fashing PJ, Bekele A, Hernandez-Aguilar RA, Missbach R, Haus T, Zinner D, Roos C (2018): Population genetic structure and evolutionary history of Bale monkeys (Chlorocebus djamdjamensis) in the southern Ethiopian Highlands. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18: 106

Robinson J, Guethlein LA, Maccari G, Blokhuis J, Bimber BN, de Groot NG, Sanderson ND, Abi-Rached L, Walter L, Bontrop R, Hammond JA, Marsh SGE, Parham P (2018): Nomenclature for the KIR of non-human species. Immunogenetics 70(9): 571-583

Roos, C (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of a Toque Macaque (Macaca sinica). Mitochondrial DNA Part B Resources 3(1): 182-183

Roos C, Chuma IS, Collins DA, Knauf S, Zinner D (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of an olive baboon (Papio anubis) from Gombe National Park, Tanzania. Mitochondrial DNA Part B Resources 3(1): 177-178

SchillerLA, Lemus-Diez N, Rinaldi Fereirra R, Böker KO, Gruber J (2018): Enhanced Production of Exosome-Associated AAV by Overexpression of the Tetraspanin CD9. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev 9: 278-287

Zinner D, Atickem A, Beehner JC, Bekele A, Bergman TJ, Burke R, Dolotovskaya S, Fashing PJ, Gippoliti S, Knauf S, Knauf Y, Mekonnen A, Moges A, Nguyen N, Stenseth NC, Roos C (2018): Phylogeography, mitochondrial DNA diversity, and demographic history of geladas (Theropithecus gelada). PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202303

Zinner D, Chuma IS, Knauf S, Roos C (2018): Inverted intergeneric introgression between critically endangered kipunjis and yellow baboons in two disjunct populations. Biology Letters 14: 20170729

Publications 2017

Andriaholinirina N, Fausser JL, Roos C, Zinner D, Thalmann U, Rabarivola CJ, 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 (2017): Corrective paper concerning three new species of the genus Lepilemur I. Geoffroy, 1851 (Mammalia). Dumerilia 7: 62-71

Boieri M, Shah P, Jalapothu D, Zaitseva O, Walter L, Rolstad B, Naper C, Dressel R, Inngjerdingen M (2017): Rat acute GvHD is Th1-driven and characterized by predominant donor CD4+ T cell infiltration of skin and gut. Exp Hematol 50: 33-45.e3

Dolotovskaya S, Torroba JB, Haus T, Noll A, Hofreiter M, Zinner D, Roos C (2017): Comparing mitogenomic timetrees for two African savannah primate genera (Chlorocebus and Papio). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 181(2): 471-483

Estrada A, Garber PA, Rylands AB, Roos C, Fernandez-Duque E, Di Fiore A, Nekaris KAI, Nijman V, Heymann EW, Lambert JE, Rovero F, Barelli C, Setchell JM, Gillespie TR, Mittermeier RA, Arregoitia LV, de Guinea M, Gouveia S, Dobrovolski R, Shanee S, Shanee N, Boyle S, Fuentes A, MacKinnon KC, Amato KR, Meyer ALS, Wich S, Sussman RW, Pan R, Kone I, Li B (2017): Impending extinction crisis of the world’s primates: why primates matter. Science Advances 3(1): e1600946

Groves CP, Cotterill FPD, Gippoliti S, Robovský J, Roos C, Taylor P, Zinner D (2017): Species definitions and conservation: a review and case studies. Conservation Genetics 18(6): 1247-1256

Hallmaier-Wacker LK, Munster VJ, Knauf S (2017): Disease reservoirs: from conceptual frameworks to applicable criteria. Emerging Microbes & Infections 6(9): e79

Jo P, Azizian A, Salendo J, Kramer F, Bernhardt M, Wolff HA, Gruber J, Grade M, Beißbarth T, Ghadimi BM, Gaedcke J (2017): Changes of microrna levels in plasma of patients with rectal cancer during chemoradiotherapy. Int J Mol Sci 18(6): E1140

Kaesler E, Kappeler PM, Brameier M, Demeler J, Kraus C, Rakotoniaina JH, Hämäläinen AM, Huchard E (2017): Shared evolutionary origin of MHC polymorphism in sympatric lemurs. Mol Ecol 26(20): 5629-5645

Lemus-Diaz N, Böker KO, Rodriguez-Polo I, Mitter M, Preis J, Gruber J (2017): Dissecting the gene regulatory activity of miRNAs at the single cell level. Sci Rep 7: 45197

Meyer D, Momberg F, Matauschek C, Oswald P, Lwin N, Aung SS, Yang Y, Xiao W, Long Y-C, Grueter CC, Roos C (2017): Conservation status of the Myanmar or black snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus strykeri. Fauna & Flora International, Institute for Eastern-Himalaya Biodiversity Research, German Primate Center. 64 pp

Nadler T, Roos C (2017): Impending extinction crisis of the world's primates - Implications for Vietnam. Vietnamese Journal of Primatology 2(5): 25-35

Nater A, Mattle-Greminger MP, Nurcahyo A, Nowak MG, de Manuel M, Desai T, Gives C, Pybus M, Bilgin Sonay T, Roos C, Lameira AR, Wich SA, Askew J, Davila-Ross M, Fredriksson G, de Valles G, Casals F, Prado-Martinez J, Goossens B, Verschoor E, Warren KS, Singleton I, Marques DA, Pamungkas J, Perwitasari-Farajallah W, Rianti P, Tuuga A, Gut IG, Gut M, Orozco-terWengel P, van Schaik CP, Bertranpetit J, Anisimova M, Scally A, Marques-Bonet T, Meijaard E, Krützen M (2017): Morphometric, behavioral, and genomic evidence for a new orangutan species. Current Biology 27(22): 3487-3498

Nguyen Van Thien, Nguyen Quang Hoa Anh, Van Ngoc Thinh, Le Vu Khoi, Roos C (2017): Distribution of the northern yellow-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus annamensis) in Central Vietnam. Vietnamese Journal of Primatology 2(5): 83-88

Peng-Fei Fan, Kai He, Xing Chen, Ortiz A, Bin Zhang, Chao Zhao, Yun-Qiao Li, Hai-Bo Zhang,
Kimock C, Wen-Zhi Wang, Groves C, Turvey ST, Roos C, Helgen KM, Xue-Long Jiang
(2017): Description of a new species of Hoolock gibbon (Primates: Hylobatidae) based on integrative taxonomy. American Journal of Primatology , 79 (5): e22631. 10.1002/ajp.22631.

Pöhlmann S, Krüger A, Hafezi W, Schneider S, Gruber J, Winkler M, Kaul A (2017): Detection systems for antibody responses against herpes B virus. Primate Biology 4: 9-16

Roos C, Zinner D (2017): Primate phylogeny. In: A Fuentes (ed) The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ, 1063-^068 DOI: 10.1002/9781119179313.wbprim0079

Roos C, Zinner D (2017): Primate conservation genetics. In: A Fuentes (ed) The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ, pp 1053-1058, DOI: 10.1002/9781119179313.wbprim0394

Salleh FM, Ramos-Madrigal J, Peñaloza F, Liu S, Sinding MH, Patel RP, Martins R, Lenz D, Fickel J, Roos C, Shamsir MS (2017): An expanded mammal mitogenome dataset from Southeast Asia. GigaScience 6(8): 1-8

Walter L, Petersen B (2017): Diversification of both KIR and NKG2 NK cell receptor genes in macaques – implications for highly complex MHC-dependent regulation of NK cells. Immunology 150(2): 139-145

Weil S, Memmer S, Lechner A, Huppert V, Giannattasio A, Becker T, Müller-Runte A, Lampe K, Beutner D, Quaas A, Schubert R, Herrmann E, Steinle A, Koehl U, Walter L, von Bergwelt-Baildon M, Koch J (2017): NKG2D ligand depletion reconstitutes NK cell immunosurveillance of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Front Immunol 8: 387

Zinner D, Keller C, Nyahongo JW, Butynski T, de Jong Y, Pozzi L, Knauf S, Liedigk R, Roos C (2015) publ. 2017: Distribution of mitochondrial clades and morphotypes of baboons Papio spp. (Primates: Cercopithecidae) in eastern Africa. Journal of East African Natural History 104 (1&2): 143–168

Zmora P, Molau-Blazejewska P, Bertram S, Walendy-Gnirß K, Nehlmeier I, Hartleib A, Moldenhauer A-S, Konzok S, Dehmel S, Sewald K, Brinkmann C, Curths C, Knauf S, Gruber J, Mätz-Rensing K, Dahlmann F, Braun A, Pöhlmann S (2017): Non-human primate orthologues of TMPRSS2 cleave and activate the influenza virus hemagglutinin. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0176597

Publications 2016

Azizian A, Gruber J, Ghadimi MB, Gaedcke J (2016): MicroRNA in rectal cancer. World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(5): 416-426

Beyer U, Krönung SK, Leha A, Walter L, Dobbelstein M (2016): Comprehensive identification of genes driven by ERV9-LTRs reveals TNFRSF10B as a re-activatable mediator of testicular cancer cell death. Cell Death Differ 23: 64-75

Byrareddy SN, Arthos J, Cicala C, Villinger F, Ortiz KT, Little D, Sidell N, Kane M, Yu J, Jones JW, Santangelo PS, Zurla C, McKinnon LR, Arnold K, Woody C, 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 following short term ART and α4β7-mAb treatment. Science 354(6309): 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). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 23: 20160067

Fischer HJ, Witte A-K, Walter L, Gröne H-J, van den Brandt J, Reichardt H (2016): Distinct roles of T cell lymphopenia and the microbial flora for gastrointestinal and CNS autoimmunity. FASEB J 30(5): 1724-1732

Hoffmann DB, Böker KO, Schneider S, Eckermann-Felkl E, Schuder A, Komrakova M, Sehmisch S, Gruber J (2016). In Vivo siRNA Delivery Using JC Virus-like Particles Decreases the Expression of RANKL in Rats. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids, 5(3): e298

Isernhagen A, Schilling D, Monecke S, Elsner L, Shah, P, Walter L, Multhoff G, Dressel R (2016): The MICA-129Met/Val dimorphism affects plasma membrane expression and shedding of MICA. Immunogenetics 68(2): 109-123

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   - twitter BMC Series -

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

Monzon-Casanova E, Rudolf R, Starick L, Müller I, Söllner C, Müller N, Westphal N, Miyoshi-Akiyama T, Uchiyama T, Berberich I, Walter L*, Herrmann T* (2016): The “forgotten”: Identification and functional characterization of MHC class II molecules H2-Eb2 and RT1-Db2. J Immunol 196(3): 988-999
* shared senior authorship

Petersen B, Walter L (2016): Genomik des KIR/HLA-Systems und Regulation von NK-Lymphozyten. BIOspektrum 22(6): 600-602

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): 1-12

Rekers NV, Bajema IM, Mallat MJ, Petersen B, Anholts JD, Swings GM, van Miert PP, Kerkhoff C, Roth J, Popp D, van Groningen MC, Baeten D, Goemaere N, Kraaij MD, Zandbergen M, Heidt S, van Kooten C, de Fijter JW, Claas FH, Eikmans M (2016): Beneficial immune effects of myeloid-related proteins in kidney transplant rejection. Am J Transplant 16(5): 1441-1445

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 New York, pp 151-164

Roos C (2016): Selangor silvery langur Trachypithecus selangorensis Roos, Nadler, and Walter 2008. In: Rowe N, Myers M (eds), All the World’s Primates. Pogonias, Charlestown, pp 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(2): 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, Rozhdestvensky 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. Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects. Springer, New Yor, pp 193-213

Publications 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 82: 495-510

Hechinger AK, Smith BA, Flynn R, Hanke K, McDonald-Hyman C, Taylor PA, Pfeiffer D, Hackanson B, Leonhardt F, Prinz G, Dierbach H, Schmitt-Graeff A, Kovarik J, Blazar BR, Zeiser R (2015): Therapeutic activity of multiple common γ-chain cytokine inhibition in acute and chronic GVHD. Blood 125(3): 570-580

Isernhagen A, Malzahn D, Viktorova E, Elsner L, von Bonin F, Kilisch M, Wermuth JM, Walther N, Balavarca Y, Engelke M, Walter L, Bickeböller H, Kube D, Wulf G, Dressel R (2015: The MICA-129 dimorphism affects NKG2D signaling and outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. EMBO Mol Med 7(11): 1480-1502

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(8): 878-889

Kraus RH, 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(2): 295-305

Kruse V, Hamann C, Monecke S, Cyganek L, Elsner L, Hübscher D, Walter L, Streckfuss-Bömeke K, Guan K, Dressel R (2015): Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Are Targets for Allogeneic and Autologous Natural Killer (NK) Cells and Killing Is Partly Mediated by the Activating NK Receptor DNAM-1. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125544

Liedigk R, Kolleck J, Böker KO, Meijaard E, Munir Md-Zain B, Abdul-Latiff MAB, Ampeng A, Lakim M, Abdul-Patah P, Tosi AJ, Brameier M, Zinner D, Roos C (2015): Mitogenomic phylogeny and phylogeography 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(6): 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(5): 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,
pp 50-52

Pechouskova E, Dammhahn M, Brameier M, Fichtel C, Kappeler PM, Huchard E (2015): MHC class II variation in a rare and ecological specialist mouse lemur reveals lower allelic richness and contrasting selection patterns compared to a generalist and widespread sympatric congener. Immunogenetics 67(4): 229-245

Pozzi L, Nekaris KAI, Perkin A, Bearder SK, Pimley ER, Schulze H, Streicher U, Kitchener A, Zischler H, Zinner D, Roos C (2015): Remarkable ancient divergences amongst neglected Lorisiform primates. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175(3): 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, pp 3-16

Walter L (2015): Genetic variation of the major histocompatibility complex in Macaca mulatta and Macaca fascicularis. In: Blümel J, Korte S, Schenck E, Weinbauer GF (eds) The Nonhuman Primate in Nonclinical Drug Development and Safety Assessment. Elsevier, pp 37-46

Walter L, Ansari A (2015): MHC and KIR polymorphisms in rhesus macaque SIV infection. Front Immunol 6: 540

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(8): 901-910

Publications 2014

Albrecht C, Malzahn D, Brameier M, Hermes M, Ansari AA, Walter L (2014): Progression to AIDS in SIV-infected rhesus macaques is associated with distinct KIR and MHC class I polymorphisms and NK cell dysfunction. Front Immunol 5: 600

Abdul-Latiff MAB, Ruslin F, Vun VF, Mohd-Hashim A, Rovie-Ryan JJ, Abdul-Patah P, Lakim M, Roos C, Yaakop S, Md-Zain BM (2014): Phylogenetic relationships of Malaysia’s long-tailed macaques, Macaca fascicularis, based on cytochrome b sequences. ZooKeys 407: 121–140 

Byrareddy SN, Kallam B, Arthos J, Cicala C, Nawaz F, Hiatt J, Kersh EN, McNicholl JM, Hanson D, Reimann KA, Brameier M, Walter L, Rogers K, Mayne AE, Dunbar P, Villinger T, Little D, Parslow TG, Santangelo PJ, Villinger F, Fauci AS, Ansari AA (2014): Targeting α4β7 integrin reduces mucosal transmission of simian immunodeficiency virus and protects gut-associated lymphoid tissue from infection. Nat Med 20: 1397-1400

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, Ayarpadikannan S, Koga A, Imai H, Hirai H, Roos C, Kim HS (2014): Novel variable number of tandem repeats of gibbon in MAOA gene and its evolutionary significance. Genome 57(8): 427-432

Haus T, Prinz K, Pauling B, Roos C (2014): Genotyping of non-human primate models: perspectives and challenges for the implementation of the "three R's". Primate Biol 1: 1-9

Haus T, Ferguson B, Rogers J, Doxiadis G, Certa U, Rose NJ, Teepe R, Weinbauer GF, Roos C (2014): Genome typing of nonhuman primate models: implications for biomedical research. Trends Genet 30(11): 482-487

Karunakaran MM, Göbel TW, Starick L, Walter L, Herrmann T (2014): Vγ9 and Vδ2 T-cell antigen receptor genes and butyrophilin 3 (BTN3) emerged with placental mammals and are concomitantly preserved in selected species like alpaca (Vicugna pacos). Immunogenetics 66(4): 243-254

Kono A, Brameier M, Roos C, Suzuki S, Shigenari A, Kametani Y, Kitaura K, Matsutani T, 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(7): 3229-3246

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(1): 210-225

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

Koutsogiannouli EA, Moutou KA, Stamatis C, Walter L, Mamuris Z (2014): Genetic variation in the Major Histocompatibility Complex of the European brown hare (Lepus europaeus) across distinct phylogeographic areas. Immunogenetics 66(6): 379-392

Liedigk R, Roos C, Brameier M, Zinner D (2014): Mitogenomics 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 umami 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. Paris and Arlington: Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle and Conservation International, 841 pp.

Müller N, Ostner J, Schülke O, Walter L (2014): Towards the non-invasive assessment of MHC genotype in wild primates: Analysis of wild assamese macaque MHC-DRB from fecal samples. Am J Primatol 76(3): 230-238

Paciulli LM, Supriatna J, Roos C (2014): Pig-tailed snub-nose langur. 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 (PSG), International Primatological Society (IPS), Conservation International (CI), Bristol Zoological Society, Arlington, VA, pp. 55-56

Peters G, Haus T, Hutterer R (2014): Neutropical primates from the Cologne Zoo in the collections of the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig: noteworthy specimens, taxonomic notes and general considerations. Bonn zoological Bulletin 63(2): 173-187

Roos C (2014): Phylogeny and taxonomy of Vietnamese primates. In: Nadler T, Brockman D (eds.) Primates of Vietnam. Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Vietnam, pp. 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(1): 2-38

Roos C, Zinner D (2014): Natural hybridization in primates and what “‐omics” contributed to primate taxonomy and systematics. In: Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina, 2014: Herausforderungen und Chancen der integrativen Taxonomiefür Forschung und Gesellschaft ‐ Taxonomische Forschung im Zeitalter der OMICS‐Forschung. Online‐Supplement zur Stellungnahme. Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina e.V., Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften, Halle/Saale. pp 85-89

Stefen C, Nadler T, Streicher U, Schwierz E, Roos C (2014): Ein Sonnendachs aus Vietnam. Biologie in unserer Zeit 44(1): 15-16

Takahashi Y, Byrareddy S, Albrecht C, Brameier M, Walter L, Mayne AE, Dunbar P, Russo R, Little DM, Villinger T, Khowawisetsut L, Pattanapanyasat K, Villinger F, Ansari AA (2014: NK Cell Depletion in vivo During “Acute” Infection With A JAK3 Inhibitor Leads To Significant Increases in Viral Load During “Chronic” Infection. PLoS Pathogens 10(3): e1003929

Walter L (2014): Immunogenetics of NK cell receptors and MHC class I ligands in non-human primates. In: Ansari AA, Silvestri G (eds.), Natural hosts of SIV. Implications in AIDS. Elsevier, pp. 269-285

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 J, Yang Z (2014): Molecular evolutionary characterization of a V1R subfamily unique to strepsirrhine primates. Genome Biol Evol 6(1): 213-227

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 G, 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(12): 1303-1310

Zinner D, Roos C (2014): So, what is a species anyway? A primatological perspective. Evol Anthropol 23(1): 21-23

Publications 2013

Anandam MV, Bennett EL, Davenport TRB, Davies NJ, Detwiler KM, Engelhardt A, Eudy 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 DJ, Zinner D (2013): Species accounts of Cercopithecidae (for specific contributions, see facing page). In: Mittermeier RA,  Rylands AB, Wilson DE (eds). Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 3. Primates. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, pp 628-753

Anandam MV, Groves CP, Molur S, Rawson BM, Richardson MC, Roos C, Whittaker DJ (2013): Family Hylobatidae (Gibbons) – Species accounts of Hylobatidae (for specific contributions, see facing page). In: Mittermeier RA,  Rylands AB, Wilson DE (eds). Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 3. Primates. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, pp 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(12): 1185-1195

Brameier M, Ibing W, Höfer K, Stahl-Hennig C, Motzkus D (2013): Mapping the small RNA content of simian immunodeficiency virions (SIV). PLoS ONE 8(9): e75063

Chan YC, Roos C, Inoue-Murayama M, Inoue E, Shih CC, Pei KJC, Vigilant L (2013): Inferring the evolutionary histories of divergences in Hylobates and Nomascus gibbons 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(7): 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(4): 350-360

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(5): 986-999

Hermes M, Albrecht C, Schrod A, Brameier M, Walter L (2013) Expression patterns of Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptors (KIR) of NK-cell and T-cell subsets in Old World Monkeys. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64936

Kanber D, Buiting K, Roos C, Gromoll J, Kaya S, Horsthemke B, Lohmann D (2013): The origin of the RB1 imprint. PLoS ONE 8(11): e81501

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(8): e73647

Liu 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(4): e61659

Markolf M, Rakotonirina H, Fichtel C, von Grumbkow P, Brameier M, Kappeler PM (2013): True lemurs…true species - species delimitation using multiple data sources in the brown lemur complex. BMC Evol Biol 13:233

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 G, 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, Barcelona, pp 550-627

Zinner D, Roos C (2013): Natürliche Hybridisierung bei Primaten. BIOspektrum 3/2013: 253-255

Zinner D, Wertheimer J, Liedigk R, Groeneveld LF, Roos C (2013): Baboon phylogeny as inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes. Am J Phys Anthropol  150(1): 133-140

Publications 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(10): 1188-1199

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

de Groot NG, Otting N, Robinson J, Blancher A, Lafont BAP, Marsh SGE, O'Connor DH, Shiina T, Walter L, Watkins DI, Bontrop RE (2012): Nomenclature report on the major histocompatibility complex genes and alleles of Great Ape, Old and New World monkey species. Immunogenetics 64(8): 615-631

Duc HM, Covert HH, Rawson BM, 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.

Gruber J, Too WCS, Wong MT, Lavie A, McSorley T, Konrad M (2012): Balance of Human Choline Kinase Isoforms is Critical for Cell Cycle Regulation: Implications for the development of choline kinase-targeted cancer therapy. FEBS Journal 279(11): 1915-1928 

Hermes M, Weil S, Groth A, Dressel R, Koch J, Walter L (2012): Characterisation of mouse monoclonal antibodies against rhesus macaque killer immunoglobulin-like receptors KIR3D. Immunogenetics 64(11): 845-848

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(12): 895-913

Liedigk R, Yang M, Jablonski NG, Momberg F, Geissmann T, Lwin N, Hla TA, Liu Z, Wong B, Ming L, Yongcheng L, Zhang YP, 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(5):e37418

Mätz-Rensing K, Lampe K, Rohde G, Roos C, Kaup F-J (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(8) e44035

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

Meyer TJ, 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(11): 3441-3450

Montag J, Brameier M, Schmädicke AC, Gilch S, Schätzl HM, Motzkus D (2012): A genome-wide survey for prion-regulated miRNAs associated with cholesterol homeostasis. BMC Genomics 2012, 13:486

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

Ting N, Astaras C, Hearn G, Honorvar 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(3): 550-561

Wang XP, Yu L, Roos C, Ting N, Chen CP, Wang J, Zhang Y-P (2012): Phylogenetic relationships among the colobine monkeys revisited: new insights from 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(4): 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): 1-10

Publications 2011

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

Brameier M, Herwig A, Reinhardt R, Walter L, Gruber J (2011): Human box C/D snoRNAs with miRNA like functions: expanding the range of regulatory RNAs. Nucleic Acids Res 39: 675-686

Clough D, Kappeler PM, Walter L (2011): Genetic regulation of parasite infection: empirical evidence of the functional significance of an IL4-gene SNP on nematode infections in wild primates. Front Zool 8: 9

Ebenau A, Nadler T, Zinner D, Roos C (2011): Genetic population structure of the critically endangered Delacour's langur (Trachypithecus delacouri) 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 AF, Ludwig C, Kaup FJ (2011): Fatal Balamuthia mandrillaris infection in a gorilla - first case of balamuthiasis in Germany. J Med Primatol 40: 437-440

Markolf M, Brameier M, Kappeler PM (2011): On species delimitation: yet another lemur species or just genetic variation? BMC Evol Biol 11: 216

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

Nguyen TQ, Böhme W, Nguyen TT, Le QK, Pahl KR, Haus T, Ziegler T (2011): Review of the genus Dopasia Gray, 1853 (Squamata: Anguidae) in the Indochina subregion. Zootaxa 2894: 58-68

Novota P, Zinöcker S, Norden J, Wang XN, Sviland L, Opitz L, Salinas-Riester G, Rolstad B, Dickinson AM, Walter L, Dressel R (2011): Expression profiling of major histocompatibility complex and natural killer complex genes reveals new candidates for controlling risk of graft versus host disease. PLoS ONE 6: e16582

Older Aguilar AM, Guethlein LA, Hermes M, Walter L, Parham P (2011): Rhesus macaque KIR bind human MHC class I with broad specificity and recognize HLA-C more effectively than HLA-A and HLA-B. Immunogenetics 63: 577-585

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. Hanoi: Fauna & Flora International/Conservation International

Ribic A, Flügge G, Schlumbohm C, Mätz-Rensing K, Walter L*, Fuchs E* (2011): Activity-dependent regulation of MHC class I expression in the developing primary visual cortex of the common marmoset monkey. Behav Brain Funct 7: 1 *contributed equally

Roos C, Walter L, Zinner D (2011): Natural hybridization in primates. In: Weinbauer, G.F. & Vogel, F. (eds.): Future Trends in Primate Toxicology and Biotechnology. Münster, New York: 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-Farajallah D, Nadler T, Walter L, Osterholz M (2011): Nuclear versus mitochondrial DNA: evidence for hybridization in colobine monkeys. BMC Evol Biol 11: 77

Rosner C, Kruse PK, Hermes M, Otto N, Walter L (2011): Rhesus macaque inhibitory and activating KIR3D interact with Mamu-A-encoded ligands. J Immunol 186: 2156-2163

Rumpler Y, Hauwy M, Fausser J-L, Roos C, Andriaholinirina N, Zinner D (2011): Comparing chromosomal and mitochondrial phylogenies of the Indriidae. 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). Immunogenetics 63: 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

Walter L (2011): Major histocompatibility complex class I-interacting natural killer cell receptors of nonhuman primates. J Innate Immun 3: 236-241

Zinner D, Arnold ML, Roos C (2011): The strange blood: 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 Vol. 35. New York: Springer, 267-306.

Publications 2010

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, pdf available via open access

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 Immunoglobulin-like Receptor (KIR) Locus Accompanies the Absence of MHC-C and MHC-G in Gibbons. J Immunol 184:1379-1391.

Brameier M (2010): Genome-wide comparative analysis of microRNAs in three non-human primates. BMC Research Notes 3:64; pdf available via open access 

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.

Elsner E, Flügge PF, Lozano J, Muppala V, Eiz-Vesper B, Demiroglu SY, Malzahn D, Herrmann T, Brunner E, Bickeböller H, Multhoff G, Walter L, Dressel R (2010): The endogenous danger signals HSP70 and MICA cooperate in the activation of cytotoxic effector functions of NK cells. J Cell Mol Med 14: 992-1002.

Haus T, Vogt M, Forster B (2010): Primate census in difficult to access karst forest in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. In: Nadler T, Rawson BM, Thinh VN (eds.), Conservation of Primates in Indochina. Hanoi: Frankfurt Zoological Society and Conservation International, pp. 53-61.

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; pdf available via open access.

Kruse PH, Rosner C, Walter L (2010): Characterization of rhesus macaque KIR genotypes and haplotypes. Immunogenetics 62:281-293.

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. Arlington, VA: Tropical Field Guide Series, Conservation International.

Nadler T, Rawson BM, Thinh VN (2010): Conservation of Primates in Indochina. Hanoi: Frankfurt Zoological Society and Conservation International.

Peterson J, Lönnbro P, Herr AM, Mörgelin M, Gullberg U, Drott K (2010) The human IFN-inducible p53 target gene TRIM22 colocalizes with the centrosome independently of cell cycle phase. Exp Cell Res 316:568-579.

Ribic A, Zhang M, Schlumbohm C, Mätz-Rensing K, Uchanska-Ziegler B, Flügge G, Zhang W, Walter L, Fuchs E (2010): Neuronal MHC Class I Molecules are Involved in Excitatory Synaptic Transmission at the Hippocampal Mossy Fiber Synapses of Marmoset Monkeys.Cell Mol Neurobiol 30:827-839, pdf available via open access.

Rosner C, Kruse PH, Lübke T, Walter L (2010): Rhesus macaque MHC class I molecules show differential subcellular localizations. Immunogenetics 62:149-158; pdf available via open access.

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 and German Primate Centre, Hanoi, Vietnam, pp. 26.

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. Hanoi: Frankfurt Zoological Society and Conservation International, pp. 121-132.

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; pdf available via open access

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, 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.

van den Brandt J, Fischer HJ, Walter L, Hünig T, Klöting I, Reichardt HR (2010): Type 1 diabetes in BB rats is critically linked to an imbalance between Th17 and regulatory T cells and an altered T cell receptor repertoire. J Immunol 185: 2285-2294.

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

Publications 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 polymorphic and diverse NK cell receptors in primates. PLoS Genet 5: e1000688.

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

Herr A, Dressel R, Walter L (2009): Different subcellular localisation of TRIM22 suggests species-specific function. Immunogenetics 61: 271-280.

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 Primatol 1(3): 1-8.

Liu YP, Gruber J, Haasnoot J, Konstantinova P, Berkhout B (2009): RNAi-mediated inhibition of HIV-1 by targeting partially complementary viral sequences. Nucleic Acids Res 37: 6194-6204.

Mittermeier RA, Wallis J, Rylands AB, Ganzhorn JU, Oates JF, Williamson EA, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Yongcheng L, 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, Yongcheng L, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Cortés-Ortiz L, Schwitzer C (2009): Primates in Peril: The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates 2008–2010. Arlington: IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group/International Primatological Society /Conservation International.

Osterholz M, Walter L, Roos C (2009): Retropositional events consolidate the branching order among 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 ONE 4: 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.

Publications 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 (2009): 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.

Publications 2007

Averdam A, Kuhl H, Sontag M, Becker T, Hughes AL, Reinhardt R, Walter L (2007): Genomics and diversity of the common marmoset monkey natural killer complex (NKC). J Immunol 178: 7151-7161.

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 only two functional MIC genes in rhesus macaques. Immunogenetics 59:247-251.

Bündge ABS, Pyritz LW (2007): Sympatric occurrence of Alouatta caraya and Alouatta sara at the Rio Yacuma in the Beni Department, Northern Bolivia. Neotropical Primates 14: 82-83.

Elsner L, Muppala V, Gehrmann M, Lozano J, Malzahn D, Bickeböller H, Brunner E, Zientkowska M, Herrmann T, Walter L, Alves F, Multhoff G, Dressel R (2007): The heat shock protein HSP70 promotes mouse NK cell activity against tumors which express inducible NKG2D ligands. J Immunol 179: 5523-5533.

Fink B, Sövegjarto O (2007): Physische Attraktivität und zyklusabhängige Partnerpräferenzen. Der Gynäkologe 40: 729-736.

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): Primates in peril: the world’s 25 most endangered primates 2006 – 2008. Primate Conserv 22: 1-40.

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. Zoos’ Print 22: 1-11.

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

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.

Walter L (2007): Pas de deux: natural killer receptors and MHC class I ligands in primates. Curr Genomics 8:51-57.

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 News 12: 53-56.

Publications 2006

Abumaria N, Rygula R, Rüther E, Havemann-Reinecke U, Roos C, Bodemer W, Flügge 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 Biol 6: 17.

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

Ellis SA, Bontrop R, Antzcak DF, Ballingall K, Davies CJ, Kaufman J, Kennedy L, Robinson J, Smith D, Stear MJ, Stet R, Waller M, Walter L, Marsh SGE (2006): ISAG/IUIS-VIC comparative MHC nomenclature committee report, 2005. Immunogenetics 57: 953-958.

Fink B, Sövegjarto O (2006): Pheromone, Körpergeruch, und Partnerwahl. Der Gynäkologe 39: 731-740.

Müllenbach E, Walter L, Dressel R (2006): A novel discoidin domain receptor 1 (Ddr1) transcript is expressed in postmeiotic germ cells of the rat testis depending on the major histocompatibility complex haplotype. Gene 372: 53-61.

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.

Rölleke U, Flügge G, Plehm S, Schlumbohm C, Armstrong VW, Dressel R, Uchanska-Ziegler B, Ziegler A, Fuchs E, Czeh B, Walter L (2006): Differential expression of major histocompatibility complex class I molecules in the brain of a New World monkey, the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus). J Neuroimmunol 176: 39-50.

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, Rosen-Wolff A, Gahr M, Seidenberg J, Roos C, Walter L, Günther 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 AD (2006): Expression profiles of endogenous retroviruses in Old World monkeys. J Virol 80: 4415-4421.

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

Publications 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.

Kelley J, Walter L, Trowsdale J (2005): Comparative genomics of natural killer cell receptor gene clusters. PLoS Genet 1: e27.

Kelley J, Walter L, Trowsdale J (2005) Comparative genomics of major histocompatibility complexes. Immunogenetics 56: 683-695.

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 isotype 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 Res 108: 26-37.

Walter L (2005): Zur molekularen Analyse der Struktur und der Evolution des Haupthistokompatibilitätskomplexes (MHC) der Ratte. Medgen 17: 66-69.

Publications 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.

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. Contributions Zool 73: 271-282.

Hurt P, Walter L, Sudbrak R, Klages S, Müller I, Shiina T, Inoko H, Lehrach H, Günther E, Reinhardt R, Himmelbauer H (2004): The genomic sequence and comparative analysis of the rat major histocompatibility complex. Genome Res 14: 631-639.

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

Roos C, Schmitz J, Zischler H (2004): Primate jumping genes elucidate strepsirrhine phylogeny. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101: 10650-10654.

Watanabe Y, Maruoka T, Walter L, Kasahara M (2004): Comparative genomics of the Mill family: a rapidly evolving MHC class I gene family. Eur J Immunol 34: 1597-1607.

Zischler H, Roos C, Hunsmann G (2004): A brief introduction to primate evolution. In: Sverdlov ED (ed.), Retroviruses and Primate Genome Evolution. Georgetown: Eurekah/Landes Bioscience, 51-67.

Publications 2003

Dressel R, Grzeszik C, Kreiss M, Lindemann D, Herrmann T, Walter L, Günther E (2003): Differential effect of acute and permanent heat shock protein (Hsp) 70 overexpression in tumor cells on lysability by cytotoxic T lymphocytes. Cancer Res 63: 8212-8220.

Huber I, Walter L, Wimmer R, Pasantes JJ, Günther E, Schempp W (2003): Cytogenetic mapping and orientation of the rhesus macaque MHC. Cytogenet Genome Res 103: 144-149.

Roos C (2003): Molecular phylogeny and systematics of Vietnamese leaf monkeys. In: Nadler T, Momberg F, Nguyen Xuan Dang, Lormee N (eds), Vietnam Primate Conservation Status Review 2002-Part 2: Leaf Monkeys: 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.

Sudbrak R, Reinhardt R, Hennig S, Lehrach H, Günther E, Walter L (2003): Comparative and evolutionary analysis of the rhesus macaque extended MHC class II region. Immunogenetics 54: 699-704.