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We use genomic data of primates to investigate their evolutionary history, genetic diversity and adaptation.


Gao et al. (2023) The landscape of tolerated genetic variation in humans and primates. Science 380 (6648)

Kuderna et al. (2023) A global catalog of whole-genome diversity from 233 primate species. Science 380 (6648) pp. 906-913

Shao et al. (2023) Phylogenomic analyses provide insights into primate evolution. Science 380 (6648): 913-924

Sørensen et al. (2023) Genome-wide coancestry reveals details of ancient and recent male-driven reticulation in baboons. Science 380 (6648)

Wu et al. (2023) Hybrid origin of a primate, the gray snub-nosed monkey. Science 380 (6648)

Zhang et al. (2023) Comparative genomics reveals the hybrid origin of a macaque group. Sci Adv 9: eadd3580


Liu et al. (2020) Genomic mechanisms of physiological and morphological adaptations of limestone langurs to karst habitats. Mol Biol Evol 37(4): 952-968 


Rogers et al. (2019) The comparative genomics and complex population history of Papio baboons. Sci Adv 5(1): eaau6947


Carbone et al. (2014): Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes. Nature 513: 195-201

Zhou et al. (2014): Whole-genome sequencing of the snub-nosed monkey provides insights into folivory and evolutionary history. Nat Genet 46(12): 1303-1310


Prof. Dr. Lutz Walter

Prof. Dr. Lutz Walter +49 551 3851-161 +49 551 3851-372 Contact

Prof. Dr. Christian Roos

Prof. Dr. Christian Roos +49 551 3851-300 +49 551 3851-372 Contact