The annual meeting of the AAPA is still months away, but the list of titles of posters and papers is available online. Here are some interesting titles:
The complex genetic landscape of Africa: a Y chromosome perspective. ELIZABETH T. WOOD, DARYN A. STOVER, VERONICA CHAMBERLAIN, CHRISTOPHER EHRET, GIOVANNI DESTRO-BISOL, MICHAEL F. HAMMER.
Whole mtDNA genome analysis of ancient African lineages. MARY K. GONDER, HOLLY M. MORTENSEN, FLOYD A. REED, ALEXANDRA DE SOUSA, SARAH A. TISHKOFF.
Mitochondrial DNA variation in Old Believer and ethnic Russian populations of northern Siberia. SAMARA RUBINSTEIN, NISHI MEHTA, MAGGIE COCCA, SERGEY ZHADANOV, L. OSIPOVA, THEODORE G. SCHURR.
MtDNA story of Turkic-speaking Altai populations: implication for the prehistory of Siberia. SERGEY I. ZHADANOV, LUDMILA P. OSIPOVA, MATT C. DULIK, MARINA GUBINA, THEODORE G. SCHURR.
Timing of the peopling of the Americas: genetic analysis early Holocene skeletal remains. BRIAN M. KEMP.
The distribution of a Native American-specific allele. KARI B. SCHROEDER, DAVID G. SMITH.
Who was buried in the Old Frankfort Cemetery? Using ancient DNA to leverage anthropometrics. CHRISTOPHER R. TILLQUIST, PETER KILLORAN, FABIAN CRESPO, MINDI KING, BRANDY SCHWALLIE, CHANDLER GATENBEE, A. HOWARD, A. HELM, DAVID POLLACK.
Variation in the upper-midface of modern ‘Hispanic’ samples compared to Caucasoid and Amerindian samples. ELIGIO J. RAMIREZ.
Fordisc 2.0 the ultimate test: What is the truth? NICOLE A. NAAR, DANA HILGENBERG, GEORGE J. ARMELAGOS.
Mitochondrial DNA variation of Yuman speaking populations. CARA R. MONROE.
Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Northern Altaian Ethnic Groups. MATTHEW C. DULIK, SERGEY I. ZHADANOV, L.P. OSIPOVA, THEODORE G. SCHURR.
Mitochondrial DNA analysis of the Jomon and Epi-Jomon individuals in Hokkaido, Japan. NOBORU ADACHI.
A study of the L1c haplogroup of the mitochondrial DNA. CHIARA BATINI, VALENTINA COIA, MAYA METNI PILKINGTON, CINZIA BATTAGGIA, JORGE ROCHA, GABRIELA SPEDINI, GIOVANNI DESTRO-BISOL, DAVID COMAS, FRANCESC CALAFELL.
Identifying the most informative regions of the mitochondrial genome using phylogenetic analysis. AMY L. NON, ANDREW KITCHEN, CONNIE J. MULLIGAN.
South American population genetic structure and history: the Y perspective. GRACIELA S. CABANA, PAUL W. LÓPEZ, ANGELA CÁCERES, BEATRIZ LIZÁRRAGA, ANNE C. STONE.
Distributions of newly defined Y-chromosome haplogroups K6 and K7 in Island Melanesia. KRISTA E. LATHAM, JONATHAN S. FRIEDLAENDER, FRANCOISE R. FRIEDLAENDER, MICHAEL F. HAMMER, TANYA M. KARAFET, GEORGE KOKI, JOESEPH G. LORENZ.
Genetic variation of Alu insertions in Easter Island supports “Slow Boats” hypothesis for the peopling of Polynesia. EMILI GONZALEZ-PEREZ, ESTHER ESTEBAN, MARC VIA, CLARA GARCIA-MORO, MIQUEL HERNANDEZ, PEDRO MORAL.
The origin of syphilis: a phylogenetic approach suggesting New World origin. KRISTIN N. HARPER.
An investigation of secular change in the craniofacial morphology of White and Black males and females in the United States. SANDRA CRIDLIN.
Ecogeographic variation in human nasal passages. TODD R. YOKLEY.
Can Khoi San cranial morphology be explained by paedomorphism? KATRIN SCHAEFER, PHILIPP GUNZ, CAROLINE FENES, PHILIPP MITTEROECKER, FRED L. BOOKSTEIN.
Are there two human ontogenies? an investigation of growth trajectories among tropical foragers and farmers. ROBERT S. WALKER.
Population structure analysis from prehistoric skeletal material. LYLE W. KONIGSBERG, JANE E. BUIKSTRA.
Serial coalescent simulations suggest weak genealogical relationships between Etruscans and modern Tuscans. ELISE M. S. BELLE, UMA RAMAKRISHNAN, JOANNA MOUNTAIN, GUIDO BARBUJANI.
Migrations across the Red Sea: Mitochondrial DNA analysis of populations from the Horn of Africa and Arabia. CONNIE J. MULLIGAN, AMY NON, ANDREW KITCHEN.
Out of Africa with admixture. ALAN R. ROGERS.
Revisiting Neanderthal mitochondrial DNA sequence variation. DAVID ILTIS.
mtDNA analysis of human remains from the Danish Iron and Viking ages. LINEA C. MELCHIOR, JØRGEN DISSING, NIELS LYNNERUP.
Prehistoric peoples and ancient migrations: Exploring population affinities in East Eurasia. KAREN P. MOODER, TIA THOMSON, FIONA J. BAMFORTH.
The genetic structure of the Aleuts and circumarctic populations and its implications for the peopling of North American. MARK ZLOJUTRO, ROHINA RUBICZ, MICHAEL H. CRAWFORD.
Historical peopling of the New World: Y chromosome roots. TATIANA M. KARAFET, STEPHEN L. ZEGURA, MICHAEL F. HAMMER.
Inferring population continuity versus replacement with aDNA: a cautionary tale in the Aleutians. SILVIA E. SMITH, M.GEOFFREY HAYES, JOAN BRENNER COLTRAIN, DENNIS H. O'ROURKE.
Anomalies of dental development in modern humans and Homo floresiensis. JOHN R. LUKACS, GREG C. NELSON, CAM WALKER.
The place of Jebel Moya in northeast African prehistory: A dental perspective. JOEL D. IRISH.
Wealth, status and gender at Bronze Age Tepe Hissar: An investigation of intracemetery variation in dental pathology prevalence in prehistoric Iran. BRIAN E. HEMPHILL.
Do early South Americans show biological similarity to Australians?: Lagoa Santa in odontometric and craniometric perspective. NORIKO SEGUCHI, HIDEYUKI UMEDA, A. RUSSELL NELSON, C. LORING BRACE.
Early human skeletal remains from Sabana de Bogotá, Colombia, South America: Implications for the settlement of the New World. WALTER NEVES, MARK HUBBE, GONZALEZ CORREAL, DANUSA MUNFORD.
Sequence variation in mtDNA hypervariable segment l indicates within haplogroup continuity between contemporary and prehistoric Aleut populations. JACQUEL L. ARISMENDI, DENNIS H. O'ROURKE.
Origins of Aleut populations: Molecular perspectives. MICHAEL H. CRAWFORD, ROHINA C. RUBICZ, MARK ZLOJUTRO.
Maternal and paternal lineages of African Americans. RICK A. KITTLES.
Genetic admixture, phenotype, and perception of admixture in Hispanics and Native Americans in New Mexico. YANN C. KLIMENTIDIS.
The phylogeography of mtDNA variation in Altaian Kazakh populations. OMER GOKCUMEN, LUDMILLA OSIPOVA, SERGEY I. ZHADANOV, O. ANDREENKOV, L. TABIKHANOVA, M. GUBINA, THEODORE G. SCHURR.