Rosenberg lab at Stanford University

Rosenberg lab peer-reviewed publications

[1999-2005] [2006-2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014] [2015] [2016] [Review articles]

In press

A Goldberg, T Günther, NA Rosenberg, M Jakobsson (2017) Ancient X chromosomes reveal contrasting sex bias in Neolithic and Bronze Age migrations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA in press.

OK Kamneva, NA Rosenberg (2017) Simulation-based evaluation of hybridization network reconstruction methods in the presence of incomplete lineage sorting. Evolutionary Bioinformatics in press.


LH Uricchio, T Warnow, NA Rosenberg (2016) An analytical upper bound on the number of loci required for all splits of a species tree to appear in a set of gene trees. BMC Bioinformatics 17: 417. [Abstract] [PDF]

F Disanto, NA Rosenberg (2016) Asymptotic properties of the number of matching coalescent histories for caterpillar-like families of species trees. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 13: 913-925. [Abstract] [PDF]

RS Mehta, D Bryant, NA Rosenberg (2016) The probability of monophyly of a sample of gene lineages on a species tree. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113: 8002-8009. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement] [Software]

T Stadler, JH Degnan, NA Rosenberg (2016) Does gene tree discordance explain the mismatch between macroevolutionary models and empirical patterns of tree shape and branching times? Systematic Biology 65: 628-639. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

M DeGiorgio, NA Rosenberg (2016) Consistency and inconsistency of consensus methods for inferring species trees from gene trees in the presence of ancestral population structure. Theoretical Population Biology 110: 12-24. [Abstract] [PDF]

BFB Algee-Hewitt*, MD Edge*, J Kim, JZ Li, NA Rosenberg (2016) Individual identifiability predicts population identifiability in forensic microsatellite markers. Current Biology 26: 935-942. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

NA Rosenberg (2016) Admixture models and the breeding systems of H. S. Jennings: a GENETICS connection. Genetics 202: 9-13. [PDF]


MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2015) A general model of the relationship between the apportionment of human genetic diversity and the apportionment of human phenotypic diversity. Human Biology 87: 313-337. [Abstract] [PDF]

JTL Kang, P Zhang, S Zöllner, NA Rosenberg (2015) Choosing subsamples for sequencing studies by minimizing the average distance to the closest leaf. Genetics 201: 499-511. [Abstract] [PDF]

F Disanto, NA Rosenberg (2015) Coalescent histories for lodgepole species trees. Journal of Computational Biology 22: 918-929. [Abstract] [PDF]

R Ronen*, G Tesler*, A Akbari*, S Zakov, NA Rosenberg, V Bafna (2015) Predicting carriers of ongoing selective sweeps without knowledge of the favored allele. PLoS Genetics 11: e1005527. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

A Goldberg, NA Rosenberg (2015) Beyond 2/3 and 1/3: the complex signatures of sex-biased admixture on the X chromosome. Genetics 201: 263-279. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, JTL Kang (2015) Genetic diversity and societally important disparities. Genetics 201: 1-12. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

NM Kopelman, J Mayzel, M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg, I Mayrose (2015) CLUMPAK: a program for identifying clustering modes and packaging population structure inferences across K. Molecular Ecology Resources 15: 1179-1191. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement] [Software]

MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2015) Implications of the apportionment of human genetic diversity for the apportionment of human phenotypic diversity. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 52: 32-45. [Abstract] [PDF]

NR Garud, NA Rosenberg (2015) Enhancing the mathematical properties of new haplotype homozygosity statistics for the detection of selective sweeps. Theoretical Population Biology 102: 94-101. [Abstract] [PDF]

N Creanza, M Ruhlen, T Pemberton, NA Rosenberg, MW Feldman, S Ramachandran (2015) Comparison of worldwide phonemic and genetic variation in human populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 1265-1272. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Appendix] [Supplementary Data S1] [Supplementary Data S2] [Supplementary Data S3]

EO Buzbas, NA Rosenberg (2015) AABC: approximate approximate Bayesian computation for inference in population-genetic models. Theoretical Population Biology 99: 31-42. [Abstract] [PDF]


F Disanto, NA Rosenberg (2014) On the number of ranked species trees producing anomalous ranked gene trees. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 11: 1229-1238. [Abstract] [PDF]

A Goldberg, P Verdu, NA Rosenberg (2014) Autosomal admixture levels are informative about sex bias in admixed populations. Genetics 198: 1209-1229. [Abstract] [PDF]

MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2014) Upper bounds on FST in terms of the frequency of the most frequent allele and total homozygosity: the case of a specified number of alleles. Theoretical Population Biology 97: 20-34. [Abstract] [PDF]

P Verdu, TJ Pemberton, R Laurent, BM Kemp, A Gonzalez-Oliver, C Gorodezky, CE Hughes, MR Shattuck, B Petzelt, J Mitchell, H Harry, T William, R Worl, JS Cybulski, NA Rosenberg, RS Malhi (2014) Patterns of admixture and population structure in native populations of northwest North America. PLoS Genetics 10: e1004530. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

TJ Pemberton, NA Rosenberg (2014) Population-genetic influences on genomic estimates of the inbreeding coefficient: a global perspective. Human Heredity 77: 37-48. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Figure 1] [Supplementary Figure 2] [Supplementary Table 1] [Supplementary Table 2] [Supplementary Table 3]

CV Than, NA Rosenberg (2014) Mean deep coalescence cost under exchangeable probability distributions. Discrete Applied Mathematics 174: 11-26. [Abstract] [PDF]

M DeGiorgio, J Syring, AJ Eckert, AI Liston, R Cronn, DB Neale, NA Rosenberg (2014) An empirical evaluation of two-stage species tree inference strategies using a multilocus dataset from North American pines. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 67. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary File 1 (.xlsx, accession numbers)] [Supplementary File 2 (.pdf, supplementary analyses)] [Supplementary File 3 (.zip, data)]

EM Jewett, NA Rosenberg (2014) Theory and applications of a deterministic approximation to the coalescent model. Theoretical Population Biology 93: 14-29. [Abstract] [PDF]


DM Behar*, M Metspalu*, Y Baran, NM Kopelman, B Yunusbayev, A Gladstein, S Tzur, H Sahakyan, A Bahmanimehr, L Yepiskoposyan, K Tambets, EK Khusnutdinova, A Kushniarevich, O Balanovsky, E Balanovsky, L Kovacevic, D Marjanovic, E Mihailov, A Kouvatsi, C Triantaphyllidis, RJ King, O Semino, A Torroni, MF Hammer, E Metspalu, K Skorecki, S Rosset, E Halperin, R Villems, NA Rosenberg (2013) No evidence from genome-wide data of a Khazar origin for the Ashkenazi Jews. Human Biology 85: 859-900. [Abstract] [PDF]

PJ Oefner, G Hölzl, P Shen, I Shpirer, D Gefel, T Lavi, E Woolf, J Cohen, C Cinnioglu, PA Underhill, NA Rosenberg, J Hochrein, JM Granka, J Hillel, MW Feldman (2013) Genetics and the history of the Samaritans: Y-chromosomal microsatellites and genetic affinity between Samaritans and Cohanim. Human Biology 85: 825-857. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg (2013) Coalescent histories for caterpillar-like families. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 10: 1253-1262. [Abstract] [PDF]

MD Edge, P Gorroochurn, NA Rosenberg (2013) Windfalls and pitfalls: applications of population genetics to the search for disease genes. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2013: 254-272. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg (2013) Discordance of species trees with their most likely gene trees: a unifying principle. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30: 2709-2713. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF]

P Zhang, X Zhan, NA Rosenberg, S Zöllner (2013) Genotype imputation reference panel selection using maximal phylogenetic diversity. Genetics 195: 319-330. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, TJ Pemberton, JZ Li, JW Belmont (2013) Runs of homozygosity and parental relatedness. Genetics in Medicine 15: 753-754. [PDF]

L Huang, EO Buzbas, NA Rosenberg (2013) Genotype imputation in a coalescent model with infinitely-many-sites mutation. Theoretical Population Biology 87: 62-74. [Abstract] [PDF]

ZA Szpiech, J Xu, TJ Pemberton, W Peng, S Zöllner, NA Rosenberg, JZ Li (2013) Long runs of homozygosity are enriched for deleterious variation. American Journal of Human Genetics 93: 90-102. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement] [Data]

TJ Pemberton, M DeGiorgio, NA Rosenberg (2013) Population structure in a comprehensive data set on human microsatellite variation. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 3: 891-907. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplement] [Data (.zip) - File S1]

CV Than, NA Rosenberg (2013) Mathematical properties of the deep coalescence cost. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 10: 61-72. [Abstract] [PDF]

M Jakobsson, MD Edge, NA Rosenberg (2013) The relationship between FST and the frequency of the most frequent allele. Genetics 193: 515-528. [Abstract] [PDF]

M DeGiorgio, NA Rosenberg (2013) Geographic sampling scheme as a determinant of the major axis of genetic variation in principal components analysis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30: 480-488. [Abstract] [PDF]

NM Kopelman, L Stone, O Gascuel, NA Rosenberg (2013) The behavior of admixed populations in neighbor-joining inference of population trees. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 18: 263-274. [Abstract] [PDF]


JH Degnan, NA Rosenberg, T Stadler (2012) A characterization of the set of species trees that produce anomalous ranked gene trees. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 9: 1558-1568. [Abstract] [PDF]

EO Buzbas (2012) On the article titled "Estimating species trees using approximate Bayesian computation" (Fan and Kubatko, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59:354-363). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 1014-1016 (2012). [PDF]

C Wang, KB Schroeder, NA Rosenberg (2012) A maximum-likelihood method to correct for allelic dropout in microsatellite data with no replicate genotypes. Genetics 192: 651-669. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplement] [Software]

C Wang, S Zöllner, NA Rosenberg (2012) A quantitative comparison of the similarity between genes and geography in worldwide human populations. PLoS Genetics 8: e1002886. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplement]

TJ Pemberton, F-Y Li, EK Hanson, NU Mehta, S Choi, J Ballantyne, JW Belmont, NA Rosenberg, C Tyler-Smith, PI Patel (2012) Impact of restricted marital practices on genetic variation in an endogamous Gujarati group. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149: 92-103. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement (.docx)] [Data]

EM Jewett*, M Zawistowski*, NA Rosenberg, S Zöllner (2012) A coalescent model for genotype imputation. Genetics 191: 1239-1255. [Abstract] [PDF]

TJ Pemberton, D Absher, MW Feldman, RM Myers, NA Rosenberg, JZ Li (2012) Genomic patterns of homozygosity in worldwide human populations. American Journal of Human Genetics 91: 275-292. [Abstract] [PDF] [Main Supplement] [Supplementary Table 2 (.zip)] [Supplementary Table 3 (.zip)] [Supplementary Table 4 (.zip)] [Supplementary Table 5 (.zip)]

D Bryant, R Bouckaert, J Felsenstein, NA Rosenberg, A RoyChoudhury (2012) Inferring species trees directly from biallelic genetic markers: bypassing gene trees in a full coalescent analysis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29: 1917-1932. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

LJ Helmkamp, EM Jewett, NA Rosenberg (2012) Improvements to a class of distance matrix methods for inferring species trees from gene trees. Journal of Computational Biology 19: 632-649. [Abstract] [PDF]

EM Jewett, NA Rosenberg (2012) iGLASS: an improvement to the GLASS method for estimating species trees from gene trees. Journal of Computational Biology 19: 293-315. [Abstract] [PDF]

SB Reddy, NA Rosenberg (2012) Refining the relationship between homozygosity and the frequency of the most frequent allele. Journal of Mathematical Biology 64: 87-108. [Abstract] [PDF]

FA San Lucas, NA Rosenberg, P Scheet (2012) Haploscope: a tool for the graphical display of haplotype structure in populations. Genetic Epidemiology 35: 17-21. [Abstract] [PDF]

JH Degnan, NA Rosenberg, T Stadler (2012) The probability distribution of ranked gene trees on a species tree. Mathematical Biosciences 235: 45-55. [Abstract] [PDF]


NA Rosenberg (2011) A population-genetic perspective on the similarities and differences among worldwide human populations. Human Biology 83: 659-684. [Abstract] [PDF]

L Huang*, M Jakobsson*, TJ Pemberton, M Ibrahim, T Nyambo, S Omar, JK Pritchard, SA Tishkoff, NA Rosenberg (2011) Haplotype variation and genotype imputation in African populations. Genetic Epidemiology 35: 766-780. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement] [Data]

P Verdu, NA Rosenberg (2011) A general mechanistic model for admixture histories of hybrid populations. Genetics 189: 1413-1426. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Text] [Supplementary Figure 1] [Supplementary Table 1]

S Ramachandran, NA Rosenberg (2011) A test of the influence of continental axes of orientation on patterns of human gene flow. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 146: 515-529. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Figure 1] [Supplementary Figure 2] [Supplementary Tables]

M DeGiorgio, JH Degnan, NA Rosenberg (2011) Coalescence-time distributions in a serial founder model of human evolutionary history. Genetics 189: 579-593. [Abstract] [PDF]

SM Boca, NA Rosenberg (2011) Mathematical properties of Fst between admixed populations and their parental source populations. Theoretical Population Biology 80: 208-216. [Abstract] [PDF]

ZA Szpiech, NA Rosenberg (2011) On the size distribution of private microsatellite alleles. Theoretical Population Biology 80: 100-113. [Abstract] [PDF]

Z Yang, M Rosenthal, NA Rosenberg, S Talarico, L Zhang, C Marrs, VO Thomsen, T Lillebaek, AB Andersen (2011) How dormant is Mycobacterium tuberculosis during latency? A study integrating genomics and molecular epidemiology. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 11: 1164-1167. [Abstract] [PDF]

EO Buzbas, P Joyce, NA Rosenberg (2011) Inference on the strength of balancing selection for epistatically interacting loci. Theoretical Population Biology 79: 102-113. [Abstract] [PDF]

CV Than, NA Rosenberg (2011) Consistency properties of species tree inference by minimizing deep coalescences. Journal of Computational Biology 18: 1-15. [Abstract] [PDF]


M DeGiorgio*, I Jankovic*, NA Rosenberg (2010) Unbiased estimation of gene diversity in samples containing related individuals: exact variance and arbitrary ploidy. Genetics 186: 1367-1387. [Abstract] [PDF]

TJ Pemberton, C Wang, JZ Li, NA Rosenberg (2010) Inference of unexpected genetic relatedness among individuals in HapMap Phase III. American Journal of Human Genetics 87: 457-464. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

E Borràs*, M Pineda*, I Blanco, EM Jewett, F Wang, A Teulé, T Caldés, M Urioste, C Martínez-Bouzas, J Brunet, J Balmaña, A Torres, T Ramón y Cajal, J Sanz, L Pérez-Cabornero, S Castellví-Bel, A Alonso, A Lanas, S González, V Moreno, SB Gruber, NA Rosenberg, B Mukherjee, C Lázaro, G Capellá (2010) MLH1 founder mutations with moderate penetrance in Spanish Lynch syndrome families. Cancer Research 70: 7379-7391. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Figure 1] [Supplementary Table 1] [Supplementary Table 2] [Supplementary Methods]

I Jankovic, BM vonHoldt, NA Rosenberg (2010) Heterozygosity of the Yellowstone wolves. Molecular Ecology 19: 3246-3249. [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, L Huang*, EM Jewett*, ZA Szpiech*, I Jankovic*, M Boehnke (2010) Genome-wide association studies in diverse populations. Nature Reviews Genetics 11: 356-366. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, JH Degnan (2010) Coalescent histories for discordant gene trees and species trees. Theoretical Population Biology 77: 145-151. [Abstract] [PDF]

M DeGiorgio, JH Degnan (2010) Fast and consistent estimation of species trees using supermatrix rooted triples. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27: 552-569. [Abstract] [PDF]

C Wang, ZA Szpiech, JH Degnan, M Jakobsson, TJ Pemberton, JA Hardy, AB Singleton, NA Rosenberg (2010) Comparing spatial maps of human population-genetic variation using Procrustes analysis. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology 9: 13. [Abstract] [PDF]

JT Mosher, TJ Pemberton, K Harter, C Wang, EO Buzbas, P Dvorak, C Simon, SJ Morrison, NA Rosenberg (2010) Lack of population diversity in commonly used human embryonic stem-cell lines. New England Journal of Medicine 362: 183-185. [PDF] [Supplement]


TJ Pemberton, CI Sandefur, M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg (2009) Sequence determinants of human microsatellite variability. BMC Genomics 10: 612. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplementary table 1 (XLS)] [Supplementary table 2 (XLS)] [Supplementary tables 3-6 (PDF)] [Data]

NM Kopelman, L Stone, C Wang, D Gefel, MW Feldman, J Hillel, NA Rosenberg (2009) Genomic microsatellites identify shared Jewish ancestry intermediate between Middle Eastern and European populations. BMC Genetics 10: 80. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Data]

L Huang, C Wang, NA Rosenberg (2009) The relationship between imputation error and statistical power in genetic association studies in diverse populations. American Journal of Human Genetics 85: 692-698. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

M DeGiorgio, M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg (2009) Explaining worldwide patterns of human genetic variation using a coalescent-based serial founder model of migration outward from Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 16057-16062. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

NA Rosenberg, JM VanLiere (2009) Replication of genetic associations as pseudoreplication due to shared genealogy. Genetic Epidemiology 33: 479-487. [Abstract] [PDF]

JH Degnan, M DeGiorgio, D Bryant, NA Rosenberg (2009) Properties of consensus methods for inferring species trees from gene trees. Systematic Biology 58: 35-54. [Abstract] [PDF]

JH Degnan, NA Rosenberg (2009) Gene tree discordance, phylogenetic inference and the multispecies coalescent. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24: 332-340. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

KB Schroeder, M Jakobsson, MH Crawford, TG Schurr, SM Boca, DF Conrad, RY Tito, LP Osipova, LA Tarskaia, SI Zhadanov, JD Wall, JK Pritchard, RS Malhi, DG Smith, NA Rosenberg (2009) Haplotypic background of a private allele at high frequency in the Americas. Molecular Biology and Evolution 26: 995-1016. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

M DeGiorgio, NA Rosenberg (2009) An unbiased estimator of gene diversity in samples containing related individuals. Molecular Biology and Evolution 26: 501-512. [Abstract] [PDF]

L Huang, Y Li, AB Singleton, JA Hardy, G Abecasis, NA Rosenberg, P Scheet (2009) Genotype-imputation accuracy across worldwide human populations. American Journal of Human Genetics 84: 235-250. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]


S Ramachandran, NA Rosenberg, MW Feldman, J Wakeley (2008) Population differentiation and migration: coalescence times in a two-sex island model for autosomal and X-linked loci. Theoretical Population Biology 74: 291-301. [Abstract] [PDF]

ZA Szpiech, M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg (2008) ADZE: a rarefaction approach for counting alleles private to combinations of populations. Bioinformatics 24: 2498-2504. [Abstract] [Full text at journal website] [PDF] [Software]

NA Rosenberg, M Jakobsson (2008) The relationship between homozygosity and the frequency of the most frequent allele. Genetics 179: 2027-2036. [Abstract] [PDF]

JM VanLiere, NA Rosenberg (2008) Mathematical properties of the r2 measure of linkage disequilibrium. Theoretical Population Biology 74: 130-137. [Abstract] [PDF]

TJ Pemberton*, M Jakobsson*, DF Conrad, G Coop, JD Wall, JK Pritchard, PI Patel, NA Rosenberg (2008) Using population mixtures to optimize the utility of genomic databases: linkage disequilibrium and association study design in India. Annals of Human Genetics 72: 535-546. [Abstract] [PDF] [Data]

O François, MGB Blum, M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg (2008) Demographic history of European populations of Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Genetics 4: e1000075. [Abstract] [Full text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplement]

JM Macpherson, J Gonzalez, DM Witten, JC Davis, NA Rosenberg, AE Hirsh, DA Petrov (2008) Nonadaptive explanations for signatures of partial selective sweeps in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 1025-1042. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, R Tao (2008) Discordance of species trees with their most likely gene trees: the case of five taxa. Systematic Biology 57: 131-140. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplement]

M Jakobsson*, SW Scholz*, P Scheet*, JR Gibbs, JM VanLiere, H-C Fung, ZA Szpiech, JH Degnan, K Wang, R Guerreiro, JM Bras, JC Schymick, DG Hernandez, BJ Traynor, J Simon-Sanchez, M Matarin, A Britton, J van de Leemput, I Rafferty, M Bucan, HM Cann, JA Hardy, NA Rosenberg, AB Singleton (2008) Genotype, haplotype and copy-number variation in worldwide human populations. Nature 451: 998-1003. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]


K Zhang, NA Rosenberg (2007) On the genealogy of a duplicated microsatellite. Genetics 177: 2109-2122. [Abstract] [PDF]

S Wang*, CM Lewis Jr*, M Jakobsson*, S Ramachandran, N Ray, G Bedoya, W Rojas, MV Parra, JA Molina, C Gallo, G Mazzotti, G Poletti, K Hill, AM Hurtado, D Labuda, W Klitz, R Barrantes, MC Bortolini, FM Salzano, ML Petzl-Erler, LT Tsuneto, E Llop, F Rothhammer, L Excoffier, MW Feldman, NA Rosenberg, A Ruiz-Linares (2007) Genetic variation and population structure in Native Americans. PLoS Genetics 3: 2049-2067. [Abstract] [Full text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplement] [Data] [Readme for datafile]

M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg (2007) CLUMPP: a cluster matching and permutation program for dealing with label switching and multimodality in analysis of population structure. Bioinformatics 23: 1801-1806. [Abstract] [Full text at journal website] [PDF] [Software]

MGB Blum, NA Rosenberg (2007) Estimating the number of ancestral lineages using a maximum-likelihood method based on rejection sampling. Genetics 176: 1741-1757. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg (2007) Counting coalescent histories. Journal of Computational Biology 14: 360-377. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, MGB Blum (2007) Sampling properties of homozygosity-based statistics for linkage disequilibrium. Mathematical Biosciences 208: 33-47. [Abstract] [PDF]

M Jakobsson, NA Rosenberg (2007) The probability distribution under a population divergence model of the number of genetic founding lineages of a population or species. Theoretical Population Biology 71: 502-523. [Abstract] [PDF]

L David, NA Rosenberg, U Lavi, MW Feldman, J Hillel (2007). Genetic diversity and population structure inferred from the partially duplicated genome of domesticated carp, Cyprinus carpio L. Genetics Selection Evolution 39: 319-340. [Abstract] [PDF]

KB Schroeder, TG Schurr, JC Long, NA Rosenberg, MH Crawford, LA Tarskaia, LP Osipova, SI Zhadanov, DG Smith (2007). A private allele ubiquitous in the Americas. Biology Letters 3: 218-223. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement]

NA Rosenberg (2007) Statistical tests for taxonomic distinctiveness from observations of monophyly. Evolution 61: 317-323. [Abstract] [PDF]


NA Rosenberg, S Mahajan, C Gonzalez-Quevedo, MGB Blum, L Nino-Rosales, V Ninis, P Das, M Hegde, L Molinari, G Zapata, JL Weber, JW Belmont, PI Patel (2006) Low levels of genetic divergence across geographically and linguistically diverse populations from India. PLoS Genetics 2: 2052-2061. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Supplementary Tables 1-3 (DOC)] [Supplementary Tables 1-3 (PDF)]

DF Conrad*, M Jakobsson*, G Coop*, X Wen, JD Wall, NA Rosenberg, JK Pritchard (2006) A worldwide survey of haplotype variation and linkage disequilibrium in the human genome. Nature Genetics 38: 1251-1260. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement (methods, note, and figures] [Supplementary Table 1] [Data]

NA Rosenberg (2006) Standardized subsets of the HGDP-CEPH Human Genome Diversity Cell Line Panel, accounting for atypical and duplicated samples and pairs of close relatives. Annals of Human Genetics 70: 841-847. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement] [Data] [Spreadsheet with recommended subsets (txt format)] [Spreadsheet with recommended subsets (xls format)]

NA Rosenberg (2006) Gene genealogies. Chapter 12 in CW Fox and JB Wolf, eds. Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts and Case Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 173-189. [PDF of final version]

NA Rosenberg, M Nordborg (2006) A general population-genetic model for the production by population structure of spurious genotype-phenotype associations in discrete, admixed or spatially distributed populations. Genetics 173: 1665-1678. [Abstract] [PDF]

JH Degnan, NA Rosenberg (2006) Discordance of species trees with their most likely gene trees. PLoS Genetics 2: 762-768. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg (2006) The mean and variance of the numbers of r-pronged nodes and r-caterpillars in Yule-generated genealogical trees. Annals of Combinatorics 10: 129-146. [Abstract] [PDF]


NA Rosenberg, S Mahajan, S Ramachandran, C Zhao, JK Pritchard, MW Feldman (2005) Clines, clusters, and the effect of study design on the inference of human population structure. PLoS Genetics 1: 660-671. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF] [Data]

NA Rosenberg (2005) Algorithms for selecting informative marker panels for population assignment. Journal of Computational Biology 12: 1183-1201. [Abstract] [PDF]

S Ramachandran, O Deshpande, CC Roseman, NA Rosenberg, MW Feldman, LL Cavalli-Sforza (2005) Support from the relationship of genetic and geographic distance in human populations for a serial founder effect originating in Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102: 15942-15947. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplementary Figure 6] [Supplementary Table 2] [Supplementary text] [Data]

NA Rosenberg (2005) A sharp minimum on the mean number of steps taken in adaptive walks. Journal of Theoretical Biology 237: 17-22. [Abstract] [PDF]

M Nordborg, TT Hu, Y Ishino, J Jhaveri, C Toomajian, H Zheng, E Bakker, P Calabrese, J Gladstone, R Goyal, M Jakobsson, S Kim, Y Morozov, B Padhukasahasram, V Plagnol, NA Rosenberg, C Shah, JD Wall, J Wang, K Zhao, T Kalbfleisch, V Schulz, M Kreitman, J Bergelson (2005) The pattern of polymorphism in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Biology 3: 1289-1299. [Abstract] [Full-text at journal website] [PDF]

Noah Rosenberg's publications 1999-2005


H Innan, K Zhang, P Marjoram, S Tavaré, NA Rosenberg (2005) Statistical tests of the coalescent model based on the haplotype frequency distribution and the number of segregating sites. Genetics 169: 1763-1777. [Abstract] [PDF] [Software]


NA Rosenberg, PP Calabrese (2004) Polyploid and multilocus extensions of the Wahlund inequality. Theoretical Population Biology 66: 381-391. [Abstract] [PDF]

MM Tanaka, NA Rosenberg, PM Small (2004) The control of copy number of IS6110 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21: 2195-2201. [Abstract] [PDF]

S Ramachandran, NA Rosenberg, LA Zhivotovsky, MW Feldman (2004) Robustness of the inference of human population structure: a comparison of X-chromosomal and autosomal microsatellites. Human Genomics 1: 87-97. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg (2004) Distruct: a program for the graphical display of population structure. Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 137-138. [Abstract] [PDF] [Software]


NA Rosenberg, LM Li, R Ward, JK Pritchard (2003) Informativeness of genetic markers for inference of ancestry. American Journal of Human Genetics 73: 1402-1422. [Abstract] [PDF] [Supplement] [Microsatellite data] [SNP data] [SNP data readme] [Solution to Problem 11039 required in appendix of paper (American Mathematical Monthly 112: 572-573, 2005)] [Software]

NA Rosenberg, AE Hirsh (2003) On the use of star-shaped genealogies in inference of coalescence times. Genetics 164: 1677-1682. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg (2003) The shapes of neutral gene genealogies in two species: probabilities of monophyly, paraphyly, and polyphyly in a coalescent model. Evolution 57: 1465-1477. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, JK Pritchard, JL Weber, HM Cann, KK Kidd, LA Zhivotovsky, MW Feldman (2003) Response to comment on "Genetic structure of human populations." Science 300: 1877. [Abstract] [PDF] [Data]

NA Rosenberg, AG Tsolaki, MM Tanaka (2003) Estimating change rates of genetic markers using serial samples: applications to the transposon IS6110 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Theoretical Population Biology 63: 347-363. [Abstract] [PDF]

LA Zhivotovsky, NA Rosenberg, MW Feldman (2003) Features of evolution and expansion of modern humans, inferred from genomewide microsatellite markers. American Journal of Human Genetics 72: 1171-1186. [Abstract] [PDF] [Data]


NA Rosenberg, JK Pritchard, JL Weber, HM Cann, KK Kidd, LA Zhivotovsky, MW Feldman (2002) Genetic structure of human populations. Science 298: 2381-2385. [Abstract] [Full Text at Science website] [PDF] [Supplement] [Data in Excel] [Data in structure and NEXUS formats] [Software for drawing figures] [Español]

NA Rosenberg, M Nordborg (2002) Genealogical trees, coalescent theory, and the analysis of genetic polymorphisms. Nature Reviews Genetics 3: 380-390. [Abstract] [PDF] [article at NRG website (includes "bullet point" summary)]

NA Rosenberg (2002) The probability of topological concordance of gene trees and species trees. Theoretical Population Biology 61: 225-247. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, MW Feldman (2002) The relationship between coalescence times and population divergence times. Chapter 9 in M Slatkin and M Veuille, eds. Modern Developments in Theoretical Population Genetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 130-164. [Abstract] [PDF of final version]


NA Rosenberg, T Burke, K Elo, MW Feldman, P Friedlin, MAM Groenen, J Hillel, A Mäki-Tanila, M Tixier-Boichard, A Vignal, K Wimmers, S Weigend (2001) Empirical evaluation of genetic clustering methods using multilocus genotypes from 20 chicken breeds. Genetics 159: 699-713. [Abstract] [PDF] [Data] [Photo]

MM Tanaka, NA Rosenberg (2001) Optimal estimation of transposition rates of insertion sequences for molecular epidemiology. Statistics in Medicine 20: 2409-2420. [Abstract] [PDF]

NA Rosenberg, E Woolf, JK Pritchard, T Schaap, D Gefel, I Shpirer, U Lavi, B Bonné-Tamir, J Hillel, MW Feldman (2001) Distinctive genetic signatures in the Libyan Jews. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 98: 858-863. [Abstract] [PDF] [Data]


L Jin, ML Baskett, LL Cavalli-Sforza, LA Zhivotovsky, MW Feldman, NA Rosenberg (2000) Microsatellite evolution in modern humans: a comparison of two data sets from the same populations. Annals of Human Genetics 64: 117-134. [Abstract] [PDF] [Data]

JK Pritchard, M Stephens, NA Rosenberg, P Donnelly (2000) Association mapping in structured populations. American Journal of Human Genetics 67: 170-181. [Abstract] [PDF]


JK Pritchard, NA Rosenberg (1999) Use of unlinked genetic markers to detect population stratification in association studies. American Journal of Human Genetics 65: 220-228. [Abstract] [PDF]