Postdoc position in Human Population Genomics

Postdoctoral in Human Population Genomics

The goal of the postdoctoral position is to undertake large-scale analyses of human genome wide data and complete genomes at a population level to carry out independent research, contributing as a team member to the wider program of research led by Dr. David Comas ( This will involve contributions to […]

2011 publications


1. Sikora M, Laayouni H, Calafell F, Comas D, Bertranpetit J (2011) A genomic analysis identifies a novel component in the genetic structure of sub-Saharan African populations. European Journal of Human Genetics 19:84-88. Sikora2011

2. Mendizabal I, Valente C, Gusmão A, Alves C, Gomes V, Goios A, Parson W, Calafell F, Alvarez […]

The southern African origin for modern humans revealed by the analysis of genome diversity in hunter-gatherers

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The manuscript “Hunter-gatherer genomic diversity suggests a southern African origin for modern humans” has been recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (Henn2011). This work has been the result of a collaboration with colleagues in Stanford University. Our work analyzes the genetic diversity in autosomal markers […]