Prof Mark Thomas

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Name: Mark Thomas Email: m.thomas@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Prof Tel: 02076797418
Department: Genetics, Evolution & Environment Fax: 0207 679 5052
Position: Professor of Evolutionary Genetics Address: Darwin Building, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
Research Domain: Basic Life Sciences, Genetics (Frontier Disciplines), Origins, Personalised Medicine, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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    2014

    • Mendez FL, Veeramah KR, Thomas MG, Karafet TM, Hammer MF (2014). Reply to 'The 'extremely ancient' chromosome that isn't' by Elhaik et al.. Eur J Hum Genet, , - . doi:10.1038/ejhg.2014.148
    • Pinhasi R, Timpson A, Thomas M, Šlaus M (2014). Bone growth, limb proportions and non-specific stress in archaeological populations from Croatia. Annals of Human Biology, 41(2), 127 - 137. doi:10.3109/03014460.2013.835443
    • Sverrisdottir OO, Timpson A, Toombs J, Lecoeur C, Froguel P, Miguel Carretero J, Arsuaga Ferreras JL, Gotherstrom A, Thomas MG (2014). Direct Estimates of Natural Selection in Iberia Indicate Calcium Absorption Was Not the Only Driver of Lactase Persistence in Europe. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 31(4), 975 - 983. doi:10.1093/molbev/msu049
    • Wilde S, Timpson A, Kirsanow K, Kaiser E, Kayser M, Unterlaender M, Hollfelder N, Potekhina ID, Schier W, Thomas MG, Burger J (2014). Direct evidence for positive selection of skin, hair, and eye pigmentation in Europeans during the last 5,000 y. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111(13), 4832 - 4837. doi:10.1073/pnas.1316513111
    • Gerbault P, Allaby RG, Boivin N, Rudzinski A, Grimaldi IM, Pires JC, Climer Vigueira C, Dobney K, Gremillion KJ, Barton L, Arroyo-Kalin M, Purugganan MD, Rubio de Casas R, Bollongino R, Burger J, Fuller DQ, Bradley DG, Balding DJ, Richerson PJ, Gilbert MT, Larson G, Thomas MG (2014). Storytelling and story testing in domestication.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(17), 6159 - 6164. doi:10.1073/pnas.1400425111
    • Larson G, Piperno DR, Allaby RG, Purugganan MD, Andersson L, Arroyo-Kalin M, Barton L, Climer Vigueira C, Denham T, Dobney K, Doust AN, Gepts P, Gilbert MT, Gremillion KJ, Lucas L, Lukens L, Marshall FB, Olsen KM, Pires JC, Richerson PJ, Rubio de Casas R, Sanjur OI, Thomas MG, Fuller DQ (2014). Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(17), 6139 - 6146. doi:10.1073/pnas.1323964111

    2013

    • Bollongino R, Nehlich O, Richards MP, Orschiedt J, Thomas MG, Sell C, Fajkosova Z, Powell A, Burger J (2013). 2000 Years of Parallel Societies in Stone Age Central Europe. SCIENCE, 342(6157), 479 - 481. doi:10.1126/science.1245049
    • Lazaridis I, Patterson N, Mittnik A, Renaud G, Mallick S, Sudmant PH, Schraiber JG, Castellano S, Kirsanow K, Economou C, Bollongino R, Fu Q, Bos K, Nordenfelt S, Filippo CD, Prüfer K, Sawyer S, Posth C, Haak W, Hallgren F, Fornander E, Ayodo G, Babiker HA, Balanovska E, Balanovsky O, Ben-Ami H, Bene J, Berrada F, Brisighelli F, Busby GBJ, Cali F, Churnosov M, Cole DEC, Damba L, Delsate D, Driem GV, Dryomov S, Fedorova SA, Francken M, Romero IG, Gubina M, Guinet JM, Hammer M, Henn B, Helvig T, Hodoglugil U, Jha AR, Kittles R, Khusnutdinova E, Kivisild T, Kučinskas V, Khusainova R, Kushniarevich A, Laredj L, Litvinov S, Mahley RW, Melegh B, Metspalu E, Mountain J, Nyambo T, Osipova L, Parik J, Platonov F, Posukh OL, Romano V, Rudan I, Ruizbakiev R, Sahakyan H, Salas A, Starikovskaya EB, Tarekegn A, Toncheva D, Turdikulova S, Uktveryte I, Utevska O, Voevoda M, Wahl J, Zalloua P, Yepiskoposyan L, Zemunik T, Cooper A, Capelli C, Thomas MG, Tishkoff SA, Singh L, Thangaraj K, Villems R, Comas D, Sukernik R, Metspalu M, Meyer M, Eichler EE, Burger J, Slatkin M, Pääbo S, Kelso J, Reich D, Krause J (2013). Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans. , , - .
    • Gerbault P, Roffet-Salque M, Evershed RP, Thomas MG (2013). How long have adult humans been consuming milk?. IUBMB Life, , - . doi:10.1002/iub.1227
    • Thomas MG, Kivisild T, Chikhi L, Burger J (2013). Europe and Western Asia: genetics and population history. In Ness I, Bellwood P (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (pp. 146 - 156). : Wiley-Blackwell.
    • Bains RK, Kovacevic M, Plaster CA, Tarekegn A, Bekele E, Bradman NN, Thomas MG (2013). Molecular diversity and population structure at the Cytochrome P450 3A5 gene in Africa.. BMC Genet, 14, 34 - . doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-34
    • Mendez FL, Krahn T, Schrack B, Krahn A-M, Veeramah KR, Woerner AE, Fomine FLM, Bradman N, Thomas MG, Karafet TM, Hammer MF (2013). An African American Paternal Lineage Adds an Extremely Ancient Root to the Human Y Chromosome Phylogenetic Tree. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 92(3), 454 - 459. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2013.02.002
    • Kamberov YG, Wang S, Tan J, Gerbault P, Wark A, Tan L, Yang Y, Li S, Tang K, Chen H, Powell A, Itan Y, Fuller D, Lohmueller J, Mao J, Schachar A, Paymer M, Hostetter E, Byrne E, Burnett M, McMahon AP, Thomas MG, Lieberman DE, Jin L, Tabin CJ, Morgan BA, Sabeti PC (2013). Modeling recent human evolution in mice by expression of a selected EDAR variant.. Cell, 152(4), 691 - 702. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2013.01.016
    • Shennan SJ, Downey SS, Timpson A, Edinborough K, Colledge S, Kerig T, Manning K, Thomas MG (2013). Regional population collapse followed initial agriculture booms in mid-Holocene Europe. Nature Communications, , - .

    2012

    • Gerbault P, Powell A, Thomas MG (2012). Evaluating demographic models for goat domestication using mtDNA sequences. ANTHROPOZOOLOGICA, 47(2), 63 - 76.
    • Brace S, Barnes I, Powell A, Pearson R, Woolaver LG, Thomas MG, Turvey ST (2012). Population history of the Hispaniolan hutia Plagiodontia aedium (Rodentia: Capromyidae): testing the model of ancient differentiation on a geotectonically complex Caribbean island.. Mol Ecol, 21(9), 2239 - 2253. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05514.x
    • Pagani L, Kivisild T, Tarekegn A, Ekong R, Plaster C, Gallego Romero I, Ayub Q, Mehdi SQ, Thomas MG, Luiselli D, Bekele E, Bradman N, Balding DJ, Tyler-Smith C (2012). Ethiopian genetic diversity reveals linguistic stratification and complex influences on the Ethiopian gene pool.. Am J Hum Genet, 91(1), 83 - 96. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2012.05.015
    • Leonardi M, Gerbault P, Thomas MG, Burger J (2012). The evolution of lactase persistence in Europe. A synthesis of archaeological and genetic evidence. INTERNATIONAL DAIRY JOURNAL, 22(2), 88 - 97. doi:10.1016/j.idairyj.2011.10.010
    • Gerbault P, Leonardi M, Powell A, Weber C, Benecke N, Burger J, Thomas Mark G (2012). Domestication and migrations: Using mitochondrial DNA to infer domestication processes of goats and horses. In Kaiser E, Burger J, Schier WO (Ed.), Population Dynamics in Prehistory and Early History: New Approaches Using Stable Isotopes and Genetics (pp. 17 - 30). : de Gruyter. doi:10.1515/9783110266306.17
    • Gerbault P, Powell A, Thomas MG (2012). Evaluating demographic models for goat domestication using mtDNA sequences. Anthropozoologica, 47, (in - press).
    • Gallego Romero I, Basu Mallick C, Liebert A, Crivellaro F, Chaubey G, Itan Y, Metspalu M, Eaaswarkhanth M, Pitchappan R, Villems R, Reich D, Singh L, Thangaraj K, Thomas MG, Swallow DM, Mirazón Lahr M, Kivisild T (2012). Herders of Indian and European cattle share their predominant allele for lactase persistence.. Mol Biol Evol, 29(1), 249 - 260. doi:10.1093/molbev/msr190
    • Bollongino R, Burger J, Powell A, Mashkour M, Vigne JD, Thomas MG (2012). Modern taurine cattle descended from small number of near-eastern founders. Mol Biol Evol, 29, 2101 - 2104. doi:10.1093/molbev/mss092
    • Thomas MG (2012). The flickering genes of the last mammoths. Mol Ecol, 21, 3379 - 3381.
    • Thompson SR, Humphries SE, Thomas MG, Ekong R, Tarekegn A, Bekele E, Creemer O, Bradman N, Veeramah KR (2012). The frequency of an IL-18-associated haplotype in Africans. Eur J Hum Genet, , - . doi:10.1038/ejhg.2012.184
    • Pinhasi R, Thomas MG, Hofreiter M, Currat M, Burger J (2012). The genetic history of Europeans. Trends Genet, 28, 496 - 505. doi:10.1016/j.tig.2012.06.006
    • Busby GB, Brisighelli F, Sánchez-Diz P, Ramos-Luis E, Martinez-Cadenas C, Thomas MG, Bradley DG, Gusmão L, Winney B, Bodmer W, Vennemann M, Coia V, Scarnicci F, Tofanelli S, Vona G, Ploski R, Vecchiotti C, Zemunik T, Rudan I, Karachanak S, Toncheva D, Anagnostou P, Ferri G, Rapone C, Hervig T, Moen T, Wilson JF, Capelli C (2012). The peopling of Europe and the cautionary tale of Y chromosome lineage R-M269.. Proc Biol Sci, 279(1730), 884 - 892. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1044
    • Gerbault P, Bollongino R, Burger J, Thomas MG (2012). Inferring processes of Neolithic gene-culture co-evolution using genetic and archaeological data: The case of lactase persistence and dairying. In Colledge S, Conolly J, Dobney K, Manning K, Shennan S (Ed.), The Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe (pp. (in - press)). : Left Coast Press.

    2011

    • Rodríguez R, Ramírez O, Valdiosera CE, García N, Alda F, Madurell-Malapeira J, Marmi J, Doadrio I, Willerslev E, Götherström A, Arsuaga JL, Thomas MG, Lalueza-Fox C, Dalén L (2011). 50,000 years of genetic uniformity in the critically endangered Iberian lynx.. Mol Ecol, 20(18), 3785 - 3795. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05231.x
    • Edwards CJ, Suchard MA, Lemey P, Welch JJ, Barnes I, Fulton TL, Barnett R, O'Connell TC, Coxon P, Monaghan N, Valdiosera CE, Lorenzen ED, Willerslev E, Baryshnikov GF, Rambaut A, Thomas MG, Bradley DG, Shapiro B (2011). Ancient Hybridization and an Irish Origin for the Modern Polar Bear Matriline. CURR BIOL, 21(15), 1251 - 1258. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2011.05.058
    • Gerbault P, Liebert A, Itan Y, Powell A, Currat M, Burger J, Swallow DM, Thomas MG (2011). Evolution of lactase persistence: an example of human niche construction.. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 366(1566), 863 - 877. doi:10.1098/rstb.2010.0268
    • Barnes I, Duda A, Pybus OG, Thomas MG (2011). Ancient urbanization predicts genetic resistance to tuberculosis.. Evolution, 65(3), 842 - 848. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01132.x
    • Chahal HS, Stals K, Unterländer M, Balding DJ, Thomas MG, Kumar AV, Besser GM, Atkinson AB, Morrison PJ, Howlett TA, Levy MJ, Orme SM, Akker SA, Abel RL, Grossman AB, Burger J, Ellard S, Korbonits M (2011). AIP mutation in pituitary adenomas in the 18th century and today.. N Engl J Med, 364(1), 43 - 50. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1008020
    • Chahal HS, Stals K, Unterlander M, Balding DJ, Thomas MG, Kumar AV, Besser GM, Atkinson AB, Morrison PJ, Howlett TA, Levy MJ, Orme SM, Akker SA, Abel RL, Grossman AB, Burger J, Ellard S, Korbonits M (2011). Brief Report: AIP Mutation in Pituitary Adenomas in the 18th Century and Today.. NEW ENGL J MED, 364(1), 43 - 50.
    • Burger J, Thomas MG (2011). The Palaeopopulationgenetics of Humans, Cattle and Dairying in Neolithic Europe.. In Pinhasi R, Stock J (Ed.), Human Bioarchaeology of the Transition to Agriculture (pp. 371 - 384). : Wiley Blackwell.
    • Horsfall LJ, Zeitlyn D, Tarekegn A, Bekele E, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Swallow DM (2011). Prevalence of clinically relevant UGT1A alleles and haplotypes in African populations.. Ann Hum Genet, 75(2), 236 - 246. doi:10.1111/j.1469-1809.2010.00638.x

    2010

    • Eklund JA, Thomas MG (2010). Assessing the effects of conservation treatments on short sequences of DNA in vitro. J ARCHAEOL SCI, 37(11), 2831 - 2841. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2010.06.019
    • Akkoc N, Sari I, Akar S, Binicier O, Thomas MG, Weale ME, Birlik M, Savran Y, Onen F, Bradman N, Plaster CA (2010). Increased Prevalence of M694V in Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis Additional Evidence for a Link With Familial Mediterranean Fever. ARTHRITIS RHEUM-US, 62(10), 3059 - 3063. doi:10.1002/art.27598
    • Browning SL, Tarekegn A, Bekele E, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2010). CYP1A2 is more variable than previously thought: a genomic biography of the gene behind the human drug-metabolizing enzyme.. Pharmacogenet Genomics, 20(11), 647 - 664. doi:10.1097/FPC.0b013e32833e90eb
    • Collard M, Edinborough K, Shennan S, Thomas MG (2010). Radiocarbon evidence indicates that migrants introduced farming to Britain. J ARCHAEOL SCI, 37(4), 866 - 870. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2009.11.016
    • Veeramah KR, Connell BA, Pour NA, Powell A, Plaster CA, Zeitlyn D, Mendell NR, Weale ME, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2010). Little genetic differentiation as assessed by uniparental markers in the presence of substantial language variation in peoples of the Cross River region of Nigeria. BMC EVOL BIOL, 10, - . doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-92
    • Belle E, Shah S, Parfitt T, Thomas M (2010). Y chromosomes of self-identified Syeds from the Indian subcontinent show evidence of elevated Arab ancestry but not of a recent common patrilineal origin. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 2, 217 - 224. doi:10.1007/s12520-010-0040-1
    • Itan Y, Jones BL, Ingram CJ, Swallow DM, Thomas MG (2010). A worldwide correlation of lactase persistence phenotype and genotypes.. BMC Evol Biol, 10, 36 - . doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-36
    • Powell A, Shennan S, Thomas MG (2010). Demography and Variation in the Accumulation of Culturally Inherited Skills. In O'Brien MJ, Shennan S (Ed.), Innovation in cultural systems : contributions from evolutionary anthropology (pp. 139 - 160). : MIT Press.
    • Itan Y, Bryson K, Thomas MG (2010). Detecting gene duplications in the human lineage.. Ann Hum Genet, 74(6), 555 - 565. doi:10.1111/j.1469-1809.2010.00609.x
    • Balding D, Weale M, Richards M, Thomas M (2010). Genetic and Isotopic Analysis and the UK Border Agency. Significance, 7(2), 58 - 61.
    • Nesse RM, Bergstrom CT, Ellison PT, Flier JS, Gluckman P, Govindaraju DR, Niethammer D, Omenn GS, Perlman RL, Schwartz MD, Thomas MG, Stearns SC, Valle D (2010). Making evolutionary biology a basic science for medicine. P NATL ACAD SCI USA, 107, 1800 - 1807. doi:10.1073/pnas.0906224106

    2009

    • Ingram CJ, Raga TO, Tarekegn A, Browning SL, Elamin MF, Bekele E, Thomas MG, Weale ME, Bradman N, Swallow DM (2009). Multiple rare variants as a cause of a common phenotype: several different lactase persistence associated alleles in a single ethnic group.. J Mol Evol, 69(6), 579 - 588. doi:10.1007/s00239-009-9301-y
    • Malmstrom H, Gilbert MTP, Thomas MG, Brandstrom M, Stora J, Molnar P, Andersen PK, Bendixen C, Holmlund G, Gotherstrom A, Willerslev E (2009). Ancient DNA Reveals Lack of Continuity between Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers and Contemporary Scandinavians. CURR BIOL, 19(20), 1758 - 1762. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.09.017
    • Powell A, Shennan S, Thomas MG (2009). Late Pleistocene demography and the appearance of modern human behavior.. Science, 324(5932), 1298 - 1301. doi:10.1126/science.1170165
    • Itan Y, Powell A, Beaumont MA, Burger J, Thomas MG (2009). The origins of lactase persistence in Europe.. PLoS Comput Biol, 5(8), e1000491 - . doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000491
    • Bramanti B, Thomas MG, Haak W, Unterlaender M, Jores P, Tambets K, Antanaitis-Jacobs I, Haidle MN, Jankauskas R, Kind CJ, Lueth F, Terberger T, Hiller J, Matsumura S, Forster P, Burger J (2009). Genetic Discontinuity Between Local Hunter-Gatherers and Central Europe's First Farmers. SCIENCE, 326(5949), 137 - 140. doi:10.1126/science.1176869

    2008

    • Thomas MG, Stumpf MPH, Härke H (2008). Integration versus Apartheid In Post-Roman Britain: A Response To Pattison.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 275, 2419 - 2421. doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0677
    • Veeramah KR, Thomas MG, Weale ME, Zeitlyn D, Tarekegn A, Bekele E, Mendell NR, Shephard EA, Bradman N, Phillips IR (2008). The potentially deleterious functional variant flavin-containing monooxygenase 2*1 is at high frequency throughout sub-Saharan Africa.. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 18, 877 - 886. doi:10.1097/FPC.0b013e3283097311
    • Chefetz I, Ben Amitai D, Browning S, Skorecki K, Adir N, Thomas MG, Kogleck L, Topaz O, Indelman M, Uitto J, Richard G, Bradman N, Sprecher E (2008). Normophosphatemic familial tumoral calcinosis is caused by deleterious mutations in SAMD9, encoding a TNF-alpha responsive protein.. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 128(6), 1423 - 1429. doi:10.1038/sj.jid.5701203
    • Valdiosera CE, García-Garitagoitia JL, Garcia N, Doadrio I, Thomas MG, Hänni C, Arsuaga JL, Barnes I, Hofreiter M, Orlando L, Götherström A (2008). Surprising migration and population size dynamics in ancient Iberian brown bears (Ursus arctos).. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(13), 5123 - 5128. doi:10.1073/pnas.0712223105
    • Thomas MG (2008). BBC Three Counties Radio.
    • Thomas MG (2008). Colourfull Radio UK.
    • Thomas MG (2008). You and Yours (BBC Radio 4).
    • Thomas MG (2008). ITV News at Ten.
    • Thomas MG, Barnes I, Weale ME, Jones AL, Forster P, Bradman N, Pramstaller PP (2008). New genetic evidence supports isolation and drift in the Ladin communities of the South Tyrolean Alps but not an ancient origin in the Middle East.. European Journal of Human Genetics, 16(1), 124 - 134. doi:10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201906
    • Veeramah KR, Zeitlyn D, Fanso VG, Mendell NR, Connell BA, Weale ME, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2008). Sex-Specific Genetic Data Supports One of Two Alternative Versions of the foundation of the ruling dynasty of the Nso´ in Cameroon.. Current Anthropology, 49(4), 707 - 714. doi:10.1086/590119
    • Thomas MG, Härke H, German G, Stumpf MPH (2008). Simulations, Genetics and Human Prehistory, Social constraints on interethnic marriage/unions, differential reproductive success and the spread of 'Continental' Y chromosomes in early Anglo-Saxon England. In Matsumura S, Forster P, Renfrew C (Ed.), Simulations, Genetics and Human Prehistory (pp. 59 - 68). : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.
    • Thomas MG, Härke H, German G, Stumpf MPH (2008). Social constraints on interethnic marriage/unions, differential reproductive success and the spread of ‘Continental’ Y chromosomes in early Anglo-Saxon England. In Matsumura S, Forster P, Renfrew C (Ed.), Simulations, Genetics and Human Prehistory (pp. 59 - 68). : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.
    • Bowden GR, Balaresque P, King TE, Hansen Z, Lee AC, Pergl-Wilson G, Hurley E, Roberts SJ, Waite P, Jesch J J, A L T, M G H, S E J, M A (2008). Excavating past population structures by surname-based sampling: the genetic legacy of the Vikings in northwest England.. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 25, 301 - 309. doi:10.1093/molbev/msm255

    2007

    • Thomas MG (2007). Colourful Radio UK.
    • Thomas MG (2007). BBC 5 Live Radio.
    • Thomas MG (2007). BBC Radio Solent.
    • Ingram CJ, Elamin MF, Mulcare CA, Weale ME, Tarekegn A, Raga TO, Bekele E, Elamin FM, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Swallow DM (2007). A novel polymorphism associated with lactose tolerance in Africa: multiple causes for lactase persistence?. Human Genetics, 120, 779 - 788. doi:10.1007/s00439-006-0291-1
    • Edwards CJ, Bollongino R, Scheu A, Chamberlain A, Tresset A, Vigne JD, Baird JF, Larson G, Ho SY, Heupink TH, Shapiro B, Freeman AR, Thomas MG, Arbogast RM, Arndt B, Bartosiewicz L, Benecke N, Budja M, Chaix L, Choyke AM, Coqueugniot E, Dohle HJ, Goldner H, Hartz S, Helmer D, Herzig B, Hongo H, Mashkour M, Ozdogan M, Pucher E, Roth G, Schade-Lindig S, Schmolcke U, Schulting RJ, Stephan E, Uerpmann HP, Voros I, Voytek B, Bradley DG, Burger J (2007). Mitochondrial DNA analysis shows a Near Eastern Neolithic origin for domestic cattle and no indication of domestication of European aurochs.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 274, 1377 - 1385.
    • Valdiosera CE, Garcia N, Anderung C, Dalen L, Cregut-Bonnoure E, Kahlke RD, Stiller M, Brandstrom M, Thomas MG, Arsuaga JL, Gotherstrom A, Barnes I (2007). Staying out in the cold: glacial refugia and mitochondrial DNA phylogeography in ancient European brown bears.. Molecular Ecology, 16, 5140 - 5148.
    • Bradman N, Thomas MG (2007). An African Y in Yorkshiremen?: Y chromosome travelled north. Heredity, 99(1), 3-4 - .
    • Thomas MG (2007). Swedish Educational TV.
    • Thomas MG (2007). James May's 20th Century (BBC2).
    • Barnes I, Shapiro B, Lister A, Kuznetsova T, Sher A, Guthrie D, Thomas MG (2007). Genetic structure and extinction of the woolly mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius. Current Biology, 17(12), 1072 - 1075. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2007.05.035
    • Burger J, Kirchner M, Bramanti B, Haak W, Thomas MG (2007). Absence of the lactase-persistence-associated allele in early Neolithic Europeans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(10), 3736 - 3741. doi:10.1073/pnas.0607187104
    • Hurley IA, Lockridge Mueller R, Dunn KA, Schmidt EJ, Friedman M, Ho RK, Prince VE, Yang Z, Thomas M, Coates MI (2007). A new time-scale for ray-finned fish evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 274, 489 - 498.
    • Bekele E, Geleta M, Dagne K, Jones AL, Barnes I, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2007). Molecular phylogeny of genus Guizotia (Asteraceae) using DNA sequences derived from ITS. GENET RESOUR CROP EV, 54(7), 1419 - 1427. doi:10.1007/s10722-006-9126-0

    2006

    • Thomas MG (2006). The Today Programme (BBC Radio 4)..
    • Thomas MG (2006). Britain AD (Channel 4)..
    • Thomas MG (2006). Sky TV News.
    • Thomas MG (2006). BBC Radio 5 Live.
    • Thomas MG (2006). BBC Radio 5 Live.
    • Thomas MG (2006). Chimps Are People Too (Horizon, BBC2)..
    • Thomas MG (2006). Royal Roots (Shine TV for Sky 1)..
    • Thomas MG (2006). BBC News 24.
    • Barnes I, Thomas MG (2006). Evaluating bacterial pathogen DNA preservation in museum osteological collections.. Proc Biol Sci, 273(1587), 645 - 653. doi:10.1098/rspb.2005.3339
    • Thomas MG, Stumpf MP, Härke H (2006). Evidence for an apartheid-like social structure in early Anglo-Saxon England.. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1601), 2651 - 2657. doi:10.1098/rspb.2006.3627
    • Capelli C, Redhead N, Romano V, Cali F, Lefranc G, Delague V, Megarbane A, Felice AE, Pascali VL, Neophytou PI, Poulli Z, Novelletto A, Malaspina P, Terrenato L, Berebbi A, Fellous M, Thomas MG, Goldstein DB (2006). Population structure in the Mediterranean basin: a Y chromosome perspective. Annals of Human Genetics, 70(2), 207 - 225. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2005.00224.x

    2005

    • Nadkarni NA, Weale ME, von Schantz M, Thomas MG (2005). Evolution of a length polymorphism in the human PER3 gene, a component of the circadian system. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 20(6), 490 - 499. doi:10.1177/0748730405281332
    • Lister AM, Edwards CJ, Nock DAW, Bunce M, vanPijlen IA, Bradley DG, Thomas MG, Barnes I (2005). The phylogenetic position of the ‘giant deer’ Megaloceros giganteus. Nature, 438, 850 - 853. doi:10.1038/nature04134

    2004

    • Bradman N, Thomas MG, Weale ME, Goldstein D (2004). Threads to Antiquity: A Genetic Record of Sex-specific Demographic Histories of Jewish Populations. In Jones M (Ed.), Traces of Ancestry: studies in honour of Colin Renfrew (pp. 89 - 98). : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.
    • Bortolini MC, Thomas MG, Chikhi L, Aguilar JA, Castro-De-Guerra D, Salzano FM, Ruiz-Linare A (2004). Ribeiro’s typology, genomes, and Spanish colonialism, as viewed from Gran Canaria and Colombia. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 27(1), 1 - 8. doi:10.1590/S1415-47572004000100001
    • Thomas MG (2004). The Today Programme (BBC Radio 4).
    • Thomas MG (2004). Radio P1 (Swedish Broadcasting Corporation)..
    • Mulcare CA, Weale ME, Jones AL, Connell B, Zeitlyn D, Tarekegn A, Swallow DM, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2004). The T Allele located 13.9kb upstream of the lactase gene (LCT) (C-13.9kbT) does not predict or cause the lactase persistence phenotype in Africans. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 74(6), 1102 - 1110. doi:10.1086/421050
    • Thomas MG (2004). BBC Wales Radio.
    • Caldwell EF, Mayor L, Thomas MG, Danpure CJ (2004). Diet and the frequency of the alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase Pro11Leu polymorphism in different human populations. Human Genetics, 115, 504 - 509. doi:10.1007/s00439-004-1191-x
    • Caldwell EF, von Cramon-Taubadel N, Weale ME, Thomas MG (2004). Salivary amylase gene copy number: Have humans adapted to high starch diets?. AM J PHYS ANTHROPOL, , 72 - 72.

    2003

    • Capelli C, Redhead N, Abernethy JK, Gratix F, Wilson JF, Moen T, Hervig T, Richards M, Stumpf MP, Underhill PA, Bradshaw P, Shaha A, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2003). A Y chromosome census of the British Isles. Current Biology, 13(11), 979 - 984. doi:10.1016/S0960-9822(03)00373-7
    • Bortolini MC, Salzano FM, Thomas MG, Bau CHD, Layrisse Z, Petzl-Erler ML, Tsuneto LT, Hill K, Hurtado AM, Castro-de-Guerra D, Torres MM, Groot H, Michalski R, Nymadawa P, Bedoya G, Bradman N, Labuda D, Ruiz-Linares A (2003). Y-chromosome evidence for differing ancient demographic histories in the Americas. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 73, 524 - 539. doi:10.1086/377588
    • Weale ME, Shah T, Jones AL, Greenhalgh J, Wilson JF, Nymadawa P, Zeitlyn D, Connell BA, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2003). Rare deep-rooting Y chromosome lineages in humans: lessons for phylogeography. Genetics, 165, 229 - 234.
    • Behar DM, Thomas MG, Skorecki K, Hammer MF, Bulygina E, Rosengarten D, Jones AL, Held K, Moses V, Goldstein D, Bradman N, Weale ME (2003). Multiple Origins of Ashkenazi Levites: Y Chromosome Evidence for both Near Eastern and European Ancestries. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 73, 768 - 779.
    • Quintana-Murci L, Weale ME, Thomas MG, Erdei E, Bradman N, Shanks JH, Krausz C, McElreavey K (2003). Y-chromosome haplotypes and testicular cancer in the English population. Journal of Medical Genetics, 40(20), - .
    • Johnston J, Thomas M (2003). Summary: the science of genealogy by genetics. Developing World Bioethics, 3(2), 103 - 108.
    • Fletcher B, Goldstein DB, Bradman AL, Weale ME, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2003). High-throughput analysis of informative CYP2D6 compound haplotypes. Genomics, 81(2), 166 - 174.
    • Overall ADJ, Ahmad M, Thomas MG, Nichols RA (2003). An analysis of consanguinity and social structure within the UK Asian population using microsatellite data. Annals of Human Genetics, 67, 525 - 537.

    2002

    • Thomas MG (2002). Forces radio.
    • Thomas MG (2002). Dark origins of Britain, BBC Radio 4.
    • Thomas MG (2002). Bill Heine show, BBC radio Oxford.
    • Thomas MG (2002). Channel 4 news.
    • Thomas MG (2002). South Wales radio.
    • Thomas MG (2002). ABC Australian radio.
    • Thomas MG (2002). The Agenda, TV3, Dublin, Ireland.
    • Thomas MG (2002). Wave radio Swansea.
    • Thomas MG (2002). Today programme.
    • Thomas MG (2002). Letter to the Editor. The Times, , - .
    • Ma Y, Thomas MG, Okamoto M, Bogdanos DP, Nagl S, Kerkar N, Lopes AR, Muratori L, Lenzi M, Bianchi FB, Mieli-Vergani G, Vergani D (2002). Key residues of a major cytochrome P4502D6 epitope are located on the surface of the molecule. The Journal of Immunology, 169(1), 277 - 285.
    • Thomas MG (2002). BBC Wiltshire sound.
    • Thomas MG (2002). BBC Wales, Patrick Hannon show.
    • Thomas MG (2002). BBC radio wales.
    • Thomas MG (2002). BBC radio Shropshire.
    • Thomas MG, Barnes I (2002). Ancient DNA. In Pagel M (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evolution (pp. - ). : Oxford University Press.
    • Lau GK, Suri D, Liang R, Rigopoulou EI, Thomas MG, Mullerova I, Nanji A, Yuen ST, Williams R, Naoumov NV (2002). Resolution of chronic hepatitis B and anti-HBs seroconversion in humans by adoptive transfer of immunity to hepatitis B core antigen. Gastroenterology, 122(3), 614 - 624. doi:10.1053/gast.2002.31887
    • Ma Y, Okamoto M, Thomas MG, Bogdanos DP, Lopes AR, Portmann B, Underhill J, Durr R, Mieli-Vergani G, Vergani D (2002). Antibodies to conformational epitopes of soluble liver antigen define a severe form of autoimmune liver disease. Hepatology, 35(3), 658 - 664.
    • Thomas MG (2002). The Real Kind and Queen (Discovery Channel, Tigress Productions).
    • Thomas MG, Weale M, Jones AL, Richards M, Skorecki K, Torroni A, Capelli C, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2002). Founding mothers of Jewish communities: Geographically separated Jewish groups were independantly founded by very few female ancestors. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 70, 1411 - 1420. doi:10.1086/340609
    • Weale M, Weiss DA, Jager RF, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2002). Y chromosome evidence for Anglo-Saxon mass migration. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 19(7), 1008 - 1021.
    • Reich DE, Gabriel SB, Goldstein DB, McDonald GM, Wilson JF, Sabeti PC, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Ward R, Ferrell R, Linares AR, Pearce L, Henderson B, Jorde LB, Altshuler D, Lander ES (2002). Haplotype structure and linkage disequilibrium in 26 worldwide populations..

    2001

    • Weale ME, Yepiskoposyan L, Jager RF, Hovhannisyan N, Khudoyan A, Burbage-Hall O, Bradman N, Thomas MG (2001). Armenian Y chromosome haplotypes reveal strong regional structure within a single ethno-national group. Human Genetics, 109(6), 659 - 674.
    • Wilson JF, Weiss DA, Richards M, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2001). Genetic evidence for different male and female roles during cultural transitions in the British Isles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 98(9), 5078 - 5083.
    • Wilson JF, Weale ME, Smith AC, Gratrix F, Fletcher B, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2001). Population genetic structure of variable drug response. Nature Genetics, 29(3), 265 - 269. doi:10.1038/ng761
    • Bjoro K, Petrova EP, Thomas MG, Froland SS, Williams R, Naoumov NV (2001). TT virus infection in patients with primary hypogammaglobulinaemia: Natural history and relationship to liver disease in the immunocompromised host. SCAND J GASTROENTERO, 36(9), 987 - 993.
    • Spigelman M, Barnes I, Holton J, Vaira D, Thomas MG (2001). Long-term DNA survival in ethanol-preserved archival material. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 83(4), 283 - 284.
    • Wilson JF, Weiss DA, Richards M, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2001). Genetic evidence for different male and female roles during cultural transitions in the British Isles.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 98(9), 5078 - 5083. doi:10.1073/pnas.071036898
    • Bjoro K, Petrova EP, Thomas MG, Froland SS, Williams R, Naoumov NV (2001). TT virus infection in patients with primary hypogammaglobulinaemia: natural history and relationship to liver disease in the immunocompromised host. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 36(9), 987-93 - .

    2000

    • Faerman M, Nebel A, Filon D, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Ragsdale B, Schultz M, Oppenheim A (2000). From a dry bone to a genetic portrait: A case study of Sickle Cell Anemia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 111, 153 - 163.
    • Thomas MG, Weiss DA (2000). Human y chromosome variation across England and wales.. AM J PHYS ANTHROPOL, , 302 - 302.
    • Thomas MG, Hagelberg E, Jones H, Yang Z, Lister AM (2000). Molecular and Morphological Evidence on the Phylogeny of the Elephantidae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 267, 2493 - 2500.
    • Ma Y, Okamoto M, Thomas MG, Durr R, Bogdanos DP, Williams R, Mieli-Vergani G, Vergani D (2000). Autoantibodies to soluble liver antigen/UGA suppressor tRNA-associated antigenic protein are specific to autoimmune liver disease.. HEPATOLOGY, 32(4), 310A - 310A.
    • Thomas MG, Parfitt T, Weiss DA, Skorecki K, Wilson JF, le Roux M, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2000). Y chromosomes traveling south: the cohen modal haplotype and the origins of the Lemba--the "Black Jews of Southern Africa". The American Journal of Human Genetics, 66(2), 674 - 686. doi:10.1086/302749
    • Bradman N, Thomas MG, Goldstein DG (2000). America Past, America Present: Genes and Languages in the Americas and Beyond, The Genetic Origins of Old Testament Priests. In Renfrew C (Ed.), (pp. - ). : Cambridge University press.
    • Richards M, Macaulay V, Hickey E, Vega E, Sykes B, Guida V, Rengo C, Sellitto D, Cruciani F, Kivisild T, Villems R, Thomas MG (2000). Tracing European founder lineages in the Near Eastern mtDNA pool. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 67, 1251 - 1276.
    • Ma Y, Thomas MG, Okamoto M, Bogdanos DP, Muratori L, Lenzi M, Williams R, Bianchi FB, Mieli-Vergani G, Vergani D (2000). The endecamer CYP2D6317-327 accounts for differential reactivity of liver kidney microsomal antibody in autoimmune hepatitis type 2 and HCV infection. Journal of Hepatology, 32(2), 130 - .
    • Nebel A, Filon D, Weiss DA, Weale M, Faerman M, Oppenheim A, Thomas MG (2000). High-resolution Y chromosome haplotypes of Israeli and Palestinian Arabs reveal geographic substructure and substantial overlap with haplotypes of Jews. Human Genetics, 107, 630 - 641.
    • Barnes I, Holton J, Vaira D, Spigelman M, Thomas MG (2000). An assessment of the long-term preservation of the DNA of a bacterial pathogen in ethanol-preserved archival material. The Journal of Pathology, 192(4), 554 - 559.

    1999

    • Thomas MG, Bradman N, Flinn HM (1999). High throughput analysis of 10 microsatellite and 11 diallelic polymorphisms on the human Y-chromosome. Human Genetics, 105(6), 577 - 581.
    • (1999). Use of Eukaryotically Expressed Antigenic Regions of Cytochrome P4502D6 to Differentiate LKM1 Responses in Autoimmune Hepatitis Type 2 and HCV Infection. Journal of Hepatology, 30, 70 - 70.
    • Thomas MG, Miller KWP, Mascie-Taylor CGN (1999). Mitochondrial DNA and IQ in Europe. Intelligence, 26(2), 167 - 173 - .
    • Zerjal T, Pandya A, Santos FR, Adhikari R, Tarazona E, Kayser M, Evgrafov O, Singh L, Thangaraj K, Destro-Bisol G, Thomas MG, Qamar R, Mehdi Q, Rosser ZH, Hurles ME, Jobling ME, Tyler-Smith C (1999). The use of Y-chromosomal DNA variation to investigate population history: Recent male spread in Asia and Europe. In Papiha SS, Deka R, Chakraborty R (Ed.), Genomic diversity : applications in human population genetics (pp. 91 - 102). : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
    • Zerjal T, Pandya A, Santos FR, Adhikari R, Tarazona E, Kayser M, Evgrafov O, Singh L, Thangaraj K, Destro-Bisol G, Thomas MG, Qamar R, Mehdi Q, Rosser ZH, Hurles ME, Jobling ME, Tyler-Smith C (1999). Genomic diversity : applications in human population genetics, The use of Y-chromosomal DNA variation to investigate population history: Recent male spread in Asia and Europe. In Papiha SS, Deka R, Chakraborty R (Ed.), (pp. 91 - 102 - ). : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
    • Lau GK, Suri D, Liang R, Chokshi S, Thomas M, Williams R, Naoumov NV (1999). Adoptive transfer or HBcAg-specific CD4(+) T cells is associated with HBsAg clearance in Chinese chronic HBV carriers. HEPATOLOGY, 30(4), 446A - 446A.

    1998

    • Thomas MG, Skorecki K, Ben-Ami H, Parfitt T, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (1998). Origins of Old Testament priests. NATURE, 394(6689), 138 - 140.
    • Thomas MG, Skorecki K, Ben-Ami H, Parfitt T, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (1998). A genetic date for the origin of Old Testament Priests. Nature, 394, 138 - 140.
    • Ma Y, Kerkar N, Thomas MG, Muratori L, Lopes AR, Lenzi M, Williams R, Bianchi FB, Mieli-Vergani G, Vergani D (1998). Definition of the antigenic regions of cytochrome P4502D6 recognised by liver kidney microsomal antibody in autoimmune hepatitis and HCV infection. Hepatology, 28, 192A - .
    • Bradman N, Thomas MG (1998). Genetics: The pursuit of Jewish History by Other Means. Judaism Today, 10, 4 - 6.
    • Thomas MG, Miller KWP, Mascie-Taylor CGN (1998). Mitochondrial DNA and IQ in Europe. INTELLIGENCE, 26(2), 167 - 173.
    • Thomas MG, Cook J, Miller KWP, Waring MJ, Hagelberg E (1998). Molecular instability in the COII/tRNALys intergenic region of the human mitochondrial genome: Multiple origins of the 9-bp deletion and heteroplasmy for expanded repeats. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 353, 955 - 965.
    • Naoumov NV, Petrova EP, Thomas MG, Williams R (1998). Presence of a newly described human DNA virus (TTV) in patients with liver disease. LANCET, 352(9123), 195 - 197.
    • Bradman N, Thomas MG (1998). Why the Y. Science Spectra, 14, 32 - 37.
    • Petrova EP, Thomas MG, Williams R, Naoumov NV (1998). A study on a novel DNA virus (TTV) in liver disease patients an its causative role for hepatitis.. HEPATOLOGY, 28(4), 366A - 366A.

    1997

    • Thomas MG (1997). A Separate Creation: The search for the biological origins of sexual orientation. by Chandler Burr.. Science Spectra, 9, 76 - 78.
    • Thomas MG, Moore LJ (1997). Preparation of bone samples for DNA extraction: A nuts and bolts approach. BioTechniques, 22, 402 - 402.

    1996

    • Gaken JA, Tavassoli M, Gan SU, Vallian S, Giddings I, Darling DC, Galea-Lauri J, Thomas MG, Abedi H, Schreiber V, Menissier-de Murcia J, Collins MK, Shall S, Farzaneh F (1996). Efficient retroviral infection of mammalian cells is blocked by inhibition of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase activity. Journal of Virology, 70(6), 3992-4000 - .
    • Marinos G, Torre F, Gunther S, Thomas MG, Will H, Williams R, Naoumov NV (1996). Hepatitis B virus variants with core gene deletions in the evolution of chronic hepatitis B infection. Gastroenterology, 111(1), 183-92 - .

    1995

    • Naoumov NV, Thomas MG, Mason AL, Chokshi S, Bodicky CJ, Farzaneh F, Williams R, Perrillo RP (1995). Genomic variations in the hepatitis B core gene: a possible factor influencing response to interferon alfa treatment. Gastroenterology, 108(2), 505-14 - .

    1993

    • Naoumov NV, Thomas M, Mason AL, Campbell C, Chokshi S, Farzaneh F, Williams R, Perrillo RP (1993). ANALYSIS OF HEPATITIS-B VIRUS (HBV) PRECORE CORE GENE IN RELATION TO THE RESPONSE TO ALPHA-INTERFERON (IFN) - A STUDY IN UNITED-STATES CAUCASIANS. Hepatology, 18, A113 - A113. doi:10.1016/0270-9139(93)91982-x
    • Ma Y, Peakman M, Lenzi M, Gaken J, Thomas MG, Farzaneh F, Ballardini G, Cassani F, Mieli-Vergani GB, F B (1993). Case against subclassification of type II autoimmune chronic active hepatitis. The Lancet, 341(8836), 60 - . doi:10.1016/0140-6736(93)92541-Z
    • Ma Y, Gaken J, McFarlane BM, Thomas MG, Farzaneh F, McFarlane IG, Mielivergani G, Vergani D (1993). ALCOHOL-DEHYDROGENASE - A CONSTITUENT OF LSP AND TARGET OF AUTOIMMUNE REACTIONS IN LIVER-DISEASE. Hepatology, 18, A172 - A172. doi:10.1016/0270-9139(93)92213-j

    • Ingram CJE, Mulcare CA, Itan Y, Thomas MG, Swallow DM (). Lactose digestion and the evolutionary genetics of lactase persistence. Human Genetics, , - .
    • Dunn K, Yang Z, Coates MI, Thomas MG (). Molecular Evolution: Evolution, genomics, bioinformatics meeting.
    • Powell A, Shennan S, Thomas MG (). Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology, Demography and Variation in the Accumulation of Culturally Inherited Skills. In O'Brien M, Shennan S (Ed.), (pp. in press - ). : MIT Press.