Publications

2015
Investigating Domestication through an Evolutionary Lens
Larson, Greger
BioScience
2015
Mitogenomic analysis of a 50-generation chicken pedigree reveals a rapid rate of mitochondrial evolution and evidence for paternal mtDNA inheritance
Michelle Alexander, Simon Y. W. Ho, Martyna Molak, Ross Barnett, Orjan Carlborg, Ben Dorshorst, Christa Honaker, Francois Besnier, Per Wahlberg, Keith Dobney, Paul Siegel, Leif Andersson and Greger Larson
Biology Letters
2015
Phenotype and animal domestication: A study of dental variation between domestic, wild, captive, hybrid and insular Sus scrofa.
Evin, Allowen., Dobney, Keith., Schafberg, Renate., Owen, Joseph., Vidarsdottir, Una., Larson, Greger., Cucchi, Thomas
BMC evolutionary biology (15): 6-22
2015
Questioning new answers regarding Holocene chicken domestication in China
Joris Peters, Ophélie Lebrasseur, Julia Best, Holly Miller, Tyr Fothergill, Keith Dobney, Richard M. Thomas, Mark Maltby, Naomi Sykes, Olivier Hanotte, Terry O’Connor, Matthew J. Collins, and Greger Larson
PNAS
2015
Rulers of the roost
Larson, Greger
Science (347): 1077
2015
The Evolution of Suidae
Frantz, Laurent A F., Meijaard, Erik., Gongora, Jaime., Haile, James., Groenen, Martien A.M., Larson, Greger
Annual Review of Animal Biosciences. 2016. 4:3.1–3.25
2015
Unravelling the complexity of domestication : a case study using morphometrics and ancient DNA analyses of archaeological pigs from Romania
Evin, Allowen., Flink, Linus Girdland., Balasescu, Adrian., Popovici, Dragomir., Andreescu, Radian., Bailey, Douglas., Mirea, Pavel., Boroneant, Adina., Bonsall, Clive., Vidarsdottir, Una Strand., Tresset, Anne., Cucchi, Thomas., Larson, Greger., Dobney, Keith
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (1660)
2014
A Dysfunctional Sense of Smell: The Irreversibility of Olfactory Evolution in Free-Living Pigs
Maselli, Valeria., Polese, Gianluca., Larson, Greger., Raia, Pasquale., Forte, Nicola., Rippa, Daniela., Ligrone, Roberto., Vicidomini, Rosario., Fulgione, Domenico
Evolutionary Biology (41):229–239
2014
Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies
Larson, Greger., Piperno, Dolores R., Allaby, Robin G., Purugganan, Michael D., Andersson, Leif., Arroyo-Kalin, Manuel., Barton, Loukas., Vigueira, Cynthia Climer., Denham, Tim., Dobney, Keith
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (111):6139-6146
2014
Establishing the validity of domestication genes using DNA from ancient chickens
Flink, Linus Girdland., Allen, Richard., Barnett, Ross., Malmström, Helena., Peters, Joris., Eriksson, Jonas., Andersson, Leif., Dobney, Keith., Larson, Greger
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (111):6184-6189
2014
Evolution of Animal Domestication
Larson, Greger
Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics (45):6184-6189
2014
Exploring the complexity of domestication: a response to Rowley-Conwy and Zeder
Evin, Allowen., Girdland Flink, Linus., Krause-Kyora, Ben., Makarewicz, Cheryl., Hartz, Snke., Schreiber, Stefan., von Wurmb-Schwark, Nicole., Nebel, Almut., von Carnap-Bornheim, Claus., Larson, Greger., Dobney, Keith
World Archaeology (46):825-834
2014
How Much Is That in Dog Years? The Advent of Canine Population Genomics
Larson, Greger., Bradley, Daniel G
PLoS Genetics (10):e1004093
2014
Revealing the maternal demographic history of Panthera leo using ancient DNA and a spatially explicit genealogical analysis
Barnett, Ross., Yamaguchi, Nobuyuki., Shapiro, Beth., Ho, Simon Y W., Barnes, Ian., Sabin, Richard., Werdelin, Lars., Cuisin, Jacques., Larson, Greger
BMC evolutionary biology (14):70
2014
The zooarchaeological application of quantifying cranial shape differences in wild boar and domestic pigs (< i> Sus scrofa) using 3D geometric morphometrics
Owen, Joseph., Dobney, Keith., Evin, Allowen., Cucchi, Thomas., Larson, Greger., Strand Vidarsdottir, Una
Journal of Archaeological Science (43):159-167
2014
Using ancient DNA to study the origins and dispersal of ancestral Polynesian chickens across the Pacific
Thomson, Vicki A., Lebrasseur, Ophlie., Austin, Jeremy J., Hunt, Terry L., Burney, David A., Denham, Tim., Rawlence, Nicolas J., Wood, Jamie R., Gongora, Jaime., Flink, Linus Girdland
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (111):4826-4831
2014
Using traditional biometrical data to distinguish West Palearctic wild boar and domestic pigs in the archaeological record: new methods and standards
Evin, Allowen., Cucchi, Thomas., Escarguel, Gilles., Owen, Joseph., Larson, Greger., Strand Vidarsdottir, Una., Dobney, Keith
Journal of Archaeological Science (43):1-8
2014
Walking on Eggshells: A Study of Egg Use in Anglo-Scandinavian York Based on Eggshell Identification Using ZooMS
Stewart, John R M., Allen, Richard B., Jones, Andrew K G., Kendall, T., Penkman, K E H., Demarchi, B., O'Connor, T., Collins, M J
International Journal of Osteoarchaeology (24):247-255
2013
A New Evolutionary Population Genetic Theory of Plant and Animal Domestication
Larson, Greger
Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference (18):191-200
2013
A population genetics view of animal domestication
Larson, Greger., Burger, Joachim
TRENDS in Genetics (29):197-205
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