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American Journal Of Physical Anthropology, Volume 162, Issue I, January 2017In an original research article, DFG Center members Hugo Reyes-Centeno and Katerina Harvati quantify the association of genomic variation and cranial shape between modern human populations. Former DFG Center fellow Silvia Ghirotto of the University of Ferrara is co-author of the paper, published in the January 2017 issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Image: Anatomical, genomic, and geographical loci highlighted in gold color, representing quantitative and population genetic approaches in anthropological research. Rendered cranium is a CT scan from the collections at the Natural History Museum (Vienna, Austria) and courtesy of the EVAN-Society. Genomic sequences correspond to data sampled in the study by Reyes-Centeno, Ghirotto, and Harvati. Design by Hugo Reyes-Centeno (Copyright John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2017).


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