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2015

Alter, S. E., Meyer, M., Post, K., Czechowski, P., Gravlund, P., Gaines, C., Rosenbaum, H. C., Kaschner, K., Turvey, S. T., van der Plicht, J., Shapiro, B., & Hofreiter, M. (2015). Climate impacts on transocean dispersal and habitat in gray whales from the Pleistocene to 2100. Molecular Ecology, 24(7), 1510-1522. doi: 10.1111/mec.13121
Benazzi, S., Slon, V., Talamo, S., Negrino, F., Peresani, M., Bailey, S. E., Sawyer, S., Panetta, D., Vicino, G., Starnini, E., Mannino, M. A., Salvadori, P. A., Meyer, M., Pääbo, S., & Hublin, J.-J. (2015). The makers of the Protoaurignacian and implications for Neandertal extinction (advance online). Science. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa2773
Haak, W., Lazaridis, I., Patterson, N., Rohland, N., Mallick, S., Llamas, B., Brandt, G., Nordenfelt, S., Harney, E., Stewardson, K., Fu, Q., Mittnik, A., Bánffy, E., Economou, C., Francken, M., Friederich, S., Pena, R. G., Hallgren, F., Khartanovich, V., Khokhlov, A., Kunst, M., Kuznetsov, P., Meller, H., Mochalov, O., Moiseyev, V., Nicklisch, N., Pichler, S. L., Risch, R., Guerra, M. A. R., Roth, C., Szécsényi-Nagy, A., Wahl, J., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Brown, D., Anthony, D., Cooper, A., Alt, K. W., & Reich, D. (2015). Massive migration from the steppe was a source for Indo-European languages in Europe (advance online). Nature. doi: 10.1038/nature14317
Prüfer, K., & Meyer, M. (2015). Comment on “Late Pleistocene human skeleton and mtDNA link Paleoamericans and modern Native Americans”. Science, 347(6224), 835. doi: 10.1126/science.1260617
Teixeira, J. C., de Filippo, C., Weihmann, A., Meneu, J. R., Racimo, F., Dannemann, M., Nickel, B., Fischer, A., Halbwax, M., Andre, C., Atencia, R., Meyer, M., Parra, G., Pääbo, S., & Andrés, A. M. (2015). Long-term balancing selection in LAD1 maintains a missense trans-species polymorphism in humans, chimpanzees and bonobos (advance online). Molecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv007

2014

Castellano, S., Parra, G., Sánchez-Quinto, F. A., Racimo, F., Kuhlwilm, M., Kircher, M., Sawyer, S., Fu, Q., Heinze, A., Nickel, B., Dabney, J., Siebauer, M. F., White, L., Burbano, H. A., Renaud, G., Stenzel, U., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Rosas, A., Rudan, P., Brajković, D., Kucan, Ž., Gušic, I., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Viola, B., Meyer, M., Kelso, J. F., Andrés, A. M., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Patterns of coding variation in the complete exomes of three Neandertals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(18), 6666-6671. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1405138111
Dabney, J., Meyer, M., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Ancient DNA damage. In E. C. Friedberg, S. J. Elledge, A. R. Lehmann, T. Lindahl, & M. Muzi-Falconi (Eds.), DNA Repair, Mutagenesis, and Other Responses to DNA Damage: A subject collection from Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology (pp. 19-26). New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Pr.
Fu, Q., Li, H., Moorjani, P., Jay, F., Slepchenko, S. M., Bondarev, A. A., Johnson, P. L. F., Ayinuer-Petri, A., Prüfer, K., de Filippo, C., Meyer, M., Zwyns, N., Salazar García, D. C., Kuzmin, Y. V., Keates, S. G., Kosintsev, P. A., Razhev, D. I., Richards, M. P., Peristov, N. V., Lachmann, M., Douka, K., Higham, T. F. G., Slatkin, M., Hublin, J.-J., Reich, D., Kelso, J. F., Viola, B., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Genome sequence of a 45,000-year-old modern human from western Siberia. Nature, 514(7523), 445-449. doi: 10.1038/nature13810
Gansauge, M.-T., & Meyer, M. (2014). Selective enrichment of damaged DNA molecules for ancient genome sequencing. Genome Research, 24(9), 1543-1549. doi: 10.1101/gr.174201.114
Lazaridis, I., Patterson, N., Mittnik, A., Renaud, G., Mallick, S., Kirsanow, K., Sudmant, P. H., Schraiber, J. G., Castellano, S., Lipson, M., Berger, B., Economou, C., Bollongino, R., Fu, Q., Bos, K. I., Nordenfelt, S., Li, H., de Filippo, C., Prüfer, K., Sawyer, S., Posth, C., Haak, W., Hallgren, F., Fornander, E., Rohland, N., Delsate, D., Francken, M., Guinet, J.-M., Wahl, J., Ayodo, G., Babiker, H. A., Bailliet, G., Balanovska, E., Balanovsky, O., Barrantes, R., Bedoya, G., Ben-Ami, H., Bene, J., Berrada, F., Bravi, C. M., Brisighelli, F., Busby, G. B. J., Cali, F., Churnosov, M., Cole, D. E. C., Corach, D., Damba, L., van Driem, G., Dryomov, S., Dugoujon, J.-M., Fedorova, S. A., Romero, I. G., Gubina, M., Hammer, M., Henn, B. M., Hervig, T., Hodoglugil, U., Jha, A. R., Karachanak-Yankova, S., Khusainova, R., Khusnutdinova, E., Kittles, R., Kivisild, T., Klitz, W., Kučinskas, V., Kushniarevich, A., Laredj, L., Litvinov, S., Loukidis, T., Mahley, R. W., Melegh, B., Metspalu, E., Molina, J., Mountain, J., Näkkäläjärvi, K., Nesheva, D., Nyambo, T., Osipova, L., Parik, J., Platonov, F., Posukh, O., Romano, V., Rothhammer, F., Rudan, I., Ruizbakiev, R., Sahakyan, H., Sajantila, A., Salas, A., Starikovskaya, E. B., Tarekegn, A., Toncheva, D., Turdikulova, S., Uktveryte, I., Utevska, O., Vasquez, R., Villena, M., Voevoda, M., Winkler, C. A., Yepiskoposyan, L., Zalloua, P., Zemunik, T., Cooper, A., Capelli, C., Thomas, M. G., Ruiz-Linares, A., Tishkoff, S. A., Singh, L., Thangaraj, K., Villems, R., Comas, D., Sukernik, R., Metspalu, M., Meyer, M., Eichler, E. E., Burger, J., Slatkin, M., Pääbo, S., Kelso, J. F., Reich, D., & Krause, J. (2014). Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans. Nature, 513(7518), 409-413. doi: 10.1038/nature13673
Meyer, M., Fu, Q., Ayinuer-Petri, A., Glocke, I., Nickel, B., Arsuaga, J.-L., Martínez, I., Gracia, A., de Castro, J. M. B., Carbonell, E., & Pääbo, S. (2014). A mitochondrial genome sequence of a hominin from Sima de los Huesos. Nature, 505(7483), 403-406. doi: 10.1038/nature12788
Mitchell, K. J., Pratt, R. C., Watson, L. N., Gibb, G. C., Llamas, B., Kasper, M., Edson, J., Hopwood, B., Male, D., Armstrong, K. N., Meyer, M., Hofreiter, M., Austin, J., Donnellan, S. C., Lee, M. S. Y., Phillips, M. J., & Cooper, A. (2014). Molecular phylogeny, biogeography, and habitat preference evolution of marsupials. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31(9), 2322-2330. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msu176
Prüfer, K., Racimo, F., Patterson, N., Jay, F., Sankararaman, S., Sawyer, S., Heinze, A., Renaud, G., Sudmant, P. H., de Filippo, C., Li, H., Mallick, S., Dannemann, M., Fu, Q., Kircher, M., Kuhlwilm, M., Lachmann, M., Meyer, M., Ongyerth, M., Siebauer, M. F., Theunert, C., Tandon, A., Moorjani, P., Pickrell, J., Mullikin, J. C., Vohr, S. H., Green, R. E., Hellmann, I., Johnson, P. L. F., Blanche, H., Cann, H., Kitzman, J. O., Shendure, J., Eichler, E. E., Lein, E. S., Bakken, T. E., Golovanova, L. V., Doronichev, V. B., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Viola, B., Slatkin, M., Reich, D., Kelso, J. F., & Pääbo, S. (2014). The complete genome sequence of a Neanderthal from the Altai Mountains. Nature, 505(7481), 43-49. doi: 10.1038/nature12886
Weigert, A., Helm, C., Meyer, M., Nickel, B., Arendt, D., Hausdorf, B., Santos, S. R., Halanych, K. M., Purschke, G., Bleidorn, C., & Struck, T. H. (2014). Illuminating the base of the annelid tree using transcriptomics. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31(6), 1391-1401. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msu080

2013

Dabney, J., Knapp, M., Glocke, I., Gansauge, M.-T., Weihmann, A., Nickel, B., Valdiosera, C., García, N., Pääbo, S., Arsuaga, J.-L., & Meyer, M. (2013). Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a Middle Pleistocene cave bear reconstructed from ultrashort DNA fragments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(39), 15758-15763. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1314445110
Dabney, J., Meyer, M., & Pääbo, S. (2013). Ancient DNA damage. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, 5(7): a012567. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a012567
Finstermeier, K., Zinner, D., Brameier, M., Meyer, M., Kreuz, E., Hofreiter, M., & Roos, C. (2013). A mitogenomic phylogeny of living primates. PLoS One, 8(7): e69504. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069504
Fu, Q., Meyer, M., Gao, X., Stenzel, U., Burbano, H. A., Kelso, J. F., & Pääbo, S. (2013). DNA analysis of an early modern human from Tianyuan Cave, China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(6), 2223-2227. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1221359110
Gansauge, M.-T., & Meyer, M. (2013). Single-stranded DNA library preparation for the sequencing of ancient or damaged DNA. Nature Protocols, 8(4), 737-748. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2013.038
Maricic, T., Günther, V., Georgiev, O., Gehre, S., Ćurlin, M., Schreiweis, C., Naumann, R., Burbano, H. A., Meyer, M., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Rosas, A., Gajović, S., Kelso, J. F., Enard, W., Schaffner, W., & Pääbo, S. (2013). A recent evolutionary change affects a regulatory element in the human FOXP2 gene. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 30(4), 844-852. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss271
Thalmann, O., Shapiro, B., Cui, P., Schuenemann, V. J., Sawyer, S., Greenfield, D. L., Germonpré, M. B., Sablin, M. V., López-Giráldez, F., Domingo-Roura, X., Napierala, H., Uerpmann, H.-P., Loponte, D. M., Acosta, A. A., Giemsch, L., Schmitz, R. W., Worthington, B., Buikstra, J. E., Druzhkova, A., Graphodatsky, A. S., Ovodov, N. D., Wahlberg, N., Freedman, A. H., Schweizer, R. M., Koepfli, K.-P., Leonard, J. A., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Pääbo, S., Green, R. E., & Wayne, R. K. (2013). Complete mitochondrial genomes of ancient canids suggest a European origin of domestic dogs. Science, 342(6160), 871-874. doi: 10.1126/science.1243650

2012

Dabney, J., & Meyer, M. (2012). Length and GC-biases during sequencing library amplification: A comparison of various polymerase-buffer systems with ancient and modern DNA sequencing libraries. BioTechniques, 52(2), 87-94. doi: 10.2144/000113809
Gravlund, P., Aaris-Sørensen, K., Hofreiter, M., Meyer, M., Bollback, J. P., & Noe-Nygaar, N. (2012). Ancient DNA extracted from Danish aurochs (Bos primigenius): Genetic diversity and preservation. Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger, 194(1), 103-111. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2011.10.011
Hartmann, S., Helm, C., Nickel, B., Meyer, M., Struck, T. H., Tiedemann, R., Selbig, J., & Bleidorn, C. (2012). Exploiting gene families for phylogenomic analysis of myzostomid transcriptome data. PLoS One, 7(1): e29843. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029843
Hering, L., Henze, M. J., Kohler, M., Kelber, A., Bleidorn, C., Leschke, M., Nickel, B., Meyer, M., Kircher, M., Sunnucks, P., & Mayer, G. (2012). Opsins in onychophora (velvet worms) suggest a single origin and subsequent diversification of visual pigments in arthropods. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29(11), 3451-3458. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss148
Kircher, M., Sawyer, S., & Meyer, M. (2012). Double indexing overcomes inaccuracies in multiplex sequencing on the Illumina platform. Nucleic Acids Research, 40(1): e3. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkr771
Knapp, M., Stiller, M., & Meyer, M. (2012). Generating barcoded libraries for multiplex high-throughput sequencing. In B. Shapiro, & M. Hofreiter (Eds.), Ancient DNA (pp. 155-170). New York: Humana Pr. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-516-9_19
Meyer, M., Kircher, M., Gansauge, M.-T., Li, H., Racimo, F., Mallick, S., Schraiber, J. G., Jay, F., Prüfer, K., Filippo, C. d., Sudmant, P. H., Alkan, C., Fu, Q., Do, R., Rohland, N., Tandon, A., Siebauer, M., Green, R. E., Bryc, K., Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Dabney, J., Shendure, J., Kitzman, J., Hammer, M. F., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Patterson, N., Andrés, A. M., Eichler, E. E., Slatkin, M., Reich, D., Kelso, J., & Pääbo, S. (2012). A high-coverage genome sequence from an archaic Denisovan individual. Science, 338(6104), 222-226. doi: 10.1126/science.1224344

2011

Bos, K. I., Schuenemann, V. J., Golding, G. B., Burbano, H. A., Waglechner, N., Coombes, B. K., McPhee, J. B., DeWitte, S. N., Meyer, M., Schmedes, S., Wood, J., Earn, D. J. D., Herring, D. A., Bauer, P., Poinar, H. N., & Krause, J. (2011). A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death. Nature, 478(7370), 506-510. doi: 10.1038/nature10549
Lerner, H. R. L., Meyer, M., James, H. F., Hofreiter, M., & Fleischer, R. C. (2011). Multilocus resolution of phylogeny and timescale in the extant adaptive radiation of Hawaiian honeycreepers. Current Biology, 21(21), 1838-1844. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.09.039
Stewart, J. R., Aspinall, S., Beech, M., Fenberg, P., Hellyer, P., Larkin, N., Lokier, S. W., Marx, F. G., Meyer, M., Miller, R., Rainbow, P. S., Taylor, J. D., Whittaker, J. E., Al-Mehsin, K., & Strohmenger, C. J. (2011). Biotically constrained palaeoenvironmental conditions of a mid-Holocene intertidal lagoon on the southern shore of the Arabian Gulf: Evidence associated with a whale skeleton at Musaffah, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30(25-26), 3675-3690. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.09.004

2010

Asher, R. J., Maree, S., Bronner, G., Bennett, N. C., Bloomer, P., Czechowski, P., Meyer, M., & Hofreiter, M. (2010). A phylogenetic estimate for golden moles (Mammalia, Afrotheria, Chrysochloridae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10: 69. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-69
Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Kircher, M., & Pääbo, S. (2010). Removal of deaminated cytosines and detection of in vivo methylation in ancient DNA. Special Issue on Synthetic Biology, e87, pp. 1-12. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp1163
Burbano, H. A., Hodges, E., Green, R. E., Briggs, A. W., Krause, J., Meyer, M., Good, J. M., Maricic, T., Johnson, P. L. F., Xuan, Z., Rooks, M., Bhattacharjee, A., Brizuela, L., Albert, F. W., Rasilla, M. d. l., Fortea, J., Rosas, A., Lachmann, M., Hannon, G. J., & Pääbo, S. (2010). Targeted investigation of the Neandertal genome by array-based sequence capture. Science, 328(5979), 723-725. doi: 10.1126/science.1188046
Green, R. E., Krause, J., Briggs, A. W., Maricic, T., Stenzel, U., Kircher, M., Patterson, N., Li, H., Zhai, W., Fritz, M.-H.-Y., Hansen, N. F., Durand, E. Y., Malaspinas, A.-S., Jensen, J. D., Marques-Bonet, T., Alkan, C., Prüfer, K., Meyer, M., Burbano, H. A., Good, J. M., Schultz, R., Aximu-Petri, A., Butthoff, A., Höber, B., Höffner, B., Siegemund, M., Weihmann, A., Nusbaum, C., Lander, E. S., Russ, C., Novod, N., Affourtit, J., Egholm, M., Verna, C., Rudan, P., Brajkovic, D., Kucan, Z., Gusic, I., Doronichev, V. B., Golovanova, L. V., Lalueza-Fox, C., Rasilla, M. d. l., Fortea, J., Rosas, A., Schmitz, R. W., Johnson, P. L. F., Eichler, E. E., Falush, D., Birney, E., Mullikin, J. C., Slatkin, M., Nielsen, R., Kelso, J., Lachmann, M., Reich, D., & Pääbo, S. (2010). A draft sequence of the Neandertal genome. Science, 328(5979), 710-722. doi: 10.1126/science.1188021
Heyn, P., Stenzel, U., Briggs, A. W., Kircher, M., Hofreiter, M., & Meyer, M. (2010). Road blocks on paleogenomes - polymerase extension profiling reveals the frequency of blocking lesions in ancient DNA. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(16): e161. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkq572
Meyer, M., & Kircher, M. (2010). Illumina sequencing library preparation for highly multiplexed target capture and sequencing. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, 2010(6): prot5448. doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot5448
Reich, D., Green, R. E., Kircher, M., Krause, J., Patterson, N., Durand, E. Y., Viola, B., Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Johnson, P. L. F., Maricic, T., Good, J. M., Marques-Bonet, T., Alkan, C., Fu, Q., Mallick, S., Li, H., Meyer, M., Eichler, E. E., Stoneking, M., Richards, M., Talamo, S., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Hublin, J.-J., Kelso, J., Slatkin, M., & Pääbo, S. (2010). Genetic history of an archaic hominin group from Denisova Cave in Siberia. Nature, 468(7327), 1053-1060. doi: 10.1038/nature09710
Rohland, N., Reich, D., Mallick, S., Meyer, M., Green, R. E., Georgiadis, N. J., Roca, A. L., & Hofreiter, M. (2010). Genomic DNA sequences from mastodon and woolly mammoth reveal deep speciation of forest and savanna elephants. PLoS Biology, 8(12): e1000564. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000564

2009

Meyer, M. (2009). Development of targeted high-throughput DNA sequencing methods and their application in evolutionary research. PhD Thesis, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig.
Stiller, M., Knapp, M., Stenzel, U., Hofreiter, M., & Meyer, M. (2009). Direct multiplex sequencing (DMPS): A novel method for targeted high-throughput sequencing of ancient and highly degraded DNA. Genome Research, 19(10), 1843-1848. doi: 10.1101/gr.095760.109

2008

Green, R. E., Malaspinas, A.-S., Krause, J., Briggs, A. W., Johnson, P. L. F., Uhler, C., Meyer, M., Good, J. M., Maricic, T., Stenzel, U., Prüfer, K., Siebauer, M., Burbano, H. A., Ronan, M. T., Rothberg, J. M., Egholm, M., Rudan, P., Brajkovic, D., Kucan, Z., Gusic, I., Wikström, M., Laakkonen, L., Kelso, J. F., Slatkin, M., & Pääbo, S. (2008). A complete Neandertal mitochondrial genome sequence determined by high-throughput sequencing. Cell, 134(3), 416-426. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2008.06.021
Meyer, M., Briggs, A. W., Maricic, T., Höber, B., Höffner, B., Krause, J., Weihmann, A., Pääbo, S., & Hofreiter, M. (2008). From micrograms to picograms: Quantitative PCR reduces the material demands of high-throughput sequencing. Nucleic Acids Research, 36(1): e5. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm1095
Meyer, M., Stenzel, U., & Hofreiter, M. (2008). Parallel tagged sequencing on the 454 platform. Nature Protocols, 3, 267-278. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2007.520

2007

Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Johnson, P. L. F., Green, R. E., Kelso, J. F., Prüfer, K., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Ronan, M. T., Lachmann, M., & Pääbo, S. (2007). Patterns of damage in genomic DNA sequences from a Neandertal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(37), 14616-14621. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0704665104
Meyer, M., Stenzel, U., Myles, S., Prüfer, K., & Hofreiter, M. (2007). Targeted high-throughput sequencing of tagged nucleic acid samples. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(15): e97. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm566

2006

Römpler, H., Dear, P. H., Krause, J., Meyer, M., Rohland, N., Schöneberg, T., Spriggs, H., Stiller, M., & Hofreiter, M. (2006). Multiplex amplification of ancient DNA. Nature Protocols, 1(2), 720-728. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2006.84

2005

Ebersberger, I., & Meyer, M. (2005). A genomic region evolving toward different GC contents in humans and chimpanzees indicates a recent and regionally limited shift in the mutation pattern. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 22(5), 1240-1245. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msi109