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S27: Genomic perspectives on the population history of the Americas
Wednesday 11th June, 11th June 09.30 - 11.00
Los Gran Rosales A
O-178 The genome of a Late Pleistocene human from a Clovis burial site in western Montana
Morten Rasmussen*1, Sarah L. Anzick2, Michael R. Waters3, Pontus Skoglund4, Michael DeGiorgio5, Rasmus Nielsen5, Eske Willerslev1
1University of Copenhagen, Centre for GeoGenetics, Denmark, 2Anzick Family, USA, 3Texas A&M, USA, 4Uppsala University, Sweden, 5UC Berkeley, USA
O-179 Ancient DNA reveals the complex genetic history of the New World Arctic
Maanasa Raghavan*1, Pontus Skoglund2, Michael DeGiorgio6, Anders Albrechtsen4, Ida Moltke5, Helena Malmström2, M. Thomas P. Gilbert1, Mattias Jakobsson2, Rasmus Nielsen3, Eske Willerslev1
1Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Denmark, 2Uppsala University, Sweden, 3University of California - Berkeley, USA, 4University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 5University of Chicago, USA, 6Pennsylvania State University, USA
O-180 Ancient DNA Insights into the Population History of Seafaring Mid-Holocene Hunter-Gatherers on the Gulf of Maine
Alexander Kim*1,2, Susanne Nordenfelt1,2, Nadin Rohland1,2, Nick Patterson1,2, Michèle Morgan3, Steven LeBlanc3, David Reich1,2
1Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, USA, 2Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, USA, 3Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, USA
O-181 Population history of South America: ancient DNA study of extinct people from Tierra del Fuego
Zuzana Faltyskova*1, Hannes Schroeder2,3, Carles Lalueza4, Yolanda Espinoza4, Elena Gigli4, Oscar Ramirez4, Alfredo Prieto5,6, Susana Morano5, David Caramelli7, Elena Pilli7, Alessandra Modi7, Giorgio Manzi7, Alessandro Pietrelli8, Ermanno Rizzi8, Aurelio Marangoni9, Guido Barbujani10, Silvia Ghirotto10, Toomas Kivisild1, Maru Mormina1,11
1Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, UK, 2Centre for GeoGenetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 3Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 4Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain, 5Institute of Patagonia, University of Magallanes, Chile, 6Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, 7Department of Biology, University of Florence, Italy, 8ITB CNR Institute for Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council, Italy, 9Department of Environmental Biology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy, 10Department of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, University of Ferrara, Italy, 11Department of Archaeology, University of Winchester, UK
O-182 Tracing the genetic ancestry of enslaved Africans using ancient DNA
Hannes Schroeder1,2, María C. Ávila-Arcos*1,4, Pontus Skoglund3, Meredith Carpenter4, Anna Sapfo Malaspinas1, Marcela Sandoval-Velasco1, Jose Víctor Moreno-Mayar1, Morten Rasmussen1,4, Jay B. Haviser2, Ludovic Orlando1, Antonio Salas5, Carlos Bustamante4, Mattias Jakobsson3, M. Thomas P Gilbert1
1Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 3Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden, 4Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics, USA, 5Instituto de Ciencias Forenses 'Luís Concheiro', Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain