Conferences

2015

Johannes Krause, Kirsten Bos, Alexander Herbig, Sebastien Gagneux, Jane Buikstra, and Anne C. Stone. “Ancient Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomes suggest re-adaptation to pre-Columbian human populations.” Invited talk presented at the 2015 meeting for the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Vienna, Austria.

Maria Spyrou, Åshild Vågene, Luca Bondioli, Alessandra Sperduti, Kirsten I. Bos, and Johannes Krause. “Investigation of mitochondrial DNA diversity in early medieval Southern Italy.” Poster presented at the 2015 meeting for the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Vienna, Austria.

Alexander Herbig, Frank Maixner, Kirsten Bos, Benjamin Buchfink, Chao Xie, Albert Zink, Johannes Krause, and Daniel Huson. “Ultra-fast alignment and analysis of metagenomic DNA sequence data from the Tyrolean Iceman.” Poster presented at the 2015 meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Vienna, Austria.

Kirsten I. Bos, Kelly M. Harkins, Alexander Herbig, Sebatien Gagneux, Jane E. Buikstra, Anne C. Stone, and Johannes Krause. “Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomes from the pre-Columbian New World suggest a marine route of disease transmission.” Presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Paleopathology Association, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

2014

Kirsten I. Bos, Kelly M. Harkins, Alexander Herbig, Jane E. Buikstra, Sebastien, Gagneux, Anne C. Stone, Johannes Krause. “Analyses of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomes from the pre-contact New World using high throughput sequencing.” Presented at the 20th European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association[link], Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

Kirsten I. Bos, Kelly M. Harkins, Alexander Herbig, Sebastian Gagneux, Jane Buikstra, Anne C. Stone, Johannes Krause. “A preliminary evaluation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomes from the pre-contact New World using high throughput DNA sequencing.” Presented at the 83rd annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists[link], Calgary, Alberta.

2013

Kirsten I. Bos, Johannes Krause. “Palaeopathology in the era of high-throughput sequencing.”  Presented at the 15th annual conference for the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology, York, United Kingdom.

Kirsten I. Bos, Johannes Krause. “Genetic investigations of Y. pestis from archaeological populations.” Presented at Cold Spring Harbor Asia, Yersinia 11,  Suzhou, China.

Kirsten I. Bos, Johannes Krause. “Ancient pathogen DNA: protocols, progress, and possibilities.” Presented at the 78th annual meeting for the Society of American Archeology, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Kirsten I. Bos, Johannes Krause.  “The evolutionary history of Yersinia pestis.” Presented at the 82nd annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, Tennessee.

2012

Kirsten I. Bos, Verena J. Schuenemann, Sharon N. DeWitte, Hendrik N. Poinar, and Johannes Krause. “A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death.” Presented at the European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, Lille, France.

Kirsten I. Bos, Verena J. Schuenemann, G. Brian Golding, Hernàn A. Burbano, Nicholas Waglechner, Brian K. Coombes, Joseph B. McPhee, Sharon N. DeWitte, Hendrik N. Poinar, and Johannes Krause. “A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death.” Presented at the 81st annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Portland, Oregon.

2011

Bos KI, Schuenemann VJ, Krause J, and Poinar HN. “Fishing for ancient pathogens: reconstruction of the virulence-associated pPCP1 plasmid of Y. pestis from victims of the Black Death.” Talk presented at the 39th annual meeting for the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Montreal, Quebec.

Kirsten I. Bos, “Fishing for ancient pathogens: Yersinia pestis DNA from victims of the medieval plague in London, England”. Talk presented at the “Archéologie des épidémies” Workshop in Bordeaux, France.

2009

Bos KI, Forrest SA, and Poinar HN “Metagenomics and Ancient Human Disease: efficient targeted retrieval of ancient pathogen DNA for high-throughput sequencing applications”.  Talk presented at the 37th annual meeting for the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Vancouver B.C.

2008

Bos KI, DeWitte SN, and Poinar HN. “Metagenomics and disease in past human populations”.  Talk presented at the 36th annual meeting for the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Hamilton, Ontario.

2007

Hendrik Poinar, Kirsten Bos, Melanie Kuch, Kristin Sobolik, Vaughn Bryant. “Metagenomics in Archaeology: The Paleofecal Record“, Presented at the 72nd annual meeting for the Society of American Archeology, Austin, Texas.

2002

Hoppa RD, Pletcher S and Bos K. “Mutation Accumulation and Reduced Mortality in Human Populations”. Poster presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Buffalo, New York.