Publications

2016

Maria A. Spyrou, Rezeda I. Tukhbatova, Michal Feldman, Joanna Drath, Sacha Kacki, Julia Beltrán de Heredia, Susanne Arnold, Airat G. Sitdikov, Dominique Castex, Joachim Wahl, Ilgizar R. Gazimzyanov, Danis K. Nurgaliev, Alexander Herbig*, Kirsten I. Bos*, and Johannes Krause*. “Historical Y. pestis Genomes Reveal the European Black Death as the Source of Ancient and Modern Plague PandemicsCell Host & Microbe, 19(6): 874-881 (8 June 2016) doi:10.1016/j.chom.2016.05.012

Kirsten I. Bos, Alexander Herbig, Jason Sahl, Nicholas Waglechner, Mathieu Fourment, Stephen A Forrest, Jennifer Klunk, Verena J Schuenemann, Debi Poinar, Melanie Kuch, G Brian Golding, Olivier Dutour, Paul Keim, David M Wagner, Edward C Holmes, Johannes Krause. “Eighteenth century Yersinia pestis genomes reveal the long-term persistence of an historical plague focuseLife (21 January 2016) doi:10.7554/eLife.12994

2015

Kirsten I. Bos*, Günter Jäger*, Verena J. Schuenemann, Åshild J. Vågene, Maria A. Spyrou, Alexander Herbig, Kay Nieselt, and Johannes Krause. “Parallel detection of ancient pathogens via array-based DNA capture” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 370(1660) (19 January 2015) doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0375

Kelly M. Harkins, Jane E. Buikstra, Tessa Campbell, Kirsten I. Bos, Eric D. Johnson, Johannes Krause, and Anne C. Stone. “Screening ancient tuberculosis with qPCR: challenges and opportunitiesPhil. Trans. R. Soc. B 370(1660) (19 January 2015) doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0622

2014

Kirsten I. Bos*, Kelly M. Harkins*, Alexander Herbig*, Mireia Coscolla*, Nico Weber, Iñaki Comas, Stephen A. Forrest, Josephine M. Bryant, Simon R. Harris, Verena J. Schuenemann, Tessa J. Campbell, Kerttu Majander, Alicia K. Wilbur, Ricardo A. Guichon, Dawnie L. Wolfe Steadman, Della Collins Cook, Stefan Niemann, Marcel A. Behr, Martin Zumarraga, Ricardo Bastida, Daniel Huson, Kay Nieselt, Douglas Young, Julian Parkhill, Jane E. Buikstra, Sebastien Gagneux, Anne C. Stone , and Johannes Krause . “Pre-Columbian Mycobacterial Genomes Reveal Seals as a Source of New World Human Tuberculosis.” [pdf] Nature 514(7523):494–497 (23 October 2014) doi:10.1038/nature13591

Iosif Lazaridis, Nick Patterson, Alissa Mittnik, Gabriel Renaud, Swapan Mallick, Karola Kirsanow, Peter H. Sudmant, Joshua G. Schraiber, Sergi Castellano, Mark Lipson, Bonnie Berger, Christos Economou, Ruth Bollongino, Qiaomei Fu, Kirsten I. Bos, …, [Show full author list], Svante Pääbo, Janet Kelso, David Reich, and Johannes Krause. Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans. Nature: 513(7518):409–413. (18 September 2014) doi:10.1038/nature13673

Alison M. Devault, G. Brian Golding, Nicholas Waglechner, Jacob M. Enk, Melanie Kuch, Joseph H. Tien, Mang Shi, David N. Fisman, Anna N. Dhody, Stephen Forrest, Kirsten I. Bos, David J.D. Earn, Edward C. Holmes, Hendrik N. Poinar. “Second-Pandemic Strain of Vibrio cholerae from the Philadelphia Cholera Outbreak of 1849.” New England Journal of Medicine 370:334-340 doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1308663

2013

Verena J Schuenemann*, Pushpendra Singh*, Thomas A Mendum, Ben Krause-Kyora, Günter Jäger, Kirsten I Bos, Alexander Herbig, Christos Economou, Andrej Benjak, Philippe Busso, Almut Nebel, Jesper L Boldsen, Anna Kjellström,Huihai Wu, Graham R Stewart, G Michael Taylor, Peter Bauer, Oona Y-C Lee, Houdini H T Wu, David E Minnikin,Gurdyal S Besra, Katie Tucker, Simon Roffey, Samba O Sow, Stewart T Cole, Kay Nieselt, Johannes Krause. “Genome-wide comparison of medieval and modern Mycobacterium leprae.” [pdfScience 341(6142):179–83.

Qiaomei Fu*, Alissa Mittnik*, Philip L F Johnson, Kirsten Bos, Martina Lari, Ruth Bollongino, Chengkai Sun, Liane Giemsch, Ralf Schmitz, Joachim Burger, Anna Maria Ronchitelli, Fabio Martini, Renata G Cremonesi, Jiří Svoboda, Peter Bauer, David Caramelli, Sergi Castellano, David Reich, Svante Pääbo, Johannes Krause. “A revised timescale for human evolution based on ancient mitochondrial genomes.” [pdf] Current Biology 23(7):553–9.

2012

Kirsten I Bos, Philip Stevens, Kay Nieselt, Hendrik N Poinar, Sharon N Dewitte, Johannes Krause. “Yersinia pestis: New evidence for an old infection.” [pdf] PLoS One  7(11):e49803. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049803

2011

Kirsten I. Bos*, Verena J. Schuenemann*, G. Brian Golding, Hernán A. Burbano, Nicholas Waglechner, Brian K. Coombes, Joseph B. McPhee, Sharon N. DeWitte, Matthias Meyer, Sarah Schmedes, James Wood, David J. D. Earn, D. Ann Herring, Peter Bauer, Hendrik N. Poinar, Johannes Krause. “A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death”. [pdf] Nature 478: 506–510. doi:10.1038/nature10549

V. Schuenemann*, K. Bos*, S. DeWitte, S. Schmedes, J. Jamieson, A. Mittnik, S. Forrest, B. Coombes, J. Wood, D. Earn, W. White, J. Krause, H. Poinar. “Targeted enrichment of ancient pathogens yielding the pPCP1 plasmid of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death.” [pdf] Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, doi:10.1073/pnas.1105107108

2010

J. Okello, L. Rodriguez, D. Poinar, K. Bos, A. Okwi, G. Bimenya, N. Sewankambo, K. Henry, M. Kuch, H. Poinar. “Quantitative Assessment of the Sensitivity of Various Commercial Reverse Transcriptases Based on Armored HIV RNA“. PLoS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013931

Linda Y. Rutledge, Kirsten I. Bos, Robert J. Pearce, Bradley N. White. Genetic and morphometric analysis of sixteenth century Canis skull fragments: implications for historic eastern and gray wolf distribution in North America.  Conservation Genetics, 11(4): 1273-1281.

2009

Hendrik Poinar, Stuart Fiedel, Christine E. King, Alison M. Devault, Kirsti Bos, Melanie Kuch, Regis Debruyne. Comment on “DNA from Pre-Clovis Human Coprolites in Oregon, North America”. Science: Volume 325 Issue 5937, p.148.

2008

Regis Debruyne, Genevieve Chu, Christine E. King, Alison Devault, Kirsti Bos, Melanie Kuch, Regis Debruyne. Bos, Melanie Kuch, Carsten Schwarz, Paul Szpak, Darren R. Gröcke, Paul Matheus, Grant Zazula, Dale Guthrie, Duane Froese, Bernard Buigues, Christian de Marliave, Clare Flemming, Debi Poinar, Daniel Fisher, John Southon, Alexei N. Tikhonov, Ross D.E. MacPhee and Hendrik N. Poinar. Out of America: Ancient DNA Evidence for a New World Origin of Late Quaternary Woolly Mammoths. Current Biology, 18(17), pp. 1320-1326.