Publications:


Garrett, E. C. and M. E. Steiper (2014) Strong Links Between Genomic and Anatomical Diversity in Both Mammalian Olfactory Chemosensory Systems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132828. link

Guevara, E. E. and M. E. Steiper (2014) Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Papionina using concatenation and species tree methods. Journal of Human Evolution 66: 18-28. link

Steiper, M. E. and E. R. Seiffert (2012) Evidence for a convergent slowdown in primate molecular rates and its implications for the timing of early primate evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. link1 link2

Steiper, M. E., Walsh, F. W., and J. M. Zichello (2012) The SLC4A1 gene is under differential selective pressure in primates infected by Plasmodium falciparum and related parasites. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. link

Jameson, N. M., Hou, Z. C., Sterner, K. N., Weckle, A., Goodman, M., Steiper, M. E. and D. E. Wildman (2011) Genomic data reject the hypothesis of a prosimian primate clade. Journal of Human Evolution 61: 295-305. link

Israfil, H., Zehr, S. M., Mootnick, A. R., Ruvolo, M., and M. E. Steiper (2011) Unresolved molecular phylogenies of gibbons and siamangs (Family: Hylobatidae) based on mitochondrial, Y-linked, and X-linked loci indicate a rapid Miocene radiation or sudden vicariance event. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58: 447-455. link

Wilkinson, R. D., Steiper, M. E., Soligo, C., Martin, R. D., Yang, Z., and S. Tavare' (2011) Dating Primate Divergences through an Integrated Analysis of Palaeontological and Molecular Data. Systematic Biology. link

Steiper, M.E. (2010) DNA Markers of Human Variation. in Human Evolutionary Biology. Muehlenbein, M. P., ed. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. link

Tsantes, C. M. and M. E. Steiper (2009) Age at First Reproduction Explains Rate Variation in the Strepsirhine Molecular Clock. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106:18165-18170. link

Sallam, H. M., Seiffert, E.R., Steiper, M.E., and E.L. Simons (2009) Fossil and molecular evidence constrain scenarios for the early evolutionary and biogeographic history of hystricognathous rodents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 16722-16727. link

Steiper, M.E.* and N.M. Young* (2009) Primates. in Timetree of Life. Hedges, S.B. and Kumar, S. eds. Oxford University Press. link *These authors contributed equally to this work.

Chung, W.K. and M.E. Steiper (2008) Mitochondrial COII Introgression into the Nuclear Genome of Gorilla gorilla. International Journal of Primatology 29:1341-1353. link

Steiper, M.E. and N.M. Young (2008) Timing primate evolution: lessons from the discordance between molecular and paleontological estimates. Evolutionary Anthropology 17:179-188. link

Steiper, M.E., Parikh, S.J., and J.M. Zichello (2008) Phylogenetic analysis of the promoter region of the CD40L gene in primates and other mammals. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 8:406-413.link

Steiper, M.E.* and N.M. Young* (2006) Primate molecular divergence dates. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 384-394. link *These authors contributed equally to this work.

Steiper, M.E., Wolfe, N.D., Karesh, W.B., Kilbourn, A.M., Bosi, E.J., and M. Ruvolo (2006) The phylogenetic and evolutionary history of a novel alpha-globin-type gene in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 6: 277-286. link

Steiper, M.E. (2006) Population history, biogeography, and taxonomy of orangutans based on a population genetic meta-analysis of multiple loci. Journal of Human Evolution 50: 509-522. link

Steiper, M.E., Wolfe, N.D., Karesh, W.B., Kilbourn, A.M., Bosi, E.J., and M. Ruvolo (2005) The population genetics of the alpha-2 globin locus of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Journal of Molecular Evolution 60: 400-408. link

Steiper, M.E.*, Young, N.M.*, and T. Sukarna (2004) Genomic data support the hominoid slowdown and an Early Oligocene estimate of the hominoid-cercopithecoid divergence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101 (49):17021-17026.link *These authors contributed equally to this work. Appeared as an "Editor's Choice" in Science.

Steiper, M.E. and M. Ruvolo. (2003) Genetic sex identification of orangutans. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 61(1): 1 - 5. link

Steiper, M.E. and M. Ruvolo. (2003) New World Monkey phylogeny based on X-linked G6PD DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27(1): 121-130. link