Bergey Lab Publications

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Marciniak SM, Bergey CM, Silva AM, Hałuszko A, Furmanek M, Veselka B, Velemínský P, Vercellotti G, Wahl J, Zariņa G, Longhi C, Kolář J, Garrido-Pena R, Flores-Fernández R, Herrero-Corral AM, Simalcsik A, Müller W, Sheridan A, Miliauskienė Ž, Jankauskas R, Moiseyev V, Köhler K, Király Á, Gamarra B, Cheronet O, Szeverényi V, Kiss V, Szeniczey T, Kiss K, Zoffmann ZK, Koós J, Hellebrandt M, Domboróczki L, Virag C, Novak M, Reich DE, Hajdu T, von Cramon-Taubadel N, Pinhasi R, Perry GH. (Submitted). An integrative skeletal and paleogenomic analysis of prehistoric stature variation suggests relatively reduced health for early European farmers.

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Trujillo AE & Bergey CM. (Submitted). Immunogenetic response to a malaria-like parasite in a wild primate.

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Henderson CA, Brustolin M, Hegde H, Hughes GL, Bergey CM, & Rasgon JL. (Submitted). Mayaro Virus infection elicits an innate immune response and represses autophagy in Anopheles stephensi.


Marciniak S, Mughal MR, Godfrey LR, Bankoff RJ, Randrianatoandro H, Crowley BE, Bergey CM, Muldoon KM, Randrianasy J, Raharivololona BM, Schuster SC, Malhi RS, Yoder AD, Louis Jr. EE, Kistler L, Perry GH. (Submitted). Evolutionary and phylogenetic insights from a nuclear genome sequence of the extinct, giant ‘subfossil’ koala lemur Megaladapis edwardsi.

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Chiou KL, Bergey CM, Burrell AS, Disotell TR, Rogers J, Jolly CJ, & Phillips-Conroy JE. (Submitted). Genomic signatures of extreme body size divergence in baboons.

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Chiou KL, Bergey CM, Burrell AS, Disotell TR, Rogers J, Jolly CJ, & Phillips-Conroy JE. (2021). Genome-wide ancestry and introgression in a Zambian baboon hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology, 30: 1907-1920.

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Schmitt CA, Bergey CM, Jasinska AJ, Ramensky V, Svardal H, Jorgensen MJ, Freimer NB, Grobler JB, Turner TR. (2020) ACE2 and TMPRSS2 variation in savanna monkeys (Chlorocebus spp.): Potential risk for zoonotic/anthroponotic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and a potential model for functional studies. PLoS ONE, 15 (6), e0235106.

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Bergey CM, Lukindu M, Wiltshire RM, Fontaine MC, Kayondo J, & Besansky NJ. (2019). Assessing the genetic connectivity of a highly diverse malaria vector using selected loci and islands. Evolutionary Applications13 (2), 417-431.

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Harrison GF, Sanz J, Boulais J, Mina MJ, Grenier JC, Leng Y, Dumaine A, Yotova V, Bergey CM, Nsobya S, Elledge SJ, Schurr E, Quintana-Murci L, Perry GH, & Barreiro LB. (2019). Natural selection has contributed to functional immune response differences between human hunter-gatherers and agriculturalists. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3: 1253–1264. 

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Rogers J et al. (including Bergey CM) (2019). The comparative genomics, epigenomics and complex population history of Papio baboons. Science Advances, 5 (1):eaau6947.

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Bergey CM, Lopez M, Harrison GF, Patin E, Cohen J, Quintana-Murci L, Barreiro LB, & Perry GH. (2018). Polygenic adaptation and convergent evolution across both growth and cardiac genetic pathways in African and Asian rainforest hunter-gatherers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115 (48):E11256-E11263.

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Wiltshire RM, Bergey CM, Kayondo JK, Birungi J, Mukwaya LG, Emrich SJ, Besansky NJ, & Collins FH. (2018). Reduced-representation sequencing identifies small effective population sizes of Anopheles gambiae in the north-western Lake Victoria basin, Uganda. Malaria Journal, 17: 285.

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Lukindu M, Bergey CM, Wiltshire RM, Small S, Bourke B, Kayondo JK, & Besansky NJ. (2018). Spatio-temporal genetic structure of Anopheles gambiae in the Northwestern Lake Victoria Basin, Uganda: implications for genetic control trials in malaria endemic regions. Parasites & Vectors, 11 (246).

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Chiou KL* & Bergey CM* (2018). Methylation-based enrichment facilitates low-cost, noninvasive genomic scale sequencing of populations from feces. Scientific Reports, 8(1975).

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Miles A et al. (including Bergey CM) (2017). Genetic diversity of the African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Nature, 552: 96-100.

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Bergey CM, Phillips-Conroy JE, Disotell TR, & Jolly CJ. (2016). Dopamine pathway is highly diverged in primate species that differ markedly in social behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (22):6178-6181.

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Burrell AS, Disotell TR, & Bergey CM (2015). The use of museum specimens with high-throughput DNA sequencers. Journal of Human Evolution, 79: 35-44.

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Pozzi L, Bergey CM, & Burrell AS (2013). The use (and misuse) of phylogenies in investigating primate behavior. International Journal of Primatology, 35 (1): 32-54.

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Bergey CM, Watkins A, & Arora P (2013). HippDB: A database of readily targeted helical protein-protein interactions. Bioinformatics, 29 (21):2806-2807.

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Bergey CM, Pozzi L, Disotell TR, & Burrell AS (2013). A new method for genome-wide marker development and genotyping holds great promise for molecular primatology. International Journal of Primatology, 34 (2): 303-314.

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Pickett SB, Bergey CM, & Di Fiore AF (2012). A metagenomic study of primate diet diversity. American Journal of Primatology, 74 (7):622-631.

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Bergey CM (2011). AluHunter: a database of potentially polymorphic Alu insertions for use in primate phylogeny and population genetics. Bioinformatics, 27 (20): 2924-2925.

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Jolly CJ, Burrell AS, Phillips-Conroy JE, Bergey C, & Rogers J (2011). Kinda baboons (Papio kindae) and grayfoot chacma baboons (P. ursinus griseipes) hybridize in the Kafue River valley, Zambia. American Journal of Primatology, 73: 291-303.

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Hodgson JA, Bergey CM, & Disotell TR (2010). Neandertal Genome: The Ins and Outs of African Genetic Diversity. Current Biology. 20 (12): R517-R519.

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