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Anthropology Unit

Anthropology Unit | University of Geneva

Pascale Gerbault

Maître assistante

Publications – Articles in Peer-reviewed journals

  • Francés-Negro M, Iriarte E, Galindo-Pellicena MA, Gerbault P, Carrancho A, Pérez-Romero A, Arsuaga JL, Carretero JM, Roffet-Salque M. Neolithic to Bronze Age economy and animal management revealed using analyses lipid residues of pottery vessels and faunal remains at El Portalón de Cueva Mayor (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain). Journal of Archaeological Science 2021 Jul 1;131:105380.
  • Jagoda, E., Lawson D.J., Wall J.D., Lambert D., Muller C., Westaway M., Leavesley M., Capellini T.D., Mirazón Lahr M., Gerbault P., Thomas M.G., Migliano A.B., Willerslev E., Metspalu M., Pagani L., 2018. Disentangling Immediate Adaptive Introgression from Selection on Standing Introgressed Variation in Humans. Molecular biology and evolution, p.msx314.
  • Liebert A, López S, Jones BL, Montalva N, Gerbault P., Lau W, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Maniatis N, Swallow DM. "World-wide distributions of lactase persistence alleles and the complex effects of recombination and selection." Hum Genet 2017 Oct 23. doi: 10.1007
  • Diekmann Y., Smith D., Gerbault P., Dyble M., Page A.E., Chaudhary N., Migliano A.B. and Thomas M.G., "Accurate age estimation in small-scale societies." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017 Aug 1;114(31):8205-8210.
  • Rivollat M., Rottier S., Couture C., Pemonge M.H., Mendisco F., Thomas M.G., Deguilloux M.F., Gerbault P. "Investigating mitochondrial DNA relationships in Neolithic Western Europe through serial coalescent simulations." European Journal of Human Genetics 2016 Dec, p1-5, doi:10.1038/ejhg.2016.180
  • Malaspinas AS, Westaway MC, Muller C, Sousa VC, Lao O, Alves I, Bergström A, Athanasiadis G, Cheng JY, Crawford JE, Heupink TH, Macholdt E, Peischl S, Rasmussen S, Schiffels S, Subramanian S, Wright JL, Albrechtsen A, Barbieri C, Dupanloup I, Eriksson A, Margaryan A, Moltke I, Pugach I, Korneliussen TS, Levkivskyi IP, Moreno-Mayar JV, Ni S, Racimo F, Sikora M, Xue Y, Aghakhanian FA, Brucato N, Brunak S, Campos PF, Clark W, Ellingvåg S, Fourmile G, Gerbault P, Injie D, Koki G, Leavesley M, Logan B, Lynch A, Matisoo-Smith EA, McAllister PJ, Mentzer AJ, Metspalu M, Migliano AB, Murgha L, Phipps ME, Pomat W, Reynolds D, Ricaut FX, Siba P, Thomas MG, Wales T, Wall CM, Oppenheimer SJ, Tyler-Smith C, Durbin R, Dortch J, Manica A, Schierup MH, Foley RA, Lahr MM, Bowern C, Wall JD, Mailund T, Stoneking M, Nielsen R, Sandhu MS, Excoffier L, Lambert DM, Willerslev E. "A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia." Nature 2016 Sep 21;538(7624):207-214
  • Pagani L, Lawson DJ, Jagoda E, Mörseburg A, Eriksson A, Mitt M, Clemente F, Hudjashov G, DeGiorgio M, Saag L, Wall JD, Cardona A, Mägi R, Sayres MA, Kaewert S, Inchley C, Scheib CL, Järve M, Karmin M, Jacobs GS, Antao T, Iliescu FM, Kushniarevich A, Ayub Q, Tyler-Smith C, Xue Y, Yunusbayev B, Tambets K, Mallick CB, Saag L, Pocheshkhova E, Andriadze G, Muller C, Westaway MC, Lambert DM, Zoraqi G, Turdikulova S, Dalimova D, Sabitov Z, Sultana GN, Lachance J, Tishkoff S, Momynaliev K, Isakova J, Damba LD, Gubina M, Nymadawa P, Evseeva I, Atramentova L, Utevska O, Ricaut FX, Brucato N, Sudoyo H, Letellier T, Cox MP, Barashkov NA, Škaro V, Mulahasanovic L, Primorac D, Sahakyan H, Mormina M, Eichstaedt CA, Lichman DV, Abdullah S, Chaubey G, Wee JT, Mihailov E, Karunas A, Litvinov S, Khusainova R, Ekomasova N, Akhmetova V, Khidiyatova I, Marjanović D, Yepiskoposyan L, Behar DM, Balanovska E, Metspalu A, Derenko M, Malyarchuk B, Voevoda M, Fedorova SA, Osipova LP, Lahr MM, Gerbault P, Leavesley M, Migliano AB, Petraglia M, Balanovsky O, Khusnutdinova EK, Metspalu E, Thomas MG, Manica A, Nielsen R, Villems R, Willerslev E, Kivisild T, Metspalu M. "Genomic analyses inform on migration events during the peopling of Eurasia." Nature 2016 Sep 21;538(7624):238-242.
  • Chaudhary N., Salali G.D., Thompson J., Rey A., Gerbault P., Stevenson E.G., Dyble M., Page A.E., Smith D., Mace R., Vinicius L. “Competition for Cooperation: variability, benefits and heritability of relational wealth in hunter-gatherers.” Scientific Reports 2016 Jul 12;6:29120.
  • Gerbault P., Gillis R., Vigne J.D., Tresset A., Bréhard S., Thomas M.G. “Statistically robust representation and comparison of mortality profiles in archaeozoology.” Journal of Archaeological Science 2016, 71, pp.24-32.
  • Currat M., Gerbault P., Di D., Nunes J.M., Sanchez-Mazas A. “Forward-in-Time, Spatially Explicit Modeling Software to Simulate Genetic Lineages Under Selection.” Evolutionary bioinformatics online 2015;11(Suppl 2):27.
  • Itan Y., Gerbault P., Pines G. “Evolutionary Genomics.” Evolutionary Bioinformatics Online 2015;11(Suppl 2):53-55.
  • Roffet-Salque M., Regert M., Evershed R.P., Outram A.K., Cramp L.J.E., Decavallas O., Dunne J., Gerbault P., Mileto S., Mirabaud S., Pääkkönen M., Smyth J., Šoberl L., Whelton H.L., Alday-Ruiz A., Asplund H., Bartkowiak M., Bayer-Niemeier E., Belhouchet L., Bernardini F., Budja M., Cooney G., Cubas M., Danaher E.M., Diniz M., Domboróczki L., Fabbri C., González-Urquijo J.E., Guilaine J., Hachi S., Hartwell B.N., Hofmann D., Hohle I., Ibáñez J.J., Karul N., Kherbouche F., Kiely J., Kotsakis K., Lueth F., Mallory J.P., Manen C., Marciniak A., Maurice-Chabard B., Mc Gonigle M.A., Mulazzani S., Özdoğan M., Perić O.S., Perić S.R., Petrasch J., Pétrequin A.M., Pétrequin P., Poensgen U., Pollard C.J., Poplin F., Radi G., Stadler P., Stäuble H., Tasić N., Urem-Kotsou D., Vuković J.B., Walsh F., Whittle A., Wolfram S., Zapata-Peña L., Zoughlami J. "Widespread exploitation of the honeybee by early Neolithic farmers." Nature 2015: 527 (7577), 226-230
  • Fumagalli M., Moltke I., Grarup N., Racimo F., Bjerregaard P., Jørgensen M.E., Korneliussen T.S., Gerbault P., Skotte L., Linneberg A., Christensen C., Brandslund I., Jørgensen T., Huerta-Sánchez E., Schmidt E.B., Pedersen O., Hansen T., Albrechtsen A., Nielsen R. "Greenlandic Inuit show genetic signatures of diet and climate adaptation." Science 349, no 6254 (2015): 1343-1347.
  • Gerbault P., Allaby R.G., Boivin N., Rudzinski A., Grimaldi I.M., Pires J.C., Vigueira C.C., Dobney K., Gremillion K.J., Barton L., Arroyo-Kalin M., Purugganan M.D., Rubio de Casas R., Bollongino R., Burger J., Fuller D.Q., Bradley D.G., Balding D.J., Richerson P.J., Gilbert M.T.P., Larson G., Thomas M.G. "Storytelling and story testing in domestication." Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 111, no. 17 (2014): 6159-6164.
  • Gerbault P. "The onset of lactase persistence in Europe." Hum Hered 76, no. 3-4 (2013): 154-161.
  • Gerbault P., Roffet‐Salque M., Evershed R.P., Thomas M.G. "How long have adult humans been consuming milk?" IUBMB life 65, no. 12 (2013): 983-990.
  • Kamberov Y.G., Wang S., Tan J., Gerbault P., Wark A., Tan L., Yang Y., Li S.,Tang K., Chen H., Powell A., Itan Y., Fuller D., Lohmueller J., Mao J., Schachar A., Paymer M., Hostetter E., Byrne E., Burnett M., McMahon A.P., Thomas M.G., Lieberman D.E., Jin L., Tabin C.L., Morgan B.A., Sabeti P.C. "Modeling recent human evolution in mice by expression of a selected EDAR variant." Cell 152, no. 4 (2013): 691-702.
  • Gerbault P., Powell A., Thomas M.G. "Evaluating demographic models for goat domestication using mtDNA sequences." Anthropozoologica 47, no. 2 (2012): 64-76.
  • Leonardi M., Gerbault P., Thomas M.G., Burger J. "The evolution of lactase persistence in Europe. A synthesis of archaeological and genetic evidence." International Dairy Journal 22, no. 2 (2012): 88-97.
  • Gerbault P., Liebert A., Itan Y., Powell A., Currat M., Burger J., Swallow D.M., Thomas M.G. "Evolution of lactase persistence: an example of human niche construction." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 366, no. 1566 (2011): 863-877.2011.
  • Gayà‐Vidal M., Moral P., Saenz‐Ruales N., Gerbault P., Tonasso L., Villena M., Vasquez R., Bravi C.M., Dugoujon J.M. "mtDNA and Y‐chromosome diversity in Aymaras and Quechuas from Bolivia: Different stories and special genetic traits of the Andean Altiplano populations." American journal of physical anthropology 145, no. 2 (2011): 215-230.
  • Gerbault P., Moret C., Currat M., Sanchez-Mazas A. "Impact of selection and demography on the diffusion of lactase persistence." PLoS One 4, no. 7 (2009): e6369.

Publications – Book chapters

  • Roffet-Salque M., Gerbault P., Gillis R.E. (2017) "Une histoire de l’exploitation laitière : approches génétique, archéozoologique et biomoléculaire", pp1-24, in "Regards Croisés : quand les sciences archaeologiques rencontrent l'innovation", Archives contemporaines (Paris), Balasse M, Dillman P. (Ed)
  • Gerbault P. and Roffet-Salque M., (2017) "Histoire de l’utilisation des laitages et de la persistance du gène de la lactase", Cahiers de nutrition et de diététique (2017) 52, S19-S24
  • Gerbault P., Thomas M.G. 2015. Human Evolutionary Genetics. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 11. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 289–296.
  • Gerbault P., Liebert A., Swallow D.M., Thomas M.G. "Lactose malabsorption and nutrition." Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology (2014): 202-209.
  • Gerbault P., Bollongino R., Burger J., Thomas M.G. "Inferring processes of Neolithic gene-culture co-evolution using genetic and archaeological data: the case of lactase persistence and dairying." The Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe (2013).
  • Gerbault P., Leonardi M., Powell A., Weber C., Benecke N., Burger J., Thomas M.G. "Domestication and migrations: using mitochondrial DNA to infer domestication processes of goats and horses." Population Dynamics in Pre-and Early History New Approaches by Stable Isotopes and Genetics (2012): 17-30.
Pascale Gerbault
Pascale Gerbault
University of Geneva
Dpt. of Genetic & Evolution
Anthropology Unit
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