Jeff Wall, PhD, MS

SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
Address513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Estimating fine scale changes in recombination rates across species
    NIH R01GM115433Aug 1, 2015 - Apr 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Development of a pedigreed baboon genome resource for biomedical research
    NIH R24OD017859Jul 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Genomic Patterns of Polymorphism in Primates
    NIH R01HG005226May 28, 2010 - Apr 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Simulation algorithms for genome-wide data and application to admixed data
    NIH R01HG004049Aug 16, 2007 - Jun 30, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Wall J. Inferring Human Demographic Histories of Non-African Populations from Patterns of Allele Sharing. Am J Hum Genet. 2017 May 04; 100(5):766-772. PMID: 28475859.
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    2. Pagani L, Lawson DJ, Jagoda E, Mörseburg A, Eriksson A, Mitt M, Clemente F, Hudjashov G, DeGiorgio M, Saag L, Wall J, 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, Marjanovic 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 Oct 13; 538(7624):238-242. PMID: 27654910.
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    3. 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 J, Mailund T, Stoneking M, Nielsen R, Sandhu MS, Excoffier L, Lambert DM, Willerslev E. A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia. Nature. 2016 Oct 13; 538(7624):207-214. PMID: 27654914.
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    4. Wall J, Yoshihara Caldeira Brandt D. Archaic admixture in human history. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2016 Dec; 41:93-97. PMID: 27662059.
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    5. Wall J, Stevison LS. Detecting Recombination Hotspots from Patterns of Linkage Disequilibrium. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 Aug 09; 6(8):2265-71. PMID: 27226166; PMCID: PMC4978882.
    6. Wall J, Schlebusch SA, Alberts SC, Cox LA, Snyder-Mackler N, Nevonen KA, Carbone L, Tung J. Genomewide ancestry and divergence patterns from low-coverage sequencing data reveal a complex history of admixture in wild baboons. Mol Ecol. 2016 Jul; 25(14):3469-83. PMID: 27145036.
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    7. Mostovoy Y, Levy-Sakin M, Lam J, Lam ET, Hastie AR, Marks P, Lee J, Chu C, Lin C, Džakula Ž, Cao H, Schlebusch SA, Giorda K, Schnall-Levin M, Wall J, Kwok PY. A hybrid approach for de novo human genome sequence assembly and phasing. Nat Methods. 2016 Jul; 13(7):587-90. PMID: 27159086; PMCID: PMC4927370 [Available on 11/09/16].
    8. Hsieh P, Woerner AE, Wall J, Lachance J, Tishkoff SA, Gutenkunst RN, Hammer MF. Corrigendum: Model-based analyses of whole-genome data reveal a complex evolutionary history involving archaic introgression in Central African Pygmies. Genome Res. 2016 05; 26(5):717.1. PMID: 27197244; PMCID: PMC4864460.
    9. Snyder-Mackler N, Majoros WH, Yuan ML, Shaver AO, Gordon JB, Kopp GH, Schlebusch SA, Wall J, Alberts SC, Mukherjee S, Zhou X, Tung J. Efficient Genome-Wide Sequencing and Low-Coverage Pedigree Analysis from Noninvasively Collected Samples. Genetics. 2016 Jun; 203(2):699-714. PMID: 27098910; PMCID: PMC4896188.
    10. Eckalbar WL, Schlebusch SA, Mason MK, Gill Z, Parker AV, Booker BM, Nishizaki S, Muswamba-Nday C, Terhune E, Nevonen KA, Makki N, Friedrich T, VanderMeer JE, Pollard KS, Carbone L, Wall J, Illing N, Ahituv N. Transcriptomic and epigenomic characterization of the developing bat wing. Nat Genet. 2016 May; 48(5):528-36. PMID: 27019111; PMCID: PMC4848140.
    11. Hsieh P, Veeramah KR, Lachance J, Tishkoff SA, Wall J, Hammer MF, Gutenkunst RN. Whole-genome sequence analyses of Western Central African Pygmy hunter-gatherers reveal a complex demographic history and identify candidate genes under positive natural selection. Genome Res. 2016 Mar; 26(3):279-90. PMID: 26888263; PMCID: PMC4772011.
    12. Hsieh P, Woerner AE, Wall J, Lachance J, Tishkoff SA, Gutenkunst RN, Hammer MF. Model-based analyses of whole-genome data reveal a complex evolutionary history involving archaic introgression in Central African Pygmies. Genome Res. 2016 Mar; 26(3):291-300. PMID: 26888264; PMCID: PMC4772012.
    13. Stevison LS, Woerner AE, Kidd JM, Kelley JL, Veeramah KR, McManus KF, Bustamante CD, Hammer MF, Wall J. The Time Scale of Recombination Rate Evolution in Great Apes. Mol Biol Evol. 2016 Apr; 33(4):928-45. PMID: 26671457.
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    14. McManus KF, Kelley JL, Song S, Veeramah KR, Woerner AE, Stevison LS, Ryder OA, Ape Genome Project G, Kidd JM, Wall J, Bustamante CD, Hammer MF. Inference of gorilla demographic and selective history from whole-genome sequence data. Mol Biol Evol. 2015 Mar; 32(3):600-12. PMID: 25534031; PMCID: PMC4327160.
    15. Seguin-Orlando A, Korneliussen TS, Sikora M, Malaspinas AS, Manica A, Moltke I, Albrechtsen A, Ko A, Margaryan A, Moiseyev V, Goebel T, Westaway M, Lambert D, Khartanovich V, Wall J, Nigst PR, Foley RA, Lahr MM, Nielsen R, Orlando L, Willerslev E. Paleogenomics. Genomic structure in Europeans dating back at least 36,200 years. Science. 2014 Nov 28; 346(6213):1113-8. PMID: 25378462.
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    16. Wall J, Tang LF, Zerbe B, Kvale MN, Kwok PY, Schaefer C, Risch N. Estimating genotype error rates from high-coverage next-generation sequence data. Genome Res. 2014 Nov; 24(11):1734-9. PMID: 25304867; PMCID: PMC4216915.
    17. Carbone L, Harris RA, Gnerre S, Veeramah KR, Lorente-Galdos B, Huddleston J, Meyer TJ, Herrero J, Roos C, Aken B, Anaclerio F, Archidiacono N, Baker C, Barrell D, Batzer MA, Beal K, Blancher A, Bohrson CL, Brameier M, Campbell MS, Capozzi O, Casola C, Chiatante G, Cree A, Damert A, de Jong PJ, Dumas L, Fernandez-Callejo M, Flicek P, Fuchs NV, Gut I, Gut M, Hahn MW, Hernandez-Rodriguez J, Hillier LW, Hubley R, Ianc B, Izsvák Z, Jablonski NG, Johnstone LM, Karimpour-Fard A, Konkel MK, Kostka D, Lazar NH, Lee SL, Lewis LR, Liu Y, Locke DP, Mallick S, Mendez FL, Muffato M, Nazareth LV, Nevonen KA, O'Bleness M, Ochis C, Odom DT, Pollard KS, Quilez J, Reich D, Rocchi M, Schumann GG, Searle S, Sikela JM, Skollar G, Smit A, Sonmez K, ten Hallers B, Terhune E, Thomas GW, Ullmer B, Ventura M, Walker JA, Wall J, Walter L, Ward MC, Wheelan SJ, Whelan CW, White S, Wilhelm LJ, Woerner AE, Yandell M, Zhu B, Hammer MF, Marques-Bonet T, Eichler EE, Fulton L, Fronick C, Muzny DM, Warren WC, Worley KC, Rogers J, Wilson RK, Gibbs RA. Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes. Nature. 2014 Sep 11; 513(7517):195-201. PMID: 25209798; PMCID: PMC4249732.
    18. Kidd JM, Sharpton TJ, Bobo D, Norman PJ, Martin AR, Carpenter ML, Sikora M, Gignoux CR, Nemat-Gorgani N, Adams A, Guadalupe M, Guo X, Feng Q, Li Y, Liu X, Parham P, Hoal EG, Feldman MW, Pollard KS, Wall J, Bustamante CD, Henn BM. Exome capture from saliva produces high quality genomic and metagenomic data. BMC Genomics. 2014 Apr 04; 15:262. PMID: 24708091; PMCID: PMC4051168.
    19. Prado-Martinez J, Sudmant PH, Kidd JM, Li H, Kelley JL, Lorente-Galdos B, Veeramah KR, Woerner AE, O'Connor TD, Santpere G, Cagan A, Theunert C, Casals F, Laayouni H, Munch K, Hobolth A, Halager AE, Malig M, Hernandez-Rodriguez J, Hernando-Herraez I, Prüfer K, Pybus M, Johnstone L, Lachmann M, Alkan C, Twigg D, Petit N, Baker C, Hormozdiari F, Fernandez-Callejo M, Dabad M, Wilson ML, Stevison L, Camprubí C, Carvalho T, Ruiz-Herrera A, Vives L, Mele M, Abello T, Kondova I, Bontrop RE, Pusey A, Lankester F, Kiyang JA, Bergl RA, Lonsdorf E, Myers S, Ventura M, Gagneux P, Comas D, Siegismund H, Blanc J, Agueda-Calpena L, Gut M, Fulton L, Tishkoff SA, Mullikin JC, Wilson RK, Gut IG, Gonder MK, Ryder OA, Hahn BH, Navarro A, Akey JM, Bertranpetit J, Reich D, Mailund T, Schierup MH, Hvilsom C, Andrés AM, Wall J, Bustamante CD, Hammer MF, Eichler EE, Marques-Bonet T. Great ape genetic diversity and population history. Nature. 2013 Jul 25; 499(7459):471-5. PMID: 23823723; PMCID: PMC3822165.
    20. Leffler EM, Gao Z, Pfeifer S, Ségurel L, Auton A, Venn O, Bowden R, Bontrop R, Wall J, Sella G, Donnelly P, McVean G, Przeworski M. Multiple instances of ancient balancing selection shared between humans and chimpanzees. Science. 2013 Mar 29; 339(6127):1578-82. PMID: 23413192; PMCID: PMC3612375.
    21. Wall J, Yang MA, Jay F, Kim SK, Durand EY, Stevison LS, Gignoux C, Woerner A, Hammer MF, Slatkin M. Higher levels of neanderthal ancestry in East Asians than in Europeans. Genetics. 2013 May; 194(1):199-209. PMID: 23410836; PMCID: PMC3632468.
    22. Oksenberg N, Stevison L, Wall J, Ahituv N. Function and regulation of AUTS2, a gene implicated in autism and human evolution. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(1):e1003221. PMID: 23349641; PMCID: PMC3547868.
    23. Wall J, Kim SK, Luca F, Carbone L, Mootnick AR, de Jong PJ, Di Rienzo A. Incomplete lineage sorting is common in extant gibbon genera. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e53682. PMID: 23341974; PMCID: PMC3544895.
    24. Wall J. Great ape genomics. ILAR J. 2013; 54(2):82-90. PMID: 24174434; PMCID: PMC3814392.
    25. Kim SK, Gignoux CR, Wall J, Lum-Jones A, Wang H, Haiman CA, Chen GK, Henderson BE, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Stram DO, Saxena R, Cheng I. Population genetic structure and origins of Native Hawaiians in the multiethnic cohort study. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e47881. PMID: 23144833; PMCID: PMC3492381.
    26. Wall J, Slatkin M. Paleopopulation genetics. Annu Rev Genet. 2012; 46:635-49. PMID: 22994357.
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    27. Hammer MF, Woerner AE, Mendez FL, Watkins JC, Wall J. Genetic evidence for archaic admixture in Africa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Sep 13; 108(37):15123-8. PMID: 21896735; PMCID: PMC3174671.
    28. Kim SK, Carbone L, Becquet C, Mootnick AR, Li DJ, de Jong PJ, Wall J. Patterns of genetic variation within and between Gibbon species. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Aug; 28(8):2211-8. PMID: 21368318; PMCID: PMC3144381.
    29. Wall J, Jiang R, Gignoux C, Chen GK, Eng C, Huntsman S, Marjoram P. Genetic variation in Native Americans, inferred from Latino SNP and resequencing data. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Aug; 28(8):2231-7. PMID: 21368315; PMCID: PMC3144384.
    30. Hammer MF, Woerner AE, Mendez FL, Watkins JC, Cox MP, Wall J. The ratio of human X chromosome to autosome diversity is positively correlated with genetic distance from genes. Nat Genet. 2010 Oct; 42(10):830-1. PMID: 20802480.
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    31. Capra JA, Carbone L, Riesenfeld SJ, Wall J. Genomics through the lens of next-generation sequencing. Genome Biol. 2010; 11(6):306. PMID: 20587080; PMCID: PMC2911104.
    32. Cox MP, Morales DA, Woerner AE, Sozanski J, Wall J, Hammer MF. Autosomal resequence data reveal Late Stone Age signals of population expansion in sub-Saharan African foraging and farming populations. PLoS One. 2009 Jul 29; 4(7):e6366. PMID: 19641603; PMCID: PMC2712685.
    33. Carbone L, Harris RA, Vessere GM, Mootnick AR, Humphray S, Rogers J, Kim SK, Wall J, Martin D, Jurka J, Milosavljevic A, de Jong PJ. Evolutionary breakpoints in the gibbon suggest association between cytosine methylation and karyotype evolution. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jun; 5(6):e1000538. PMID: 19557196; PMCID: PMC2695003.
    34. Wall J, Lohmueller KE, Plagnol V. Detecting ancient admixture and estimating demographic parameters in multiple human populations. Mol Biol Evol. 2009 Aug; 26(8):1823-7. PMID: 19420049; PMCID: PMC2734152.
    35. Schroeder KB, Jakobsson M, Crawford MH, Schurr TG, Boca SM, Conrad DF, Tito RY, Osipova LP, Tarskaia LA, Zhadanov SI, Wall J, Pritchard JK, Malhi RS, Smith DG, Rosenberg NA. Haplotypic background of a private allele at high frequency in the Americas. Mol Biol Evol. 2009 May; 26(5):995-1016. PMID: 19221006; PMCID: PMC2734135.
    36. Cox MP, Woerner AE, Wall J, Hammer MF. Intergenic DNA sequences from the human X chromosome reveal high rates of global gene flow. BMC Genet. 2008 Nov 27; 9:76. PMID: 19038041; PMCID: PMC2620354.
    37. Chen GK, Marjoram P, Wall J. Fast and flexible simulation of DNA sequence data. Genome Res. 2009 Jan; 19(1):136-42. PMID: 19029539; PMCID: PMC2612967.
    38. Hammer MF, Mendez FL, Cox MP, Woerner AE, Wall J. Sex-biased evolutionary forces shape genomic patterns of human diversity. PLoS Genet. 2008 Sep 26; 4(9):e1000202. PMID: 18818765; PMCID: PMC2538571.
    39. Wall J, Cox MP, Mendez FL, Woerner A, Severson T, Hammer MF. A novel DNA sequence database for analyzing human demographic history. Genome Res. 2008 Aug; 18(8):1354-61. PMID: 18493019; PMCID: PMC2493425.
    40. Padhukasahasram B, Marjoram P, Wall J, Bustamante CD, Nordborg M. Exploring population genetic models with recombination using efficient forward-time simulations. Genetics. 2008 Apr; 178(4):2417-27. PMID: 18430959; PMCID: PMC2323826.
    41. Wall J, Kim SK. Inconsistencies in Neanderthal genomic DNA sequences. PLoS Genet. 2007 Oct; 3(10):1862-6. PMID: 17937503; PMCID: PMC2014787.
    42. Conrad DF, Jakobsson M, Coop G, Wen X, Wall J, Rosenberg NA, Pritchard JK. A worldwide survey of haplotype variation and linkage disequilibrium in the human genome. Nat Genet. 2006 Nov; 38(11):1251-60. PMID: 17057719.
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    43. Wall J, Hammer MF. Archaic admixture in the human genome. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2006 Dec; 16(6):606-10. PMID: 17027252.
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    44. Padhukasahasram B, Wall J, Marjoram P, Nordborg M. Estimating recombination rates from single-nucleotide polymorphisms using summary statistics. Genetics. 2006 Nov; 174(3):1517-28. PMID: 16980396; PMCID: PMC1667054.
    45. Plagnol V, Wall J. Possible ancestral structure in human populations. PLoS Genet. 2006 Jul; 2(7):e105. PMID: 16895447; PMCID: PMC1523253.
    46. Plagnol V, Padhukasahasram B, Wall J, Marjoram P, Nordborg M. Relative influences of crossing over and gene conversion on the pattern of linkage disequilibrium in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics. 2006 Apr; 172(4):2441-8. PMID: 16299388; PMCID: PMC1456404.
    47. Przeworski M, Coop G, Wall J. The signature of positive selection on standing genetic variation. Evolution. 2005 Nov; 59(11):2312-23. PMID: 16396172.
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    48. Nordborg M, Hu TT, Ishino Y, Jhaveri J, Toomajian C, Zheng H, Bakker E, Calabrese P, Gladstone J, Goyal R, Jakobsson M, Kim S, Morozov Y, Padhukasahasram B, Plagnol V, Rosenberg NA, Shah C, Wall J, Wang J, Zhao K, Kalbfleisch T, Schulz V, Kreitman M, Bergelson J. The pattern of polymorphism in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS Biol. 2005 Jul; 3(7):e196. PMID: 15907155; PMCID: PMC1135296.
    49. Wall J. Estimating recombination rates using three-site likelihoods. Genetics. 2004 Jul; 167(3):1461-73. PMID: 15280255; PMCID: PMC1470930.
    50. Wall J. Close look at gene conversion hot spots. Nat Genet. 2004 Feb; 36(2):114-5. PMID: 14752518.
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    51. Wall J, Frisse LA, Hudson RR, Di Rienzo A. Comparative linkage-disequilibrium analysis of the beta-globin hotspot in primates. Am J Hum Genet. 2003 Dec; 73(6):1330-40. PMID: 14628290; PMCID: PMC1180398.
    52. Andolfatto P, Wall J. Linkage disequilibrium patterns across a recombination gradient in African Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 2003 Nov; 165(3):1289-305. PMID: 14668383; PMCID: PMC1462864.
    53. Wall J, Pritchard JK. Assessing the performance of the haplotype block model of linkage disequilibrium. Am J Hum Genet. 2003 Sep; 73(3):502-15. PMID: 12916017; PMCID: PMC1180676.
    54. Wall J, Pritchard JK. Haplotype blocks and linkage disequilibrium in the human genome. Nat Rev Genet. 2003 Aug; 4(8):587-97. PMID: 12897771.
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    55. Wall J. Estimating ancestral population sizes and divergence times. Genetics. 2003 Jan; 163(1):395-404. PMID: 12586724; PMCID: PMC1462435.
    56. Wall J, Andolfatto P, Przeworski M. Testing models of selection and demography in Drosophila simulans. Genetics. 2002 Sep; 162(1):203-16. PMID: 12242234; PMCID: PMC1462246.
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