Publications

[PREPRINT] aMeta: an accurate and memory-efficient ancient Metagenomic profiling workflow
Zoé Pochon, Nora Bergfeldt, Emrah Kırdök, Mário Vicente, Thijessen Naidoo, Tom van der Valk, N. Ezgi Altınışık, Maja Krzewińska, Love Dalen, Anders Götherström, Claudio Mirabello, Per Unneberg, Nikolay Oskolkov (2022) bioRxiv 2022.10.03.510579 view full text

A genomic snapshot of demographic and cultural dynamism in Upper Mesopotamia during the Neolithic Transition
N. Ezgi Altınışık, Duygu Deniz Kazancı, Ayça Aydoğan, Hasan Can Gemici, Ömür Dilek Erdal, Savaş Sarıaltun, Kıvılcım Başak Vural, Dilek Koptekin, Kanat Gürün, Ekin Sağlıcan, Daniel Fernandes, Gökhan Çakan, Meliha Melis Koruyucu, Vendela Kempe Lagerholm, Cansu Karamurat, Mustafa Özkan, Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Arda Sevkar, Elif Sürer, Anders Götherström, Çiğdem Atakuman, Yılmaz Selim Erdal, Füsun Özer, Aslı Erim Özdoğan, Mehmet Somel (2022) Science Advances view full text

MTaxi: A comparative tool for taxon identification of ultra low coverage ancient genomes
Gözde Atağ, Kıvılcım Başak Vural, Damla Kaptan, Mustafa Özkan, Dilek Koptekin, Ekin Sağlıcan, Sevcan Doğramacı, Mevlüt Köz, Ardan Yılmaz, Arda Söylev, İnci Togan, Mehmet Somel, Füsun Özer (2022) Open Res Europe view full text

New insights on commemoration of the dead through mortuary and architectural use of pigments at Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey
Eline M. J. Schotsmans, G. Busacca, Sam Lin, Milena Vasić,, Rena Veropoulidou, Camilla Mazzucato, Belinda Tibbetts, Scott Donald Haddow, Mehmet Somel, F. Toksoy-Köksal, Christopher J. Knüsel, Marco Milella (2022) Scientific Reports view full text

Indian genetic heritage in Southeast Asian populations
Piya Changmai, Kitipong Jaisamut, Jatupol Kampuansai, Wibhu Kutanan, N. Ezgi Altınışık, Olga Flegontova, Angkhana Inta, Eren Yüncü, Worrawit Boonthai, Horolma Pamjav, David Reich, Pavel Flegontov (2022) PLoS Genetics view full text

From bones to genomes: Current research on the population history of prehistoric Anatolia
Duygu Deniz Kazancı, Ezgi Altınışık, Ayça Aydoğan, Füsun Özer, Elif Sürer, Çiğdem Atakuman, Mehmet Somel, Yılmaz Selim Erdal (2021) In The Archaeology of Anatolia, Volume IV: Recent Discoveries (2018–2020). Sharon R. Steadman, Gregory McMahon (Eds.) Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge

Collaborate equitably in ancient DNA research and beyond
Mehmet Somel, N. Ezgi Altınışık, Füsun Özer, María C. Ávila-Arcos (2021) Nature view full text

Archaeogenetic analysis of Neolithic sheep from Anatolia suggests a complex demographic history since domestication
Erinç Yurtman, Onur Özer, Eren Yüncü, Nihan Dilşad Dağtaş, Dilek Koptekin, Yasin Gökhan Çakan, Mustafa Özkan, Ali Akbaba, Damla Kaptan, Gözde Atağ, Kıvılcım Başak Vural, Can Yümni Gündem, Louise Martin, Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Ayshin Ghalichi, Sinan Can Açan, Reyhan Yaka, Ekin Sağlıcan, Vendela Kempe Lagerholm, Maja Krzewińska, Torsten Günther, Pedro Morell Miranda, Evangelia Pişkin, Müge Şevketoğlu, C. Can Bilgin, Çiğdem Atakuman, Yılmaz Selim Erdal, Elif Sürer, N. Ezgi Altınışık, Johannes A. Lenstra, Sevgi Yorulmaz, Mohammad Foad Abazari, Javad Hoseinzadeh, Douglas Baird, Erhan Bıçakçı, Özlem Çevik, Fokke Gerritsen, Rana Özbal, Anders Götherström, Mehmet Somel, İnci Togan & Füsun Özer (2021) Communications Biology view full text

Human inbreeding has decreased in time through the Holocene
Francisco C. Ceballos, Kanat Gürün, N. Ezgi Altınışık, Hasan Can Gemici, Cansu Karamurat, Dilek Koptekin, Kıvılcım Başak Vural, Igor Mapelli, Ekin Sağlıcan, Elif Sürer, Yılmaz Selim Erdal, Anders Götherström, Füsun Özer, Çiğdem Atakuman, Mehmet Somel (2021) Current Biology view full text

Variable kinship patterns in Neolithic Anatolia revealed by ancient genomes
Reyhan Yaka, Igor Mapelli, Damla Kaptan, Ayça Doğu, Maciej Chyleński, Ömür Dilek Erdal, Dilek Koptekin, Kıvılcım Başak Vural, Alex Bayliss, Camilla Mazzucato, Evrim Fer, Sevim Seda Çokoğlu, Vendela Kempe Lagerholm, Maja Krzewińska, Cansu Karamurat, Hasan Can Gemici,
Arda Sevkar, Nihan Dilşad Dağtaş, Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Donovan Adams, Arielle R. Munters, Ekin Sağlıcan, Marco Milella, Eline M.J. Schotsmans, Erinç Yurtman, Mehmet Çetin, Sevgi Yorulmaz, N. Ezgi Altınışık, Ayshin Ghalichi, Anna Juras, C. Can Bilgin, Torsten Günther, Jan Storå, Mattias Jakobsson, Maurice de Kleijn, Gökhan Mustafaoğlu, Andrew Fairbairn, Jessica Pearson, İnci Togan, Nurcan Kayacan, Arkadiusz Marciniak, Clark Spencer Larsen, Ian Hodder, Çiğdem Atakuman, Marin Pilloud, Elif Sürer, Fokke Gerritsen, Rana Özbal, Douglas Baird Yılmaz Selim Erdal, Güneş Duru, Mihriban Özbaşaran, Scott D. Haddow, Christopher J. Knüsel, Anders Götherström, Füsun Özer, Mehmet Somel (2021) Current Biology view full text

Million-year-old DNA sheds light on the genomic history of mammoths
Tom van der Valk, Patrícia Pečnerová, David Díez-Del-Molino, Anders Bergström, Jonas Oppenheimer, Stefanie Hartmann, Georgios Xenikoudakis, Jessica A Thomas, Marianne Dehasque, Ekin Sağlıcan, Fatma Rabia Fidan, Ian Barnes, Shanlin Liu, Mehmet Somel, Peter D Heintzman, Pavel Nikolskiy, Beth Shapiro, Pontus Skoglund, Michael Hofreiter, Adrian M Lister, Anders Götherström, Love Dalén (2021) Nature view full text

Human population dynamics and Yersinia pestis in ancient northeast Asia
Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Natalija Kashuba, Dilek Koptekin, Nora Bergfeldt, Handan Melike Dönertaş, Ricardo Rodríguez-Varela, Dmitrij Shergin, Grigorij Ivanov, Dmitrii Kichigin, Kjunnej Pestereva, Denis Volkov, Pavel Mandryka, Artur Kharinskii, Alexey Tishkin, Evgenij Ineshin, Evgeniy Kovychev, Aleksandr Stepanov, Love Dalén, Torsten Günther, Emrah Kırdök, Mattias Jakobsson, Mehmet Somel, Maja Krzewińska, Jan Storå, Anders Götherströmn (2021) Science Advances view full text

Ancient genomics in Neolithic Central Anatolia and Çatalhöyük
Yaka, R., Doğu, A., Kaptan, D., Dağtaş, N. D., Chyleński, M., Vural, K. B., Altınışık, N. E., Mapelli, I., Koptekin, D., Karamurat, C., Gemici, H. C., Yorulmaz, S., Lagerholm, V. K., Fer, E., Işıldak, U., Ghalichi, A., Kılınç, G. M., Mazzucato, C., Juras, A., Marciniak, A., Larsen, C. S., Pilloud, M., Haddow, S. D., Knüsel, C. J., Togan, İ, Götherström, A., Erdal, Y. S., Sürer, E., Özer, F., Atakuman, Ç., and Somel, M. (2021) (2021), in Hodder I. (ed.) Peopling the Landscape of Çatalhöyük: Reports from the 2009-2017 Seasons. London: British Institute at Ankara.

Ancient mitochondrial genomes reveal the absence of maternal kinship in the burials of Çatalhöyük people and their genetic affinities
Maciej Chyleński, Edvard Ehler, Mehmet Somel, Reyhan Yaka, Maja Krzewińska, Mirosława Dabert,Anna Juras, Arkadiusz Marciniak (2019) Genes view full text

Ancient genomes suggest the eastern Pontic-Caspian steppe as the source of western Iron Age nomads
Maja Krzewińska, Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Anna Juras, Dilek Koptekin, Maciej Chyleński, Alexey G. Nikitin, Nikolai Shcherbakov,  Iia ShutelevaTatiana Leonova, Liudmila Kraeva, Flarit A. SungatovAlfija N. Sultanova, Inna Potekhina, Sylwia Łukasik, Marta Krenz-Niedbała, Love Dalén, Vitaly Sinika,Mattias Jakobsson,Jan Storå, Anders Götherström (2018) Science Advance view full text

Genomic and strontium isotope variation reveal immigration patterns in a Viking Age town
Maja Krzewińska, Anna Kjellström, Torsten Günther, Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, Torun Zachrisson, Ayça Omrak, Reyhan Yaka, Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Mehmet Somel, Veronica Sobrado, Jane Evans, Corina Knipper, Mattias Jakobsso, Jan Storå, Anders Götherström (2018) Current Biology view full text

Investigating Holocene human population history in North Asia using ancient mitogenomes
Gülşah Merve Kılınç, Natalija Kashuba, Reyhan Yaka, Arev Pelin Sümer, Eren Yüncü,Dmitrij Shergin, Grigorij Leonidovich Ivanov, Dmitrii Kichigin, Kjunnej Pestereva, Denis Volkov, Pavel Mandryka, Artur Kharinskii, Alexey Tishkin, Evgenij Ineshin, Evgeniy Kovychev, Aleksandr Stepanov, Aanatolij Alekseev, Svetlana Aleksandrovna, Mehmet Somel, Mattias Jakobsson, Maja Krzewinska, Jan Storå, Anders Götherström (2018) Nature Scientific Reports view full text

Archaeogenetics of Late Iron Age Çemialo Sırtı, Batman: Investigating maternal genetic continuity in north Mesopotamia since the Neolithic
Reyhan Yaka, Ayşegül Birand, Çigdem Atakuman, Yasemin Yılmaz, Ceren Caner, Sinan Can Açan, Sidar Gündüzalp, Poorya Parvizi, Aslı Erim Özdoğan, İnci Togan, Mehmet Somel (2018) American Journal of Physical Anthropology view full text