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*=equal contributions


  • Günther*, T; Malmström*, H; Svensson*, E; Omrak*, A; Sánchez-Quinto, F; Kılınç, GM; Krzewińska, M; Eriksson, G; Fraser, M; Edlund, H; Munters, AR; Coutinho, A; Simões, LG; Vicente, M; Sjölander, A; Jansen Sellevold, B; Jørgensen, R; Claes, P; Shriver, MD; Valdiosera, C; Netea, MG; Apel, J; Lidén, K; Skar, B; Storå, J; Götherström, A; Jakobsson, M (2017) ‘Genomics of Mesolithic Scandinavia reveal colonization routes and high-latitude adaptation’, bioRxiv preprint
  • Schlebusch*, C.M.; Malmström*, H.; Günther, T.; Sjödin, P.; Coutinho, A.; Edlund, H.; Munters, A.R.; Steyn, M.; Soodyall, H.; Lombard, M.; Jakobsson, M. (2017) ‘Ancient genomes from southern Africa push modern human divergence beyond 260,000 years ago’, bioRxiv preprint
  • Goldberg, A.; Günther, T.; Rosenberg, N.A.; Jakobsson, M. (2017) ‘Ancient X chromosomes reveal contrasting sex bias in Neolithic and Bronze Age Eurasian migrations.’, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A preprint
  • Monroy Kuhn, J. M.; Jakobsson, M.; Günther , T. (2017) ‘Estimating genetic kin relationships in prehistoric populations’, bioRxiv preprint


  • Gattepaille L.; Günther T.; Jakobsson M. (2016) ‘Inferring Past Effective Population Size from Distributions of Coalescent Times.’ Genetics
  • Günther, T. & Jakobsson M. (2016) ‘Genes mirror migrations and cultures in prehistoric Europe — a population genomic perspective.’, Current Opinion in Genetics & Development preprint
  • Kılınç*, G. M.; Omrak*, A.; Özer*, F.; Günther, T.; Büyükkarakaya, A. M.; Bıçakçı, E.;  Baird, D.; Dönertaş, H. M.; Ghalichi, A.; Yaka, R.; Koptekin, D.; Açan, S. C.; Parvizi, P.; Krzewińska, M.; Daskalaki, E. A.; Yüncü, E.; Dağtaş, N. D.; Fairbairn, A.; Pearson, J.; Mustafaoğlu, G.; Erdal, Y. S.; Çakan, Y. G.; Togan, İ.; Somel, M.; Storå, J.; Jakobsson, M. & Götherström, A. (2016) ‘The Demographic Development of the First Farmers in Anatolia.’, Curr Biol.
  • Günther*, T.; Lampei*, C.; Barilar, I. & Schmid, K. J. (2016) ‘Genomic and phenotypic differentiation of Arabidopsis thaliana along altitudinal gradients in the North Italian Alps.’, Mol Ecol. preprint
  • Hervella, M.; Svensson, E. M.; Alberdi, A.; Günther, T.; Izagirre, N.; Munters, A. R.; Alonso, S.; Ioana, M.; Ridiche, F.; Soficaru, A.; Jakobsson, M.; Netea, M. G. & de-la Rua, C. (2016), ‘The mitogenome of a 35,000-year-old Homo sapiens from Europe supports a Palaeolithic back-migration to Africa.’, Sci Rep 6, 25501.
  • Omrak, A.; Günther, T.; Valdiosera, C.; Svensson, E. M.; Malmström, H.; Kiesewetter, H.; Aylward, W.; Storå, J.; Jakobsson, M. & Götherström, A. (2016), ‘Genomic Evidence Establishes Anatolia as the Source of the European Neolithic Gene Pool.’, Curr Biol. 26(2), 270–275


  • Günther*, T.; Valdiosera*, C.; Malmström, H.; Urena, I.; Rodriguez-Varela, R.; Sverrisdóttir, Ó. O.; Daskalaki, E. A.; Skoglund, P.; Naidoo, T.; Svensson, E. M.; Bermúdez de Castro, J. M.; Carbonell, E.; Dunn, M.; Storå, J.; Iriarte, E.; Arsuaga, J. L.; Carretero, J.-M.; Götherström, A. & Jakobsson, M. (2015), ‘Ancient genomes link early farmers from Atapuerca in Spain to modern-day Basques.’, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112(38), 11917–11922.
  • Gawenda*, I.; Thorwarth*, P.; Günther, T.; Ordon, F. & Schmid, K. J. (2015), ‘Genome-wide association studies in elite varieties of German winter barley using single-marker and haplotype-based methods’, Plant Breeding 134(1), 28–39.


  • Skoglund, P*.; Malmström, H.*; Omrak, A.; Raghavan, M.; Valdiosera, C.; Günther, T.; Hall, P.; Tambets, K.; Parik, J.; Sjögren, K.-G.; Apel, J.; Willerslev, E.; Storå, J.; Götherström, A. & Jakobsson, M. (2014), ‘Genomic diversity and admixture differs for Stone-Age Scandinavian foragers and farmers.’, Science 344(6185), 747–750.
  • Siqueira, M. V.; Bonatelli, M. L.; Günther, T.; Gawenda, I.; Schmid, K. J.; Pavinato, V. A. & Veasey, E. A. (2014), ‘Water yam ( Dioscorea alata L. ) diversity pattern in Brazil: an analysis with SSR and morphological markers.’, Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 61(3), 611–624.


  • Günther, T. & Coop, G. (2013), ‘Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies.’, Genetics 195(1), 205–220. preprint
  • Günther*, T.; Lampei*, C. & Schmid, K. J. (2013), ‘Mutational Bias and Gene Conversion Affect the Intraspecific Nitrogen Stoichiometry of the Arabidopsis thaliana Transcriptome.’, Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(3), 561–8.


  • Hübner, S.; Günther, T.; Flavell, A.; Fridman, E.; Graner, A.; Korol, A. & Schmid, K. J. (2012), ‘Islands and streams: clusters and gene flow in wild barley populations from the Levant.’, Molecular Ecology 21(5), 1115–29.


  • Günther, T.; Gawenda, I. & Schmid, K. J. (2011), ‘phenosim – A software to simulate phenotypes for testing in genome-wide association studies.’, BMC Bioinformatics 12(1), 265.
  • Günther, T. & Schmid, K. J. (2011), ‘Improved haplotype-based detection of ongoing selective sweeps towards an application in Arabidopsis thaliana.’, BMC Research Notes 4(1), 232.
  • Günther*, T.; Schmitt*, A. O.; Bortfeldt, R. H.; Hinney, A.; Hebebrand, J. & Brockmann, G. a. (2011), ‘Where in the genome are significant single nucleotide polymorphisms from genome-wide association studies located?’, OMICS 15(7-8), 507–12.
  • Cao*, J.; Schneeberger*, K.; Ossowski*, S.; Günther*, T.; Bender, S.; Fitz, J.; Koenig, D.; Lanz, C.; Stegle, O.; Lippert, C.; Wang, X.; Ott, F.; Müller, J.; Alonso-Blanco, C.; Borgwardt, K.; Schmid, K. J. & Weigel, D. (2011), ‘Whole-genome sequencing of multiple Arabidopsis thaliana populations’, Nature Genetics 43(10), 956–963.


  • Günther, T. & Schmid, K. J. (2010), ‘Deleterious amino acid polymorphisms in Arabidopsis thaliana and rice.’, Theoretical and Applied Genetics 121(1), 157–68.
  • Childs*, L. H.; Witucka-Wall*, H.; Günther*, T.; Sulpice, R.; V Korff, M.; Stitt, M.; Walther, D.; Schmid, K. J. & Altmann, T. (2010), ‘Single feature polymorphism (SFP)-based selective sweep identification and association mapping of growth-related metabolic traits in Arabidopsis thaliana.’, BMC Genomics 11(1), 188.