CARTA-inspired Publications

CARTA encourages transdisciplinary research to advance our understanding of human origins through its symposium series. CARTA symposia provide a forum for researchers in varied fields to come together "to explore and explain the human phenomenon.” Member interactions continue after symposia and via the web site. This page lists examples of publications inspired by interactions amongst CARTA members. The list will be updated periodically.

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Khan, N, de Manuel, M, Peyrégne, S, Do, R, Prüfer, K, Marques-Bonet, T, Varki, N, Gagneux, P, Varki, A. Multiple Genomic Events Altering Hominin SIGLEC Biology and Innate Immunity Predated the Common Ancestor of Humans and Archaic Hominins. Genome Biol Evol. 2020;12(7):1040 - 1050.
Bogin, B. Patterns of Human Growth, 3rd ed. Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology, 3rd. 2020.
Fox, K, Rallapalli, KLakshmi, Komor, AC. Rewriting Human History and Empowering Indigenous Communities with Genome Editing Tools. Genes (Basel). 2020;11(1).
Heft, IE, Mostovoy, Y, Levy-Sakin, M, Ma, W, Stevens, AJ, Pastor, S, McCaffrey, J, Boffelli, D, Martin, DI, Xiao, M, Kennedy, MA, Kwok, P, Sikela, JM. The Driver of Extreme Human-Specific Olduvai Repeat Expansion Remains Highly Active in the Human Genome. Genetics. 2020;214(1):179-191.
Pobiner, BL. The zooarchaeology and paleoecology of early hominin scavenging. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews. 2020;n/a(n/a).


Chen, F, Welker, F, Shen, C, Bailey, SE, Bergmann, I, Davis, S, Xia, H, Wang, H, Fischer, R, Freidline, SE, Yu, T, Skinner, MM, Stelzer, S, Dong, G, Fu, Q, Dong, G, Wang, J, Zhang, D, Hublin, J. A late Middle Pleistocene Denisovan mandible from the Tibetan Plateau. Nature. 2019.
Berto, S, Mendizabal, I, Usui, N, Toriumi, K, Chatterjee, P, Douglas, C, Tamminga, CA, Preuss, TM, Yi, SV, Konopka, G. Accelerated evolution of oligodendrocytes in the human brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019;116(48):24334-24342.
Galway‐Witham, J, Cole, J, Stringer, C. Aspects of human physical and behavioural evolution during the last 1 million years. Journal of Quaternary Science. 2019.
Tomasello, M. Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny. Harvard University Press. 2019.
Larsen, C, Knüsel, C, Haddow, S, Pilloud, M, Milella, M, Sadvari, J, Pearson, J, Ruff, C, Garofalo, E, Bocaege, E, Betz, B, Dori, I, Glencross, B. Bioarchaeology of Neolithic Çatalhöyük reveals fundamental transitions in health, mobility, and lifestyle in early farmers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019;116:12615-12623.
Trujillo, C, Gao, R, Negraes, P, Gu, J, Buchanan, J, Preissl, S, Wang, A, Wu, W, Haddad, G, Chaim, I, Domissy, A, Vandenberghe, M, Devor, A, Yeo, G, Voytek, B, Muotri, A. Complex Oscillatory Waves Emerging from Cortical Organoids Model Early Human Brain Network Development. Cell Stem Cell. 2019(In Press).
Churchland, P. Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition. New York: W. W. Norton. 2019.
Saha, S, Siddiqui, S, Khan, N, Verhagen, A, Jiang, W, Springer, S, Ghosh, P, Varki, A. Controversies about the subcellular localization and mechanisms of action of the Alzheimer's disease-protective CD33 splice variant. Acta Neuropathol. 2019.
Amato, KR, Mallott, EK, McDonald, D, Dominy, NJ, Goldberg, T, Lambert, JE, Swedell, L, Metcalf, JL, Gomez, A, Britton, GAO, Stumpf, RM, Leigh, SR, Knight, R. Convergence of human and Old World monkey gut microbiomes demonstrates the importance of human ecology over phylogeny. Genome Biol. 2019;20(1):201.
Preuss, TM. Critique of pure marmoset. Brain Behav Evol . 2019;93(1):92-107.
Ungar, PS, Livengood, SV, Crittenden, AN. Dental Microwear of Living Hadza Foragers. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2019.
Varki, A. Did Human Reality Denial Breach the Evolutionary Psychological Barrier of Mortality Salience? A Theory that Can Explain Unusual Features of the Origin and Fate of Our Species. In: Shackelford, TK, Zeigler-Hill, V, eds. Evolutionary Perspectives on Death. Basel: Springer International Publishing. 2019, p.109-135.
Zanella, M, Vitriolo, A, Andirko, A, Martins, PTiago, Sturm, S, O'Rourke, T, Laugsch, M, Malerba, N, Skaros, A, Trattaro, S, Germain, P, Mihailovic, M, Merla, G, Rada-Iglesias, A, Boeckx, C, Testa, G. Dosage analysis of the 7q11.23 Williams region identifies as a major human gene patterning the modern human face and underlying self-domestication. Sci Adv. 2019;5(12):eaaw7908.
Davidson, I. Evolution of Cognitive Archaeology through Evolving Cognitive Systems: A Chapter for Tom Wynn. In: Squeezing Minds From Stones: Cognitive Archaeology and the Evolution of the Human Mind. 2019.
Landig, C, Hazel, A, Kellman, B, Fong, J, Schwarz, F, Agarwal, S, Varki, N, Massari, P, Lewis, N, Ram, S, Varki, A. Evolution of the exclusively human pathogen Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Human-specific engagement of immunoregulatory Siglecs. Evol Appl. 2019;12(2):337 - 349.