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  1. M. Apata and S.P. Pfeifer. Recent population genomic insights in to the genetic basis of arsenic tolerance in humans. In review.
  2. S.P. Pfeifer. Spontaneous mutation rates. In The Molecular Evolutionary Clock. Theory and Practice. Springer Nature. In review.
  3. R.B. Harris, K. Irwin, M.R. Jones, S. Laurent, R.D.H. Barrett, M.W. Nachman, J.M. Good, C.R. Linnen, J.D. Jensen, and S.P. Pfeifer. The population genetics of crypsis in vertebrates: recent insights from mice, hares, and lizards. Heredity. 1-14.
  4. R.D.H. Barrett*, S. Laurent*, R. Mallarino*, S.P. Pfeifer, C.C. Xu, M. Foll, K. Wakamatsu, J. Duke-Cohan, J.D. Jensen, and H.E. Hoekstra. 2019. Linking genetic variation to survival in wild mice. Science. 363(6426):499-504.


  1. L.A.P. Tran, S.P. Pfeifer. 2018. Germline mutation rates in Old World monkeys. eLS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0028242
  2. S.P. Pfeifer*, S. Laurent*, V.C. Sousa*, C.R. Linnen*, M. Foll, L. Excoffier, H.E. Hoekstra, and J.D. Jensen. 2018. The evolutionary history of Nebraska deer mice: local adaptation in the face of strong gene flow. MBE. 35(4):792-806.


  1. S.P. Pfeifer. 2017. Direct estimate of the spontaneous germ line mutation rate in African green monkeys. Evolution. 71(12):2858-2870.
  2. S.P. Pfeifer. 2017. The demographic and adaptive history of the African green monkey. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34 (5): 1055-1065.
  3. S.P. Pfeifer. 2017. From Next-Generation Resequencing Reads to a High Quality Variant Data Set. Heredity 118 (2):111-124.


  1. S.P. Pfeifer, J.D. Jensen. 2016. The Impact of Linked Selection in Chimpanzees: A Comparative StudyGenome Biology and Evolution 8 (10), 3202-3208.
  2. L. Ormond, M. Foll, G.B. Ewing, S.P. Pfeifer, J.D. Jensen. 2016. Inferring the age of a fixed beneficial allele. Molecular Ecology 25 (1), 157-169.
  3. S. Laurent*, S.P. Pfeifer*, M.L. Settles, S.S. Hunter, K.M. Hardwick, L. Ormond, V.C. Sousa, J.D. Jensen#, E.B. Rosenblum#. 2016. The population genomics of rapid adaptation: disentangling signatures of selection and demography in white sands lizards. Molecular Ecology 25 (1), 306-323.


  1. E. Giannoulatou, G. McVean, I.B. Taylor, S.J. McGowan, G.J. Maher, Z. Iqbal, S.P. Pfeifer, I. Turner, E.M.M. Burkitt Wright, J. Shorto, A. Itani, K. Turner, L. Gregory, D. Buck, E. Rajpert-De Meyts, L.H.J. Looijenga, B. Kerr, A.O.M. Wilkie, A. Goriely. 2013. Contributions of intrinsic mutation rate and selfish selection to levels of de novo HRAS mutations in the paternal germline. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (50), 20152-20157.
  2. E.M. Leffler*, Z. Gao*, S.P. Pfeifer*, L. Ségurel*, A. Auton, O. Venn, R. Bowden, R. Bontrop, J.D. Wall, G. Sella, P. Donnelly, G. McVean#, M. Przeworski#. 2013. Multiple instances of ancient balancing selection shared between humans and chimpanzees. Science 339 (6127), 1578-1582.


A. Auton*, A. Fledel-Alon*, S.P. Pfeifer*, O. Venn*, L. Ségurel, T. Street, E.M. Leffler, R. Bowden, I. Aneas, J. Broxholme, P. Humburg, Z. Iqbal, G. Lunter, J. Maller, R.D. Hernandez, C. Melton, A. Venkat, M.A. Nobrega, R. Bontrop, S. Myers, P. Donnelly, M. Przeworski#, G. McVean#. 2012. A fine-scale chimpanzee genetic map from population sequencing. Science 336 (6078), 193-198.


A. Goriely, R.M.S. Hansen, I.B. Taylor, I.A. Olesen, G.K. Jacobsen, S.J. McGowan, S.P. Pfeifer, G.A.T. McVean, E. Rajpert-De Meyts, A.O.M. Wilkie. 2009. Activating mutations in FGFR3 and HRAS reveal a shared genetic origin for congenital disorders and testicular tumors. Nature Genetics 41 (11), 1247-1252.