Dr Jill Olofsson

Postdoctoral researcher: Population genomics of Alloteropsis
Department of Animal and Plant Sciences
University of Sheffield, Western Bank
Sheffield, S10 2TN United Kingdom
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University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. PhD in Forensic Medicine, 2015.
Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. MSc in Forensic Science, 2010.
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. BSc in Biology, honours in Genetics, 2007.



Valverde L, Illescas MJ, Villaescusa P, Gotor AM, García A, Cardoso S, Algorta J, Catarino S, Rouault K, Férec C, Hardiman O, Zarrabeitia M, Jiménez S, Pinheiro MF, Jarreta BM, Olofsson J, Morling N, de Pancorbo MM. 2015. New clues to the evolutionary history of the main European paternal lineage M269: dissection of the Y-SNP S116 in Atlantic Europe and Iberia.European Journal of Human Genetics, doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2015.114.

Olofsson JK, Mogensen HS, Buchard A, Børsting C, Morling N. 2015. Forensic and population genetic analyses of Danes, Greenlanders and Somalis typed with the Yfiler® Plus PCR amplification kit. Forensic Science International Genetics, 16:232-6, doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2015.02.006.

Olofsson JK, Pereira V, Børsting C, Morling N. 2015. Peopling of the North Circumpolar Region--insights from Y chromosome STR and SNP typing of Greenlanders. PLoS One,10(1):e0116573. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116573. eCollection 2015.

Børsting C, Fordyce SL, Olofsson J, Mogensen HS, Morling N. 2014. Evaluation of the Ion Torrent™ HID SNP 169-plex: A SNP typing assay developed for human identification by second generation sequencing. Forensic Science International Genetics, 12:144-54. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.06.004.

Ballantyne KN, et al, Olofsson J, et al, Kayser M. 2014. Toward male individualization with rapidly mutating y-chromosomal short tandem repeats. Human Mutation 35(8):1021-32. doi: 10.1002/humu.22599.

Purps J, et al, Olofsson JK, et al, Roewer L. 2014. A global analysis of Y-chromosomal haplotype diversity for 23 STR loci. Forensic Science International Genetics 12:12-23. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.04.008.

Andersen MM, Mogensen HS, Eriksen PS, Olofsson JK, Asplund M, Morling N. 2013. Estimating Y-STR allelic drop-out rates and adjusting for interlocus balances. Forensic Science International Genetics 7(3):327-36. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2013.01.005.

Olofsson J, Andersen MM, Mogensen HS, Eriksen PS, Morling N. 2012. Sequence variants of allele 22 and 23 of DYS635 causing different stutter rates. Forensic Science International Genetics 6(6):e161-2. doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2012.04.008.



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