Michael Steiper

Professor Department of Anthropology Hunter College and The Graduate Center City University of New York

Education

Ph.D. 2003, Harvard University

Contact

Email:

Website: biology.hunter.cuny.edu/steiper/AGL_main.html

Publications

Steiper, M.E. (forthcoming) DNA Markers of Human Variation. in Human Evolutionary Biology. Muehlenbein, M. P., ed. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Wilkinson, R. D., Steiper, M. E., Soligo, C., Martin, R. D., Yang, Z., and S. Tavare (in press) Dating Primate Divergences through an Integrated Analysis of Palaeontological and Molecular Data. Systematic Biology.

Tsantes, C.M. and M.E. Steiper (2009) Age at First Reproduction Explains Rate Variation in the Strepsirhine Molecular Clock. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106:18165-18170.

Sallam, H.M., Seiffert, E.R., Steiper, M.E., and E.L. Simons (2009) Fossil and molecular evidence constrain scenarios for the early evolutionary and biogeographic history of hystricognathous rodents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 16722-16727.

Steiper, M.E. and N.M. Young (2009) Primates. in Timetree of Life. Hedges, S.B. and Kumar, S. eds. Oxford University Press.  These authors contributed equally to this work.

Chung, W.K. and M.E. Steiper (2008) Mitochondrial COII Introgression into the Nuclear Genome of Gorilla gorilla. International Jorunal of Primatology 29:1341-1353.

Steiper, M.E. and N.M. Young (2008) Timing primate evolution: lessons from the discordance between molecular and paleontological estimates. Evolutionary Anthropology 17:179-188.

Steiper, M.E., Parikh, S.J., and J.M. Zichello (2008) Phylogenetic analysis of the promoter region of the CD40L gene in primates and other mammals. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 8:406-413.

Steiper, M.E. and N.M. Young (2006) Primate molecular divergence dates. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 384-394.  These authors contributed equally to this work.

Steiper, M.E., Wolfe, N.D., Karesh, W.B., Kilbourn, A.M., Bosi, E.J., and M. Ruvolo (2006) The phylogenetic and evolutionary history of a novel alpha-globin-type gene in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 6: 277-286.

Steiper, M.E. (2006) Population history, biogeography, and taxonomy of orangutans based on a population genetic meta-analysis of multiple loci. Journal of Human Evolution 50: 509-522.

Steiper, M.E., Wolfe, N.D., Karesh, W.B., Kilbourn, A.M., Bosi, E.J., and M. Ruvolo (2005) The population genetics of the alpha-2 globin locus of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Journal of Molecular Evolution 60: 400-408.

Steiper, M.E., Young, N.M., and T. Sukarna (2004) Genomic data support the hominoid slowdown and an Early Oligocene estimate of the hominoid-cercopithecoid divergence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101 (49):17021-17026. These authors contributed equally to this work. Appeared as an "Editor's Choice" in Science.

Steiper, M.E. and M. Ruvolo. (2003) Genetic sex identification of orangutans. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 61(1): 1 - 5.

Steiper, M.E. and M. Ruvolo. (2003) New World Monkey phylogeny based on X-ed G6PD DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27(1): 121-130.