PRESS

2014

August 8, 2014: Nature News Blog
Leading population geneticists respond to a new book, A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History by Nicholas Wade
http://blogs.nature.com/news/2014/08/geneticists-say-popular-book-misrepresents-research-on-human-evolution.html

August 11, 2014: History News Network article
Why Scientists Decided to Issue an Indictment of Nicholas Wade's Book
http://hnn.us/article/156613

August 6, 2014: Knowledge@Wharton article
Weighing the Risks in the Ebola Battle

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/ebola-outbreak/

March 13, 2014: Penn News article
Penn Team Links Africans’ Ability to Digest Milk to Spread of Cattle Raising
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-team-links-africans-ability-digest-milk-spread-cattle-raising

2013

February, 2013: YouTube video, lecture by Sarah Tishkoff
CARTA: Culture-Gene Interactions: Adaptations of Humans to Adult Milk Intake
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sygF4JqR4xw

April 25, 2013: YouTube video, lecture by Sarah Tishkoff
African Integrative Genomics: Implications for Human Origins and Disease
Presented at The Genomics Landscape a Decade after the Human Genome Project Symposium
Lecture / Slides

July 29, 2013: PennNews press release
Variants at Gene Linked to Kidney Disease, Sleeping Sickness Resistance
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-new-variants-gene-associated-kidney-disease-and-sleeping-sickness-resistance

September 12, 2013: Video, The African Diaspora Symposium: Integrating Culture, Genomics, and History
Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC - Website of Event
Setting the Stage for Understanding Ancestry of African Americans
Discussion between Sarah Tishkoff, Linda Heywood (Boston University), and Michael Blakey (College of William and Mary)
http://unlockinglifescode.org/node/544

November 11, 2013: PennNews press release
A Tale of Two Genes: Penn Team Elucidates Evolution of Bitter Taste Sensitivity
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/tale-two-genes-penn-team-elucidates-evolution-bitter-taste-sensitivity

November 21, 2013: Penn Current website
Penn Biologists get a Flavor for the Evolution of Bitter Taste
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/2013-11-21/latest-news/penn-biologists-get-flavor-evolution-bitter-taste

November 25, 2013: YouTube video, series of iBiology lectures by Sarah Tishkoff
Part 1 - African Genomics: Human Evolution (36:20)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eoZG956SgY
Part 2 - African Genomics: African Population History (28:04)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIp7qyXsPWQ
Part 3 - African Genomics: Natural Selection (39:36)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYuHGe65Xdw

December 31, 2013: Genomeweb
Technological Advances Aid Efforts to Document Human Population Diversity, History
http://www.genomeweb.com/sequencing/genomeweb-feature-technological-advances-aid-efforts-document-human-population-d

2012

January 20, 2012: PennNews press release
Penn Researchers Help Solve Questions About Ethiopians’ High-Altitude Adaptations
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-researchers-help-solve-questions-about-ethiopians-high-altitude-adaptations

April 26, 2012: PennNews press release
Penn Geneticists Identify Genes Linked to Western African Pygmies’ Small Stature
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-geneticists-identify-genes-linked-western-african-pygmies-small-stature

May 3, 2012: Penn Current website
Penn geneticist researches what makes Pygmies short
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/2012-05-03/latest-news/penn-geneticist-researches-what-makes-pygmies-short

July 26, 2012: New York Times
Genetic Data and Fossil Evidence Tell Differing Tales of Human Origins
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/27/science/cousins-of-neanderthals-left-dna-in-africa-scientists-report.html?_r=1&

July 26, 2012: Washington Post
Neanderthal-type Species Once Roamed Africa, DNA Shows
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/early-africans-mated-with-mystery-species-of-humans/2012/07/26/gJQAxFzZBX_story.html

July 26, 2012: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Mystery Human Ancestor Found in African Genes
http://chronicle.com/blogs/percolator/mystery-human-ancestor-found-in-african-genes/30223

July 26, 2012: Scientific American in Talking back
Out of Africa: Startling New Genetics of Human Origins
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/talking-back/2012/07/26/out-of-africa-startling-new-genetics-of-human-origins/

July 26, 2012: GenomeWeb Daily News
Genome Sequencing Study Offers Clues to History, Adaptations of Hunter-Gatherer Populations in Africa
http://www.genomeweb.com/sequencing/genome-sequencing-study-offers-clues-history-adaptations-hunter-gatherer-populat

July 26, 2012: PennNews press release
Penn-led Study of African Hunter-Gatherers Elucidates Human Variation, Evolution and Interbreeding
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-led-genomic-study-africa-s-hunter-gatherers-elucidates-human-variation-evolution-and-ancie

July 26, 2012: iOS9.com
Does the African Genome hold the Secrets of a Previously Unknown Species of Hominid?
http://io9.com/5929245/does-the-african-genome-hold-the-secrets-of-a-previously-unknown-race-of-hominids

July 26,2012: Science Daily
Genomic Study of Africa's Hunter-Gatherers Elucidates Human Variation and Ancient Interbreeding
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120726122118.htm

2011

June 9, 2011: PennNews press release
Penn Researchers Show New Evidence of Genetic “Arms Race” Against Malaria
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-researchers-show-new-evidence-genetic-arms-race-against-malaria

December 5, 2011: PennNews press release
Penn Geneticists Help Show Bitter Taste Perception Is Not Just About Flavors
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-geneticists-help-show-bitter-taste-perception-not-just-about-flavors

December 8, 2011: Penn Current website
Penn Researchers Uncover Evolution of Bitter Gene
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/2011-12-08/latest-news/penn-researchers-uncover-evolution-bitter-gene

Video, lecture by Sarah Tishkoff
Genetics of Human Origins and Adaptation (58:33)
Presented at the 2011 Holiday Lectures on Science series
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/genetics-human-origins-and-adaptation

YouTube video, lecture and discussion with Michael Campbell and Sarah Tishkoff
Genetics of Bitter Taste Perception (50:40)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGoBr0usBzA

2010

March 12, 2010: YouTube video of Sarah TIshkoff Lecture, University of California television
The Evolution of Human Biodiversity: Local Adaptation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX-_6vhctUc&feature=related

March 25, 2010: YouTube video of "Engaging Minds" 2010 lecture from the University of Pennsylvania
Human Origins in Africa
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajZocXPNtfU
Question and Answer session: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYjY56sUrDQ&feature=channel

May 21, 2009: Penn Current website
Study Reveals African Genetic Diversity
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/node/3269

May 26: Penn News
Penn Researchers Add Genetic Data to Archaeology and Linguistics to Get Picture of African Population History
http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/multimedia/captions/tishkoff-captions.html

May 26, 2010: Science News
Genetic Data Added to Archaeology and Linguistics to Get Picture of African Population History
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/05/100526170237.htm

September, 2010: University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences 60-Second Lecture Series (Sarah Tishkoff)
Are Humans Still Evolving?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTtkccpY3Aw

October 26, 2010: YouTube video, lecture by Sarah Tishkoff
An African Odyssey through the Human Genome
Program cohosted by Penn Genome Frontiers Institute and The Franklin Institute
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9KkwukKGA0 (Dr. Tishkoff's lecture begins at 32:30)

2009

January 2, 2009: newscientist.com
Genes give Africans a better sense of taste
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16335-genes-give-africans-a-better-sense-of-taste-.html

February 19, 2009: Penn Current website
Genetics study: Africans have Keener Sensitivity to Bitter Tastes
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/current/node/4042

April, 2009: Penn Arts & Sciences, SAS Frontiers Archive 2009
DNA Collector Scientist Sarah Tishkoff pulls together a database of African populations—one DNA sample at a time.

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/tishkoff.html

April 15, 2009: YouTube video, Penn Genome Frontiers Institute 2009 Franklin Program
Sarah Tishkoff, concluding remarks
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEEncu5fVu8
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5baPjo6ugw

April 30, 2009: msnbc.com
Africans have world's greatest genetic variation
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30502963/

April 30, 2009: PennNews press release
Out of Africa: Penn Geneticist Publishes Largest-Ever Study on African Genetics Revealing Origins, Migration
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/out-africa-penn-geneticist-publishes-largest-ever-study-african-genetics-revealing-origins-migr

May 1, 2009: BBC News online
Africa's genetic secrets unlocked
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8027269.stm

May 1, 2009: Fox News.com
Africans Most Genetically Varied People on Earth
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,518524,00.html

May 27, 2009: University of Pennsylvania Making History website
Out of Africa: Penn's Sarah Tishkoff Integrates Knowledge of Genetics and Culture
http://makinghistory.upenn.edu/node/525

September 25, 2009: News and Publications, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine News Archive
Penn Geneticist Sarah A. Tishkoff Receives 2009 National Institutes of Health Pioneer Award
http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2009/09/tishkoff-pioneer-award/

October 23, 2009: YouTube video of Sarah Tishkoff lecture from University of California television
Evolution and Adaptation in Africa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0XeLs1bu68&feature=related

December 22, 2009: Cornell University Chronicle Online
Genetic study traces African-Americans' ancestry
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/Dec09/Bustamante.html

2008

January 16, 2008: University of Pennsylvania press release
Sarah Tishkoff Named Penn's Newest PIK Professor
http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/sarah-tishkoff-named-penns-newest-pik-professor

May 13, 2008: YouTube video, National Institute of General Medical Sciences interview with Sarah Tishkoff
Drink Milk in Africa? Genes Behind Lactose Tolerance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MeyMEi-QCk&feature=related

August 28, 2008: Penn Gazette website
Molecular Anthropologist Sarah Tishkoff
http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0908/feature1_7.html

2006

December 11, 2006: New York Times
Lactose Tolerance in East Africa Points to Recent Evolution
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/11/science/11evolve.html?_r=2

2003

November-December 2003; American Scientist
We Are All Africans
http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/2003/11/we-are-all-africans/3

2001

June 22, 2001: New York Times
Genetic Study Dates Malaria to the Advent of Farming
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/06/22/health/22MALA.html

1996

March 8, 1996: New York Times
Study Bolsters Theory on Early Humans
http://www.nytimes.com/1996/03/08/us/study-bolsters-theory-on-early-humans.html