What I do
My main research interest is using genetics to answer questions about human migration and evolution. Currently focusing on Southeast & East Asian populations.
- Jinam TA, Phipps ME, Aghakhanian F et al. Discerning the origins of the Negritos, First Sundaland People: Deep divergence and archaic admixture. Genome Biol Evol. 2017; 9(8):2013-2022.
- Jinam T, Nishida N, Hirai M et al. The history of human populations in the Japanese Archipelago inferred from genome-wide SNP data with a special reference to the Ainu and the Ryukyuan populations. J Hum Genet. 2012; 57(12):787-95.
- Jinam TA, Hong LC, Phipps ME et al. Evolutionary history of continental South East Asians: “early train” hypothesis based on genetic analysis of mitochondrial and autosomal DNA data. Mol Biol Evol. 2012; 29(11):3513-27.