Arango-Isaza E, Aninao MJ, Campbell R, Martínez FI, Shimizu KK, Barbieri C. 2023. Bridging the Gap: Returning Genetic Results to Indigenous Communities in Latin America. Frontiers in Genetics 14. LINK 

Menéndez LP, Barbieri C, López Cruz IG, Schmelzle T, Breidenstein A, Barquera R, Borzi G,  Schuenemann VJ, Sánchez-Villagra M. 2023. On Roth’s “human fossil” from Baradero, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina: morphological and genetic analysis. Swiss J Palaeontol 142, 26. LINK 

Arango-Isaza E, Capodiferro MR, Aninao MJ, Babiker H, Aeschbacher S, Achilli A, Posth C, Campbell R, Martínez FI, Heggarty P, Sadowsky S, Shimizu KK, Barbieri C. 2023. The genetic history of the southern Andes from present-day Mapuche ancestry. Current Biology 33, 1-14. LINK

Capodiferro MR, Chero Osorio AM, Rambaldi Migliore N, Tineo Tineo DH, Raveane A, Xavier C, Bodner M, Simão F, Ongaro L, Montinaro F, Lindo J, Huerta-Sanchez E, Politis G, Barbieri C, Parson W, Gusmão L, Achilli A. 2023. The multifaceted genomic history of Ashaninka from Amazonian Peru. Current Biology. 33(8):1573-1581.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.02.046. LINK

Barbieri, C., Blasi, D. E., Arango-Isaza, E., Sotiropoulos, A. G., Hammarström, H., Wichmann, S., Greenhill, S. J., Gray, R. D., Forkel, R., Bickel, B., & Shimizu, K. K. 2022. A global analysis of matches and mismatches between human genetic and linguistic histories. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(47), e2122084119 LINK

Sotiropoulos, A.G., Arango-Isaza, E., Ban, T., Barbieri, C., Bourras, S., Cowger, C., Czembor, P.C., Ben-David, R., Dinoor, A., Ellwood, S.R., Graf, J., Hatta, K., Helguera, M., Sánchez-Martín, J., McDonald, B.A., Morgounov, A.I., Müller, M.C., Shamanin, V., Shimizu, K.K., Yoshihira, T., Zbinden, H., Keller, B., Wicker, T., 2022. Global genomic analyses of wheat powdery mildew reveal association of pathogen spread with historical human migration and trade. Nat. Commun. 13, 4315. LINK

Lankheet I,  Vicente M, Barbieri C, Schlebusch C. 2021. The performance of common SNP arrays in assigning African mitochondrial haplogroups. BMC Genomic Data  221 22, 1–8 LINK

Aguirre-Fernández G*, Barbieri C*, Graff A*, Pérez de Arce J, Moreno H, Sánchez-Villagra MR. (*first authors contributed equally). 2021. Cultural macroevolution of musical instruments in South America. Humanit Soc Sci Commun 8, 208. LINK

Schlebusch CM, Loog L, Groucutt HS, King T, Rutherford A, Barbieri C, Barbujani G, Chikhi L, Stringer C, Jakobsson M, Eriksson A, Manica A, Tishkoff SA, Scerri EM, Scally A, Brierley C, & Thomas MG. 2021. Human origins in Southern African palaeo-wetlands? Strong claims from weak evidence. Journal of Archaeological Science, 130, 105374. LINK

Urban M & Barbieri C. 2020. North and South in the ancient Central Andes: contextualizing the archaeological record with evidence from linguistics and molecular anthropology. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 60, 101233 LINK

Nakatsuka N, Lazaridis I, Barbieri C, Skoglund P, Rohland N, Mallick S, Harkins-Kinkaid K, Ferry M, Harney E, Michel M, et al. 2020. A Paleogenomic Reconstruction of the Deep Population History of the Andes. Cell 181:1131-1145.e21. LINK

Barquera R, Lamnidis TC, Lankapalli AK, Kocher A, Hernández-Zaragoza DI, Nelson EA, Zamora-Herrera AC, Ramallo P, Bernal-Felipe N, Immel A, Bos K, Acuña-Alonzo V, Barbieri C, Roberts P, Herbig A, Kühnert D, Márquez-Morfín L, Krause J. 2020. Origin and Health Status of First-Generation Africans from Early Colonial Mexico. Curr. Biol. 30(11), 2078-2091.e11 LINK

Barbieri C, Barquera R, Arias L, Sandoval JRJR, Acosta O, Zurita C, Aguilar-Campos A, Tito-Álvarez AM, Serrano-Osuna R, Gray R, Mafessoni F, Heggarty P, Shimizu KK, Fujita R, Stoneking M, Pugach I, Fehren-Schmitz L. 2019. The current genomic landscape of western South America: Andes, Amazonia and Pacific Coast. Mol Biol Evol. 36(12), 2698–2713. LINK

Bajić V, Barbieri C, Hübner A, Güldemann T, Naumann C, Gerlach L, Berthold F, Nakagawa H, Mpoloka SW, Roewer L, Purps J, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. 2018. Genetic structure and sex-biased gene flow in the history of southern African populations. Am J Phys Anthropol. 167(3), 656-671. LINK

Tucci S, Vohr SH, McCoy RC, Vernot B, Robinson MR, Barbieri C, Nelson BJ, Fu W, Purnomo GA, Sudoyo H, Eichler EE, Barbujani G, Visscher PM, Akey JM, Green RE. 2018. Evolutionary history and adaptation of a human pygmy population of Flores Island, Indonesia. Science (80- ) 361:511–516. LINK

Arias L, Barbieri C, Barreto G, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. High-resolution mitochondrial DNA analysis sheds light on human diversity, cultural interactions, and population mobility in Northwestern Amazonia. 2018. American Journal of Physical Anthropology; 165(2): 238-255 LINK

Barbieri, C, Sandoval JR, Valqui J, Shimelman A, Ziemendorff S, Schröder R, Geppert M, Roewer L, Gray R, Stoneking M, Fujita R and Heggarty P. 2017. Enclaves of genetic diversity resisted Inca impacts on population history. Scientific Reports, 7: 17411 LINK

Bortolini, E., Pagani, L., Crema, E.R., Sarno, S., Barbieri, C., Boattini, A., Sazzini, M., Da Silva, S.G., Martini, G., Metspalu, M. and Pettener, D., 2017. Inferring patterns of folktale diffusion using genomic data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, p.201614395. LINK

Sarno S, Boattini A, Pagani L, Sazzini M, De Fanti S, Quagliariello A, Gnecchi-Ruscone GA, Guichard E, Ciani G, Bortolini E, Barbieri C, Cilli E, Petrilli R, Mikerezi I, Sineo L, Vilar M, Wells S, Luiselli D, Pettener D. 2017. Complex Admixture Strata Shed Lights into the Ancient and Recent Genomic History of Sicily and Southern Italy. Scientific Reports, 7(1), p.1984. LINK

Boattini A, Sarno S, Bini C, Pesci V, Barbieri C, De Fanti S, Quagliariello A, Pagani L, Ayub Q, Ferri G, Pettener D, Luiselli D, Pelotti S. 2016. Mutation rates and discriminating power for 13 Rapidly-Mutating Y-STRs between related and unrelated individuals. Plos One. 11 (11) pp: e0165678. LINK

Malaspinas AS, Westaway MC, Muller C, Sousa VC, Lao O, Alves I, Bergström A, Athanasiadis G, Cheng JY, Crawford JE, Heupink TH, Macholdt E, Peischl S, Rasmussen S, Schiffels S, Subramanian S, Wright JL, Albrechtsen A, Barbieri C, et al. 2016. A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia. Nature. 538: 207–214.  LINK

Barbieri C, Hübner A, Macholdt E, Ni S, Lippold S, Schröder R, Mpoloka SWSW, Purps J, Roewer L, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. 2016. Refining the Y chromosome phylogeny with southern African sequences. Human Genetics, 135 (5), 541–553 LINK

De Fanti S*, Barbieri C*, Sarno S, Sevini F, Vianello D, Tamm E, Metspalu E, Van Oven M, Hübner A, Sazzini M, Franceschi C, Pettener D, Luiselli D. (*first authors contributed equally). 2015. Fine dissection of human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup HV lineages reveals Paleolithic signatures from European glacial refugia. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144391. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0144391 LINK

Barbieri C, Heggarty P, Yang Yao D, Ferri G, De Fanti S, Sarno S, Ciani G, Boattini A, Luiselli D, Pettener D. 2014. Between Andes and Amazon: The genetic profile of the Arawak-speaking Yanesha. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 155: 600–609. LINK

Barbieri C, Vicente M, Oliveira S, Bostoen K, Rocha J, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. 2014. Migration and interaction in a contact zone: mtDNA variation among Bantu-speakers in southern Africa. PLoS One: 9(6):e99117. LINK

Macholdt E, Lede V, Barbieri C, Mpoloka SW, Chen H, Slatkin M, Pakendorf B, Stoneking M. 2014. Tracing Pastoralist Migrations to Southern Africa with Lactase Persistence Alleles. Current Biology 24, no. 8: 875-879. LINK

Giuliani C, Barbieri C, Li M, Bucci L, Monti D, Passarino G, Luiselli D, Franceschi C, Stoneking M, Garagnani P. 2014. Transmission from centenarians to their offspring of mtDNA heteroplasmy revealed by ultra-deep sequencing. AGING 6, no. 5. LINK

Barbieri C, Güldemann T, Naumann C, Gerlach L, Berthold F, Nakagawa H, Mpoloka SW, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. 2013. Unraveling the complex maternal history of Southern African Khoisan populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153:435–448 LINK

Barbieri C, Vicente M, Rocha J, Mpoloka SW, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. 2013. Ancient substructure in early mtDNA lineages of southern Africa. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 92.2: 285-292.  LINK

Pickrell JK, Patterson N, Barbieri C, Berthold F, Gerlach L, Güldemann T, Kure B, Mpoloka SW, Nakagawa H, Naumann C, Lipson M, Loh P-R, Lachance J, Mountain J, Bustamante CD, Berger B, Tishkoff SA, Henn BM, Stoneking M, Reich D, Pakendorf B. 2012. The genetic prehistory of southern Africa. Nature Communications 3:1143. LINK

Barbieri C, Butthof A, Bostoen K, Pakendorf B. 2013. Genetic perspectives on the origin of clicks in Bantu languages from southwestern Zambia. European Journal of Human Genetics: 21:430–436. LINK

Barbieri C, Whitten M, Beyer K, Schreiber H, Li M, Pakendorf B. 2012. Contrasting maternal and paternal histories in the linguistic context of Burkina Faso. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:1213–1236. LINK

de Filippo C*, Barbieri C*, Whitten M, Mpoloka SW, Gunnarsdóttir ED, Bostoen K, Nyambe T, Beyer K, Schreiber H, de Knijff P, Luiselli D, Stoneking M, Pakendorf B. 2011. (*first authors contributed equally). Y-chromosomal variation in Sub-Saharan Africa: insights into the history of Niger-Congo groups. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(3): 1255-1269  LINK

Barbieri C, Heggarty P, Castrì L, Luiselli D, Pettener D. 2011. Mitochondrial DNA variability in the Titicaca basin: Matches and mismatches with linguistics and ethnohistory. American Journal of Human Biology, 23: 89–99.  LINK

Invited contributions

Barbieri C. and Widmer P. 2024. Advances in population genetics and language history: how large datasets and ancient DNA changed the picture. In Robbeets M and Hudson M (eds) Oxford Handbook of Archaeology and Language. Oxford University Press. LINK

Barbieri C. 2020. Genetic Exchanges in Transitional Environments of South America. In Heggarty, P and Pierce, A (eds) Rethinking the Andes-Amazonia ´Divide´: A Cross-Disciplinary Exploration. UCL University Press. LINK

Edited volumes

Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, M. Martins, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (Evolang13). 2020. Nijmegen: The Evolution of Language Conferences.

Guest editor for the special issue “The Genomic Impact of Human Migrations” of the journal Genes.