Stefania Sarno, Alessio Boattini, Luca Pagani, Marco Sazzini, Sara De Fanti, Andrea Quagliariello, Guido Alberto Gnecchi Ruscone, Etienne Guichard, Graziella Ciani, Eugenio Bortolini, Chiara Barbieri, Elisabetta Cilli, Rosalba Petrilli, Ilia Mikerezi, Luca Sineo, Miguel Vilar, Spencer Wells, Donata Luisell Davide Pettener. 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

Alessio Boattini, Stefania Sarno, Carla Bini, Valeria Pesci, Chiara Barbieri, Sara De Fanti, Andrea Quagliariello, Luca Pagani, Qasim Ayub, Gianmarco Ferri, Davide Pettener, Donata Luiselli, Susi Pelotti. 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. Sep 21.  LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Alexander Hübner, Enrico Macholdt, Shengyu Ni, Sebastian Lippold, Roland Schröder, Sununguko W. Mpoloka, Josephine Purps, Lutz Roewer, Mark Stoneking, Brigitte Pakendorf. 2016. Refining the Y chromosome phylogeny with southern African sequences. Human Genetics, 135 (5), 541–553 LINK

Sara De Fanti*, Chiara Barbieri*, Stefania Sarno, Federica Sevini, Dario Vianello, Erika Tamm, Ene Metspalu, Mannis van Oven, Marco Sazzini, Claudio Franceschi, Davide Pettener, Donata Luiselli (*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, Chiara, Paul Heggarty, Daniele Yang Yao, Gianmarco Ferri, Sara De Fanti, Stefania Sarno, Graziella Ciani, Alessio Boattini, Donata Luiselli, and Davide Pettener. 2014. Between Andes and Amazon: The genetic profile of the Arawak-speaking Yanesha. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 155: 600–609. LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Mário Vicente, Sandra Oliveira, Koen Bostoen, Jorge Rocha, Mark Stoneking, Brigitte Pakendorf. 2014. Migration and interaction in a contact zone: mtDNA variation among Bantu-speakers in southern Africa. PLoS One: 9(6):e99117. LINK

Macholdt, Enrico, Vera Lede, Chiara Barbieri, Sununguko W. Mpoloka, Hua Chen, Montgomery Slatkin, Brigitte Pakendorf, and Mark Stoneking. 2014. Tracing Pastoralist Migrations to Southern Africa with Lactase Persistence Alleles. Current Biology 24, no. 8: 875-879. LINK

Giuliani, Cristina, Chiara Barbieri, Mingkun Li, Laura Bucci, Daniela Monti, Giuseppe Passarino, Donata Luiselli, Claudio Franceschi, Mark Stoneking, and Paolo Garagnani. 2014. Transmission from centenarians to their offspring of mtDNA heteroplasmy revealed by ultra-deep sequencing. AGING 6, no. 5. LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Tom Güldemann, Christfried Naumann, Linda Gerlach, Falko Berthold, Hirosi Nakagawa, Sununguko W. Mpoloka, Mark Stoneking, and Brigitte Pakendorf. 2013. Unraveling the complex maternal history of Southern African Khoisan populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22441 LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Vicente, Mário, Rocha, Jorge, Mpoloka, Sununguko W., Stoneking, Mark, Pakendorf, Brigitte. 2013. Ancient substructure in early mtDNA lineages of southern Africa. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 92.2: 285-292.  LINK

Pickrell, Joseph K., Patterson, Nick, Barbieri, Chiara, Berthold, Falko, Gerlach, Linda, Lipson, Mark, Loh, Po-Ru, Lachance, Joseph, Güldemann, Tom, Kure, Blesswell, Wata Mpoloka, Sununguko, Nakagawa, Hirosi, Naumann, Christfried, Mountain, Joanna, Bustamante, Carlos, Berger, Bonnie, Tishkoff, Sarah, Henn, Brenna, Stoneking, Mark, Reich, David & Brigitte Pakendorf. 2012. The genetic prehistory of southern Africa. Nature Communications 3:1143. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2140 (published 16 October 2012) LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Anne Butthof, Koen Bostoen, and Brigitte Pakendorf. 2012. Genetic perspectives on the origin of clicks in Bantu languages from southwestern Zambia. European Journal of Human Genetics: EJHG (August 29). doi:10.1038/ejhg.2012.192. LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Mark Whitten, Klaus Beyer, Henning Schreiber, Mingkun Li, and Brigitte Pakendorf. 2012. Contrasting maternal and paternal histories in the linguistic context of Burkina Faso. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29 (4) (April): 1213–1223. LINK

de Filippo Cesare*, Chiara Barbieri*, Mark Whitten, Sununguko W Mpoloka, Ellen Gunnarsdóttir, Koen Bostoen, Terry Nyambe, Klaus Beyer, Henning Schreiber, Peter de Knijff, Donata Luiselli, Mark Stoneking, Brigitte Pakendorf. 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 doi:10.1093/molbev/msq312 LINK

Barbieri, Chiara, Paul Heggarty, Loredana Castrì, Donata Luiselli, Davide Pettener. 2011. Mitochondrial DNA variability in the Titicaca basin: Matches and mismatches with linguistics and ethnohistory. American Journal of Human Biology, 23: 89–99. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.21107 LINK