Eleftheria Palkopoulou

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Eleftheria Palkopoulou

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Contact

Division:
Zoologiska institutionen: Systematik och evolutionsforskning
Email:
eleftheria.palkopoulou@nrm.se
ORCID iD:
orcid.org/0000-0001-7382-7509
Fax:
+46 8 15 95 22
Visiting address:
Frescativägen 40, Naturhistoriska riksmuseet
Postal address:
Stockholm University
Zoologiska institutionen: Systematik och evolutionsforskning
Box 50007, 104 05 Stockholm

Research interests

Cappellini, E., Gentry, A., Palkopoulou, E., Ishida, Y., Cram, D., Roos, A.-M., Watson, M., Johansson, U.S., Fernholm, B., Agnelli, P., Barbagli, F., Littlewood, D.T.J., Kelstrup, C.D., Olsen, J.V., Lister, A.M., Roca, A.L., Dalén, L., Gilbert, M.T.P., 2014. Resolution of the type material of the Asian elephant, Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758 (Proboscidea, Elephantidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170, 222-232.

Palkopoulou, E., Dalén, L., Lister, A.M., Vartanyan, S., Sablin, M., Sher, A., Edmark, V.N., Brandström, M.D., Germonpré, M., Barnes, I., Thomas, J.A., 2013. Holarctic genetic structure and range dynamics in the woolly mammoth. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1770) 20131910.

Brace S.*, Palkopoulou E.*, Dalén L., Lister M. A., Miller R., Otte M., Germonpré M., Blockley P. E. S., Stewart R. J. and Barnes I. (2012) Serial population extinctions in a small mammal indicate Late Pleistocene ecosystem instability PNAS 109 (50) 20532-20536

Backström N.*, Palkopoulou E.*, Qvarnström A. and Ellegren H. (2010) No evidence for Z-chromosome rearrangements between the pied flycatcher and the collared flycatcher as judged by gene-based comparative genetic maps. Molecular Ecology 19(16): 3394-3405.

Backström N., Lindell J., Zhang Y., Palkopoulou E., Qvarnström A., Sætre G.P. and Ellegren H. (2010) A high density scan of the Z-chromosome in Ficedula flycatchers reveals candidate loci for diversifying selection. Evolution 64(12): 3461- 3475.

Publications

Refereed

Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Mateusz Baca, Natalia I. Abramson, Mikhail Sablin, Pawel Socha, Adam Nadachowski, Stefan Prost, Mietje Germonpre, Pavel Kosintsev, Nickolay G. Smirnov, Sergey Vartanyan, Dmitry Ponomarev, Johanna Nyström, Pavel Nikolskiy, Christopher N. Jass, Yuriy N. Litvinov, Daniela C. Kalthoff, Semyon Grigoriev, Tatyana Fadeeva, Aikaterini Douka, Thomas F. G. Higham, Erik Ersmark, Vladimir Pitulko, Elena Pavlova, John R. Stewart, Piotr Weglenski, Anna Stankovic, Love Dalén. 2016. Synchronous genetic turnovers across Western Eurasia in Late Pleistocene collared lemmings. Global Change Biology 22: 1710-1721.

Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Swapan Mallick, Pontus Skoglund, Jacob Enk, Nadin Rohland, Heng Li, Ayca Omrak, Sergey Vartanyan, Hendrik Poinar, Anders Götherström, David Reich, Love Dalen. 2015. Complete Genomes Reveal Signatures of Demographic and Genetic Declines in the Woolly Mammoth. Current Biology 25: 1395-1400.

Pontus Skoglund, Erik Ersmark, Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Love Dalen. 2015. Ancient Wolf Genome Reveals an Early Divergence of Domestic Dog Ancestors and Admixture into High-Latitude Breeds. Current Biology 25: 1515-1519.

Jean-Luc Tison, Victor Blennow, Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Petra Gustafsson, Anna Roos, Love Dalén. 2015. Population structure and recent temporal changes in genetic variation in Eurasian otters from Sweden. Conservation Genetics 16: 371-384.

Edson Sandoval-Castellanos, Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Love Dalén. 2014. Back to BaySICS - A User-Friendly Program for Bayesian Statistical Inference from Coalescent Simulations. PLoS ONE 9: e98011.

Enrico Cappellini, Anthea Gentry, Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Yasuko Ishida, David Cram, Anna-Marie Roos, Mick Watson, Ulf S. Johansson, Bo Fernholm, Paolo Agnelli, Fausto Barbagli, D. Tim J. Littlewood, Christian D. Kelstrup, Jesper V. Olsen, Adrian M. Lister, Alfred L. Roca, Love Dalén, M. Thomas P. Gilbert. 2014. Resolution of the type material of the Asian elephant, Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758 (Proboscidea, Elephantidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 222-232.

Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Love Dalén, Adrian M. Lister, Sergey Vartanyan, Mikhail Sablin, Andrei Sher, Veronica Nyström Edmark, Mikael D. Brandström, Mietje Germonpre, Ian Barnes, Jessica A. Thomas. 2013. Holarctic genetic structure and range dynamics in the woolly mammoth. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 280: 20131910.

Selina Brace, Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Love Dalén, Adrian M. Lister, Rebecca Miller, Marcel Otte, Mietje Germonpre, Simon P. E. Blockley, John R. Stewart, Ian Barnes. 2012. Serial population extinctions in a small mammal indicate Late Pleistocene ecosystem instability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 20532-20536.

Other academic

Eleftheria Palkopoulou. 2014. Genetic structure, demographic change and extinction dynamics in the collared lemming and woolly mammoth. Doctoral thesis. Department of Zoology, Stockholm University.

Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Mateusz Baca, Natalya Abramson, Pavel Socha, Adam Nadakowski, Stefan Prost, Metje Germonpré, Pavel Kosintsev, Nickolay Smirnov, Sergey Vartanyan, Dmitry Ponomarev, Johanna Nyström, Pavel Nikolskiy, Chris Jass, Litvinov Yuriy, Daniela Kalthoff, Semyon Grigoriev, Tatyana Fadeeva, Thomas Higham, Erik Ersmark, John Stewart, Piotr Weglénski, Anna Stankovic, Love Dalén. Palaeogenetic analyses reveal wide-spread Pleistocene range fluctuations in the collared lemming.

Eleftheria Palkopoulou, Swapan Mallick, Pontus Skoglund, Jacob Enk, Nadin Rohland, Heng Li, Ayca Omrak, Sergey Vartanyan, Hendrik Poinar, Anders Götherström, David Reich, Love Dalén. Genome-wide signatures of demographic change and Holocene genetic decline in the extinct woolly mammoth.