The Snipper 3

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Snipper papers (non-exhaustive list)


Inferring ancestral origin using a single multiplex assay of ancestry-informative marker SNPs. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2007, 1(3-4):273-280. C. Phillips, A. Salas, J. J. Sánchez, M. Fondevila, A. Gómez-Tato, J. Álvarez-Dios, M. Calaza, M. Casares de Cal, D. Ballard, M.V. Lareu, Á. Carracedo and The SNPforID Consortium.

Ancestry Analysis in the 11-M Madrid Bomb Attack Investigation. PLoS One, 4(8): e6583, 2009. C. Phillips, L. Prieto, M. Fondevila, A. Salas, A. Gómez-Tato, J. Álvarez-Dios, A. Alonso, A. Blanco-Verea, M. Brión, M. Montesino, Á. Carracedo, and M.V. Lareu.

Straightforward Inference of Ancestry and Admixture Proportions through Ancestry-Informative Insertion Deletion Multiplexing. PLoS ONE 2009, 7: e29684. R. Pereira, C. Phillips, N. Pinto, C. Santos, S. E. Batista dos Santos, A. Amorim, Á. Carracedo, L. Gusmão.

Revision of the SNPforID 34-plex forensic ancestry test: Assay enhancements, standard reference sample genotypes and extended population studies. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2013 Jan;7(1):63-74. M. Fondevila, C. Phillips, C. Santos, A. Freire Aradas, P. M. Vallone, J. M. Butler, M.V. Lareu, and Á. Carracedo.

Further development of forensic eye color predictive tests. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2013 Jan;7(1):28-40. Y. Ruiz, C. Phillips, A. Gómez-Tato, J. Álvarez-Dios, M. Casares de Cal, R. Cruz, O. Maroñas, J. Söchtig, M. Fondevila, M. J. Rodríguez-Cid, A. Carracedo, and M.V. Lareu.

An assessment of Bayesian and multinomial logistic regression classification systems to analyse admixed individuals. Forensic Sci Int Genet. Supplement Series 2013;4(1): e63-e64. D. McNevin, C. Santos, A. Gómez-Tato, J. Álvarez-Dios, M. Casares de Cal, R. Daniel, C. Phillips, M.V. Lareu.

Building a forensic ancestry panel from the ground up: The EUROFORGEN Global AIM-SNP set. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2014; 11: 13-25. C. Phillips, W. Parson, B. Lundsberg, C. Santos, A. Freire-Aradas, M. Torres, M. Eduardoff, C. Børsting, P. Johansen, M. Fondevila, N. Morling, P. Schneider; the EUROFORGEN-NoE Consortium, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Development of a forensic skin colour predictive test. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2014, 13: 34-44. O. Maroñas, C. Phillips, J. Söchtig, A. Gomez-Tato, R. Cruz, J. Alvarez-Dios, M. Casares de Cal, Y. Ruiz, M. Fondevila, A. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Exploring iris colour prediction and ancestry inference in admixed populations of South America. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2014 Jul 3;13C:3-9. A. Freire-Aradas, Y. Ruiz, C. Phillips, O. Maroñas, J. Söchtig, A. Gomez-Tato, J. Alvarez-Dios, M. Casares de Cal, V.N. Silbiger, A.D. Luchessi, M.A. Chiurillo, A. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

"New turns from old STaRs": enhancing the capabilities of forensic short tandem repeat analysis. Electrophoresis. 2014, 35: 3173-3187. Review. C. Phillips, M. Gelabert-Besada, L. Fernandez-Formoso, M. García-Magariños, C. Santos, M. Fondevila, D. Ballard, D. Syndercombe Court, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Completion of a worldwide reference panel of samples for an ancestry informative Indel assay. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2015, 17: 75-80. C. Santos, C. Phillips, F. Oldoni, J. Amigo, M. Fondevila, R. Pereira, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Exploration of SNP variants affecting hair colour prediction in Europeans. Int J Legal Med. 2015, 129: 963-975. J. Söchtig, C. Phillips, O. Maroñas, A. Gómez-Tato, R. Cruz, J. Alvarez-Dios, M.Á. de Cal, Y. Ruiz, K. Reich, M. Fondevila, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

The genetics of skin, hair, and eye color variation and its relevance to forensic pigmentation predictive tests. Forensic Sci Rev. 2015, 27:13-40. Review. O. Maroñas, J. Söchtig, Y. Ruiz, C. Phillips, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Pacifiplex: an ancestry-informative SNP panel centred on Australia and the Pacific region. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2016, 22: 81-88. C. Santos, C. Phillips, M. Fondevila, R. Daniel, R.A. van Oorschot, E.G. Burchard, M.S. Schanfield, L. Souto, J. Uacyisrael, M. Via, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

The Global AIMs Nano set: A 31-plex SNaPshot assay of ancestry-informative SNPs. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2016, 2: 81-88. M. de la Puente, C. Santos, M. Fondevila, L. Manzo; EUROFORGEN-NoE Consortium, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu, C. Phillips.

Inter-laboratory evaluation of the EUROFORGEN Global ancestry-informative SNP panel by massively parallel sequencing using the Ion PGM™. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2016, 23:178-189. M. Eduardoff, T.E. Gross, C. Santos, M. de la Puente, D. Ballard, C. Strobl, C. Børsting, N. Morling, L. Fusco, C. Hussing, B. Egyed, L. Souto, J. Uacyisrael, D. Syndercombe Court, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu, P.M. Schneider; EUROFORGEN-NoE Consortium; W. Parson, C. Phillips.

Inference of Ancestry in Forensic Analysis I: Autosomal Ancestry-Informative Marker Sets. Methods Mol Biol. 2016, 1420: 233-253. C. Phillips, C. Santos, M. Fondevila, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Inference of Ancestry in Forensic Analysis II: Analysis of Genetic Data. Methods Mol Biol. 2016, 1420: 255-285. C. Santos, C. Phillips, A. Gomez-Tato, J. Alvarez-Dios J, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Development of a methylation marker set for forensic age estimation using analysis of public methylation data and the Agena Bioscience EpiTYPER system. Forensic Science International: Genetics 2016, 24, pp. 65-74 . A. Freire-Aradas, C. Phillips, A. Mosquera-Miguel, L. Girón-Santamaría, A. Gómez-Tato, M. Casares De Cal, J. Álvarez-Dios, J. Ansede-Bermejo, M. Torres-Español, P. M. Schneider, E. Pośpiech, W. Branicki, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Tracking age-correlated DNA methylation markers in the young. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 2018, 36, pp. 50–59. Ana Freire-Aradas, Christopher Phillips, Lorena Girón-Santamaría, Ana Mosquera-Miguel, Antonio Gómez-Tato, M Ángeles Casares de Cal, Jose Álvarez-Dios, Maria Victoria Lareu.

A Comparison of Forensic Age Prediction Models Using Data From Four DNA Methylation Technologies. Frontiers in Genetics 2020, 11, no. 932. A. Freire-Aradas, E. Pośpiech, A. Aliferi, L. Girón-Santamaría, A. Mosquera-Miguel, A. Pisarek, A. Ambroa-Conde, C. Phillips, M. A. Casares de Cal, A. Gómez-Tato, M. Spólnicka, A. Woźniak, J. Álvarez-Dios, D. Ballard, D. Syndercombe Court, W. Branicki, Á. Carracedo, M.V. Lareu.

Online Population Data Resources for Forensic SNP Analysis with Massively Parallel Sequencing: An Overview of Online Population Data for Forensic Purposes. In: Forensic DNA Analysis Technological Development and Innovative Applications, edited by Elena Pilli, Andrea Berti, 1st Edition, 2021, Boca Raton, Apple Academic Press. Christopher Phillips, Jorge Amigo, Dennis McNevin, Maria de la Puente, Elaine Y. Y. Cheung, Maria Victoria Lareu.


Last revision: June 2022