Dr Rui Leite Portela Martiniano

School of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Languages

English
Portuguese
Spanish; Castilian

Degrees

2016, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, PhD Genetics
2011, University College London, United Kingdom, MSc Genetics of Human Disease
2010, University of Coimbra, Portugal, MSc Human Biology and Evolution
2009, University of Coimbra, Portugal, BSc Anthropology

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Human Evolution (Genetics), School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2020 - present
Research Associate, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2018 - 2020
Postdoctoral Fellow, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, 2016 - 2017

Highlighted publications

Damgaard PDB, Martiniano R, Kamm J, Moreno-Mayar JV, Kroonen G, Peyrot M, Barjamovic G, Rasmussen S, Zacho C, Baimukhanov N, Zaibert V, Merz V, Biddanda A, Merz I, Loman V, Evdokimov V, Usmanova E, Hemphill B, Seguin-Orlando A, Yediay FE, Ullah I, Sjogren K-G, Iversen KH, Choin J, de la Fuente C, Ilardo M, Schroeder H, Moiseyev V, Gromov A, Polyakov A, Omura S, Senyurt SY, Ahmad H, McKenzie C, Margaryan A, Hameed A, Samad A, Gul N, Khokhar MH, Goriunova OI, Bazaliiskii VI, Novembre J, Weber AW, Orlando L, Allentoft ME, Nielsen R, Kristiansen K, Sikora M, Outram AK, Durbin R, Willerslev E. 2018. The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia SCIENCE, 360 :1422-+ DOI Author Url

Martiniano R, Cassidy LM, O'Maolduin R, McLaughlin R, Silva NM, Manco L, Fidalgo D, Pereira T, Coelho MJ, Serra M, Burger J, Parreira R, Moran E, Valera AC, Porfirio E, Boaventura R, Silva AM, Bradley DG. 2017. The population genomics of archaeological transition in west Iberia: Investigation of ancient substructure using imputation and haplotype-based methods PLOS GENETICS, 13 DOI Author Url Public Url

Martiniano R, Caffell A, Holst M, Hunter-Mann K, Montgomery J, Mueldner G, McLaughlin RL, Teasdale MD, van Rheenen W, Veldink JH, van den Berg LH, Hardiman O, Carroll M, Roskams S, Oxley J, Morgan C, Thomas MG, Barnes I, McDonnell C, Collins MJ, Bradley DG. 2016. Genomic signals of migration and continuity in Britain before the Anglo-Saxons NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 7 DOI Author Url Public Url

Cassidy LM, Martiniano R, Murphy EM, Teasdale MD, Mallory J, Hartwell B, Bradley DG. 2016. Neolithic and Bronze Age migration to Ireland and establishment of the insular Atlantic genome Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113 :368-373 DOI Author Url Public Url

Martiniano R, Erik G, Eppie J, Andrea M, Richard D. Removing reference bias and improving indel calling in ancient DNA data analysis by mapping to a sequence variation graph Genome Biology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Margaryan A, Lawson DJ, Sikora M, Racimo F, Rasmussen S, Moltke I, Cassidy LM, Jørsboe E, Ingason A, Pedersen MW, Korneliussen T, Wilhelmson H, Buś MM, de Barros Damgaard P, Martiniano R, Renaud G, Bhérer C, Moreno-Mayar JV, Fotakis AK, Allen M, Allmäe R, Molak M, Cappellini E, Scorrano G, McColl H, Buzhilova A, Fox A, Albrechtsen A, Schütz B, Skar B, Arcini C, Falys C, Jonson CH, Błaszczyk D, Pezhemsky D, Turner-Walker G, Gestsdóttir H, Lundstrøm I, Gustin I, Mainland I, Potekhina I, Muntoni IM, Cheng J, Stenderup J, Ma J, Gibson J, Peets J, Gustafsson J, Iversen KH, Simpson L, Strand L, Loe L, Sikora M, Florek M, Vretemark M, Redknap M, Bajka M, Pushkina T, Søvsø M, Grigoreva N, Christensen T, Kastholm O, Uldum O, Favia P, Holck P, Sten S, Arge SV, Ellingvåg S, Moiseyev V, Bogdanowicz W, Magnusson Y, Orlando L, Pentz P, Jessen MD, Pedersen A, Collard M, Bradley DG, Jørkov ML, Arneborg J, Lynnerup N, Price N, Gilbert MTP, Allentoft ME, Bill J, Sindbæk SM, Hedeager L, Kristiansen K, Nielsen R, Werge T, Willerslev E. 2020. Population genomics of the Viking world. Nature, 585 :390-396 DOI Author Url

Brace S, Diekmann Y, Booth TJ, van Dorp L, Faltyskova Z, Rohland N, Mallick S, Olalde I, Ferry M, Michel M, Oppenheimer J, Broomandkhoshbacht N, Stewardson K, Martiniano R, Walsh S, Kayser M, Charlton S, Hellenthal G, Armit I, Schulting R, Craig OE, Sheridan A, Pearson MP, Stringer C, Reich D, Thomas MG, Barnes I. 2019. Author Correction: Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early Neolithic Britain (Nature Ecology & Evolution, (2019), 3, 5, (765-771), 10.1038/s41559-019-0871-9) Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3 :986-987 DOI Author Url

Sikora M, Pitulko VV, Sousa VC, Allentoft ME, Vinner L, Rasmussen S, Margaryan A, de Barros Damgaard P, de la Fuente C, Renaud G, Yang MA, Fu Q, Dupanloup I, Giampoudakis K, Nogués-Bravo D, Rahbek C, Kroonen G, Peyrot M, McColl H, Vasilyev SV, Veselovskaya E, Gerasimova M, Pavlova EY, Chasnyk VG, Nikolskiy PA, Gromov AV, Khartanovich VI, Moiseyev V, Grebenyuk PS, Fedorchenko AY, Lebedintsev AI, Slobodin SB, Malyarchuk BA, Martiniano R, Meldgaard M, Arppe L, Palo JU, Sundell T, Mannermaa K, Putkonen M, Alexandersen V, Primeau C, Baimukhanov N, Malhi RS, Sjögren K-G, Kristiansen K, Wessman A, Sajantila A, Lahr MM, Durbin R, Nielsen R, Meltzer DJ, Excoffier L, Willerslev E. 2019. The population history of northeastern Siberia since the Pleistocene Nature, 570 :182-188 DOI

Brace S, Diekmann Y, Booth TJ, van Dorp L, Faltyskova Z, Rohland N, Mallick S, Olalde I, Ferry M, Michel M, Oppenheimer J, Broomandkhoshbacht N, Stewardson K, Martiniano R, Walsh S, Kayser M, Charlton S, Hellenthal G, Armit I, Schulting R, Craig OE, Sheridan A, Parker Pearson M, Stringer C, Reich D, Thomas MG, Barnes I. 2019. Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early Neolithic Britain Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3 :765-771 DOI Author Url

Greene C, Kealy J, Humphries MM, Gong Y, Hou J, Hudson N, Cassidy LM, Martiniano R, Shashi V, Hooper SR, Grant GA, Kenna PF, Norris K, Callagha CK, Islam MN, O'Mara SM, Najda Z, Campbell SG, S Pachter J, Thomas J, Williams NM, Humphries P, Murphy KC, Campbell M. 2018. Dose-dependent expression of claudin-5 is a modifying factor in schizophrenia MOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY, 23 :2156-2166 DOI Author Url Public Url

Damgaard PDB, Martiniano R, Kamm J, Moreno-Mayar JV, Kroonen G, Peyrot M, Barjamovic G, Rasmussen S, Zacho C, Baimukhanov N, Zaibert V, Merz V, Biddanda A, Merz I, Loman V, Evdokimov V, Usmanova E, Hemphill B, Seguin-Orlando A, Yediay FE, Ullah I, Sjogren K-G, Iversen KH, Choin J, de la Fuente C, Ilardo M, Schroeder H, Moiseyev V, Gromov A, Polyakov A, Omura S, Senyurt SY, Ahmad H, McKenzie C, Margaryan A, Hameed A, Samad A, Gul N, Khokhar MH, Goriunova OI, Bazaliiskii VI, Novembre J, Weber AW, Orlando L, Allentoft ME, Nielsen R, Kristiansen K, Sikora M, Outram AK, Durbin R, Willerslev E. 2018. The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia SCIENCE, 360 :1422-+ DOI Author Url

Manco L, Albuquerque J, Sousa MF, Martiniano R, de Oliveira RC, Marques S, Gomes V, Amorim A, Alvarez L, Prata MJ. 2018. The Eastern side of the Westernmost Europeans: Insights from subclades within Y-chromosome haplogroup J-M304 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, 30 DOI Author Url

Haber M, Doumet-Serhal C, Scheib C, Xue Y, Danecek P, Mezzavilla M, Youhanna S, Martiniano R, Prado-Martinez J, Szpak M, Matisoo-Smith E, Schutkowski H, Mikulski R, Zalloua P, Kivisild T, Tyler-Smith C. 2018. Bible Says Israelites Didn't Exterminate Sidonians Response AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 102 :331-331 DOI Author Url

Byrne RP, Martiniano R, Cassidy LM, Carrigan M, Hellenthal G, Hardiman O, Bradley DG, McLaughli RL. 2018. Insular Celtic population structure and genomic footprints of migration PLOS GENETICS, 14 DOI Author Url Public Url

Haber M, Doumet-Serhal C, Scheib C, Xue Y, Danecek P, Mezzavilla M, Youhanna S, Martiniano R, Prado-Martinez J, Szpak M, Matisoo-Smith E, Schutkowski H, Mikulski R, Zalloua P, Kivisild T, Tyler-Smith C. 2017. Continuity and Admixture in the Last Five Millennia of Levantine History from Ancient Canaanite and Present-Day Lebanese Genome Sequences AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 101 :274-282 DOI Author Url

Martiniano R, Cassidy LM, O'Maolduin R, McLaughlin R, Silva NM, Manco L, Fidalgo D, Pereira T, Coelho MJ, Serra M, Burger J, Parreira R, Moran E, Valera AC, Porfirio E, Boaventura R, Silva AM, Bradley DG. 2017. The population genomics of archaeological transition in west Iberia: Investigation of ancient substructure using imputation and haplotype-based methods PLOS GENETICS, 13 DOI Author Url Public Url

Broushaki F, Thomas MG, Link V, Lopez S, van Dorp L, Kirsanow K, Hofmanova Z, Diekmann Y, Cassidy LM, Diez-del-Molino D, Kousathanas A, Sell C, Robson HK, Martiniano R, Bloecher J, Scheu A, Kreutzer S, Bollongino R, Bobo D, Davoudi H, Munoz O, Currat M, Abdi K, Biglari F, Craig OE, Bradley DG, Shennan S, Veeramah KR, Mashkour M, Wegmann D, Hellenthal G, Burger J. 2016. Early Neolithic genomes from the eastern Fertile Crescent SCIENCE, 353 :499-503 DOI Author Url

Hofmanova Z, Kreutzer S, Hellenthal G, Sell C, Diekmann Y, Diez-del-Molino D, van Dorp L, Lopez S, Kousathanas A, Link V, Kirsanow K, Cassidy LM, Martiniano R, Strobel M, Scheu A, Kotsakis K, Halstead P, Triantaphyllou S, Kyparissi-Apostolika N, Urem-Kotsou D, Ziota C, Adaktylou F, Gopalan S, Bobo DM, Winkelbach L, Bloecher J, Unterlaender M, Leuenberger C, Cilingiroglu C, Horejs B, Gerritsen F, Shennan SJ, Bradley DG, Currat M, Veeramah KR, Wegmann D, Thomas MG, Papageorgopoulou C, Burger J. 2016. Early farmers from across Europe directly descended from Neolithic Aegeans PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 113 :6886-6891 DOI Author Url Public Url

Martiniano R, Caffell A, Holst M, Hunter-Mann K, Montgomery J, Mueldner G, McLaughlin RL, Teasdale MD, van Rheenen W, Veldink JH, van den Berg LH, Hardiman O, Carroll M, Roskams S, Oxley J, Morgan C, Thomas MG, Barnes I, McDonnell C, Collins MJ, Bradley DG. 2016. Genomic signals of migration and continuity in Britain before the Anglo-Saxons NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 7 DOI Author Url Public Url

Cassidy LM, Martiniano R, Murphy EM, Teasdale MD, Mallory J, Hartwell B, Bradley DG. 2016. Neolithic and Bronze Age migration to Ireland and establishment of the insular Atlantic genome Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113 :368-373 DOI Author Url Public Url

Jones ER, Gonzalez Fortes G, Connell S, Siska V, Eriksson A, Martiniano R, McLaughlin RL, Llorente MG, Cassidy LM, Gamba C, Meshveliani T, Bar-Yosef O, Mueller W, Belfer-Cohen A, Matskevich Z, Jakeli N, Higham TFG, Currat M, Lordkipanidze D, Hofreiter M, Manica A, Pinhasi R, Bradley DG. 2015. Upper Palaeolithic genomes reveal deep roots of modern Eurasians NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 6 DOI Author Url

Aloraifi F, McDevitt T, Martiniano R, McGreevy J, McLaughlin R, Egan CM, Cody N, Meany M, Kenny E, Green AJ, Bradley DG, Geraghty JG, Bracken AP. 2015. Detection of novel germline mutations for breast cancer in non-BRCA1/2 families FEBS JOURNAL, 282 :3424-3437 DOI Author Url

Martiniano R, Coelho C, Ferreira MT, Neves MJ, Pinhasi R, Bradley DG. 2014. Genetic Evidence of African Slavery at the Beginning of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 4 DOI Author Url Public Url

Martiniano R, Feitosa Y, Abade A, Manco L. 2013. Y-chromosome diversity in central Portugal reveals signatures of ancient maritime expansions ANTHROPOLOGISCHER ANZEIGER, 70 :355-367 DOI Author Url

Martiniano R, Erik G, Eppie J, Andrea M, Richard D. Removing reference bias and improving indel calling in ancient DNA data analysis by mapping to a sequence variation graph Genome Biology, DOI Author Url Public Url

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