Sankar Subramanian


Selected Publications since 2010 (Total : 19)


1.         Subramanian, S. (2015) Using the plurality of codon positions to identify deleterious variants in human exomes. Bioinformatics 31: 301-305 (IF=5.0/ERA=A*)

2.         Subramanian, S., Mohandesan, E., Millar, C.D. and Lambert, D.M. (2015). Distance-dependent patterns of molecular divergences in tuatara mitogenomes. Scientific Reports 5: 8703 (IF=5.6 ERA=NA)

3.         Jarvis, E.D., .. Subramanian, S., (2014). Whole genome analyses resolve the early branches in the tree of life of modern birds. Science 346: 1320-1331 (IF=33.6/ERA=A*)

4.         Subramanian, S., Beans-Picón, G., Swaminathan, S., Millar, C.D. and Lambert, D.M. (2013) Evidence for a recent origin of penguins.  Biology Letters 9: 20130748. (IF=3.2/ERA=A)

5.         Subramanian, S. (2013) Significance of population size on the fixation of nonsynonymous mutations in genes under varying levels of selection pressure. Genetics. 190: 995-1002. (IF=6.0/ERA=A*)

6.         Subramanian, S. (2013) Selection against amino acid replacements in human proteins (Ver 2.0).  In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.  John Wiley & Sons. Chichester. (IF=NA/ERA=NA)

7.         Qu, Y., ..., Lambert, D.,  Ericson, PGP., Subramanian, S., (2013) Ground tit genome reveals avian adaptation to living at high altitudes in the Tibetan plateau. Nature Communications. 4:2071 (9 pages) (IF=11.5//ERA=NA).

8.         Subramanian, S. (2012) Quantifying harmful mutations in human populations. European Journal of Human Genetics. 20: 1320-1322. (IF=4.3/ERA=B)

9.         Subramanian, S. (2012) The abundance of deleterious polymorphisms in humans. Genetics. 190: 1579-1583. (IF=6.0/ERA=A*)

10.       Subramanian, S. (2011) Fixation of deleterious mutations at critical positions in human proteins. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 28: 2687-2693. (IF=9.1/ERA=A)

11.       Subramanian, S. (2011) High proportions of deleterious polymorphisms in constrained human genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 28: 49-52. (IF=9.1//ERA=A)

12.       Subramanian, S. and Lambert, DM. (2011) Time dependency of molecular evolutionary rates? Yes and No. Genome Biology and Evolution. 3: 1324-1328. (IF=4.2/ERA=NA)



 ARC grants awarded since 2010


1.      Lambert D, Subramanian S, Westaway CM, Willerslev E and Li, R. Investigating Holocene India - Australia Connections using Ancient Genomics. ARC Linkage LP150100583 - $570,000).


2.      Westaway CM, Wright D, Lambert DM, Miller A, Brian F, Margaret C, Collard M, Subramanian S, Li R, Willerslev E, Hadnutt N Establishing the provenance of Torres Strait Islander remains: genetics, craniometrics and isotopes. ARC Linkage LP140100387 - $740,880.