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Research Article

Modern Humans Did Not Admix with Neanderthals during Their Range Expansion into Europe

  • Mathias Currat,

    Affiliations: Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, Genetics and Biometry Laboratory, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Laurent Excoffier mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: laurent.excoffier@zoo.unibe.ch

    Affiliation: Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 30, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020421

About the Authors

Mathias Currat, Laurent Excoffier
Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Lab, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Mathias Currat
Genetics and Biometry Laboratory, Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: laurent.excoffier@zoo.unibe.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

MC and LE conceived and designed the experiments. MC performed the experiments. MC and LE analyzed the data. MC and LE wrote the paper.