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Dr Julien Soubrier

Julien Soubrier
ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

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Dr Julien Soubrier

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.


Date Position Institution name
2016 Genome informatician SA Pathology
2012 - 2016 ARC Research Associate The University of Adelaide
2008 - 2009 Forensic technician Institut National de Police Scientifique (INPS)

Language Competencies

Language Competency
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
French Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review


Date Institution name Country Title
2009 - 2012 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD
2006 - 2008 Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 France Master's degree in Functional Genomics and Oncology
2004 - 2006 Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 France Bachelor's degree in Biology of Organisms and Populations


Year Citation
2018 Feigin, C., Newton, A., Doronina, L., Schmitz, J., Hipsley, C., Mitchell, K., . . . Pask, A. (2018). Genome of the Tasmanian tiger provides insights into the evolution and demography of an extinct marsupial carnivore. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2(1), 182-192.
DOI Scopus4 WoS4 Europe PMC4
2017 Onar, V., Soubrier, J., Toker, N., van Loenen, A., Llamas, B., Siddiq, A., . . . Tokarska, M. (2017). Did the historical range of the European bison (Bison bonasus L.) extend further south? - a new finding from the Yenikapı Metro and Marmaray excavation, Turkey. Mammal Research, 62(1), 103-109.
2017 Tobler, R., Rohrlach, A., Soubrier, J., Bover, P., Llamas, B., Tuke, J., . . . Cooper, A. (2017). Aboriginal mitogenomes reveal 50,000 years of regionalism in Australia. Nature, 544(7649), 180-184.
DOI Scopus28 WoS22 Europe PMC11
2017 Weyrich, L., Duchene, S., Soubrier, J., Arriola, L., Llamas, B., Breen, J., . . . Cooper, A. (2017). Neanderthal behaviour, diet, and disease inferred from ancient DNA in dental calculus. Nature, 544(7650), 357-361.
DOI Scopus52 WoS44 Europe PMC26
2016 Cruz-Dávalos, D., Llamas, B., Gaunitz, C., Fages, A., Gamba, C., Soubrier, J., . . . Orlando, L. (2016). Experimental conditions improving in-solution target enrichment for ancient DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources, Online(3), 1-15.
DOI Scopus15 WoS9 Europe PMC6
2016 Soubrier, J., Gower, G., Chen, K., Richards, S., Llamas, B., Mitchell, K., . . . Cooper, A. (2016). Early cave art and ancient DNA record the origin of European bison. Nature Communications, 7, 13158-1-13158-7.
DOI Scopus20 WoS16 Europe PMC4
2016 Llamas, B., Fehren-Schmitz, L., Valverde, G., Soubrier, J., Mallick, S., Rohland, N., . . . Haak, W. (2016). Ancient mitochondrial DNA provides high-resolution time scale of the peopling of the Americas. Science Advances, 2(4), e1501385-1-e1501385-10.
DOI Scopus75 WoS70 Europe PMC38
2014 Clarke, L., Czechowski, P., Soubrier, J., Stevens, M., & Cooper, A. (2014). Modular tagging of amplicons using a single PCR for high-throughput sequencing. Molecular Ecology Resources, 14(1), 117-121.
DOI Scopus13 WoS16 Europe PMC12
2014 Mitchell, K., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., Rawlence, N., Worthy, T., Wood, J., . . . Cooper, A. (2014). Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution. Science, 344(6186), 898-900.
DOI Scopus97 WoS86 Europe PMC53
2014 Sheng, G., Soubrier, J., Liu, J., Werdelin, L., Llamas, B., Thomson, V., . . . Cooper, A. (2014). Pleistocene Chinese cave hyenas and the recent Eurasian history of the spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta. Molecular Ecology, 23(3), 522-533.
DOI Scopus19 WoS16 Europe PMC7
2014 Clarke, L., Soubrier, J., Weyrich, L., & Cooper, A. (2014). Environmental metabarcodes for insects: In silico PCR reveals potential for taxonomic bias. Molecular Ecology Resources, 14(6), 1160-1170.
DOI Scopus75 WoS69 Europe PMC7
2014 Der Sarkissian, C., Brotherton, P., Balanovsky, O., Templeton, J., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., . . . Genographic Consortium. (2014). Mitochondrial genome sequencing in mesolithic North East Europe unearths a new sub-clade within the broadly distributed human haplogroup C1. PLoS One, 9(2), e87612-1-e87612-10.
DOI Scopus12 WoS4 Europe PMC8
2013 Lee, M., Soubrier, J., & Edgecombe, G. (2013). Rates of phenotypic and genomic evolution during the Cambrian explosion. Current Biology, 23(19), 1889-1895.
DOI Scopus64 WoS56 Europe PMC39
2013 Brotherton, P., Haak, W., Templeton, J., Soubrier, J., Adler, C., Richards, S., . . . Cooper, A. (2013). Neolithic mitochondrial haplogroup H genomes and the genetic origins of Europeans. Nature Communications, 4(1764), 1-11.
DOI Scopus97 WoS83 Europe PMC60
2013 Austin, J., Soubrier, J., Prevosti, F., Prates, L., Trejo, V., Mena, F., & Cooper, A. (2013). The origins of the enigmatic Falkland Islands wolf. Nature Communications, 4(1), 1-7.
DOI Scopus27 WoS18 Europe PMC6
2013 Templeton, J., Brotherton, P., Llamas, B., Soubrier, J., Haak, W., Cooper, A., & Austin, J. (2013). DNA capture and next-generation sequencing can recover whole mitochondrial genomes from highly degraded samples for human identification. Investigative Genetics, 4(26), 1-13.
DOI Scopus43 Europe PMC21
2012 Soubrier, J., Steel, M., Lee, M., Dersarkissian, C., Guindon, S., Ho, S., & Cooper, A. (2012). The influence of rate heterogeneity among sites on the time dependence of molecular rates. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29(11), 3345-3358.
DOI Scopus41 WoS38 Europe PMC31
2011 Aplin, K., Suzuki, H., Chinen, A., Chesser, R., ten Have, J., Donnellan, S., . . . Cooper, A. (2011). Multiple geographic origins of commensalism and complex dispersal history of black rats. PLoS One, 6(11), 1-20.
DOI Scopus114 WoS98 Europe PMC57
2011 Ho, S., Lanfear, R., Bromham, L., Phillips, M., Soubrier, J., Rodrigo, A., & Cooper, A. (2011). Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution. Molecular Ecology, 20(15), 3087-3101.
DOI Scopus261 WoS260 Europe PMC188

Conference Items

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2015 Co-Supervisor Evolution of North American Bison Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Lindsey Erin Fenderson

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Methodological Challenges To Study The Nuclear Evolutionary History Of An Ancient Bison Species Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Oliver Lomax-James Wooley
ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate
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