Elina Salmela’s publications

In total (2000-2021): 27 peer-reviewed journal articles (of which six first/shared-first and five second authorships), two peer-reviewed book chapters, and two academic theses.

h-index 14; Erdős number 4 (iff PubMed entries count).
ORCID ID 0000-0003-1326-4462.
List updated 05/2021. * = equal contribution

2020

Lindstedt JS, Salmela E. Migrations and language shifts as components of the Slavic spread. In: New Perspectives on the Early Slavs and the Rise of Slavic – Contact and Migrations. Klír T, Boček V, Jansens N (eds.), pp. 275-299. Empirie und Theorie der Sprachwissenschaft, Universitätsverlag Winter, Heidelberg 2020, 351 p. ISBN 978-3-8253-7751-9 (electronic), 978-3-8253-4707-9 (hardcover). Preprint_PDF

2019

Salmela E, Niskanen J, Arumilli M, Donner J, Lohi H, Hytönen MK. A novel KRT71 variant in curly-coated dogs. Animal Genetics 2019, 50: 101-104.

Översti S*, Majander K*, Salmela E, Salo K, Arppe L, Belskiy S, Etu-Sihvola H, Laakso V, Mikkola E, Pfrengle S, Putkonen M, Taavitsainen JP, Vuoristo K, Wessman A, Sajantila A, Oinonen M, Haak W, Schuenemann V, Krause J, Palo J, Onkamo P. Human mitochondrial DNA lineages in Iron-Age Fennoscandia suggest incipient admixture and eastern introduction of farming-related maternal ancestry. Scientific Reports 2019, 9: 16883. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-51045-8.

Leppäaho E, Renvall H, Salmela E, Kere J, Salmelin R, Kaski S. Discovering heritable modes of MEG spectral power. Human Brain Mapping 2019, 40: 13911402. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24454.

Sarviaho R*, Hakosalo O*, Tiira K, Sulkama S, Salmela E, Hytönen MK, Sillanpää MJ, Lohi H. Two novel genomic regions associated with fearfulness in dogs overlap human neuropsychiatric loci. Translational Psychiatry 2019, 9: 18.

2018

Hakanen E, Lehtimäki J, Salmela E, Tiira K, Anturaniemi J, Hielm-Björkman A, Ruokolainen L, Lohi H. Urban environment predisposes dogs and their owners to allergic symptoms. Scientific Reports 2018, 8: 1585.

Lamnidis TC*, Majander K*, Jeong C, Salmela E, Wessman A, Moiseyev V, Khartanovich V, Balanovsky O, Ongyerth M, Weihmann A, Sajantila A, Kelso J, Pääbo S, Onkamo P, Haak W, Krause J, Schiffels S. Ancient Fennoscandian genomes reveal origin and spread of Siberian ancestry in Europe. Nature Communications 2018, 9: 5018.

Lehtimäki J, Sinkko H, Hielm-Björkman A, Salmela E, Tiira K, Laatikainen T, Mäkeläinen S, Kaukonen M, Uusitalo L, Hanski I, Lohi H, Ruokolainen L. Skin microbiota and allergic symptoms associate with exposure to environmental microbes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2018, 115: 4897-4902.

2017

Stronen AV, Salmela E, Baldursdóttir BK, Berg P, Espelien IS, Järvi K, Jensen H, Kristensen TN, Melis C, Manenti T, Lohi H, Pertoldi C. Genetic rescue of an endangered domestic animal through outcrossing with closely related breeds: A case study of the Norwegian Lundehund. PLoS One 2017, 12: e0177429.

Niskanen J, Salmela E, Lohi H. AncesTrim – a tool for trimming complex pedigrees. Journal of Open Source Software 2017, 2: 179.

Darki F, Massinen S, Salmela E, Matsson H, Peyrard-Janvid M, Klingberg T, Kere J. Human ROBO1 regulates white matter structure in corpus callosum. Brain Structure and Function 2017, 222: 707-16.

Niskanen J, Dillard K, Arumilli M, Salmela E, Anttila M, Lohi H, Hytönen MK. Truncated COL7A1 causes recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa in Central Asian Shepherd Dogs. PLoS One 2017, 12: e0177527.

Cox ML*, Evans JM*, Davis AG, Guo LT, Levy JR, Starr-Moss AN, Salmela E, Hytönen MK, Lohi H, Campbell KP, Clark LA, Shelton GD. Exome sequencing reveals independent SGCD deletions causing limb girdle muscular dystrophy in Boston Terriers. Skeletal Muscle 2017, 7: 15.

2016

Salmela E*, Renvall H*, Kujala J, Hakosalo O, Illman M, Vihla M, Leinonen E, Salmelin R, Kere J. Evidence for genetic regulation of the human parieto-occipital 10-Hz rhythmic activity. European Journal of Neuroscience 2016, 44: 1963-71.

Kaartokallio T*, Lokki AI*, Peterson H, Kivinen K, Hiltunen L, Salmela E, Lappalainen T, Maanselkä P, Heino S, Knuutila S, Sayed A, Poston L, Brennecke SP, Johnson MP, Morgan L, Moses EK, Kere J, Laivuori H. Preeclampsia does not share common risk alleles in 9p21 with coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes. Annals of Medicine 2016, 25: 1-7.

Hytönen MK, Arumilli M, Lappalainen AK, Owczarek-Lipska M, Jagannathan V, Hundi S, Salmela E, Venta P, Sarkiala E, Jokinen T, Gorgas D, Kere J, Nieminen P, Drögemüller C, Lohi H. Molecular characterization of three canine models of human rare bone diseases: Caffey, van den Ende-Gupta, and Raine syndromes. PLoS Genetics 2016, 12: e1006037.

2014

Salmela E. The (im)possibilities of genetics in studies of population history. In Fibula Fabula Fact: Defining and Contextualizing the Viking Age in Finland. Ahola J, Frog, Tolley C (eds.), pp. 347-360. Studia Fennica Historica, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Helsinki 2014, 519 p. ISBN 978-952-222-603-7.

Rodin S, Antonsson L, Niaudet C, Simonson OE, Salmela E, Hansson EM, Domogatskaya A, Xiao Z, Damdimopoulou P, Sheikhi M, Inzunza J, Nilsson AS, Baker D, Kuiper R, Sun Y, Blennow E, Nordenskjöld M, Grinnemo KH, Kere J, Betsholtz C, Hovatta O, Tryggvason K. Clonal culturing of human embryonic stem cells on laminin-521/E-cadherin matrix in defined and xeno-free environment. Nature Communications 2014, 5: 3195.

2012

Salmela E. Genetic structure in Finland and Sweden: aspects of population history and gene mapping. PhD thesis (article-based), University of Helsinki 2012, 136 p. ISBN 978-952-10-8191-0.

Renvall H*, Salmela E*, Vihla M, Illman M, Leinonen E, Kere J, Salmelin R. Genome-wide linkage analysis of human auditory cortical activation suggests distinct loci on chromosomes 2, 3, and 8. Journal of Neuroscience 2012, 32: 14511-14518.

2011

Salmela E, Lappalainen T, Liu J, Sistonen P, Andersen PM, Schreiber S, Savontaus ML, Czene K, Lahermo P, Hall P, Kere J. Swedish population substructure revealed by genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphism data. PLoS One 2011, 6: e16747.

2010

Lappalainen T, Salmela E, Andersen PM, Dahlman-Wright K, Sistonen P, Savontaus ML, Schreiber S, Lahermo P, Kere J. Genomic landscape of positive natural selection in Northern European populations. European Journal of Human Genetics 2010, 18: 471-478.

2009

Lappalainen T, Hannelius U, Salmela E, von Döbeln U, Lindgren CM, Huoponen K, Savontaus ML, Kere J, Lahermo P. Population structure in contemporary Sweden – a Y-chromosomal and mitochondrial DNA analysis. Annals of Human Genetics 2009, 73: 61-73.

2008

Salmela E*, Lappalainen T*, Fransson I, Andersen PM, Dahlman-Wright K, Fiebig A, Sistonen P, Savontaus ML, Schreiber S, Kere J, Lahermo P. Genome-wide analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms uncovers population structure in Northern Europe. PLoS One 2008, 3: e3519.

Hannelius U, Salmela E, Lappalainen T, Guillot G, Lindgren CM, von Döbeln U, Lahermo P, Kere J. Population substructure in Finland and Sweden revealed by the use of spatial coordinates and a small number of unlinked autosomal SNPs. BMC Genetics 2008, 9: 54.

Lappalainen T, Laitinen V, Salmela E, Andersen P, Huoponen K, Savontaus ML, Lahermo P. Migration waves to the Baltic Sea region. Annals of Human Genetics 2008, 72: 337-348.

2007

Gasbarra D, Pirinen M, Sillanpää MJ, Salmela E, Arjas E. Estimating genealogies from unlinked marker data: a Bayesian approach. Theoretical Population Biology 2007, 72: 305-322.

2006

Salmela E, Taskinen O, Seppänen JK, Sistonen P, Daly MJ, Lahermo P, Savontaus ML, Kere J. Subpopulation difference scanning: a strategy for exclusion mapping of susceptibility genes. Journal of Medical Genetics 2006, 43: 590-597.

Lappalainen T, Koivumäki S, Salmela E, Huoponen K, Sistonen P, Savontaus ML, Lahermo P. Regional differences among the Finns: a Y-chromosomal perspective. Gene 2006, 376: 207-215.

2001

Thórsson AT, Salmela E, Anamthawat-Jónsson K. Morphological, cytogenetic, and molecular evidence for introgressive hybridization in birch. Journal of Heredity 2001, 92: 404-408.

2000

Salmela E. A DNA level study on introgression in the origin of mountain birch (Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii). MSc thesis, Department of Biology, University of Turku 2000, 80 p.