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Professor Daniel Bradley

Professor (Genetics)

  ADMIXTURE   Ancient DNA analysis and origins of Irish mammals   ANIMAL DOMESTICATION   Archaeozoological genetics and the origins of cattle pastoralism   BOVINE EVOLUTION   BREED RELATIONSHIPS   CATTLE   CATTLE BOS-TAURUS   CONTROL REGION   Detection of recombination in mammalian mtDNA   DNA-SEQUENCE   DOMESTICATION   EQUUS CABALLUS   EUKARYOTIC GENOMES   EUROPEAN CATTLE   EUROPEAN POPULATIONS   EVOLUTION   FAMILY   FARMED   GENE   GENETIC CONSERVATION   GENETIC DIVERSITY   GENETIC VARIATION   HORSE   HUMAN DNA   INTROGRESSION   LINKAGE ANALYSIS   LINKAGE GROUP   LOCALIZATION   LOCI   MAP   MICROSATELLITE   MITOCHONDRIAL   MITOCHONDRIAL DNA   MTDNA   MUTATION   MYOTONIC-DYSTROPHY GENE   ORIGIN   ORIGINS   PIGS   POLYMORPHISMS   Population genetic signatures of selection in cattle and other domesticates   Population genetics, selection, structure and origins in Irish human populations   PREVALENCE   RELEASE   RYANODINE RECEPTOR GENE   SARCOPLASMIC-RETICULUM   SEQUENCE   SHEEP   Y chromosome diverisity and the genetic architecture of Irish surnames
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Member of a Wellcome Trust Panel responsible for the disbursement of research funds in Bioarchaeology
Appointed to Editorial Board of the international journal, Animal Genetics
Five times juror in the European Contest for Young Scientists
Member of the Royal Irish Academy Advisory Committee on Genetic Anthropology
Served as an expert consultant on genetic distance and biodiversity to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
Member, PHG Funded PI's and Researchers, All Researchers funded under Cycle 3 PRTLI - Programme for Human Genomics
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Member of International Society of Animal Genetics
former President of Irish Society of Human Genetics
Teasdale, M.D. van Doorn, N.L. Fiddyment, S. Webb, C.C. O-Connor, T. Hofreiter, M. Collins, M.J. Bradley, D.G., Paging through history: Parchment as a reservoir of ancient DNA for next generation sequencing, Philosophical Transactions B, 370, (1660), 2015, p1-7 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Vegh, P. Magee, D.A. Nalpas, N.C. Bryan, K. McCabe, M.S. Browne, J.A. Conlon, K.M. Gordon, S.V. Bradley, D.G. Machugh, D.E. Lynn, D.J., MicroRNA profiling of the bovine alveolar macrophage response to Mycobacterium bovis infection suggests pathogen survival is enhanced by microRNA regulation of endocytosis and lysosome trafficking, Tuberculosis, 95, (1), 2015, p60 - 67, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Gargani, M. Pariset, L. Lenstra, J.A. De Minicis, E. Moazami-Goudarzi, K. Laloë, D. Williams, J.L. Wiener, P. Bradley, D.G. Erhardt, G. Harlizius, B. Medugorac, I. Looft, M.C. Kalm, E. Cañón, J. Dunner, S. Rodellar, C. Martín-Burriel, I. Sanchez, A. Martínez, A.M. Ginja, C. Ajmone-Marsan, P. Pilla, F. Bruzzone, A. Marletta, D. Holm, L.E. Dolf, G. Valentini, A., Microsatellite genotyping of medieval cattle from central Italy suggests an old origin of Chianina and Romagnola cattle, Frontiers of Genetics, 5, (FEB), 2015, p68-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
McLaughlin RL, Kenna KP, Vajda A, Heverin M, Byrne S, Donaghy CG, Cronin S, Bradley DG, Hardiman O., Homozygosity mapping in an Irish ALS case-control cohort describes local demographic phenomena and points towards potential recessive risk loci, Genomics , 105, (4), 2015, p237-241 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Jones ER, Gonzalez-Fortes G, Connell S, Siska V, Eriksson A, Martiniano R, McLaughlin RL, Gallego Llorente M, Cassidy LM, Gamba C, Meshveliani T, Bar-Yosef O, Müller W, Belfer-Cohen A, Matskevich Z, Jakeli N, Higham TF, Currat M, Lordkipanidze D, Hofreiter M, Manica A, Pinhasi R, Bradley DG, Upper Palaeolithic genomes reveal deep roots of modern Eurasians., Nature communications, 6, 2015, p8912 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Fahey C, Byrne S, McLaughlin R, Kenna K, Shatunov A, Donohoe G, Gill M, Al-Chalabi A, Bradley DG, Hardiman O, Corvin AP, Morris DW, Analysis of the hexanucleotide repeat expansion and founder haplotype at C9ORF72 in an Irish psychosis case-control sample., Neurobiology of aging, 35, (6), 2014, p1510.e1-1510.e5 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Martiniano, R. Coelho, C. Ferreira, M.T. Neves, M.J. Pinhasi, R. Bradley, D.G., Genetic evidence of African slavery at the beginning of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Scientific Reports, 4, 2014, p5994-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Sanderson, N.D. Norman, P.J. Guethlein, L.A. Ellis, S.A. Williams, C. Breen, M. Park, S.D.E. Magee, D.A. Babrzadeh, F. Warry, A. Watson, M. Bradley, D.G. MacHugh, D.E. Parham, P. Hammond, J.A., Definition of the cattle killer cell Ig-like receptor gene family: Comparison with aurochs and human counterparts, Journal of Immunology, 193, (12), 2014, p6016 - 6030, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Gerbault, P, Allaby, RG, Boivin, N, Rudzinski, A, Grimaldi, IM, Pires, JC, Vigueira, CC, Dobney, K, Gremillion, KJ, Barton, L, Arroyo-Kalin, M, Purugganan, MD, de Casas, RR, Bollongino, R, Burger, J, Fuller, DQ, Bradley, DG, Balding, DJ, Richerson, PJ, Gilbert, MTP, Larson, G, Thomas, MG, Storytelling and story testing in domestication, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111, (17), 2014, p6159-6164 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Utsunomiya, YT, Bomba, L, Lucente, G, Colli, L, Negrini, R, Lenstra, JA, Erhardt, G, Garcia, JF, Ajmone-Marsan, P, European Cattle Genetic Diversity, Revisiting AFLP fingerprinting for an unbiased assessment of genetic structure and differentiation of taurine and zebu cattle, BMC GENETICS, 15, 2014, p47-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI

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Oxen, Grolier Encyclopedia New Book of Knowledge, 2003, [Bradley DG ], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
Bradley DG and Hill EW, Whats in a surname, Archaeology Ireland , 14, 2000, p22 - 23, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Designing life: the role of inheritance in, editor(s)M. Jumker-Kenny , Designing life? Genetics, procreation and ethics, Aldershot, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 1999, [Bradley DG], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Loftus R.T., D.E. MacHugh, P. Cunningham and D.G. Bradley, Animal domestication [letter], Science, 283, 1999, p329-30 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Loftus RT, D.G. Bradley, D.E. MacHugh, C.S. Troy, C.N. Meghen and E.P. Cunningham , Molecular genetics and the evolution of domesticated cattle, 8th World Conference on Animal Production, 1, 1998, pp144 - 145, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Meghen, C. N., Scott, C. S., Bradley, D. G., MacHugh, D. E., Loftus, R. T. and Cunningham, E. P. , DNA based traceability for the meat industry, 8th World Conference on Animal Production, 1998, pp774 - 775, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Bradley, DG and O'Sullivan, M., Tracing our ancient ancestors., Archaeology Ireland , 39, 1997, p18 - 20, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
McHugh, D. E., Loftus, R. T., Troy, C. S. and Bradley, D. G. , DNA Analysis and the origins and history of domesticated cattle, Archaeology of Southwest Asia (ASWA) conference, Budapest, 1996, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Bradley, D. G., Loftus, R. T., MacHugh, D. E. and Cunningham, P., The Molecular Evolution of Domestic cattle, Symposium on Mediterranean Animal Germplasm and Future Human Challenges, Salerno, 1996, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Cunningham, E. P., Loftus, R. T., MacHugh, D. E., Bradley, D. G., Molecular evolution of African, European and Asian Cattle, 21, 5th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 1994, pp86 - 89, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED


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Award Date
TCD Fellowship 2000
CGIAR award for outstanding scientific article 2003
Member of the Royal Irish Academy 2009
I have active research in: detection of signatures of selection in human, bovine, salmon and chicken genomes; Irish human population structure; Y chromosome diversity and Irish medeival genealogies; ancient DNA; origins of livestock as discerned using genetic diversity; genetic basis of disease resistance in West African cattle; haplotype decay and the age of cattle hybrid zones; detection of recombination in mitochondrial genomes.