Below you can find some publications stemming from and involving members of FINDER project (2017-2024).

Brown, S., Massilani, D., Kozlikin, M.B., Shunkov, M.V., Derevianko, A.P., Stoessel, A., Jope-Street, B., Meyer, M.,  Kelso, J., Pääbo, S., Higham T., Douka, K. 2022. The earliest Denisovans and their cultural adaptation. Nature Ecology and Evolution 6, 28-35. link

Skov, L., Peyrégne, S., Popli, D., Iasi, L.N., Devièse, T., Slon, V., Zavala, E.I., Hajdinjak, M., …Douka, K.,   Peter, Benjamin. 2022. Genetic insights into the social organization of Neanderthals. Nature610(7932), .519-525. link

Roberts, P., Douka, K., Tromp, M., Bedford, S., Hawkins, S., Bouffandeau, L., Ilgner, J., Lucas, M., Marzo, S., Hamilton, R., Ambrose, W. 2022. Fossils, fish and tropical forests: prehistoric human adaptations on the island frontiers of Oceania. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B377(1849), 20200495. link

Brown, S., Douka, K., Collins, M. and Richter, K.K., 2021. On the standardization of ZooMS nomenclature. Journal of Proteomics 235, 104041. link

Wang, N., Brown, S., Ditchfield, P., Hebestreit, S., Kozilikin, M., Luu, S., Oshan, W., Grimaldi, S., Chazan, M., Horwitz Kolska, L., Spriggs, M.m Summerhayes, Gl, Shunkov, M., Korzow Richter, K., Douka, K., 2021. Testing the efficacy and comparability of ZooMS protocols on archaeological bone. Journal of Proteomics 233, 104078. link

Adamczak, K., Kowalski, Ł., Urbanová, P., Douka, K., Brown, S., Kowalski, A.P., Kukawka, S., Wilczyński, J., Szczepańska, G. and Zawilski, P., 2021. New evidence for deer valorisation by the TRB farmers from Poland using ZooMS and micro-CT scanning. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 40, 103230. link

Belousova, N.E., Fedorchenko, A.Y., Rybin, E.P., Seletskiy, M.V., Brown, S., Douka, K. and Higham, T., 2020. The Early Upper Palaeolithic bone industry of the Central Altai, Russia: new evidence from the Kara-Bom site. Antiquity, 94(377). link

Douka, K., Brown, S., Higham, T., Pääbo, S., Derevianko, A., Shunkov, M. 2019. FINDER Project: Collagen fingerprinting (ZooMS) for the identification of new human fossils in Palaeolithic faunal assemblages. Antiquity 93:e1. link

Slon, V., Mafessoni, F., Vernot, B., de Filippo, C., Grote, S., Viola, B., Hajdinjak, M., Peyrégne, S., Nagel, S., Brown, S., Douka, K., Higham, T., Kozlikin, M.B., Shunkov, M.V., Derevianko, A.P., Kelso, J., Meyer, M., Prüfer, K. and Pääbo, S. 2018. The genome of the offspring of a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father. Nature 561 (7721), 113-116. link

Douka, K. and Higham, T. 2017. The Chronological Factor in Understanding the Middle and Upper Paleolithic of Eurasia. Current Anthropology 58:S17, S480-S490. link

Bae, C.J., Douka, K., Petraglia, M.D. 2017. On the origin of modern humans: Asian Perspectives. Science 358, 1269. link

A pilot study that led to the development of FINDER was led by Tom Higham and Sam Brown :

Brown, S., Higham, T., Slon, V., Pääbo, S., Meyer, M., Douka, K., Brock, F., Comeskey, D., Procopio, N., Shunkov, M., Derevianko, A., Buckley, M. 2016. Identification of a new hominin bone from Denisova Cave, Siberia using collagen fingerprinting and mitochondrial DNA analysis. Nature Scientific Reports 6: 23559. link