Dr. Dongya Yang - Recent Publications

2006 (Moss, M.L., D.Y. Yang, S.D. Newsome, C.F. Speller, I. McKechnie, A.D. McMillan, R.J. Losey, and P.L. Koch) Historical Ecology and Biogeography of North Pacific Pinnipeds: Isotopes and Ancient DNA from Three Archaeological Assemblages. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology 1: 165–190. [PDF]

2006 (Yang, D.Y., and C. F. Speller) Co-Amplification of Cytochrome b and D-loop mtDNA Fragments for the Identification of Degraded DNA Samples. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 605–608. [PDF]

2006 (Liu L., D.Y. Yang, and X. Chen) The Origins of Chinese Domestic Buffalo (Zhongguo jiayang shuiniu de qiyuan). Acta Archaeologica Sinica (Kaogu Xuebao) (In Chinese with English Abstract), 2006(2): 141–178.

2006 (Cannon, A., and D.Y. Yang) Early Storage and Sedentism on the Pacific Northwest Coast: Ancient DNA Analysis of Salmon Remains from Namu, British Columbia. American Antiquity, 71: 123–140. [PDF]

2006 (Yang, D.Y., and C.F. Speller) Technical Tips for Obtaining Reliable DNA Identification of Historic Remains. Technical Briefs in Historical Archaeology 1: 11–15. [PDF]

2005 (Speller, C.F., D.Y. Yang, and B. Hayden) Ancient DNA Investigation of Prehistoric Salmon Resource Utilization at Keatley Creek, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 1378–1389. [PDF]

2005 (Yang, D.Y., J. R. Woiderski, and J.C. Driver) DNA Analysis of Archaeological Rabbit Remains from the American Southwest. Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 567–578. [PDF]

2005 (Yang, D.Y., and K. Watt) Contamination Controls when Preparing Archaeological Remains for Ancient DNA Analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 331–336. [PDF]

2005 (Katzenberg, M.A., G. Oetelaar, J. Oetelaar, C. FitzGerald, D.Y. Yang, and S.R. Saunders) Identification of Historical Human Skeletal Remains: A Case Study Using Skeletal and Dental Age, History and DNA. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 15: 61–72. [PDF]

2004 (Yang, D.Y., A. Cannon, and S.R. Saunders) DNA Species Identification of Archaeological Salmon Bone from the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Journal of Archaeological Science 31: 619–631. [PDF]

2003 (Yang, D.Y., B. Eng, and S.R. Saunders) Hypersensitive PCR, Ancient Human mtDNA and Contamination. Human Biology 75: 355–364. [PDF]

2003 Contamination Controls and Detection in Ancient DNA Studies (In Chinese with English Abstract). Acta Anthropologica Sinica 22: 163–173.