Prof. Dr.  

Peter Pfaffelhuber

Department of Mathematical Stochastics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Freiburg
Ernst-Zermelo-Str. 1, 79104 Freiburg


Selected Publications

Pfaffelhuber P and Rohde A. A central limit theorem concerning uncertainty in estimates of individual admixture. Theoretical Population Biology 2022;148:28–39.

Pfaffelhuber P, Sester-Huss E, Baumdicker F, Naue J, Lutz-Bonengel S, and Staubach F. Inference of recent admixture using genotype data. Forensic science international. Genetics 2022;56:102593.

Lipphardt V, Surdu M, Ellebrecht N, Pfaffelhuber P, Wienroth M, and Rappold GA. Europe’s Roma people are vulnerable to poor practice in genetics. Nature 2021;599:368–371.

Huss E and Pfaffelhuber P. Genealogical distances under low levels of selection. Theoretical Population Biology 2020;131:2–11.

Pfaffelhuber P, Grundner-Culemann F, Lipphardt V, and Baumdicker F. How to choose sets of ancestry informative markers: a supervised feature selection approach. Forensic Science International. Genetics 2020;46:102259.

Buchanan N, Staubach F, Wienroth M, Pfaffelhuber P, Surdu M, Lipphardt A, Köttgen A, Syndercombe-Court D, and Lipphardt V. Forensic DNA phenotyping legislation cannot be based on ”Ideal FDP”- a response to Caliebe, Krawczak and Kayser (2017). Forensic Science International. Genetics 2018;34:e13–e14.

Pfaffelhuber P and Wakolbinger A. Fixation probabilities and hitting times under small frequency-dependent selection. Theoretical Population Biology 2018;124:61–69.

Greven A, Pfaffelhuber P, Pokalyuk C, and Wakolbinger A. The fixation time of a strongly beneficial allele in a structured population. Electronic Journal of Probability 2016;21:1–42.

Pfaffelhuber P and Popovic L. How spatial heterogeneity shapes multiscale biochemical reaction network dynamics. Journal of the Royal Society. Interface 2015;12:20141106.

Depperschmidt A, Greven A, and Pfaffelhuber P. Tree-valued Fleming–Viot dynamics with mutation and selection. Annals of Applied Probability 2012;22:2560–2615.

Administrative Manager

Marc Schumacher

Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics,
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center –
University of Freiburg