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Wednesday, Dec 12, 5:00 PM +03 · 1 hour

What ancient and modern DNA tells us about our human past?

December 12, 2018 at 05:00:00 PM · Istanbul
By BioInfoNet (4.8 stars · 4 reviews )
About This Webinar

Our human past leaves traces in our genomes, via population size
changes, admixture events and migration patterns. Via genetic analyses,
we can therefore read human history from our genomes, which adds
critically to our growing body of pre-historical evidence from archaeology and
linguistics. In this talk, I will introduce the field of historical population
genetics, and showcase three examples: First, I will show how our genomes
contain information about the origins of our species in Africa, in the deep past.
Second, I will demonstrate how we can use ancient DNA from Anglo-Saxon
remains in Great Britain to investigate the nature and consequences of the
Anglo-Saxon migration period. Third, I will introduce our most recent project,
in which we use ancient and modern DNA to investigate the peopling of North
America.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: 90f46641eaea
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Stephan Schiffels has studied Physics at the University of Cologne, Germany, and received his PhD in January 2012, funded through a fellowshop from the German National Merit Foundation. Early on he developed an interest in biological and...
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