A new Research Leader at CPG

We are glad to announce that Dr. Peter Heintzman will join CPG as a Research Leader in the autumn of 2022. Peter joins us from the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø, where he has been working as an Associate Professor for several years. Peter was recently awarded a Wallenberg Academy Fellowship (WAF) to move to Sweden, where he will be emplyed at the Department of Geosciences at Stockholm University. The WAF will allow him to build a research group at CPG comprising several PhD students and postdocs. His research project will be focused on analyzing sedimentary ancient DNA stretching hundreds of thousands of years back in time, with the aim to investigate how Arctic plant and animal communities were affected by past climate change.

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