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Anders Götherström

Professor of Molecular Archaeology

Research Interests: Archaeogenetics with a focus on northern Europe and Anatolia, and what we can learn from genetics on ancient humans from these areas.

Email:  anders.gotherstrom[at]arklab.su.se
Phone: +46 (0) 08-16 49 72

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Anna Linderholm

Researcher

Research Interests: Application of ancient DNA (from sediments or fossils) to study human adaptations and responses to prehistoric events such as colonizations, disease introductions or climate changes.

Email: anna.linderholm[at]geo.su.se

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David Díez del Molino

Researcher

Research Interests: Using ancient and modern genomic data to study patterns of evolution of extinct and endangered species, ancient human demography and insect adaptation

Email:  diez.molino[at]gmail.com, david.diez[at]zoologi.su.se

Phone: +46 (0) 07-3951 29 22
Office: +46 (0) 73-153 46 64

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Love Dalén

Professor of Evolutionary Genomics

Research Interests: Using ancient DNA to investigate the ecology and evolution of wild organisms.

Email: love.dalen[at]zoologi.su.se
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Maja Krzewińska

Researcher

Research Interests: Application of ancient human genomic data to the study of historical events, migration, disease response and adaptation

Email: maja.krzewinska[at]arklab.su.se

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Peter Heintzman

Researcher – Wallenberg Academy Fellow

Research Interests: Using ancient DNA to understand the natural world over the past one million years.

Email: peter.d.heintzman[at]geo.su.se

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Tom van der Valk

Researcher – DDLS Fellow

Research Interests: To study endangered and extinct animal populations using genomic data.

Email:  tom.vandervalk[at]nrm.se

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Alexandre Gilardet

PhD Student

Research Interests: Population genetics and evolutionary processes using faunal ancient DNA.

Email: alexandre.gilardet[at]su.se

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Alicia Muriel González

PhD Student

Research Interests: Using ancient DNA to understand the genetic influence between humans and animals.

Email: alicia.muriel-gonzalez[at]su.se

 

 

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Amanda Lindahl

PhD Student

Research Interests: Investigating the complex evolutionary history of small mammals using palaeogenomics, primarily focusing on water voles (Arvicola).

Email: amanda.lindahl[at]su.se

 

 

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Benjamin Guinet

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Developing a bioinformatic pipeline for analyzing metagenomics data from ancient megafauna species.

Email: Benjamin.guinet[at]nrm.se

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Bilal Sharif

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Developing bioinformatic tools for the reconstruction of ancient genomes to explore deep-time evolutionary processes.

Email: bilal.bioinfo[at]gmail.com, bilal.sharif[at]su.se

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]

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Camilo Chacón-Duque

Researcher – MSCA Fellow

Research Interests: Development of data analysis strategies for characterizing genomic variation in endangered and extinct species, integrating ancient and modern DNA.

Email: camilo.chacon-duque[at]su.se

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]

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Chenyu Jin

PhD student

Research Interests: Establish an automated pipeline analyzing ancient environmental DNA and reconstruct the flora and fauna based on various sample types.

Email:  chenyu.jin[at]nrm.se

 

 

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Edana Lord

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Using palaeogenomics to explore changes in demography and adaptation to past climate change of extinct and extant fauna

Email: edana.lord[at]zoologi.su.se

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Erik Ersmark

Administrator & research engineer

Research Interests: Using molecular methods to reveal dynamics within and between populations and to understand their underlying causes.

Email: Erik.Ersmark[at]nrm.se
Phone: +46 (0)8 16 25 18

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Erika Rosengren

PhD Student

Research Interests: Palaeogenomics of aurochs, European bison and horse.

Email: Erika.Rosengren[at]ark.lu.se
Phone: +46(0)73 150 42 66

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Ernst Jonsson

PhD Student

Research Interests: Revealing past demographic structures and events that have shaped human history through the use of ancient DNA.

Email: ernst.jonsson[at]geo.su.se

 

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Flore Wijnands

PhD Student

Research Interests: Using (paleo)genomics to study the effect of past and present-day climate change on marine biodiversity.

Email: flore.wijnands[at]geo.su.se

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Georgios Xenikoudakis

Lab Technician

Research Interests: The study of extinct and extant mammalian populations using genomic methods and data.

Email: georgios.xenikoudakis[at]su.se

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Gonzalo Oteo García

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Studying ancient populations, humans and animals, through modern and ancient DNA.

Email: gonzalo.oteo[at]su.se

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]
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Hannah Moots

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Generating and using time series genomic data to study changes in ecological, wildlife and human communities through time.

Email: hannah.moots[at]nrm.se

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Isabelle Feinauer

PhD Student

Research Interests: Using ancient, historical, and modern DNA to investigate the genomic consequences of the postglacial recolonisation in Scandinavian mammals.

Email: Isabelle.feinauer[at]su.se

 

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Julia Höglund

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research interests: Using and developing bioinformatic analysis tools to characterize genetic variation leading to genetic load in animal populations.

Email: julia.hoglund[at]su.se

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Kelsey N Moreland

PhD Student

Research Interests: Using genomic methods to further understand the complex evolutionary history of woolly mammoths from speciation to extinction.

Email: Kelsey.moreland[at]zoologi.su.se

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]

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Magnus Lundgren

ADF Manager

Research Interests: Increasing access to ancient DNA analysis for the scientific community through SciLifeLab Ancient DNA facility; experienced in gene editing technology, CRISPR-Cas and microbiology.

Email: magnus.lundgren[at]scilifelab.uu.se

 

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Mario Vicente

Bioinfomatician

Research Interests: Investigating patterns of genetic diversity in human populations.

Email: mario.vicente[at]su.se

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Michael Mitschke

PhD Student

Research Interests: Investigating impacts of anthropogenic global change on biodiversity using population genomics of recent and historic DNA.

Email: michael.mitschke[at]su.se

 

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Motahare Feizabadi Farahani

Research Engineer

Research Interests: I utilize ancient DNA to investigate the population history of the Near East, human adaptations to diseases and environmental changes, as well as studying ancient pathogens. A member of the SciLifeLab Ancient DNA facility.

Email: motahare.farahani[at]su.se

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]

 

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Nora Bergfeldt

PhD Student

Research Interests: Microbiomes in ancient humans and megafauna, with a particular interest in studying the evolution of pathogens

Email: nora.bergfeldt[at]zoologi.su.se

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Reyhan Yaka

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Using archaeogenomics to investigate genetic characterization of past human populations and genetic kinship patterns within populations. My current research focuses on polygenic analysis of ancient human populations.

Email: yakaryhn[at]gmail.com, reyhan.yaka[at]su.se

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Ricardo Rodriguez Varela

Researcher

Research Interests: Using paleogenomics to investigate past human movements and history.

Email: ricardo.rodriguez.varela[at]arklab.su.se, ricardo_eyre[at]yahoo.es

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]

 

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Samantha López Clinton

PhD Student

Research Interests: Using and developing bioinformatic tools for biodiversity monitoring with environmental samples.

Email: samantha.lopez[at]su.se

 

 

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Stephanie Dolenz

PhD Student

Research Interests: Using ancient DNA to study the effect of climate change and past peoples on animal and plant populations throughout time.

Email:  stephanie.dolenz[at]geo.su.se

 

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Theo Serivichyaswat

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: eDNA applications for biodiversity and population genetic studies.

Email: theodore.serivichyaswat[at]nrm.se

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Thijessen Naidoo

Bioinformatician

Research Interests: Computational methods in ancient DNA; population genetics; molecular anthropology. A member of the SciLifeLab Ancient DNA facility.

Email: thijessen.naidoo[at]scilifelab.uu.se

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Vendela Kempe Lagerholm

Lab Manager

Research Interests: Using ancient DNA to study human history and the development of animal and plant communities since the Pleistocene

Email: vendela.kempe.lagerholm[at]arklab.su.se
Phone: +46 (0) 8 162905

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Zoé Pochon

PhD Student

Research Interests: I am a biologist and historian interested in using archaeogenetics to bring new clues to debates on historical and biological questions. Currently studying ancient viruses.

Email: zoe.pochon[at]arklab.su.se

Publications: [Papers in Google Scholar]
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