The role of regulatory elements in the adaptation of modern humans to an agriculturalist diet

Joachim Burger

Joachim Burger

Positions held

  • Since 2010: Professor in Anthropology, Institute of Anthropology, JGU Mainz
  • 2005-2010: Junior Professor in Molecular Archaeology, Institute of Anthropology, JGU Mainz
  • 2004-2005: Academic Council, Institute of Anthropology, JGU Mainz
  • 2000-2004: Research Assistent, Institute of Anthropology, JGU Mainz
  • 1997-2000: Research Associate, Institute of Historic Anthropology and Human Ecology, Göttingen University

Education

  • 2000: PhD in Biology (Anthropology, Zoology, Botany), Göttingen University
  • 1997: Master of Arts in Anthropology (minor subjects Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology, and Musicology), JGU Mainz
Karola Kirsanow

Karola Kirsanow

Positions held

  • Since 2010: Postdoctoral position at the Institute of Anthropology, JGU Mainz
  • 2009-2010: Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Education

  • 2009: PhD in Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
  • 2004: MSc in Archaeological Science and World Archaeology, Oxford University

Most relevant publications by Joachim Burger & Karola Kirsanow

Haak W, Forster P, Bramanti B, Matsumura S, Brandt G, Tanzer M, Villems R, Renfrew C, Gronenborn D, Alt KW and Burger J (2005). Ancient DNA from the first European farmers in 7500-­year-old Neolithic sites. Science, 310, 1016-­1018

Burger J, Kirchner M, Bramanti B, Haak W and Thomas MG (2007). Absence of the lactase-­‐ persistence-­‐associated allele in early Neolithic Europeans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 104, 3736-­3741

Pinhasi R, Thomas MG, Hofreiter M, Currat M and Burger J (2012). The genetic history of Europeans. Trends in genetics, 28, 496‐505

Larson G and Burger J (2013). A population genetics view of animal domestication. Trends in Genetics, 4, 197-205

  

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