Projects offered in 2016

Please find below a list of topics we offer for this year's recruitment. All projects are highly integrative and require collaboration between different research groups. Applicants should choose up to three topics of interest. If you are invited to Jena for a recruitment event/interview it is possible to change your preferences after talking to the supervisors.

Topic 1:  Historical Human Population Genetics

  • Main supervisor: Dr. Stephan Schiffels, Dr. Wolfgang Haak
  • MPI-SHHCo-supervisor(s): Prof. Johannes Krause, MPI-SHH

Topic 2:  Pleistocene Human Population Genetics

  • Main supervisor: Prof. Johannes Krause, Dr. Wolfgang Haak, MPI-SHH
  • Co-supervisor(s): Dr. Stephan Schiffels, MPI-SHH

Topic 3:  Holocene & Pre-historical Human Population Genetics

  • Main supervisor: Dr. Wolfgang Haak, MPI-SHH
  • Co-supervisor(s): Prof. Johannes Krause, Dr. Stephan Schiffels, MPI-SHH

Topic 4: Bioinformatics - Computational Pathogenomics and Bacterial Genome Evolution

  • Main supervisor: Dr. Alexander Herbig, MPI-SHH
  • Co-supervisor(s): Prof. Johannes Krause, Dr. Kirsten Bos, MPI-SHH

Topic 5:  Molecular Palaeopathology and Ancient Pathogen Genomics

  • Main supervisor: Dr. Kirsten Bos, MPI-SHH
  • Co-supervisor(s): Prof. Johannes Krause, Dr. Alexander Herbig, MPI-SHH

Topic 6: Human Demography and Gene-culture Coevolution

  • Main supervisor: Dr. Adam Powell, MPI-SHH
  • Co-supervisor(s): Prof. Johannes Krause, MPI-SHH

Topic 7:  Advancement & Optimization of Ancient DNA Protocols

  • Main supervisor: Dr. Wolfgang Haak, Dr. Kirsten Bos, MPI-SHH
  • Co-supervisor(s): Prof. Johannes Krause, MPI-SHH
 
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