Talk by Christina Warinner

DAG Talk

  • Date: Mar 15, 2016
  • Time: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Christina Warinner
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Location: MPI SHH Jena
  • Room: Villa V14
  • Host: Department of Archaeogenetics
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Reconstructing the ancestral human microbiome
The newly appreciated importance of the human microbiome raises questions as to its origin, evolution, and ecology. The application of advanced genomic and proteomic sequencing technologies to ancient human microbiota preserved in dental calculus (calcified plaque) and coprolites (paleofeces) allows us to advance understanding of the evolutionary history of our microbial self and its impact on human health today.
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