Chao Ning, Ph.D.
Department of Archaeology
Molecular Anthropology: Using genetics to infer population history, admixture, migration and natural selection, such as to explore both ancient and present-day population relationships using mitochondrial, Y chromosome and autosomal markers.
Molecular Paleopathology: Using ancient DNA approaches to reconstruct ancient pathogen genomes to answer the questions related to the changing landscape of infectious diseases over time and host-pathogen coevolution.
September 2017 - now: Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany.
September 2014 - Juni 2017: PhD in School of Life Sciences, Jilin University, China
September 2011 - June 2014: M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Jilin University, China
July 2011 - July 2012: Visiting student at MOE Key Laboratory of Contemporary Anthropology, Fudan University, China
September 2007 - June 2011: B.S. in Biological Sciences, Jilin University, China