The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens is offering an intensive week-long course to introduce participants to methods and applications in ancient DNA (aDNA) research. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) and the Institute for Archaeological Science, Archaeo– and Paleogenetics of the University of Tübingen in Germany will lead the course: Dr Maria A. Spyrou, Postdoctoral Researcher (Univ. Tübingen, MPI-EVA), Dr. Eirini Skourtanioti, Postdoctoral Researcher (MPI-EVA) and Anthi Tiliakou, PhD candidate (MPI-EVA). In addition, the course will include lectures from invited speakers: Dr. Viviane Slon (Tel Aviv University, Israel), Dr. Thomas Booth (Crick Institute, UK), Dr. Thiseas Lamnidis (MPI-EVA), and Dr. Christina Margariti and Panagiotis Christodoulou (Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Greece).
DEADLINE: January 15, 2024