Updates from the Group
Esha and Shreya gave lightning talks on their proposed projects at the Molecular Biosciences Cluster Retreat! Shreya's talk on the Indian microbiome project was voted Best Lightning Talk!
Constanza presented her work at the Meeting of the Argentinean Association of Biological Anthropology in Jujuy, Argentina!
Jovan wins a competitive Jeff Metcalf Fellowship Grant to support his undergraduate internship in the GenSCAPE Lab! Congratulations Jovan!
We have 2 full-time Human Genetics PhD students! Esha and Shreya passed their preliminary exams and officially joined the lab!
Shreya Ramachandran (HG grad student) starts her rotation project. Welcome Shreya!
Dr. Constanza De La Fuente (postdoc) joins the group. Welcome Constanza!
Maanasa joins the UChicago Human Genetics faculty.
Our proposal to host a workshop in India titled “An Integrative Platform for Research on Human Evolution and Reconstruction of the Past in India" has been funded by UChicago Global and the UChicago Delhi Center. Thank you!
Thanks to the Duchossois Family Institute at UChicago for pilot funds to support our new microbiome initiative in India.
We had a great time co-organizing a workshop on Biological Applications in Archaeology in beautiful Leh, Ladakh with Dr. Niraj Rai (Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India) and Dr. Sonam Spalzin (Archaeological Survey of India, Leh, India)!