Confirmed Date: 14th Sep 2016 - 16th Sep 2016
Confirmed Venue: The Oxford University Museum of Natural History
The symposium aims to encourage and promote interdisciplinary research - ideally in combination with archaeology - by means of DNA, RNA, proteins, lipids or stable isotopes and will feature plenary and parallel sessions with an outstanding line up of speakers from around the word. This year’s keynote speaker will be Prof Matthew Collins. Matthew is a professor of biomolecular archaeology at the University of York where he founded BioArCh, a collaboration between the departments of biology, chemistry and archaeology (BioArCh: Biology Archaeology, Chemistry). He is currently leading the cutting edge of archaeological protein research as PI of the Codex’ project; using proteins present in parchment to provide vast information about geographic distribution of livestock and animal preference for codices vs archival records.
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