2019-02-17 – Cesar visits the Sydney Brenner Institute in Johannesburg for collaborative work
2019-12-15 – Jessica successfully completes her halftime defense. Well done Jessica!
2019-02-12 – Concetta Burgarella receive the Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship with the Schlebusch group as a host! She will join our group in August 2019. Welcome Concetta!
2019-02-07 – We post our preprint on Afrikaner genetics online on BioRxiv: “Patterns of African and Asian admixture in the Afrikaner population of South Africa”
2019-02-01 – Registration and abstract submission open for our SMBE2019 symposium: “Inside Africa: Uncovering Patterns of Human Genetic Diversity”. Organisers: C Schlebusch Uppsala U, H Babiker MPI-SHH. Invited speakers E Patin, Inst Pasteur and L Perreira, U Porto. SMBE2019-symposia
2019-01-18 – Carina act as opponent in the PhD defense of Sandra De Oliviera of the Rocha lab at U Porto. Sandra defends her thesis very successfully!
2019-01-15 – Registration is open for our upcoming conference: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity”
2019-01-04 to 2019-01-28 – Armando Semo visit our group to work further on our collaborative project with the Jorge Rocha Lab
2018-12-05 – We are very happy to have received a Wenner Gren conference grant for funding part of our upcoming conference: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity”
2018-12-15 – Ezekia receive the Birgit and Gad Rausings Foundation for mortuary archaeology bursary. Congrats!
2018-12-12 – Cesar receive the Borgström-Hedström Foundation bursary. Congrats!
2018-12-11 – Cesar received the Lars Hierta Minne Foundation bursary for his project work. Congrats!
2018-11-14 – Cesar and Ezekia both received Nilsson Ehle bursaries for their project work. Congrats to both!
2018-11-13 – We are very happy to have received a VR conference grant for funding part of our upcoming conference: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity”
2018-11-08 – TJ Naidoo (co-supervised by Carina) successfully defended his thesis. Congrats TJ!
2018-11-03 – Cesar presents a talk at the American Association for Biological Anthropology (ALAB 2018) conference in Puerto Rico about his recent article on population structure and admixture in Cuba.
2018-10-01 – We started our organisation of our 2019 conference in Uppsala: “Africa, the cradle of human diversity”. We are looking forward to this opportunity to meet and discuss cross-disciplinary research and ongoing projects with our colleagues and collaborators!
2018-09-08 – We had a group outing in the Swedish countryside and enjoyed meeting each others families, chatting in a setting far away from work and eating a great pot-luck lunch. Thanks to everybody!
2018-09-01 to 2018-10-31 – Many people in the group are teaching in our two new courses that the Human Evolution program is presenting: Human Evolution and Genetics (a Masters level course) and Human Evolution: an Overview (an introductory evening course).
2018-08-31 – Our review paper “Tales of Human Migration, Admixture, and Selection in Africa” is published in Annual review of genomics and human genetics. (Link)
2018-08-06 to 2018-08-10 – Rickard attends the Population Genetics Workshop (popgen2018) in Copenhagen.
2018-07-30 – Cesar publish an article on the demographic history of Cuba in Scientific Reports. Congrats Cesar!
2018-07-08 to 2018-07-12 – Mario and Carina attend the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution 2018 conference (SMBE 2018) in Tokyo Japan and present posters on their recent work
2018-06-20 – Carina presents an invited talk in the genetics session of the Society for Africanist Archeologists 2018 conference (Safa 2018) in Toronto Canada
2018-06-01 – We welcome two new members in the group. Cesar Fortes-Lima as a postdoc and Ezekia Mtetwa as a researcher. Welcome!
2018-05-31 – Carina became docent (Associate Professor) in Human Evolution and Genetics
2018-04-01 – Carina presented a keynote lecture at the SMBE satellite meeting on “Modern Methods for the Study of Ancient DNA” in Providence, USA.
2018-04-01 – We welcomed two new lab-members this month; Cecile Jolly (Research Engineer) and Rickard Hammaren (PhD student). Welcome!
2018-03-19 – Jessica de Loma Olsson from Karolinska Institute is visiting our group for a few months to do analyses as part of a collaboration with Karin Brobergs’ group. Welcome Jessica!
2018-03-09 – Mario and Gwenna successfully defended their two manuscripts at their halftime defence. Congrats!
2018-02-16 – Nina Hollfelder (co-supervised by Carina) successfully defended her thesis. Congrats Nina!
2018-02-03 – In the next few months we will be welcoming three new group members: Rickard Hammaren (PhD), Cesar Fortes-Lima (Postdoc) and Cecile Jolly (Research Engineer). Welcome!
2018-01-30 – Our News and Views item that we wrote about the ancient African genomes released last year, is published in the South African Journal of Science (Link).
2018-01-26 – Our paper on differing levels of selection in the different genome regulatory regions is published in BMC Genomics (Link).
2017-12-07 – Carina presents a talk and take part in a panel discussion “The Essence of Frontier Science for Inclusive Development” organised by the ERC and NRF at the South African Science forum 2017.
2017-11-13 – 2017-11-16 Carina and Mario goes on field trip to South Africa to report back on genetic results to study participants.
2017-11-03 – Carina presents a talk at the Third annual Symposium of the DFG Centre for Advanced Studies: Modern human origins and dispersal, Tübingen, Germany.
2017-10-16 – We are advertising three new positions in the group, a PhD, Postdoc and a Research engineer. Applications now closed
2017-09-06 – Soon we will advertise two new positions in the group, for a PhD and Postdoc. The links to the advertisements will be posted as soon as they are available
2017-09-06 – Carina receive an ERC starting grant for the project: AfricanNeo, a project that aims to investigate the African Neolithic from a genetic perspective.
2017-08-21 to 2017-08-25 – Mario attends the popgen17 workshop at University of Copenhagen.
2017-08-24 – Our paper on the genetic history of Sudan and South Sudan is published in PLoS Genetics. Link
2017-08-17 – Carina presents a talk at the Sydney Brenner Institute in Johannesburg on ancient DNA in southern Africa
2017-08-13 to 2017-08-16 – Carina attends the 17th Biennial Congress of the Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG 2017) in Durban (South Africa) and presents a keynote talk on the genetic history of Africa
2017-08-17 – Carina visit our collaborators, Koen Bostoen and Bernard Clist, at Ghent University and presents a talk on African history from a genetic perspective.
2017-06-05 – Our paper on ancient DNA genomes from southern Africa appears on BioRxiv. Link
2017-04-20 to 2017-06-01 – Armando Semo visit our group to work on a collaborative project with the Jorge Rocha Lab
2017-04-05 – Our paper on adaptation to infectious disease exposure in certain southern African San groups is published in Proc Royal Soc B. Link
2017-04-19 to 2017-04-22 – Mario attends the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in New Orleans and presents a poster on our collaborative work with Peter Ebbesen
2017-02-1 to 2017-0-28 – Dhriti Sengupta visit our group to work on a collaborative project with Michele Ramsay’s group