Dr. Ir. Jac M.M.J.G. Aarts

Position:
  • Postdoctoral researcher


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2636
E-Mail: j.m.m.j.g.aarts@arch.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Archeologie, World Archaeology, Human Origins
Office Address: Van Steenis gebouw
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Room number A118b


Research subject

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Comparative genetic and biochemical research of ancient hominin genomes versus modern human and other primate genomes to elucidate the evolution of chemical biotransformation capacity in the human lineage. These studies are steered by archaeological questions regarding  the technologies of food processing and thermoregulation of early European hominins.


Last Modified: 01-02-2016