Biomolecular Palaeoanthropology in the Welker Group

The Welker Group studies human evolution across the last 1 million years, primarily through the study of ancient proteins and other biomolecules preserved in the skeletal remains of hominins and associated fauna.

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  1. Welker et al. 2020. The dental proteome of Homo antecessor. Nature 580, 235-238. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2153-8.

  2. Chen et al. 2019. A late Middle Pleistocene Denisovan mandible from the Tibetan Plateau. Nature 569, 409-412. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1139-x.

  3. Lanigan et al. 2020. Multi-protease analysis of Pleistocene bone proteomes. Journal of Proteomics 228, 103889. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2020.103889

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

European Research Council (Starting Grant 948365-PROSPER)

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VILLUM Foundation

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

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Fyssen Foundation

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Leakey Foundation

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Group leader

Group Leader

Frido Welker
Associate Professor

E-mail: frido.welker@sund.ku.dk

Group Members

Name Title Phone E-mail
Fagernäs, Zandra Selina Postdoc +4535337116 E-mail
Herrera Bethencourt, Jorsua Research Assistant +4535327517 E-mail
Le Meillour, Louise Guest Researcher +4561616395 E-mail
Le Meillour, Louise Guest Researcher   E-mail
Mylopotamitaki, Dorothea Visiting PhD Student   E-mail
Welker, Frido Associate Professor +4535326422 E-mail
Ásmundsdóttir, Ragnheiður Diljá PhD Fellow +4535336587 E-mail
Huan Xia Visiting PhD   E-mail
Jakob Hansen PhD   E-mail