Jelmer Eerkens

Position Title
Professor

Unit
Anthropology
Forensic Sciences Graduate Group


Bio

An archaeologist interested in reconstructing the evolution of human diets and technologies. Jelmer uses stable isotopes, proteomics, organic residues, and ancient DNA to address these issues. He has been involved in research examining human dental calculus as insight into the evolution of the human oral microbiome and as a source for documenting ancient pathogens.

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