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Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Erika Hagelberg, Professor Michael Hofreiter and Professor Christine Keyser

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Ancient DNA has grown from a scientific curiosity into a powerful research tool in fields as diverse as molecular evolution, archaeology, palaeontology, conservation genetics and forensic identification. This meeting will chart the technical challenges and achievements of ancient DNA, including its status as a scientific discipline, and discuss the prospects offered by new DNA sequencing technologies.

Biographies of the speakers are available below and you can also download the programme (PDF). Recorded audio of the presentations are available for each speaker below and the papers will be published in a future issue of Philosophical Transactions B.

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