Scientific Success of an ASV Graduate

Domingo Carlos Salazar, graduated at American School of Valencia in 1999 and currently Associate Researcher of the Department of Human Evolution at the Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leizpig, Germany), has been member of the team that has reconstructed the genome of a man who lived 45,000 years ago, by far the oldest genetic record ever obtained from modern humans.

The research was published on Wednesday in the journal Nature. According to New York Times the study “provided new clues to the expansion of modern humans from Africa about 60,000 years ago, when they moved into Europe and Asia.”

Find Domingo Carlos Salazar’s profile at Max Planck Institute webpage.

Find a preview of the article at Nature webpage. Read the story on the New York Times.

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