Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD)
Combining advanced ancient DNA facilities with dedicated bioinformatics capabilities, ACAD conducts leading research into ancient human migration, megafaunal extinction, ancient microbiomes and forensic analysis.
Development of cutting-edge ancient DNA approaches is undertaken in collaboration and partnership with research teams, museums and industries around the world. Our success is based on a passion for science and a strong team dynamic, which results in the delivery of high impact publications, mentoring higher degree researchers and science outreach.
Latest publication Abrupt climate change played a key role in mass extinction events of large animals in the Earth's past. To read about this latest research published in Science, visit our publications page.
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PhD opportunities at ACAD Come join our team and work on exciting and interesting projects. Both domestic and international scholarships are available via the Adelaide Graduate Centre. To view available PhD projects, click here.