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.
The Australian Centre for Ancient DNA is supported by the Environment Institute and is a major research initiative of the School of Biological Sciences and the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide.
ACAD latest Blog post "Demystifying the everyday procedures used at ACAD": Read ACAD's latest blog, our first in a series of explainers about the methods that bear the science fruits.
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.