Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD)
The Science Excellence Awards have recognised the efforts of the The Aboriginal Heritage Project this month by bestowing the Excellence in Research Collaboration award. We are eternally grateful to the Indigenous communities who have allowed and joined us on this journey - to reconstruct Australia's first genetic map. This project has been generously funded by the Australian Research Council.
This month's top picks
A long connection to country has been confirmed by genetic analysis of historic Aboriginal hair samples. Aboriginal populations moved into Australia around 50,000 years ago, and rapidly swept around the west and east coasts in parallel movements, meeting around the Nullarbor, read more
Our annual Advanced Bioinformatics workshop is back on again this November. We have international experts in the fields of metagenomics, population genetics, pangenomics, statistics and much more. Book now