About

Team

Prof. Dr. Christina Warinner
Principal Investigator
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History; University Professor of Biological Sciences, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany; Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University; Sally Starling Seaver Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Research Interests:
Microbial Archaeology, Human Microbiome, Origins of Dairy, Paleodietary Reconstruction, Evolutionary Medicine, Ancient DNA, Paleoproteomics
warinner@shh.mpg.de


Dr. Soninkhishig (Sonya) Tsolmon
Senior Investigator and Field Coordinator Mongolia
Mongolian Dietetic Association (President), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Research Interests:
Nutrition, Health, Education, Traditional Mongolian Foods
soninkhishig@must.edu.mn


Dr. Matthäus Rest
Postdoc
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Research Interests:
Social Anthropology; Peasant Studies; Dairying; Cheese Making
rest@shh.mpg.de


Dr. Alexander Hübner
Postdoc
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Research Interests:
Human Microbiome; Bioinformatics
huebner@shh.mpg.de


Dr. Choongwon Jeong
Seoul National University, Korea

Research Interests:
Genomics, Genotyping, Population Genetics, SNP Analysis
cwjeong@snu.ac.kr


Dr. Jessica Hendy
BioArCh, University of York, UK; Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Research Interests:
Ancient Proteins, Past Culinary Practices, Food Traditions
jessica.hendy@york.ac.uk


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Dr. Alexander Herbig
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Research Interests:
Bacterial Genomics, Pathogen Evolution, Ancient DNA, Metagenomics
herbig@shh.mpg.de


Profile of Taylor Hermes

Dr. Taylor Hermes
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Research Interests:
Livestock Genomics; Stable Isotope Analysis; Archaeology of Central and Inner Asia
hermes@shh.mpg.de


Dr. William Taylor
Assistant Professor and Curator of Archaeology
University of Colorado Boulder – Museum of Natural History

Research Interests:
Archaeozoology; Horse & Animal Domestication; Archaeology of Central and Inner Asia
William.Taylor@colorado.edu


Khulan Lkhamsuren, M.M.Sc.
PhD Student
Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition

Research Interests:
Public Health, Nutrition
khulan.lk@mnums.edu.mn


Tuul Nyambal, MBS
PhD Student
Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition

Research Interests:
Public Health, Nutrition, Microbiology
tuul.n@mnums.edu.mn


Björn Reichhardt, M.A.
PhD Student
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena; Central Asian Seminar, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Research Interests:
Social Anthropology, Cultural Geography, Mongolian Studies, Space & Place, Videography
reichhardt@shh.mpg.de


Zoljargal Enkh-Amgalan, B.A.
BA Social & Cultural Anthropology
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena / Free University of Berlin, Germany

Research Interests:
Anthropology, Film Studies, Art, Mongolian Studies
enkh-amgalan@shh.mpg.de