Professor Greger Larson

Research Profile

Research Activites

Current Grants

  • Cultural and Scientific Perceptions of Human-Chicken Interactions
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AH/L006979/1)
  • Unifying Domestication and Evolutionary Biology through Ancient DNA (UNDEAD)
  • European Research Council (ERC-2013-StG 337574-UNDEAD)           
  • Deciphering dog domestication through a combined ancient DNA and geometric morphometric approach
  • Natural Environment Research Council, UK (NE/K005243/1 and NE/K003259/1)

Education

  • D. Phil., Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Dept. of Zoology, University of Oxford 2006
  • Ph.D. student, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado 2002
  • M. St., World Archaeology, Dept. of Archaeology, University of Oxford 2000
  • BA., Environment, Economics, & Politics, Claremont McKenna College, California 1996

Links

Publications
  • Tracking the Near Eastern origins and European dispersal of the western house mouse

    Cucchi, T, Papayianni, K, Cersoy, S, Aznar-Cormano, L, Zazzo, A, Debruyne, R, Berthon, R, Bălășescu, A, Simmons, A, Valla, F, Hamilakis, Y, Mavridis, F
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    et al
  • Genomic Adaptations and Evolutionary History of the Extinct Scimitar-Toothed Cat, Homotherium latidens

    Barnett, R, Westbury, MV, Sandoval-Velasco, M, Vieira, FG, Jeon, S, Zazula, G, Martin, MD, Ho, SYW, Mather, N, Gopalakrishnan, S, Ramos-Madrigal, J, de Manuel, M
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    et al
  • Author Correction: 863 genomes reveal the origin and domestication of chicken.

    Wang, M-S, Thakur, M, Peng, M-S, Jiang, Y, Frantz, LAF, Li, M, Zhang, J-J, Wang, S, Peters, J, Otecko, NO, Suwannapoom, C, Guo, X
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    et al
  • Epidemiological insights from a large-scale investigation of intestinal helminths in Medieval Europe.

    Flammer, PG, Ryan, H, Preston, SG, Warren, S, Přichystalová, R, Weiss, R, Palmowski, V, Boschert, S, Fellgiebel, K, Jasch-Boley, I, Kairies, M-S, Rümmele, E
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    et al
  • 863 genomes reveal the origin and domestication of chicken

    Wang, M-S, Thakur, M, Peng, M-S, Jiang, Y, Frantz, LAF, Li, M, Zhang, J-J, Wang, S, Peters, J, Otecko, NO, Suwannapoom, C, Guo, X
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    et al
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Teaching

Postgraduate teaching

Course lecturer in Ancient DNA for the MSc in Archaeological Science.