Svante Paabo, clip 4
Svante Paabo is the Director of the Department of Genetics at the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology. His group was the first to successfully isolate Neandertal mitochondrial DNA.
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Mitochondrial DNA is frequently used in forensic anthropology. What is the age limit of DNA?
How to pick the best sample from which to isolate DNA.
What molecular genetics tells us about the Neandertal relationship to modern humans.
How can one use mutations to track human evolution?
Svante Pääbo of the Max Planck Institute joins Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Dave Micklos to discuss the Neanderthal genome project.
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Paabo talks about his team's pioneering work with ancient Neandertal mtDNA.
Eugen Fischer, director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Genetics, and Eugenics, with Max Planck.
The human mitochondrial genome consists of a DNA ring of about 16,570 nucleotides. It contains 37 genes, most of which are coding for mitochondrial tRNAs.
12164. Eugen Fischer, Director of the Kaiser-Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Genetics, and Eugenics (1927-1942), with physicist Max Planck
Eugen Fischer, Director of the Kaiser-Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Genetics, and Eugenics (1927-1942), with physicist Max Planck