Institute for Mummy Studies
Institute for Mummy Studies
Snapshots of the past times that help us to gain unique insights into our present. By studying skeletons and mummies from all over the world and from different historical periods, we gain knowledge on population history, the development of pathogens and the preservation of archaeological finds.
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Genetic Predisposition of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Ancient Human Remains
Our researchers have published a new paper in the journal Annals of Global Health to enlighten the genetic burden of our ancestors for the not just modern disease atherosclerosis, with our PhD student ...
The Institute for Mummy Studies in Egypt for anthropological examinations
Our Bioarcheologist Alice Paladin was at Qubbet el-Hawa North, an archaeological site on the west bank of the Nile opposite Aswan in Egypt for doing anthropological examinations.
Opening event of the World Congress on Mummy Studies
Charity Concert of the Bavarian Classics
Paleogenetic analysis of sixty Bolivian mummies provide precious insights into the genetic history ...Duration: - Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Mobility ...
"Celts" up & down the Alps: Origin and Mobility patterns on both sides of the Alps during the Late ...Duration: - Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research ...
Bioarcheological studies of mummified pre-Columbian remains from Bolivia. Understanding and ...Duration: - Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Seal of ...
Genomic diversity of prehistoric individuals from the Iceman’s territory in the Eastern Italian AlpsDuration: - Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research ...
Assessment of missing links in atherogenesis via paleogenetic, computed tomography and stable ...Duration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
PopGenCT Ancient Egypt
Life and death in ancient Egypt – Computed tomographic and paleogenetic examinations for the ...Duration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
Development and centralization of the laboratory infrastructures of the Institute for Mummy Studies ...Duration: - Funding: FESR (EU funding / Project)
Iceman Conservation Project 2.0
Iceman Conservation Project 2.0 Study on the state of conservation and feasibilityDuration: - Funding: Public institutions (Other projects ...
Molecular analysis of the microbiome and of infectious diseases in ancient human remains - from ...Duration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
Illuminating the evolutionary history of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC)Duration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
MAGAZINE Science Stories that Inspire
Vicini, anche oltre la morte
Le analisi sulle sepolture uomo-animale nella necropoli del Seminario Vescovile di Verona pongono le società pre-romane sotto la lente della ricerca
“The fact that Ötzi is 92 percent Anatolian may come as a surprise to many”
Interview with archaeogeneticist Johannes Krause and anthropologist Albert Zink
The father, son and infant found in a prehistoric tomb
New details from a bioarchaeological study of a grave in Ora