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Historical Genomics Lab

Raquel Fleskes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College
Department of Anthropology

We are an anthropological genetics laboratory specializing in ancient DNA, population genetics, and community engagement in North American historic contexts. More broadly, we focus on the application of ancient DNA to study colonial population history. 

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Our lab focuses on understanding the population histories in early colonial North America from archaeological sites and within contemporary descendent communities using ancient DNA and population genetics. 

Read more about the research we're working on here --> 

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