Univ.-Prof. Ron Pinhasi, PhD

Ron Pinhasi

Professur für Biologische Anthropologie an der Fakultät für Lebenswissenschaften

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Curriculum Vitae:

1991-1996 B.A. in Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Canada
1996-1997 M.A. in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology, Katholiek Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, dissertation in Biological Anthropology, Summa cum Laude
1998-2003 Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, UK Supported by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) PGS-B PhD scholarship
2003-2004 Lise Meitner Postdoctoral Fellowship, Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria: "Health and Demography among the Populations from the Late Avar and Arpadian Periods 9th-13th centuries"
2004-2007 Senior Lecturer in Biological Anthropology, School of Human & Life Sciences, Roehampton University
2007-2012 Lecturer in Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology, University College Cork, Ireland
2008-2012 Science Foundation of Ireland (SFI), Research Frontiers Programme: "The evolutionary history of Neanderthals and their potential interface with early modern humans in the southern and northern Caucasus"
2011 ERC Starting Grant
2011-2017 Adjunct Associate Professor, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin
2012- 2017 Associate Professor, School of Archaeology, University College Dublin
2014-2016 Irish Research Council Advanced Research Project Grant: "From hunters to farmers: the evolution of human populations preceding the emergence of agriculture"
2017 The "Fabio Frassetto" International Prize in Physical Anthropology, Academia Nazionale dei Lincei (Rome)
since June 2018 Associate professor, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Vienna
since February 2022 Professor, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Vienna

Research Areas:

* Human ancient DNA: genomics, population history, selection, admixture, dispersals
* The evolution (and co-evolution) of human culture and biology
* Health in past populations and the evolution of pathogens and disease
* Human biological anthropology during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene
* The anthropology and genetics of the origins and spread of agriculture
* Middle-Upper Palaeolithic transition in the Caucasus