Paseo Sierra de Atapuerca 3, Burgos

Chitina Moreno-Torres
Head of the UCC+i of CENIEH

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Researcher at the National Centre for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH)

Technician of the Laboratory of Experimental Archaeology and Taphonomy of CENIEH.

Research Professor at CSIC and Coordinator of the Paleobiology Programme at the National Centre for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH), Burgos

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Svante Paabo

The Karolinska Institute has awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology to Swedish biologist Svante Pääbo, a specialist in evolutionary genetics, for his discoveries on the genomes of extinct hominids and human evolution.


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