Palaeogenetics Group Mainz

The Palæogenetic Group, led by Joachim Burger, forms part of the Institute of Organismic and Molecular Evolution (iomE) at the Faculty of Biology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (JGU). It is is situated in the Anthropology building on the University Campus.



Palæogenetics Group Mainz
IOME, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Anselm-Franz-von-Bentzel Weg-7
55128 Mainz


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Palæogenetics Group Mainz
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55128 Mainz

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