January 19, 2023
Plague trackers: Researchers cover thousands of years to understand the elusive origins of the Black Death
Researchers at McMaster's Ancient DNA Centre studied more than 600 genome sequences of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague...
December 9, 2022
Nobel connections: Hendrik Poinar reflects on his graduate supervisor’s legacy and the Ancient DNA Lab
As his former mentor and graduate supervisor Svante Pääbo receives the Nobel Prize for medicine, McMaster evolutionary geneticist Hendrik Poinar talks about the ways in which Pääbo fundamentally shaped his own groundbreaking research. ...
November 10, 2022
Analysis: Canada’s Latin American community is growing, and universities must improve teaching about the region
As Latin American communities continue to grow, universities must teach students about Latin America and Latinx communities in interdisciplinary ways....