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Dept. of Evolutionary biology, EBC,
75236 Uppsala, Sweden
EBC, Norbyvägen 18D, Room 1036
News: Dec 10, 2013 -- The Swedish Research Council grants Mattias Jakobsson 18 million SEK ("Distinguished Young Researchers") .
News: Nov 29, 2013 -- Mattias Jakobsson is awarded "Wallenberg Academy Fellow".
November 20, 2013 -- Our collaborative paper "Upper Palaeolithic Siberian genome reveals dual ancestry of Native Americans" was published by Nature.
News: Oct 24, 2013 -- Riksbankens (the Swedish Central Bank) Jubileumsfond granted 35.4 millon SEK to our program “The Atlas of ancient human genomes in Sweden” -- see News and Events
News: Feb 15, 2013 -- Mattias Jakobsson received the Tage Erlander Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
News: Sept 20, 2012 -- Our paper on southern Africas Khoe and San populations was published in Science -- see News and Events
Torsten Gunther, Per Sjödin, Carina Schlebusch, Thijessen Naidoo, Emma Svensson, Nina Hollfelder, Ayca Omrak, Lucie Gattepaille, Mattias Jakobsson, Helena Malmström, Alexandra Coutinho. Absent: Agnes Sjöstrand, Hanna Edlund, Maximilian Larena.
Professor of Genetics
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The research focuses on understanding evolutionary and demographic processes by using mathematical models and developing and utilizing statistical and computational methods for analyzing large genomic data sets. Specifically, we are interested in:
2014- Professor of Genetics, Uppsala University
2008-2013 Assistant Professor, Uppsala University
2005-2008 Postdoc, Computational biology, Rosenberg Lab, University of Michigan.
2005 PhD, Genetics, Section for Evolutionary Genetics, Lund University.
2003-2004 Research visit at the Nordborg Lab, University of Southern California.
2001 MS Biology and Mathematics, Lund University.