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Svante Pääbo

Swedish geneticist (born 1955)


Svante Pääbo
Svante Pääbo

Svante Pääbo is a Swedish geneticist of Estonian descent specialising in the field of evolutionary genetics. As one of the founders of paleogenetics, he has worked extensively on the Neanderthal genome. He is the founding director of the Department of Genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, since 1997. He is also a professor at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan.

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