Future Perspective on Ancient Genomics in East Asia

This is a half-day conference that will be held in Tokyo, Japan on October 21, 2018. This conference will focus on recent advances in ancient genomics and provide a variety of talks on the research in this growing field. This brings together researchers from different discipline including anthropology, population genetics, bioinformatics, and archaeology, to facilitate future collaborations of ancient genomics in East Asia.

Date: 21st, October

Venue: Tokyo National Museum Kuroda Memorial Hall


13:00 - 13:05 Opening remark

Takashi Gakuhari & Shinichi Nakamura (Vice-President, Kanazawa University)

13:05 - 13:45 Tracking Six Millenia of Horse Selection, Admixture and Management with Complete Genome Time Series

Ludovic Orlando

13:45 - 14:05 Ancient DNA Studies of Domesticated Horses in Ancient China

Xin Zhao

14:05 - 14:20 Coffee Break

14:20 - 14:40 Ancient DNA Analysis of Ice Core Samples

Takahiro Segawa

14:40 - 15:00 Phylogenomics and Morphology of Extinct Birds Point to Laurasian Origin for Paleognaths

Takahiro Yonezawa

15:00 - 15:20 Jomon Genome Reveals Genetic History in East Asian populations

Takashi Gakuhari

15:20 - 15:35 Coffee Break

15:35 - 15:55 Identifying the Origin of Natural Selection in Modern Japanese

Shigeki Nakagome

15:55 - 16:35 Migration and Population Origins in Atlantic Europe

Daniel Bradley

16:35 - 16:50 Closing remark

Shinichi Nakamura

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