Our research combines genomic information from modern and ancient populations to trace the changes in the genetic makeup of Mexicans, and how these impact function and phenotype.
Go to Afro-Mexico Genomics Project

Afro-Mexico Genomics Project

Using genomics to understand the genetic legacy of the transatlantic slave trade in Mexico.

Go to Paleogenomics of Prehispanic Mexico

Paleogenomics of Prehispanic Mexico

Investigating the impact of Colonialism on the genetic diversity of Mexicans through time.


María Ávila-Arcos

Principal Investigator

Viridiana Villa Islas

PhD Student
Project: Paleogenomics of Pre-Hispanic Mexico

Miriam Bravo López

PhD Student
Project: Ancient Pathogen Genomics

Shreya Ramachandran

Fullbright Fellow
Project: Afromexico Genomics Project

Axel Guzmán Solís

Undergraduate Research Student
Project: Ancient Pathogen Genomics


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