Prof. Almut Nebel

ROOTS full member

Niemannsweg 11, R. 2.OG-R.01
Phone: +49 431 500-15155
Telefax: +49 431 500-15168

I graduated as a biologist, majoring in human genetics and physical anthropology. Since my student days, I have focused on research topics at the interface of these two disciplines. My main interests have been in human disease and population/evolutionary genetics as well as in ancient DNA analysis. In my current research, I primarily investigate the molecular basis of human longevity and the role of genetic variation in health and disease, with an emphasis on host-pathogen and human diet co-evolutionary processes (


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