Ancient DNA

National facility

Photo: Mikael Wallerstedt


The Ancient DNA Facility is currently being established, but will soon be available to initiate projects. We will provide services such as extraction and analysis of degraded DNA to provide information on species, gender and ancestry. For human material we can also provide population genomics analysis and information on traits, to support e.g. archaeological and anthropological investigations. Please contact us for more information.

We have dedicated cleanrooms and procedures to minimize contamination with modern material. We will focus on bone and teeth material, but will also analyze other types of samples.

We are located at the Department of Organismal Biology, Uppsala University, and the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University.



Identification of samples containing ancient DNA

Analysis of human remains for ancestry, gender and other traits.

Identification of animal remains.