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Gaunitz Charleen

Charleen Gaunitz

Status : PhD student

Affiliations : Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen

Contact : Email address :
Phone number : +45 71 88 24 20 ; +49 177 17 43 66 8

Research Topics : ancient DNA, horse domestication, anthropology

Academic background and research experiences :

03/2015 – present PhD student
Centre for GeoGenetics (Natural History Museum)
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

11/2011 – 02/2015 Student helper : Max-Plank-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Department for Human Evolution

10/2011 – 03/2014 Master of Science in Anthropology
Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany

10/2007 – 03/2011 Bachelor of Arts in biological Anthropology/Sociology
Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Germany

Bibliography :

- Librado P, Gamba C, Gaunitz C, Der Sarkissian C, Pruvost M, Albrechtsen A, et al. Ancient genomic changes associated with domestication of the horse. Science. 2017 ;356 : 442–445.

- Schubert M, Mashkour M, Gaunitz C, Fages A, Seguin-Orlando A, Sheikhi S, et al. Zonkey : A simple, accurate and sensitive pipeline to genetically identify equine F1-hybrids in archaeological assemblages. J Archaeol Sci. 2016 ;78 : 147–157. 2016

- Cruz-Davalos DI, Llamas B, Gaunitz C, Fages A, Gamba C, Soubrier J, Librado P, Seguin-Orlando A, Pruvost M, Alfarhan AH, Al Quraishi SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, Scheu A, Benecke N, Ludwig A, Cooper A, Willerslev E, Orlando L. 2017. Experimental conditions improving in solution target enrichment for ancient DNA. Mol Ecol Resour 17:508-522.

- Librado P, Fages A, Gaunitz C, Leonardi M, Wagner S, Khan N, et al. The Evolutionary Origin and Genetic Makeup of Domestic Horses. Genetics. 2016 ;204 : 423–434.

- Gamba C, Hanghøj K, Gaunitz C, Alfarhan AH, Alquraishi SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, et al. Comparing the performance of three ancient DNA extraction methods for high-throughput sequencing. Mol Ecol Resour. 2016 ;16 : 459–469. 2015
Skinner MM, Alemseged Z, Gaunitz C, Hublin J-J. Enamel thickness trends in Plio-Pleistocene hominin mandibular molars. J Hum Evol. 2015 ;85 : 35–45