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Adam "Ben" Rohrlach

Mathematician and Ancient DNA Researcher, University of Adelaide

I am a researcher and lecturer in the School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Adelaide, and a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. My research focuses on the analysis of ancient human DNA, specialising in prehistoric population genetics, Y-chromosomal history, detecting genetic diseases in ancient populations and developing new statistical methods for analysing ancient DNA.


  • –present
    Mathematics Lecturer and Archaeogeneticist, University of Adelaide


  • 2019 
    University of Adelaide, PhD