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What is the CECD? 
The CECD is an AHRC funded research group dedicated to examining the evolutionary underpinnings of human cultural behaviour, past and present. more>

   
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Research Students Profile
Mr Adam Powell
PhD Student, Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London

Wolfson House
4 Stephenson Way
London
NW1 2HE
Email: adam.powell@ucl.ac.uk

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Funding
AHRC
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Research and Teaching interests
I am primarily interested in gene-culture coevolution and the ways in which demography can affect both genetic and cultural variation. I use a wide range of analysis tools to infer ancestral demographic conditions from both genetic and archaeological data.
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Educational Background
1999-2003 BSc. Mathematics at the University of Exeter
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Associated AHRC CECD Projects (Phase 2):
Project A002
Lactose tolerance and population expansion in prehistoric Europe



Associated Publications - AHRC CECD - phase 2:
Gerbault P., Liebert A., Itan Y., Powell A., Currat M., Burger J., Swallow D.M., Thomas M.G (2011).
Evolution of lactase persistence: an example of human niche construction.Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. Vol 366. 863-77.
Itan Y., Powell A., Beaumont M.A., Burger J., Thomas M.G (2009).
The origins of lactase persistence in Europe.PLoS Computational Biology. Vol 5(8). 1-13.