Professor Greger Larson

Research Profile

Research Activites

Current Grants

  • Cultural and Scientific Perceptions of Human-Chicken Interactions
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AH/L006979/1)
  • Unifying Domestication and Evolutionary Biology through Ancient DNA (UNDEAD)
  • European Research Council (ERC-2013-StG 337574-UNDEAD)           
  • Deciphering dog domestication through a combined ancient DNA and geometric morphometric approach
  • Natural Environment Research Council, UK (NE/K005243/1 and NE/K003259/1)


  • D. Phil., Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Dept. of Zoology, University of Oxford 2006
  • Ph.D. student, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado 2002
  • M. St., World Archaeology, Dept. of Archaeology, University of Oxford 2000
  • BA., Environment, Economics, & Politics, Claremont McKenna College, California 1996


  • Microbial differences between dental plaque and historic dental calculus are related to oral biofilm maturation stage

  • Ancient pigs reveal a near-complete genomic turnover following their introduction to Europe

    Frantz, LAF, Haile, J, Lin, AT, Scheu, A, Geörg, C, Benecke, N, Alexander, M, Linderholm, A, Mullin, VE, Daly, KG, Battista, VM, Price, M
    et al
  • Dog10K: the International Consortium of Canine Genome Sequencing

  • Dog10K: an international sequencing effort to advance studies of canine domestication, phenotypes and health

  • Dogs accompanied humans during the Neolithic expansion into Europe.

    Ollivier, M, Tresset, A, Frantz, LAF, Bréhard, S, Bălăşescu, A, Mashkour, M, Boroneanţ, A, Pionnier-Capitan, M, Lebrasseur, O, Arbogast, R-M, Bartosiewicz, L, Debue, K
    et al
  • More

Postgraduate teaching

Course lecturer in Ancient DNA for the MSc in Archaeological Science.
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