The 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2020)


Session 33. Bioarchaeology: Methods and Techniques. Contributed Podium Presentations. Chair: Mario Novak

April 17, 2020 8 a.m. - noon, Diamond 5 Add to calendar
8:00AM Add to calendar New insights into health, diet and disease in the Tyrolean Iceman. Albert R. Zink, Frank Maixner.
8:15AM Add to calendar 2,000-year-old pathogen genomes reconstructed from mummies provide insights into the state of health of ancient Egyptians. Verena J. Schuenemann, Judith Neukamm, Saskia Pfrengle, Martyna Molak, Alexander Seitz, Michael Francken, Partick Eppenberger, Charlotte Avanzi, Ella Reiter, Christian Urban, Beatrix Welte, Barbara Teßmann, Alexander Herbig, Katerina Harvati, Kay Nieselt, Johannes Krause.
8:30AM Add to calendar Associations between genetic differentiation and craniometric interpopulation distances across North Eurasia. Andrej Evteev, Patrícia Santos, Silvia Ghirotto, Hugo Reyes-Centeno.
8:45AM Add to calendar Genome-wide ancient DNA investigation of Eneolithic individuals from southwestern Russia reveals a genetic contact point between the forest-steppe and steppe populations. Kerttu Majander, Kerkko Nordqvist, Arkadii Korolev, Alexander Khokhlov, Roman Smolyaninov, Henny Piezonka, Päivi Onkamo, Johannes Krause, Wolfgang Haak.
9:00AM Add to calendar Population dynamics at Chavín de Huántar and contemporary Canchas Uckro: A molecular examination of human skeletal remains dating from 1100-500 cal BCE. Eden Washburn, Jason Nesbitt, Vicky M. Oelze, Richard Burger, Lars Fehren-Schmitz.
9:15AM Add to calendar Applications of spatial analyses in Holocene Later Stone Age southern African bioarchaeology. Michelle E. Cameron.
9:30AM Add to calendar A little more conversation, a little more action, please: The potential of bone-muscle cross-talk for mapping skeletal markers of neurodegenerative disorders. Nivien Speith.
9:45AM Add to calendar A new approach to the paleopathological study of anemia(s): Comparative elemental profile by x-ray fluorescence (pXRF) in the Coimbra Identified Osteological Collections. Ricardo A.M.P. Gomes, Lidia Catarino, Ana Luisa Santos.
10:00AM Break
10:30AM Add to calendar Spina bifida occulta in a Basketmaker II sample from southeastern Utah: A case for nutritional deficiency in its etiology. Garnet A. Kwader, Patricia M. Lambert.
10:45AM Add to calendar The Silent Thief: Identifying Osteoporosis in Medieval Cambridge. Jenna M. Dittmar, Bram Mulder, Sarah A. Inskip, Piers D. Mitchell, Craig Cessford, Jay T. Stock, John E. Robb.
11:00AM Add to calendar Developmental Plasticity and Life Course Among Unidentified Migrants and Modern Americans: Implications of Childhood Stress on Predispositions to Vertebral Pathology. Caroline L. Znachko, Michelle D. Hamilton, James T. Watson.
11:15AM Add to calendar Human exposure to heavy metals 5000 years ago: Human health in the context of metalwork, pigments and cosmetics. Kirsi O. Lorentz, Messaoud Harfouche, Iosif Hafez, Yuko Miyauchi, Grigoria Ioannou, Mohammad R. Zaruri, Farzad Foruzanfar, Mansoor SM. Sajjadi.
11:30AM Add to calendar Mortality and resilience: questioning the immutability of non-specific stress indicators in paleopathology. Amanda Wissler.
11:45AM Add to calendar Measuring frailty in a Mississippi asylum sample. Shamsi Daneshvari Berry, Alexis O'Donnell, Amy W. Farnbach Pearson.