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Invited to Scientific Committee Member of European PPA 2020

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I am invited to Scientific Committee of upcoming 23rd European Paleopathology Association meeting (Vilnius, Lithuania).

Invited to Scientific Committee Member of PAMinSA 2019

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I am invited to Scientific Committee of upcoming VII Paleopathology Association meeting in South America (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

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PAMinSA VIII in Sao Paulo HP (upcoming)

PAMinSA VII in Argentina HP (Previous meeting)


[Presentation] The 3rd Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Paleopathology

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We participated in the 3rd Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Paleopathology at Doigahama Anthropology Museum, Japan.


DNA Sequences of 28S rRNA and COI regions obtained from ancient Metagonimus yokogawai eggs found in the coprolites of Joseon Dynasty mummies 

Jong Ha Hong1, Chang Seok Oh1,2, Myeung Ju Kim3, Min Seo4,*, Dong Hoon Shin1,2,*

1Laboratory of Bioanthropology, Paleopathology and History of Diseases, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; 2Institute of Forensic Science, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; 3Department of Anatomy, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, South Korea; 4Department of Parasitology, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, South Korea; *Co-correspondences.

In this report, we present our research on Metagonimus yokogawai DNA sequences obtained from ancient parasite eggs remained in coprolite specimens of the 15th to 18th century Joseon mummies. We successfully ampli…