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17 May 2016

Director Willerslev profiled in New York Times

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A couple of month's back science journalist Carl Zimmer from the New York Times visited CGG. He followed in the footsteps of Director Eske Willerslev in order to write a profile article about the centre's founder. The result can now be read in today's New York Times.

Director Willerslev speaks at the opening ceremony of CGG in September 2010.

Director Willerslev speaks at the opening ceremony of CGG in September 2010.

In his story Eske Willerslev Is Rewriting History With DNA Carl Zimmer from the New York Times traces CGG's director - from his expeditions to Siberia with his twin brother in their teens through the groundbreaking sequencing of a full genome from an extinct Greenlander until the latest research about Native Americans, Australian Aboriginals and early Euasians. Read the story.