Paleo-DNA Scientific Officer Co-authors Paper on Oldest Known Case of Leprosy

Dr. Carney Matheson, Scientific Officer of the Lakehead University Paleo-DNA Laboratory as well as Anthropology Professor at Lakehead, is involved in another investigation of ancient DNA that could have significant implications.  Dr. Matheson co-authored a new research paper that has just been published in PLoS ONE, a scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science. The paper presents scientific research conducted on “The Tomb of the Shroud” – a tomb found in Jerusalem dating back to the time of Jesus. 
CLICK HERE to read the media release to learn more about the remains found in the Tomb. 
Dr. Carney Matheson in the Paleo-DNA Laboratory

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