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Volney Friedrich

Doctoral Candidate

Hometown: New York, NY
volney@sas.upenn.edu
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Education

  • Columbia University, B.S., Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species, 2007
  • New York University, M.A., Human Skeletal Biology, 2013
  • University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology, PhD Program, 2013-present

Awards/Fellowships/Grants

  • University of Pennsylvania SAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, $29,678; August 2019

  • NSF DDRIG, Biological Anthropology (BCS 1751863), “Mitochondrial DNA lineages and host-pathogen dynamics, $32,199; March 2018

Publications

  1. Friedrich VK, Rubel M, Schurr TG. 2022. The role of mitochondrial genetic variation in human bioenergetics, adaptation, and adult disease. Am J Hum Biol 32: e23629. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23629.

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