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Eran Elhaik
Lecturer, University of Sheffield

Eran Elhaik is a lecturer at the University of Sheffield in the UK. He is interested in population genetics, molecular evolution, paleo-genomics and biogeography. He is also the topics editor for Frontiers in GENETICS.

Written by Eran Elhaik