Naihui Wang

Doctoral Researcher
Department of Archaeology
FINDER Research Group

Main Focus

Naihui is a PhD student of FINDER project. FINDER stands for Fossil Fingerprinting and Identification of New Denisovan Remains from Pleistocene Asia, aims to identify hominin remains among fragmented bones from key archaeological sites. Naihui will focus on finding huminin remains from tiny bones in China. The identification of these remains will be completed through a combination of techniques including ZooMS collagen fingerprinting, radiocarbon dating, stable isotope analysis, and ancient DNA.

Tentative PhD Project title: The application of biomolecular and palaeoproteomics approaches in the Pleistocene record of China

Curriculum Vitae

2016-2019: Master Degree, Northwest University (Xi'an, China), Department of Archaeology 

2012-2016: Bachelor Degree, Northwest University (Xi'an, China), Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation


Wang Naihui, Brown Samantha, Ditchfield Peter, Hebestreit Sandra, Kozilikin Maxim, Luu Sindy, Wedage Oshan, Grimaldi Stefano, Chazan Michael, Horwitz Kolska Liora, Spriggs Matthew, Summerhayes Glenn, Shunkov Michael, Richter Korzow Kristine, Douka Katerina. 2021. Testing the efficacy and comparability of ZooMS protocols on archaeological bone. Journal of Proteomics, Volume 233.

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