The Human Biology Lab investigates human evolution, adaptation, and health by integrating tools from energetics and endocrinology. The lab seeks to foster comparative research that examines how ecological and social environments shape biological variation across human populations and primate species.

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Lab Resources

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The Indigenous Siberian Health and Adaptation Project (ISHAP)

ISHAP is an international collaborative project that focuses on metabolic adaptation and health change among indigenous Siberian populations. For more information, click here.

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The Biomarkers of Energy Expenditure and Balance Study

This project is a collaboration with the Yale Reproductive Ecology Lab. The project has two main goals: 1) examine the utility of urinary thyroid hormone levels as a biomarker of energy balance, and 2) explore the relationship between psychosocial stress and metabolic rate.