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Karola Kirsanow

Research Program Manager

Education

PhD in Human Evolutionary Biology, 2009

Harvard University

MSc in Archaeological Science, 2004

Oxford University

BA in Archaeology, 2002

Cornell University

Karola holds a Ph.D. in Human Evolutionary Biology from Harvard, where she worked on reconstructing palaeoenvironmental conditions relevant to hominid evolution. She has also conducted palaeogenetic research into modern human adaptations to diet and climate. She is broadly interested in complex networks of interaction in both natural and artificial contexts, and she is excited to support research into building resilient distributed systems at Protocol Labs.

Areas of Expertise

Biological networks, Human genetics