Tel. +34 913941576
Faculty of Medicine Complutense University of Madrid
Pabellón 7, Planta 4, Pl. de Ramón y Cajal, s/n, 28040 Madrid
This group arises from the application of population genetics in the forensic field; especially in:
The group has great expertise in the study of human variability of autosomal polymorphisms (Short Tandem Repeats or STRs), sex-linked polymorphisms (X chromosome) and haploid markers (mitochondrial DNA, Y chromosome), as well as in the genetic data analysis from these markers by using population genetics specific software.
Likewise, the group has also experience on the study of the aforementioned polymorphisms in degraded samples, both of forensic and archaeological and/or historical interest.
Dr. Eduardo Arroyo Pardo
Licentiate degree in Biological Sciences from the Complutense University (UCM) in 1987, PhD in 1993 and, University Professor since 2011.
He has directed 3 National Plan projects (CGL2006-07828/BOS, CGL2009-07959/BOS, HAR2015-67323-C2-2-P) on genetic analysis of ancient human remains of archaeological and/or historical interest. He is currently leading an agreement with the company Iltirta S.L., within a multicentre group, for the identification of victims of the Civil War, which has been in place since July 2017.
He has signed several research agreements with universities and national and foreign companies. He has recently signed a framework agreement with the Institute of Forensic Medicine of the Community of Madrid.
He has been director of the ancient DNA unit of the Research Support Centre (CAI) of Archaeometry and Archaeological Analysis of the UCM and is currently Head of the UCM Research Group no. 970545 on Forensic Genetics and Population Genetics. He has spent several stays at institutions such as the Anthropology Unit of the University of Barcelona; Institut für Human Genetik, Göttingen Universität, Germany or the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal.
He is the author of more than 100 publications and a number of book chapters.