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Laboratory for Human Biology Research

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The Laboratory is located within the Department of Anthropology at 1810 Hinman Avenue, and it is comprised of 1,500 square feet of Biosafety Level 2 certified wet-lab space. The laboratory contains equipment to support immunoassay analysis of human blood, saliva, and urine, as well as the assessment of body composition, energy expenditure, and cardiovascular function. Read more about the Laboratory’s facilities.

Research and teaching

The Laboratory supports research in energetics and metabolism, exercise and fitness, stress and human health, growth and development, body composition, and ecological immunology.

In addition, the Laboratory offers a two-course sequence in Human Biology Research that provides students with hands-on experience with a range of methods for assessing human adaptation, development, and health. 

Meet the members of the Laboratory for Human Biology Research community.

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