11/16/2015, Quinnipiac University, Anthropology students Amel Langston measures part of the mummified infant trying to determine how old it was when it died. (John Hassett/for Quinnipiac University)

The Bioanthropology Research Institute

The Bioanthropology Research Institute uses a variety of paleoimaging tools and techniques to conduct research on mummified humans and animals and ancient artifacts without destruction.

What We Do

The Bioanthropology Research Institute is an interdisciplinary hub linking the study of biology, anthropology, archaeology and paleontology. The institute performs research on mummified humans, animals and ancient artifacts through applications such as diagnostic imaging, video endoscopy, photography, and laboratory analysis. 

Ronald Beckett, professor emeritus of health sciences, Gerald Conlogue, professor emeritus of diagnostic imaging, and Jaime Ullinger, assistant professor of anthropology, are the co-executive directors of the institute.

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