Rita Mavis Austin

Postdoctoral Fellow - Frontiers in Evolutionary Zoology
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Visiting address Sars gate 1 Colletts hus 0318 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1172 0316 Oslo

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Background

Brief presentation of previous work experience and education

Publications

  • Zuckerman, Molly K.; Tribble, Anna Grace; Austin, Rita Mavis; DeGaglia, Cassandra M. S. & Emery, Taylor (2022). Biocultural perspectives on bioarchaeological and paleopathological evidence of past pandemics. American Journal of Biological Anthropology. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.24647.
  • Austin, Rita M; Zuckerman, Molly; Honap, Tanvi P.; Lee, Hedwig; Ward, Geoff K. & Warinner, Christina [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Remembering St. Louis individual—structural violence and acute bacterial infections in a historical anatomical collection. Communications Biology. ISSN 2399-3642. 5(1). doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03890-z.
  • Eller, Andrea R.; Canington, Stephanie L.; Saiyed, Sana T.; Austin, Rita M; Hofman, Courtney A. & Sholts, Sabrina B. (2021). What does it mean to be wild? Assessing human influence on the environments of nonhuman primate specimens in museum collections. Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2045-7758. doi: 10.1002/ece3.8006. Full text in Research Archive
  • Zuckerman, Molly K.; Austin, Rita M & Hofman, Courtney A. (2021). Historical Anatomical Collections of Human Remains: Exploring Their Reinterpretation as Representations of Racial Violence. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. ISSN 0002-7162. doi: 10.1177/00027162211008815.
  • Jacobson, David; Moore, Kathleen; Gunderson, Camille; Rowland, Michelle; Austin, Rita M & Honap, Tanvi Prasad [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2021). Shifts in gut and vaginal microbiomes are associated with cancer recurrence time in women with ovarian cancer. PeerJ. ISSN 2167-8359. doi: 10.7717/peerj.11574. Full text in Research Archive
  • Fellows Yates, James A.; Velsko, Irina M.; Aron, Franziska; Posth, Cosimo; Hofman, Courtney A. & Austin, Rita M [Show all 49 contributors for this article] (2021). The evolution and changing ecology of the African hominid oral microbiome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. ISSN 0027-8424. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2021655118. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wellman, Hannah P.; Austin, Rita M; Dagtas, Nihan D.; Moss, Madonna L.; Rick, Torben C. & Hofman, Courtney A. (2020). Archaeological mitogenomes illuminate the historical ecology of sea otters (Enhydra lutris) and the viability of reintroduction: Archaeological sea otter mitogenomes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. ISSN 0962-8452. 287(1940), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2343.
  • Eller, Andrea R.; Pobiner, Briana; Friend, Sadie; Austin, Rita M; Hofman, Courtney A. & Sholts, Sabrina B. (2020). A chomped chimp: New evidence of tooth marks on an adult chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology. ISSN 0002-9483. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.24049.
  • Pott, Laura N; Austin, Rita M; Eller, Andrea R.; Hofman, Courtney A & Sholts, Sabrina B. (2020). Population-level assessment of atlas occipitalization in artificially modified crania from pre-Hispanic Peru. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239600. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mann, Allison E; Fellows Yates, James A; Fagernäs, Zandra; Austin, Rita M; Nelson, Elizabeth A & Hofman, Courtney A (2020). Do I have something in my teeth? The trouble with genetic analyses of diet from archaeological dental calculus. Quaternary International. ISSN 1040-6182. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2020.11.019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wellman, Hannah; Austin, Rita; Dagtas, Nihan D; Moss, Madonna L.; Rick, Torben C & Hofman, Courtney A (2020). Archaeological mitogenomes illuminate the historical ecology of sea otters (Enhydra lutris) and the viability of reintroduction. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. ISSN 0962-8452. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2343.

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  • Austin, Rita M (2022). Door 13: Expanding Sources of DNA in Museums.
  • Austin, Rita M (2022). Door 5: Immunity Genes Related to the Black Death .
  • Austin, Rita M (2022). Specimen fixation – how, and what for(malin)?
  • Austin, Rita M & Willersrud, Line (2022). Group of the month: Phylum Chordata, subphylum Tunicata (Previously Urochordata).
  • Austin, Rita M (2022). Group of the month: Family Caprellidae.
  • Austin, Rita M & Eriksen, Pia Merete (2022). Animal of the month: Cystophora cristata.
  • Eller, Andrea R.; Austin, Rita Mavis; Canington, Stephanie L.; Hofman, Courtney A. & Sholts, Sabrina B. (2022). Curating the history of museum collections: Using metadata in research design.
  • Austin, Rita Mavis; Zuckerman, Molly K.; Honap, Tanvi H.; Lee, Hedwig; Ward, Geoff K. & Warinner, Christina [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Interdisciplinary approaches provide insight into structural violence and acute bacterial infections in an individual from the Terry Collection.
  • Austin, Rita M; Zuckerman, Molly; Honap, Tanvi P.; Lee, Hedwig; Ward, Geoff K. & Warinner, Christina [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Erratum: Publisher Correction: Remembering St. Louis individual-structural violence and acute bacterial infections in a historical anatomical collection (Communications biology (2022) 5 1 (1050)). Communications Biology. ISSN 2399-3642. 5(1). doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-04063-8.
  • Valero-Gracia, Alberto & Austin, Rita M (2021). Field Trip to Roscoff.
  • Valero-Gracia, Alberto & Austin, Rita M (2021). Progresses and challenges during 2021.
  • Valero-Gracia, Alberto & Austin, Rita M (2021). Field Trip to Sylt.
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "Door 21 – Persistent considerations for molecular analyses of museum specimens".
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "Door 13: Christmas Excitement at the Museum".
  • Austin, Rita M & Eriksen, Pia Merete (2021). Blog Post: "Door 5: Modern DNA Sequencing Meets Oslo Natural History Museum Wet Collections: Testing the Impact of Age and Formalin".
  • Austin, Rita M & Eriksen, Pia Merete (2021). Blog Post: "Old Specimens, New Scientist: A Student’s Account of Sequencing Historic Herptile Type Specimens".
  • Austin, Rita M & Eriksen, Pia Merete (2021). Blog Post: "An initial foray into scientific research: Meet the new undergraduate research student at FEZ".
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "New Paper Exploring the Surprising Evolutionary History of Our Oral Bacteria*".
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "Sampling Modern Marine Invertebrates for Museum Research – A New Experience".
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "Type Specimen Genetics?".
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "New Paper Exposing The Challenges and Limitations Inherent to Ancient Dietary Reconstructions Using Dental Calculus Metagenomic Data".
  • Austin, Rita M (2021). Blog Post: "The Most Typical of All: Museum Type Specimens".
  • Haugen, Marianne Nilsen; Valero-Gracia, Alberto; Cerca, José; Austin, Rita M; Fleming, James F & Gusarov, Vladimir [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2020). Blog post "International Happy Seasons".
  • Haugen, Marianne Nilsen; Valero-Gracia, Alberto; Austin, Rita M; Struck, Torsten H & Bachmann, Lutz (2020). Blog post "Combining group fun with genomic research".
  • Austin, Rita M; Struck, Torsten H & Bachmann, Lutz (2020). Blog post "Bringing museum specimens back into the light: Meet the new postdoctoral researcher molecularly exploring museum collections ".

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