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Renée Fratpietro (nee Praymak), Operations Supervisor


Contact Information:
Phone: (807) 343-8857
Fax: (807) 343-8619


Position description:
Duties include overseeing the day to day operation of the Paleo-DNA Laboratory, the supervision and training of laboratory personnel, ordering, and minor administrative tasks.  In addition, as the Senior Analyst, Mrs. Fratpietro is involved in the development and implementation of new extraction and purification methods, PCR, RFLP, STR analysis and sequencing analysis for service case work and research.  Moreover, as part of the laboratory team, Mrs. Fratpietro has an integral role in the design, organization and set up of Paleo-DNA Laboratory projects.


H.B.Sc. Applied Bio-molecular Science (Lakehead University)
Diploma Business Accounting (Confederation College)


Selected Publication(s):
Graver, A.M., Molto, J.E., Parr, R.L., Walters, S, Praymak, R.C., Maki, J.M. Mitochondrial DNA Research in the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt: A Preliminary Report. Ancient Biomolecules Vol. 3 No.4 239-253.