Richard W. Hagan



Professional Experience


  • Visiting Researcher Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History Dept. of Archaeogenetics; Jena, Germany — 2017
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Oklahoma Dept. of Anthropology; Norman OK — 2017
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Course: Great Discoveries in Archaeology. University of Oklahoma Dept. of Anthropology; Norman OK — 2016
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Oklahoma Dept. of Anthropology; Norman OK — 2015-2016
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Cincinnati OH — 2014
  • Undergraduate Researcher
    University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Biological Sciences Department, Benoit Laboratory; Cincinnati OH – 2013-2015
  • Owner and Operator
    Techsprout, LLC; Cincinnati OH — 2013-2016
  • Research Associate
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Cancer Biology; Cincinnati OH — 2011-2013
  • System Analyst
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Cincinnati OH — 2009-2011
  • Mac Genius
    Apple, Inc.; Cincinnati OH — 2005-2009

Education


  • M.A. in Anthropology
    University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences Anthropology Department; Norman OK - 2017
  • B.Sc. in Biological Sciences
    University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biological Sciences; Cincinnati OH - 2015
  • Awards and Funding


    • Best Graduate Student Presentation in Microbiology
      Oklahoma Academy of Sciences Technical Meeting; Tulsa OK — 2016
    • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
      University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Cincinnati OH — 2014
    • University Research Council Fellow
      University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati OH — 2014

    Publications, Presentations, and Posters


    • Methodological Improvements in Recovering Ancient DNA from Coprolites for Metagenomics. October 2016. Presentation. Technical Meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences.
    • Comparison of Five Different DNA Extraction Methods for Reconstructing Ancient Gut Microbiomes from Coprolites 2016. Poster. 7th International Symposium of Biomolecular Archaeology.
    • New Frontiers in Biomolecular Archaeology: Proteomics and Metagenomics as Tools for Understanding the Evolution of Human Diets August 2016. Presentation. Roots of Europe Summer School, University of Copenhagen; Copenhagen, Denmark.
    • New Trends in Microbiome Research: A View Through Ancient Remains June 2016. Invited Talk. National Autonomous University of Mexico Medical School. Mexico City, MX.
    • Long-term genetic stability and a high-altitude East Asian origin for the peoples of the high valleys of the Himalayan arc 2016. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1520844113
    • Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome. 2015. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms10165
    • Dehydration Induces Increased Metabolic Activity and Hematophagy in the Mosquitoes Culex pipiens and Aedes aegypti
      Poster. University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biological Sciences; Cincinnati OH - 2015
    • RNASeq Analysis of Dehydration Response in Aedes Mosquitoes
      Poster. University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biological Sciences; Cincinnati OH - 2013-2015

    Involvement


    • Presenter: Evolution of the Human Microbiome
      Oklahoma Educators Evolve!; Oklahoma City, OK — 2016
    • Webmaster
      Anthropology Graduate Student Association, University of Oklahoma — 2016
    • Web Coordinator
      SMBE Satellite Meeting on Admixed Populations; San Antonio, TX — 2015-16
    • Webmaster
      American Association of Anthropological Genetics — 2015
    • Presenter: Evolution of the Human Microbiome
      Oklahoma Educators Evolve!; Oklahoma City, OK — 2015
    • Panel Member
      Oklahoma Educators Evolve!; Oklahoma City, OK — 2015
    • Treasurer, Anthropos Anthropology Club
      University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati OH — 2014
    • Volunteer, Bug Fest
      Cincinnati Museum Center; Cincinnati OH — 2014
    • Classroom Volunteer
      Cincinnati Zoo Academy; Cincinnati OH — 2014