Cindy Santander


email: cindy.santander(at)

I am a DPhil student who joined the Department of Zoology in October 2014 with interests in both evolutionary virology and evolutionary genetics. Currently my project focuses on analysing modern African genomes with the aim of exploring the possibility of archaic introgression in Africa.




2014-Present D.Phil. in Zoology Department of Zoology
University of Oxford
2012-2013 M.Phil. in Human Evolutionary Studies Department of Biological Anthropology
University of Cambridge
2008-2012 Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Integrative Studies Johnston Center, University of Redlands
California, USA