Shidong Chen

Shidong is a PhD student at University of Tartu. His main job at Archemy group is carrying out organic residue analysis (mainly lipid and protein analysis from dietary pots) with Ester using different analytical techniques. Shidong’s PhD project is decoding ancient foodway by masspectrometry based analysis and discovering potential biomarkers for different food sources, especially plant products and fermentation processes. His main research goal is to apply different mass spectrometric techniques to archaeological ceramics and to discover the food consumption in Estonia in different historical periods.