CARTA: UCSD / Salk Institute Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny

CARTA is a virtual organization formed in order to promote transdisciplinary research into human origins, drawing on methods from a number of traditional disciplines spanning the humanities, social, biomedical, biological, computational & engineering and physical & chemical sciences.

The ACID group leads the informatics activities associated with CARTA and MOCA (the Matrix of Comparative Anthropogeny).


CARTA Directors:
Ajit Varki, School of Medicine, UCSD
Margaret Schoeninger, Dept. of Anthropology, UCSD
Fred H. Gage, Salk Institute
Associate Director: Pascal Gagneux, School of Medicine, UCSD

Past ACID Participants: 
Funding Source: 

Mathers Foundation
Annette Merle Smith