Minoru Yoneda


Minoru Yoneda is an Associate Professor at University of Tokyo. His research interests with the project include radiocarbon dating and reservoir effect; carbon, nitrogen, and strontium isotopes; and diet and subsistence.

Email: myoneda@um.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Phone: 81-4-7136-3683

Fax: 81-4-7136-3683

Department of Integrated Biosciences
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
Bioscience Bldg. 502, Kashiwanoha 5-1-5
Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8562


Tsutaya T and M Yoneda. 2013. Quantitative reconstruction of weaning ages in archaeological human populations using bone collagen nitrogen isotope ratios and approximate Bayesian computation. PLoS One 8(8), e72327.

Shimoda Y, Nagaoka T, Moromizato K, Sunagawa M, Hanihara T, Yoneda M, Hirata K, Ono H, Amano T, Fukumine T, Ishida H. 2012. Degenerative changes of the spine in people from the Okhotsk culture and two ancient groups from Kanto and Okinawa, Japan. Anthropological Science, 120: 1-21. DOI: 10.1537/ase.100925.

Sato, T., T. Amano, H. Ono, H. Ishida, H. Kodera, H. Matsumura, M. Yoneda and R. Masuda. 2009. Mitochondrial DNA haplogrouping of the Okhotsk people based on analysis of ancient DNA: an intermediate of gene flow from the continental Sakhalin people to the Ainu. Anthropological Science, 117(3): 171-180.

Kusaka, S., A. Ando, T. Nakano,T. Yumoto,E. Ishimaru, M. Yoneda, F. Hyodo and K. Katayama. 2009. A strontium isotope analysis on the relationship between ritual tooth ablation and migration among the Jomon people in Japan. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36: 2289-2297.

Matsumura, H., H. Ishida, T. Amano, H. Ono and M. Yoneda. 2009. Biological affinities of Okhotsk-culture people with east Siberians and Arctic people based on dental characteristics. Anthropological Science, 117(2): 121-132.

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