We are excited to announce that María Serrano Ruber will be joining Tobacco, Health and History Project team as our laboratory technician. María studied at the University of Reading before doing her MSc at the University of Leiden in 2019. María has a keen interest in metabolic diseases and studied the effects of vitamin C deficiency in 18th and 19th century material from the Netherlands. María will be working both on the osteological collections as well as preparing osteological material for biomolecular analyses. Welcome to the team, María!