Some questions in the history of the Armenian people are still unclear, as it is almost impossible to get answers only based on historical sources. Advances in molecular genetic technology of recent years enabled to clarify numerous events for historians, archaeologists and anthropologists.

On September 18, anthropologist Levon Yepiskoposyan, professor at the Institute of Molecular Biology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, delivered a lecture on the demographic history of Armenians on the basis of the study of modern and ancient genetic material.