CARTA: The Genetics of Humanness: Yoav Gilad - A Comparative Study of Immune Response in Primates

4/8/2011; 22 minutes

Yoav Gilad is Associate Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. He studies genetic and regulatory differences between humans and our close evolutionary relatives, with the long-term goal of identifying the genetic basis for human-specific traits, including genetic variation that underlies higher susceptibility to certain diseases and disorders in humans than in other primates. (#21985)

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