Ainash Childebayeva receives a NSF DDIG for her project “Epigenomics of Andean High-Altitude Adaptation”
Obed Garcia and Abagail Bredenstein receive Rackham International Research Awards for their dissertation research.
Sarah Burke receives Department of Anthropology funding for her senior thesis.
Application for the Mexican Biological Variation Project Field School now open! Undergraduates with an interest in learning field methods for human biology and encouraged to apply for the summer 2015 field season. More information is available through the Institute for Field Research.
September 15th publication of Physiological Genomics article “Maternal PRKAA1 and EDNRA genotypes are associated with birth weight, and PRKAA1 with uterine artery diameter and metabolic homeostasis at high altitude” was selected to be part of APS select. An initiative by the American Physiological society to “rapidly highlight and promote the very best of our original research papers.” More info and our article can be found here: http://apsselect.physiology.org/
Obed Garcia to present “Positive Selection in smallpox associated genes among Mesoamericans” at the 2014 American Society of Human Genetics meetings held in San Diego on October 20th from 3-4 PM.