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2019.01.23 | Research news

Mennesket udvikler sig ikke længere med samme hast som aberne

Vores evolution går cirka en tredjedel langsommere end hos de andre primater. I et nyt studie har danske forskere nemlig fundet frem til, at mennesket har langt færre DNA-mutationer, end vores nærmeste nulevende slægtninge: De store menneskeaber.

2019.01.22 | Research news

Human mutation rate has slowed recently

Researchers from Aarhus University and Copenhagen Zoo have discovered that the human mutation rate is significantly slower than for our closest primate relatives. The new knowledge may be important for estimates of when the common ancestor for humans and chimpanzees lived - and for conservation of large primates in the wild.

2018.11.12 | Publication

Better estimation of SNP heritability from summary statistics

Nature Genetics, Dec 2018: Doug Speed from BiRC, together with David Balding, University of Melbourne, have created SumHer, a new software for analyzing results from genetic association studies.

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Fri 28 Jun
16:00-18:00 | BiRC, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, coffee room
Celebration and farewell party for BiRC Master students - and a happy summer to everyone!
An informal gathering with cake, coffee and a glass of sparkling wine!
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10:00-15:00 |
BiRC Mols Meeting 2019
The annual 2-day meeting at the MolsLab will take place on 15 - 16 August 2019

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Christian N. Storm Pedersen
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Tel: +45 871 55559

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Ellen Noer
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