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The gorilla Kamilah

2013.02.12 | Research news

The gorilla genome reveals that our origin is a genetic patchwork

An international team of researchers with the participation of researchers from Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, has carried out the first complete sequencing of the gorilla’s genome. The gorilla is the last of four existing species of anthropoid apes to have its genome mapped. The result has just been published in the journal…

2013.02.01 | Awards

The VILLUM FOUNDATION awards grants to young researchers

Søren Besenbacher, Bioinformatics Research Centre (BiRC), receives DKK 2.6 million for a project entitled 'Disentangling mutation and selection in human evolution'.