We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Molly Przeworski and Adjunct Asst. Prof. Joe Pickrell have been chosen as one of the six teams awarded in the 2016 Research Initiatives in Science & Engineering (RISE) competition. The RISE competition “seeds very early-stage, high-risk, high-impact, and interdisciplinary research,” and their winning project is “A New Approach to Studying Natural Selection in Humans.”
Prof. Molly Przeworski investigates population genetics, evolutionary genetics, and meiotic recombination.
Adjunct Asst. Prof. Joe Pickrell is a Junior Group Leader and Core Member at the New York Genome Center.
Read about Prof. Molly Przeworksi’s paper, “Stable recombination hotspots in birds,” recently published in Science.