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Genomic Insights into Lineage Specific Variation in Macaque Social Behavior

Semester: Fall 2021


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This project uses coding methods to examine lineage specific variation in macaque social styles. I used 8 macaque samples, one human, and one baboon and mapped them to a reference genome. After assessing quality and assembling exomes I am in the process of testing for positive selection on social genes which were obtained from a literature review. If positive selection is found in the lineage we will understand more about how phylogeny plays a roll in macaque social systems.

Presenter Name: Brooklynn Scott

Presentation Type: Oral
Presentation Format: Virtual
Presentation #4
College: Social & Behavioral Science
School / Department: Anthropology
Research Mentor: Timothy Webster

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