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Human Genetics Research

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Using genetic approaches, we can trace human history and study evolution's effects on our current populations and on our health. 

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Since primates and humans are closely related, and often suffer from diseases in similar ways, we can do comparative genetic studies to investigate different health issues.

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We develop resources and tools to aid in criminal and civil cases. We do this by generating human population genetic data, and working on better ways to recover DNA from crime scenes.