Vijay Balasubramanian of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted.
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Samuel Preston of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on life expectancy of American women.
Sarah Tishkoff and Wen-Ya Ko of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on their research on new evidence of how the human genome has fought back against malaria. Tishkoff also holds an appointment in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Penn Grad Student Utpal Sandesara to Give Talk at Penn Bookstore on 1979 Machhu Dam Disaster in India
PHILADELPHIA – Utpal Sandesara, who is pursuing a medical degree and doctorate in social anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, will present archival research and first-hand accounts of India’s 1979 Machhu Dam disaster at the Penn Bookstore at 36th and Walnut streets Friday, June 17, at 5 p.m.
Sandesara, the son of a Machhu flood survivor, is co-author of "No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The Untold Story of One of History's Deadliest Floods."
PHILADELPHIA — For tens of thousands of years, the genomes of malaria parasites and humans have been at war with one another. Now, University of Pennsylvania geneticists, in collaboration with an international team of scientists, have developed a new picture of one way that the human genome has fought back.