2 Dec 2023

Elinor Karlsson: Darwin’s Dogs and DNA

From Saturday Morning, 11:08 am on 2 December 2023

What can mammals genome reveal about how the human genome works?

Professor Elinor Karlsson co-leads the Zoonomia Project, which uses comparative genomics to shed light on how certain species achieve extraordinary feats, and to better understand parts of the human genome.

Prof Karlsson is also well known for her Darwin's dogs citizen science genetics project- a collaboration between scientists and dog owners looking at the relationship between genetics and behaviour. She was in New Zealand for the Annual Meeting of Genomics Aotearoa.

Elinor Karlsson

Professor Elinor Karlsson Photo: supplied