Nels and Vincent review the use of ancient DNA to identify loci that may have been under selection during the Black Death by studying populations before, during, and after the pandemic.
Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello
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- Evolution of immune genes associated with Black Death (Nature) 11:02
- ERAP2 and respiratory disease (medRxiv) 45:46
- Time stamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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