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Genomics of Sex-Specific Phenotypic Varation

February 6, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


The Women’s Health Seminar Series features multidisciplinary research on women’s health. The goal of the series is to provide multidisciplinary training and mentorship to faculty, students, and community members across a broad range of women’s health research topics. Speakers will present their research regarding the biological, psychological, behavioural, economic and social impacts on women’s health outcomes through a 45 minute talk and engage with attendees in an interactive 15 minute question and answer period. The series is open to anyone interested in attending!

Presenter: Dr. Judith Mank, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Canada 150 Chair

Talk Summary: Why do sex differences evolve, and what is the underlying genetic architecture? Recent work in a range of organisms is revealing the evolutionary basis of sex differences, and the genomic causes and consequences.