Laure Segurel Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Focus

Laure received a Masters in Evolutionary Biology at the University of Paris 7 - Denis Diderot (2006) and a PhD in Population Genetics with Evelyne Heyer and Renaud Vitalis at the National Museum of Natural History of Paris (2010). Her doctoral research focused on understanding the influence of lifestyle on demographic history, as well as on local adaptation of Central Asian human populations. She recently worked on the molecular evolution of PRDM9 in primates and its implications for the evolution of the fine-scale recombination landscape. Current work focuses on the evolution of the ABO blood group in primates and the analysis of shared selective pressures between humans and chimpanzees.

Laure's PhD webpage

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