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CSB Researcher featured in PBS documentary

Posted by on Monday, October 15, 2018 in News.

Tony Capra, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Neanderthal”, a two-part series airing next week on PBS, highlights work by Tony Capra, PhD. The series features a “core group of experts from all over the world … who are at the cutting edge of Neanderthal research.”

The featured work was enabled by multiple Vanderbilt research shared resources including BioVU (Vanderbilt’s DNA biobank), VANTAGE (Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics), and ACCRE (Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education).

Learn more about Dr. Capra’s work in a seminal publication in Science. Watch “Neanderthal” in Nashville on NPT at 9pm, October 17th and October 24th. Outside Nashville, check local listings.

Preview the clip, Our Neanderthal Legacy, where Dr. Capra explains how Neanderthal genes affect modern-day humans.

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