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STAGE ISSS: Dr. Mait Metspalu
October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Mait Metspalu is the Director of the Institute of Genomics at the University of Tartu. His research concentrates on using and developing population genetics approaches to understand the genesis o
f the genetic diversity patterns of humans through reconstructions of past population movements, splits and admixtures as well as adaptations to local environments (both natural and manmade).
Dr. Metspalu’s talk is entitled, “Digging genomes for propelling medicine and understanding our past”.