Claire Lavergne

Claire Lavergne
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Background

Program: Human Paleobology M.S. 

Year Entered: Fall 2021

Advisor: Dr. Brenda Bradley

Current Research

Claire's interests lie in using bioinformatics to answer social behavior related questions. In this vein, they are particularly interested in gene-culture coevolution and demographic and migration dynamics in population genetics. They are currently looking at the molecular evolution of 12 social behavior related candidate genes in apes.

Education

B.S. Biological Anthropology, 2021, George Washington University

Distinctions

Jane B. Hart Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence (2021)