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UCSD Department of Pathology
Division of Comparative Pathology and Medicine  
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Funding: NIH, NIGMS, RO1 Grant R01GM095882

Funding

G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation of Mount Kisco New York

University of California Office of The President

Lab Fee Program  Award # 118645

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Malaria, sexual selection let to humans, UCSD research suggests. North County Times.October 2011http://www.nctimes.com/news/science/article_cf0b51dc-531b-5a9a-9ef1-b2cb9fbeb21a.html
Fertility Rites. Jon Cohen
The Atlantic, 2011http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/10/fertility-rites/308217/
Sugary Mutation May Have Led to Humans' Rise. 
MSNBC. October 2011http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44849021/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.UFo9bI6hD8s
Evolution: Sugar helped separate human ancestors from apes'. 
ABC News, October 2011http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/human-evolution-sugar-separated-human-ancestors-apes/story?id=14715754
Sexual Selection by Sugar Molecule Helped Determine Human Origins, Researchers Say. Science Daily. October 2011http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111010173015.htm
Faculty of 1000, Etienne Joly.
Evaluation of Sexual selection by female immunity against paternal antigens can fix loss of function alleles.http://f1000.com/13657960
Zoo Futures. Jon Cohen
Conservation Magazine, Spring 2013
http://www.conservationmagazine.org/2013/03/zoo-futures/
San Diego Union Tribune. Expert opinion on Influenza study
February 2013http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/feb/10/flu-weakness-exposed-by-scripps-research/?print&page=all
Science Live
Live Chat: Should Chimpanzees Be Studied in Captivity?
Jon Cohen on 29 May 2013http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/05/live-chat-should-chimpanzees-be.html
Stopping flu might just be a matter of rock paper scissors
Biomed Central November 2013
http://www.biomedcentral.com/presscenter/pressreleases/20131122
Stuck on flu
UCSD news release November 2013
http://health.ucsd.edu/news/releases/Pages/2013-11-22-sialic-acids-and-flu.aspx
New research targets how to fight influenza
Radio interview for KPBS midday edition November 2013
http://www.kpbs.org/audioclips/20544/
More anti-inflammatory genes mean longer lifespans for mammals
Mammal species with higher copy numbers of siglec receptor genes have longer maximum lifespans, April 7, 2015http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-04/uoc--mag040115.php
Anti-inflammation genes linked to longer lives
Species with more ‘Siglecs’ get longevity boost, study suggests.
April 7 2015https://www.sciencenews.org/article/anti-inflammation-genes-linked-longer-lives
A Longer Life May Lie in Number of Anti-Inflammatory Genes
by Christopher Wanjek   |   April 07, 2015 03:50pm ET
http://www.livescience.com/50409-longer-life-span-anti-inflammatory-genes.html
Live long and prosper with Siglecs  
by Yvonne Bordon, Nature Reviews Immunology, May, 2015 lab_news_files/NatRevImmun2015.pdf
Expert Commentary for Science News:Some chimpanzees infected with AIDS virus may harbor protective, humanlike gene. May, 2015http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2015/05/some-chimpanzees-infected-aids-virus-may-harbor-protective-humanlike-gene
Anti-Alzheimer’s gene may have led to the rise of grandparents, by Kelli Whitlock Burton, Science News, November, 2015http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2015/11/anti-alzheimer-s-gene-may-have-led-rise-grandparents
‘Grandparent genes’ discovered by scientists, by Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph, UK, November, 2015http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/12025521/Grandparent-genes-discovered-by-scientists.html
Newly Evolved, Uniquely Human Gene Variants Protect Older Adults from Cognitive Decline, by Heather Bushman, UC San Diego Health System, November, 2015https://health.ucsd.edu/news/releases/Pages/2015-11-30-Human-Gene-Variants-Protect-Older-Adults-from-Cognitive-Decline.aspx
Coating the Flu with Sticky Polymers to Look for New Drugs. Matthew Gibson ACS Cent. Sci. October 2016lab_news_files/coating%20the%20Flu%202016.pdf
From a Pink Squiggle to the Human Genome Project
This Yellowstone bacterium sparked PCR, one of the great advances in genetics. Maggie Koerth-Baker, January 2017http://nautil.us/issue/44/luck/from-a-pink-squiggle-to-the-human-genome-projectlab_news_files/The%20Story%20of%20Polymerase%20Chain%20Reaction%20Begins%20in%20Yellowstone.pdfshapeimage_26_link_0