Sohini Ramachandran named to Manning Assistant Professor

 Sohini Ramachandran, Manning Assistant Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.

Please join me in Congratulating Sohini Ramachandran on her appointment to the Manning Assistant Professor chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. The Manning Assistant Professor chair was established by Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Class of 1958, LHD 1985, and Artemis A. W. Joukowsky, Class of 1955, LLD 1985, parents of Michael W. Joukowsky, Class of 1987. The assistant professorship are named in honor of James Manning, Brown's first president, and may support a faculty member in any discipline.

Congratulations Sohini!

(Distributed October 7, 2015)

Web app helps researchers explore cancer genetics

As gene sequencing has gotten faster and cheaper, clinicians and researchers are able to use genomic data to study, diagnose, and develop a course of treatment for a variety of individual cancers. MAGI, an open-source tool developed by Brown University researchers, lets users compare their data with enormous cancer genetics datasets.

Brown News article

AAAS article

(Distributed July 24, 2015)

Probing the Deep History of Human Genes and Language

Brown University evolutionary biologist Sohini Ramachandran has joined with colleagues in publishing a sweeping analysis of genetic and linguistic patterns across the world’s populations. Among the findings is that geographic distance predicts differentiation in both language and genes. Full text.

(Distributed February 2, 2015)
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