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Dr Molly Fox (2008)
Citizenship: United States
Degree and subject: PhD
College: Gonville and Caius College
Employment: Postdoc : University of California
I've been researching the evolution of post-menopausal longevity in humans. My collaborators and I have amended the popular "Grandmother Hypothesis" with a genetics perspective, and have found a sex-specific mortality trend in grandchildren based on X-Chromosome relatedness with grandmothers. Here at Cambridge I plan to continue studying the evolution of life-history traits affecting humans at the earliest and latest stages of life.