News coverage of our work

Coverage of recent research output:

Article: Ancient DNA study reveals HLA susceptibility locus for leprosy in medieval Europeans

Krause-Kyora B, Nutsua M, Böhme L, Pierini F, Pedersen DD, Kornell S-C, Drichel D, Bonazzi M, Möbus L, Tarp P, Susat J, Bosse E, Willburger B, Schmidt AH, Sauter J, Franke A, Wittig M, Calibe A, Nothnagel M, Schreiber S, Boldsen J*, Lenz TL*, Nebel A*

Nature Communications 9: 1569 (2018)

Article: Excess of Deleterious Mutations around HLA Genes Reveals Evolutionary Cost of Balancing Selection
Tobias L. LenzVictor SpirinDaniel M. JordanShamil R. Sunyaev (2016) Molecular Biology and Evolution 33: 2555-2564

  • Citation in Time magazine article "How Gene Editing Could Ruin Human Evolution"  
  • Report in Nautilus Blog  
  • Perspective in Mol Biol Evol  
  • Report in Blog The Evolution and Medicine Review  
  • News release of the Max Planck Society  

Our lab in the news:

Comment on ProcB paper about HLA-depedent effect of sperm in cervical mucus, Aug 2020  

Interview with Tobias Lenz about the Chan-Zuckerberg-Initiative to solve all human diseases in the next 100 years MDR (23.09.16, in German)

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