Wolfgang Enard, Ludwig-Maximilans University Munich, Germany
Wolfgang Enard is Professor for Anthropology and Human Genetics at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich since 2013. He graduated in molecular biology in munich (1998) before joining the group of Svante Pääbo at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, where he did his PhD (2003) and worked as a postdoc and group leader (2003-2012). He worked on comparing gene expression patterns between humans and chimpanzees, was part of the chimpanzee sequencing consortium and studied the evolution of FOXP2, a gene involved in speech and language development. His current focus is the use of mouse models to model human brain evolution.
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