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Genes contributing to variation in fear-related behaviour

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Anxiety and depression are highly prevalent diseases with common heritable elements, but the particular genetic mechanisms and biological pathways underlying them are poorly understood. Part of the challenge in understanding the genetic basis of these disorders is that they are polygenic and often context-dependent. In my thesis, I apply a series of modern statistical tools to ascertain some of the myriad genetic and environmental factors that underlie fear-related behaviours in nearly two...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Research group:
Flint
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Krohn, J
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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