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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
Research group:
Flint
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Human Genetics,Wellcome Trust Centre for Medical Oncology
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Jonathan Jacob Pastushchyn Krohn
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral

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