Sickle Cell trait is an extremely common blood polymorphism.
What explains sickle cell’s high frequency in sub-saharan Africa?
Reading: Human Red Blood Cell Polymorphisms (Click on the full text icon, and then the pdf link. Let me know if you have trouble and I will email you the pdf)
Journal Presentation Assignments:
Groups 4-6 will present next week September 28th
Groups 1-3 will present October 5th
Group 4 – Effects of Artificial Light
Group 5 – Possible function of the appendix. Biofilms & the appendix
Group 6 – Factor V Leiden. Factor V Leiden Mutation
Group 1 – osteoporosis, an evolutionary hypothesis. osteoporosis
Group 3 – Bioactivites in Diet of Chimpanzees
Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine