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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Mike Weisenhaus
Topic: Discovery of a language gene...You don't say!

References:

  1. Wolfgang Enard, Molly Przeworski, Simon E. Fisher, Cecilia S. L. Lai, Victor Wiebe, Takashi Kitano, Anthony P. Monaco, and Svante Paabo. Molecular evolution of FOXP2, a gene involved in speech and language. Nature. August 22, 2002; 418(6900): 869 - 872.

  2. Heather A. Bruce and Russell L. Margolis. FOXP2: novel exons, splice variants, and CAG repeat length stability. Human Genetics. August 2002; 111(2): 136 - 44.

  3. Michael Balter. Language Evolution: 'Speech gene' tied to modern humans. Science. August 16, 2002; 297(5584): 1105.

  4. E. Meaburn, P. S. Dale, I. W. Craig, and R. Plomin. Language-impaired children: No sign of the FOXP2 mutation. Neuroreport. June 12, 2002; 13(8): 1075 - 1077.

  5. Michael Balter. Genetics: First gene linked to speech identified. Science. October 5, 2001; 294(5540): 32.

  6. Cecilia S. L. Lai, Simon E. Fisher, Jane A. Hurst, Faraneh Vargha-Khadem, and Anthony P. Monaco. A forkhead-domain gene is mutated in a severe speech and language disorder. Nature. October 4, 2001; 413(6855): 519 - 523.

  7. Steven Pinker. Talk of genetics and vice versa. Nature. October 4, 2001; 413(6855): 465 - 466.

Reviews:
  1. Dianne F. Newbury and Anthony P. Monaco. Molecular genetics of speech and language disorders. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. December 2002; 14(6): 696 - 701.


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