Quantitative Prediction of Eye Color from DNA

Wednesday September 16th, 2020 // 10:10 am - 10:40 am

Quantitative, or color value, is the way forward with regards the prediction of human pigmentation traits such as eye, hair and skin color from DNA. We will show how we have given eyes a quantitative value and some of the methods we are exploring to provide not only written probabilities of color prediction, but also visual outcomes.


Private: Susan Walsh

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Forensic and Investigative Sciences, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Dr. Susan Walsh is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology and Forensic and Investigative Sciences at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. Walsh completed her PhD in Forensic Genetics at Erasmus University in the Netherlands. She went on to complete post-doctorate work at Yale University before joining IUPUI in 2014. 

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