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Silvia Paracchini Research Group

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Back on the road

First in-person meeting abroad since the pandemic! Silvia gave a seminar at CBM in Madrid, hosted by Dr Claudio Toma, where she had the opportunity to discuss projects and potential collaborations.

New preprint!

Our study invesitgating the link between dyslexia and language impairment is out in preprint https://psyarxiv.com/74jsd . A collaboration led by Filippo and made possible thanks to our GenLang partners.

New Paper!

Check out our new study led by Judith on the heritability and parental effects of laterality measures https://www.nature.com/articles/s41398-022-01834-z/

New Paper!

New study led by Rebeca Diaz and Nils Krononberg reporting the characterisation of the KIAA0319 using a combination of biophotonics and cell biology assays is now out in Scientific Reports. Our work shows a role of this gene in cilia biology and in mediating...

New Paper!

The latest review on dyslexia genetics written with Florina Erbeli and Marianne Rice is now available at https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3425/12/1/27

New preprint!

The largest genetic screening for reading and language measures conducted to date is now out in preprint https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.11.04.466897v1. The results report on data collected over decades by the GenLang consortium a truly international and...

New award!

We are grateful to the RSE for supporting our proposal aimed at setting up a new network in the field of learning disorders. This is an exciting collaboration with Dr Michelle Luciano at the University of Edinburgh. See more here...

PhD opportunity in our lab

Application are open for a 4 year fully funded PhD project to study the genomics and evolution of cognitive abilities. This is a collaboration with Sonja Vernes and Andy Lynch. Get in touch at sp58@st-andrews.ac.uk for any queries. More details here:...

New paper!

Check out Silvia's latest review on the genetics of handedness https://www.mdpi.com/2073-8994/13/10/1792

New paper

New paper led by Judith reporting the first GWAS for hearing abilities in children is now out in Neuropsychiatric Genetics!!! Find out more at this link .

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