When it comes to figuring out which genes and genetic variations are linked to particular traits and diseases, theres only one way to do it, and thats to go large, with cohort studies involving hundreds or even thousands of volunteers. We meet the Born In Bradford bunch, a Canadian cohort, and more than a few pairs of twins. Plus, oh my God, they killed our gene of the month!
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In this edition of Naked Genetics
20:51 – Robert Plomin – Tracing twins
Professor Robert Plomin from Kings College London explains why twins are
so interesting to geneticists, and what they can tell us.
28:41 – Gene of the Month – Kenny
And finally, its time for our gene of the month, and this time – Oh my God, they killed Kenny!