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neurogeneticist

Clyde Francks, British neurogeneticist. Achievements include discovery of the first region of a human chromosome that influences handedness, with wide-ranging implications for understanding human cognitive evolution, and disorders such as schizophrenia. Scholar Prize Studentship, Wellcome Trust, 1997—2000; Research grant, Schizophrenia Research Fund, since 2003.

Background

Francks, Clyde was born on March 4, 1975 in Leicester, United Kingdom. Son of John and Brigitta Francks.

Education

Master of Arts, University of Oxford, 1993—1996. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1997—2001.

Career

Researcher University of Oxford, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of the first region of a human chromosome that influences handedness, with wide-ranging implications for understanding human cognitive evolution, and disorders such as schizophrenia.

Membership

Member of International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, Behavior Genetics Association.

Connections

father:
John Francks

mother:
Brigitta Francks