Deborah Moore


Research Interests: I am interested in genetic analyses to investigate the socioecology of our closest relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, to more fully understand these species and the emergence of our own lineage.

Advisor: Dr. Carolyn Ehardt

Degrees: B.A. Georgia State University (2006), M.A. University of Texas at San Antonio (2009)

Dissertation Topic: Genetic Analysis of a Savannah-Woodland Population of Chimpanzees in western Tanzania

Publications: Rudicell RS, Piel AK, Stewart F, Moore DL, Learn GH, Li Y, Takehisa J, Pintea L, Shaw GM, Moore J et al. . 2011. High Prevalence of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in a Community of Savanna Chimpanzees. Journal of Virology 85(19):9918-9928.



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