DEBORAH MOORE, Ph.D.
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.