New scientific discoveries about x and y chromosomes are challenging what we know about what makes us male or female. Maria Armoudian discusses these discoveries with Jeremy Nathans andĀ Melissa Wilson Sayres.

Jeremy Nathans is a Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Neuroscience and Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. HisĀ work has changedĀ our understanding of how humans see the world. For more on his work, please visit his websiteĀ here.

Melissa Wilson Sayres is a Professor in the School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. HerĀ research interests includeĀ sex chromosome evolution, sex-biased processes, population genetics, and comparative genomics. For more on her work, please clickĀ here.


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