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Competitive Generosity Drives Charitable Donations

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:09:46 +0000

Unconditional generosity is a characteristic of humans on which we pride ourselves, and billions of dollars is donated to hundreds of thousands of charitable organisations every year. But look at it from an evolutionary perspective, and this trait seems difficult to explain. In some situations, giving may have evolved to advertise positive characteristics of the […]

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Farewell party for Mari-Wyn Burley

16 September 2013

Burley Retirement

GEE staff past and present, came together last week to wish Mari-Wyn Burley the very happiest of retirements.  Mari-Wyn left GEE at the end of August having joined UCL in 1978 as a technician supporting Prof Sue Povey's work on the molecular genetics of inherited diseases particularly Tuberous Sclerosis.  Latterly Mari-Wyn worked for Prof Andres Ruiz-Linares and ran the in-house sequencing and genotyping facility.

(right: Andres Ruiz-Linares, Mari-Wyn Burley, Sue Povey)

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