Faculty Profile


Luis Barreiro
Section of Genetic Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
lbarreiro@uchicago.edu

Academic Interests

Dr, Barreiro's research aims to better understand how natural selection has contributed to the evolution of our species and to which extent past selection events impact present-day susceptibility to disease. His laboratory studies the genetic basis of differences in immune response among different individuals and human populations as well as the phenotypic evolution of immune responses in primates.
 

Clinical Interests

 

Publications

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Training

  • PhD, 2008, University of Paris VII, Human Populatino Genetics
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011, University of Chicago, Genetic Medicine