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Christopher Clukay

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Graduate Student
Email: cjclukay@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Anthropology, University of Florida, 2015
  • B.A. Humanities, Chemistry, University of Central Florida, 2014

Subfield

Biological Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Connie Mulligan


Research Interests

Genetics, Epigenetics, Stress, Impact of Culture on Biology


Selected Publications

Clukay, C., Dajani, R., Hadfield, K., Quinlan, J., Panter-Brick C., Mulligan, C. 2019 Association of MAOA genetic variants and resilience with perceived stress in Syrian refugee youth. PLOS ONE, Submitted.

Clukay, C., Hughes D., Rodney N., Kertes D., and Mulligan C. 2018 DNA methylation of methylation complex genes in relation to stress and genome-wide methylation in mother-newborn dyads. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 165, 173-182. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.2334

Montoya-Williams D., Quinlan J., Clukay C., Rodney N., Kertes D. and Mulligan C. 2017 Associations between Maternal Prenatal Stress, Methylation Changes in IGF-1 and IGF-2 and Birth Weight.Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, doi: 10.1017/s2040174417000800

Quinlan J., Pearson L., Clukay C., Mitchell M., Boston Q., Gravelee C., and Mulligan C. Genetic 2016 Loci and Novel Discrimination Measures Associated with Blood Pressure Variation in African Americans Living in Tallahassee.PLOS ONE 11, 12, e0167700. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167700

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2015
  • University of Florida Graduate Student Fellowship, 2015