The journal eLife, published
a study that illuminates how a gene called HAND2 may have a hand in the timing of human labor. Vincent Lynch, assistant professor of biological sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, led the study with first author Mirna Marinić, a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Chicago Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy. Co-authors included Katelyn Mika and Sravanthi Chigurupati AbbVie, both from the University of Chicago. The research news story was featured in the UB Alumni magazine, AtBuffalo.