Biological basis of musical aptitude

Project Details


The project represent an interdisciplinary project where the modern methods of molecular and statistical genetics, bioinformatics and music education are combined to elucidate the cross-talk between genes and cultural inheritance in music perception and production. The study represents a pioneer work at international level in aiming to understand the evolution of human cognitive functions in music. The project aims in identifying genetic variants underlying music perception and practice.
Effective start/end date20/02/2011 → …

Fields of Science

  • 118 Biological sciences
  • molecular genetics
  • gene-culture evolution
  • The American Society of Human Genetics

    Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti (Poster Presentation)

    2010 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars