David Clayton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption "There is a functional developmental parallel between the way a bird learns to sing and a human learns to speak," said David Clayton, a professor of neuroscience and cell and developmental biology at the University of Illinois led the group that proposed and organized the genome sequencing effort. Credit Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, U. of I. News Bureau. Usage Restrictions Photo may be used only with stories about the research described in the news release. Please credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, U. of I. News Bureau. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.