Joshua Akey and Benjamin Vernot, University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine (image) University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption At the University of Washington, population geneticists Joshua Akey and Benjamin Vernot go over human evolutionary models. They are currently studying the influence of Denisovan and Neanderthal DNA on mode. Credit Clare McLean Usage Restrictions For use only with news about Joshua Akey and Benjamin Vernot's research 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.