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By night she's a rocker. By day, she's a Harvard geneticist tracking the evolution of the human genome.
Topic: Body + BrainBody & BrainNova

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By day, Pardis Sabeti is a Harvard evolutionary geneticist who is using an algorithm she developed to try to understand how the malaria parasite develops resistance to the drugs we use to fight it. By night, Sabeti and her band Thousand Days play the clubs around greater Boston. In this NOVA scienceNOW segment, meet the Iranian-born Sabeti in both of her very different worlds.

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