Dr. Gene-Pair

About Dr. Gene-Pair

Dr. Gene-Pair (alias) was born and raised in New York City. He received his bachelor degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies and Biology. Shortly after, he married and emigrated to Israel where he pursued his graduate studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Gene-Pair recently completed his doctoral training in Human Genetics. Currently, he resides in Jerusalem, Israel, with his wife and four children.

Marriage Gene?

A correspondence with Dr.Gene-Pair: SMF: Are some people more genetically predisposed to marriage? Is there a “marriage gene”? Dr. Gene-Pair: Well, if I were to oversimplify things a bit, the answer to this question is “Yes, there is a marriage gene.” However, … more

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Chemical Love

A correspondence with Dr. Gene-Pair Dr. Gene-Pair: This article really sums up the complexity of relationships from a scientific perspective. Indeed, our relationships are truly mish-mashes of our environmental/social experiences, neurobiology, physiology, and genetics. It was interesting for me to see … more

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Oy, Those Bitter Waters

  Greetings my Dear Friends! Front-and-center in this week’s parsha, Parshas Naso, stands the outrageous ordeal of the “Sotah”—the woman suspected of cheating on her husband. Now, it has come to my attention that a few unfortunate misconceptions inevitably emerge … more

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altruism gene

A noteworthy article sponsored by Dr. Gene-Pair: SMF : I have been told that not all people are “meant” to get married. This has always rubbed me the wrong way yet, I have seen individuals totally refrain from entering intimate relationships or fall … more

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