ALLELE Lecture: International Open Science Advocate to Lecture on Ancient Man's Relationship to Evolution

Date: Thursday, December 06, 2012
Time: 07:30 PM
Location: 127 Biology Building
Cost: free 

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Dr. John Hawks, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be the next speaker in the ALLELE lecture series with his lecture titled, "Neandertime: How Ancient Genomes are Transforming Our Past and Present" on Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 127 of the Biology Building.The lecture is free and open to the public.

Hawks, who is known as an international advocate for open science, will talk about his research that has uncovered the rapid genetic changes in humans during the past 10,000 years and the unique contribution of the genomes of Neandertals and other ancient people to our origins and evolution. His blog is one of the top internet resources on human evolution.

The 2012-2013 ALLELE series is an interdisciplinary lecture series organized by the Evolution Working Group and supported by UA's College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College, Blount Undergraduate Initiative, New College, Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology and Counseling, and the departments of anthropology, biology, chemistry, English, gender and race studies, geological sciences, history, philosophy, psychology, and telecommunications and film.

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