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BrisScience // Using ancient DNA to study the evolution & dispersal of humans

September 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

How much do we really know about the evolution and migration of humans?

Join Professor Alan Cooper as he explores the latest research in ancient DNA and the remarkable genetics patterns in human distribution, behaviour and disease found around the world.

  • Date: Monday, 12 September 2016
  • Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Free, RSVP required
  • Location: The Edge, State Library of Queensland
  • Contact: science.events@uq.edu.au


Meet the speaker
Professor Alan Cooper has played a central role in the development of the field of ancient DNA. Founder of the Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre at the University of Oxford and the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) at the University of Adelaide, Professor Cooper was awarded an ARC Laureate Fellowship in 2015 and named the South Australian Scientist of the Year in 2016.


September 12, 2016
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Edge
State Library of QueenslandCultural Precinct, Stanley Place
South Bank, QLD 4101 Australia