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Lunch Break Science: Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Your Genes

August 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm PDT

Lunch Break Science is a monthly livestreamed web series that feeds your brain with short talks and engaging interviews about human evolution.

Tune in on August 17 at 11:00 am Pacific to meet Dr. Fernando Villanea and learn about exciting new research on Neanderthal and Denisovan ancestry in indigenous North, South, and Central American populations. He will share how these genes helped people adapt to the novel environments found on the American continent and how they impact our health today. He’ll also answer your questions in a live Q&A session.

There are several ways to join the Lunch Break Science fun!