You are here

HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic: Using DNA to Trace Human Origins and Migration [ONLINE]

Is Free: 
Free; no advance reservation or ticket required.
June 10, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Online

While most people think of fossils and artifacts as the most important lines of evidence for understanding the past, genetic evidence also plays a major role. Join us as Miguel Vilar, genetic anthropologist and Project Manager of the Geographic Project at National Geographic, shares information about how genetic evidence is used to trace the origin of our speciesHomo sapiens, as well as the migrations of ancient modern humans throughout the world.  
 
Moderator: Briana Pobiner, Paleoanthropologist and educator at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. 

This program will be presented as a Zoom video webinar. Register here to receive a link to join the program.