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Fieldwork and Fossils: Primate Adaptations and Ecology

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 @ 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

EVENT CANCELLED. We are working to reschedule and will post a new date ASAP. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Featured Speaker: Jason Organ, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Center for Anatomical Science and Education, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

In an in-depth look at the evolution of primates, Saint Louis University anatomist, Dr. Jason Organ, talks about his primate fieldwork and how understanding feeding and locomotion in mammals by taking a biomechanical and functional approach to bone, tooth and muscle morphology, informs how we know what we know about our own evolutionary history. 

Modern comparative skulls available for viewing following the talk.

To be held at:
OASIS at the Center of Clayton
50 Gay Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105

Registration required.  FREE to the first 10 registrants, $9 per person thereafter.  OPEN to ALL.  Space is limited.  Middle and high school students welcome. 

To register call 314-533-8586, or e-mail events@academyofsciencestl.org.

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Date:
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Time:
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
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