8 Oct 2016

Beth Shapiro: mammoths, genetics and de-extinction

From Saturday Morning, 9:10 am on 8 October 2016

Kim Hill talks to molecular palaeontologist Professor Beth Shapiro, who is Director for Conservation at the University of California Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, and Research Associate of the Denver Museum of Natural History. She runs the Paleogenomics Lab at UCSC with Professor Richard (Ed) Green, and is visiting New Zealand as a guest of Allan Wilson at Otago and NZ Genomics Ltd, with the support of the Australasian Genomic Technologies Association and the Next Generation Sequencing Conference, to present two free talks based on her book, How to Clone a Mammoth: the Science of De-Extinction, in Dunedin and Auckland.