Lecture focuses on DNA clues into large mammal extinction
Posted April 5, 2012; 04:49 p.m.
The extinction of large mammals will be the subject of the lecture "What Killed the Giant Mammals? Insights From Ancient DNA" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Friend Center Auditorium. Speaker Beth Shapiro, an associate professor of biology at the University of California-Santa Cruz, specializes in ancient DNA and the genetics of Ice Age plants and animals.