What's on: AMRI Seminar Series

The Australian Museum Research Institute hosts a monthly series of short talks showcasing current research at the Australian Museum.

AMRI Seminar Series #2

AMRI Seminar Series #2
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Want FREE general admission all year round?

Event Type:
Special event
01.00 PM to 02.00 PM

The seminar consists of snapshots of new results or ongoing projects designed to keep our staff informed, but are also open to members of the public with an interest in scientific research.



Recovering and Characterising DNA from Museum Specimens
Professor Ian Barnes, Vertebrates and Anthropology, Department of Earth Sciences
Natural History Museum London

Professor Ian Barnes is a highly regarded evolutionary biologist who conducts his research from London's Natural History Museum. Ian's focus area of research is molecular evolutionary biology, where he uses modern and ancient DNA from archaeological and paleontological materials, together with protein and isotope data, to understand how organisms adapt and react to changes in their environment. 

Ian will be giving a facinating and highly relevant seminar on the methods behind the recovery and characterisation of DNA from museum specimens.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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