Duke Science and Society Roundtable feat. Director Anne Yoder, PhD.

S&S Roundtable with Anne Yoder, PhD

Science & Society Classroom 232   Thursday, October 16  12:00 PM

Anne Yoder will present:
Explosive evolution of the vomeronasal receptor (Class 1) genes in the lemurs: an exploration of causes and consequences

Anne Yoder studies Madagascar’s unique and urgently threatened biodiversity. Her research uses comparative molecular evolutionary and genomic data from lemurs and other endemic vertebrates to reconstruct Madagascar’s history and to conserve its biodiversity. She also directs the Duke Lemur Center and encourages capacity building through US and Malagasy student education and partnerships.

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