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Herpetological Investigation at the Museum of Comparative Zoology

November 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

$40 – $50

Through close observation of museum specimens, learn how the university’s herpetological collections are used for forensic investigations, embryological and natural history research, and the discovery of new species. Then try your hand at data collection and analysis in a hands-on investigation of the evolution of anolis lizards, based on current research by evolutionary biologist Sofia Prado-Irwin, who will lead this activity.

Instructors: Joe Martinez, Curatorial Assistant, Herpetology Department Museum of Comparative Zoology and Sofia Prado-Irwin, Doctoral student Organismic & Evolutionary Biology Department

Advance registration required. Tickets can be purchased at: https://reservations.hmsc.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?EventID=11 .

Details

Date:
November 3, 2018
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$40 – $50
Event Category:
Website:
https://hmnh.harvard.edu/event/herpetological-investigation-museum-comparative-zoology

Organizer

Harvard Museum of Natural History
Phone:
(617) 495-3045
Email:
hmnh@hmsc.harvard.edu
Website:
https://hmnh.harvard.edu/

Venue

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Phone:
617-495-3045