Dr. Elaine Ostrander, a pioneer in the field of comparative genomics known for her leadership on the canine genome project, will speak on campus about how scientists are using unprecedented amounts of genetic data from more than 1,000 dogs of various breeds to better understand the animals’ genetic diversity and behavior.
Her talk, “How to build a dog in 2,392,715,236 steps,” will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020, in 078 Freeman Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Ostrander, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, is chief and distinguished investigator of the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch at the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute.
Friday, January 31 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Freeman Hall auditorium, 078 211 Fernow Street