Kurtén Club 21.4., special events for next weeks

Dear All,

tomorrow, Fabien Lafuma will give a talk about

Evolutionary study of tooth shape in squamate reptiles.

Time & Loc.:
16.00, 21.4.2015, C108 Physicum, Kumpula

Next week, Prof. Bernard Wood, George Washington University, will give a talk in the club about “Can developmental biology help recover phylogeny?”. The venue will be announced later.

Interested in human evolution, development, phylogeny, or conservation? Please consider three quite exceptional events in the near future:

– April 29, 9:00-15:00. Symposium on Understanding Humans in their Early Context. Speakers include Bernard Wood, Jukka Jernvall, Fred Karlsson, Lars Werdelin, Petri Pellikka and Mikael Fortelius. House of the Estates (Säätytalo), Snellmaninkatu 9-11.
Please register at: http://survey.tsv.fi/index.php/survey/index/sid/345372/lang/en

– May 6, 18:00. Yrjö Reenpää Lecture by legendary needs-no-introduction palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey, Kenya: “50 years of African origins as both researcher and observer”. University of Helsinki Great Hall (main building, Unioninkatu 34).

And finally, a very special and rare treat:

– May 7, 14:15. Legendary palaeoanthropologist Meave Leakey, Kenya: “Surprises from the Past”. First-hand account by the scientist who has been coordinating the research in the Kenyan Turkana Basin for the last several decades. Björn Kurtén Club, Physicum D101, Kumpula Campus.

Allu & Mikael