Dr Lauren Schroeder

Exploring evolutionary process in human evolution: lessons from quantitative genetics and mammal models

5:00pm - 6:00pm / Thursday 13th May 2021
Type: Seminar / Category: Department / Series: Evolutionary Archaeology Seminar Series
  • Admission: Free.
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The hominin fossil record is characterized by a remarkable amount of morphological variability. Although evolutionary processes have clearly acted to shape this diversity, studies of the underlying cause have been limited, with little attention given to non-adaptive (genetic drift and gene flow) scenarios in traditional paleoanthropology. In this talk, Dr Lauren Schroeder discusses two areas of her research program that aims to understand how non-adaptive processes have contributed to our evolution.
In affiliation with Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto.

Zoom information: contact Lucy Timbrell lucy.timbrell@liverpool.ac.uk