ALLELE Lecture: From Madagascar to Microscopes: Breathing Life into Dinosaurs

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Auditorium North Lawn Hall
Cost: Free

Categories: Lectures and Speakers

Dr. Kristi Curry Rogers is a vertebrate paleontologist from Macalester College and holds research associate positions at the Denver Museum of Science and Nature, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Museum of the Rockies. She specializes in the long-necked dinosaurs called sauropods and has traveled around the globe in search of their bones. Kristi Curry Rogers was awarded an NSF CAREER grant to investigate the effects of environmental stress on the bones of backboned animals (including dinosaurs). She is a member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, and is actively involved in outreach activities related to paleontology and evolution. She has been a consultant and on-screen expert for programs aired on PBS, BBC Horizon, the Discovery Channel, and the National Geographic Channel.

Contact Info: Thomas Tobin, ttobin@ua.edu, 2053481878

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