On Thursday, April 8, 4:00-5:00 pm, Mark Shriver will present a lecture titled “Only Skin Deep: The Genetics of Skin Color, Facial Features and Race” at Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center, University of Connecticut, 2075 Hillside Road, Hartford, CT. This free event is part of Heinz and Virginia Herrmann Distinguished Lecture Series on Human Rights and the Life Sciences, which “aims to promote the production and dissemination of knowledge concerning the ethical and human rights implications of advances in the sciences.”
Shriver is an associate professor of biology at Morehouse College, currently on leave from his position as associate professor of anthropology and genetics at Penn State. For more info, contact Linda Strausbaugh at linda.strausbaugh [at] uconn.edu.
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