Wednesday Lecture Series


Wednesday Lecture Series 7 PM via Zoom

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 7 pm

How Humans Have Genetically Modified Nature – with Beth Shapiro

Resurrecting dinosaurs and designer humans might be in the future of genetic engineering, but humans have been modifying nature for a surprisingly long time through hunting, domesticating, polluting, hybridizing, conserving, and genetically modifying organisms.

Beth’s book “Life as We Made It” is available now –

Beth Shapiro is an American evolutionary molecular biologist. She is a Professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her work has centered on the analysis of ancient DNA.

From the Royal Institute Channel on YouTube.