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Science on Tap: Comparative Primate Birth Mechanics

Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Date and Time

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location

  • SpeakEZ Lounge | 600 Monroe Ave. NW Grand Rapids 49503

Description

Science on Tap: Comparative Primate Birth Mechanics

Speakers: Natalie Laudicina, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, GVSU

Location: SpeakEZ Lounge | 600 Monroe Ave. NW Grand Rapids 49503

Date: Thursday, January 9

Time: 8PM

 

Event Description:

There have been over 60 years of research examining why human childbirth is uniquely hard compared to other primates. In this talk, Dr. Natalie Laudicina will be discussing her dissertation research where she reconstructed how birth would occur in other primates, across 4 million years of hominin evolution, and how she came to some surprising conclusions.   

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scienceontapgrandrapids/

Twitter: @ScienceOnTapGR

Information

gvsu.edu/clas/

Contact

Laura K. Stroik, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Grand Valley State University

212 Henry Hall

1 Campus Drive

Allendale, MI  49401

Ph: (616) 331-8954

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