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UW Science Now
Jennifer McCreight
What Makes Us Human: Decoding Our DNA
Monday, May 11, 2015, 6:00PM
Downstairs at Town Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Seneca Street)
Seattle, Washington 98101
$5
This age-old query is also the subject of UW genome sciences student McCreight’s research. She’ll compare the DNA of humans to chimpanzees to paint a picture of how Homo sapiens function.

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What makes us human? Scientists and philosophers have been asking the question for years. This age-old query is also the subject of UW genome sciences student Jennifer McCreight’s research. She’ll compare the DNA of humans to chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs, sharing how genetic differences help paint a picture of how Homo sapiens walk, talk, and have larger brains.

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Presented by: Town Hall and University of Washington’s Engage Science Series, as part of The Seattle Science Lectures.

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