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SciCafe: Green-blooded Lizards and Malaria Genetics

03/06/13 | 7pm

The American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West Map

212-769-5100

Free with cash bar

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On the island of New Guinea there are unusual lizards with bright green blood. Could these reptiles offer clues to better understand diseases in humans like malaria and jaundice? Museum Associate Curator Susan Perkins and Chris Austin, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University, will discuss their work on this system, including the power of genomics and comparative biology to help advance the field of medicine.

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