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SciCafe: Green-blooded Lizards and Malaria Genetics at American Museum of Natural History

03/06/13 7pm 200 Central Park West Map
212-769-5100
www.amnh.org Ages: Adult 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.

Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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