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Building Canada Lecture: Research Matters, Canada’s global DNA Detectives panel discussion

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Guelph Civic Museum, this lecture series will feature topics about nation building.  Presented in partnership between Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph.

Nov. 8, Research Matters presents “Barcoding Canada: What does it mean for the future of biodiversity in Canada?” Canada’s Global DNA detectives panel discussion with U of G’s Bob Hanner and Amanda Nauum.

Conserving biodiversity in Canada for the future depends on understanding the past and the strategic role DNA barcoding plays in helping to protect millions of species that share our planet.

Moderated by Owen Roberts, Director of Research Communications, University of Guelph

Panel Speakers:

Bob Hanner is an associate professor at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) and Centre for Biodiversity Genomics.

Amanda Nauum works for TRU-ID, a new startup spun out of BIO. She also has her own educational consulting business and continues to work one day a week as a post-doc in the BIO lab.

Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph.

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Date:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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