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Public PhD Viva - Dr Juan Camilo Chacón-Duque - 24 July 2018

Start: Jul 24, 2018 04:00 PM
End: Jul 24, 2018 05:00 PM

Public PhD Viva - Dr Juan Camilo Chacón-Duque

Please join us for Dr Juan Camilo Chacón-Duque’s Public Viva and party following the award of his PhD degree supervised by Dr Garrett Hellenthal and Professor Andrés Ruiz-Linares

Talk title: "Zooming in on the genetic history of Latin America"
Venue: Gavin de Beer LT, Anatomy Building (map)
Abstract: Latin Americans are the product of an extensive genetic admixture of different continental populations. Using dense genetic data and novel statistical approaches I trace the specific origins of the ancestors of thousands of Latin Americans, revealing hidden histories and the impact of this subtle genetic contributions on their physical appearance.