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All About Bones: Insights from Fossils and Embryos

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Hampton Hall, Marine Institute

Dr. Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Associate Professor at the Department of Biology, Mount Saint Vincent University, and NSERC Atlantic Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, will talk about how we can learn from fossils and embryos. She will share insights into fundamental biological processes underlying skeletal complexity, space, and health research. She will also step through her career path, which started in South Africa, sharing her personal stories along the way. 

All are welcome, but registration is requested as space is limited. Free to all. Please click on the following link for more information about the event and to register:

The WISE NL - Statoil Speaker Series ( is a regularly scheduled event, open to the public and designed to tell the story of women's contribution in science and engineering. The Speaker Series provides opportunities for both professionals and students to come together and learn about interesting topics, careers, to mingle, socialize, and to network.