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Meeting: Shaking the tree (again): How does Homo naledi change our
understanding of the human fossil record?
The Kentucky Paleontological Society (KPS).
Friday, October 30, 2015, 7:30 pm
Lexington, Kentucky, Mines and Minerals Resources Building, Room 101,
Rose Street, UK Campus.
two easy ways to get to the Mining
and Minerals building. One way to get to the
parking deck is to get on S. Limestone and take
Huguelet across to University Ave. Turn left on
University Ave., then left at the W. T. Young
Library (Hilltop Ave). The parking deck will be
on your right when you get to the end of Hilltop.
The other way is to turn left on Columbia (which
is now open) from Rose and take a right at
Woodland (the light). Take Woodland up to
Hilltop, turn right and follow it to the end (past
Young library) to the parking deck which is free
past 5:00 PM. The lat/long for the parking deck
entrance is: 38.03348 -84.50395.
Dr. Andrew Deane, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and
Neurobiology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky
TOPIC- Shaking the tree (again): How
does Homo naledi change our understanding of the human fossil record?
Andrew Deane, UK paleoanthropologist and associate professor of anatomy
and neurobiology will be this months speaker. He served as a member of
the Rising Star Expedition, a group of international scientists who
described more than 1,500 fossils exhumed from a cavern in the Cradle
of Humankind World Heritage Site outside of Johannesburg, South Africa.
He was one of 30 experts invited to help examine the fossils. Andrew
focused on Homo naledi hands and feet.
more information, please contact Dan Phelps (859) 296-4870.
Feel free to bring snacks, etc. for our hospitality table!
unidentified specimens for us to see!