Thursday, May 5, 2011

Finding Your Inner Fish Lecture

The University of Cincinnati Department of Geology and the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History & Science Insights Lecture Series present "Finding Your Inner Fish" with lecturer Neil H. Shubin, Ph.D. Dr. Shubin is Paleontologist and Professor of Anatomy at the University of Chicago and Provost, The Field Museum. He will talk about is discovery of the Tiktaalik roseae animal. It has been dubbed the "missing link" between land animals and fish.

Holotype copy of Tiktaalik roseae in the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Photo by Eduard SolĂ  from Wikipedia
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This event happens May 19, 2011 (Thursday) in the Reakirt Auditorium at the Cincinnati Museum. A reception will be held at 6 PM EST with viewing of the Tiktaalik roseae followed by a lecture at 7:30 PM. Dr. Shubin will have a signing at 9 PM for his book Your Inner Fish: A Journey Through the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body (Pantheon Press). Learn more at


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