Photos from the BIOM 225 Introduction to Anthropogeny, Spring 2013 course at UCSD.
Dr. Pascal Gagneux opened the first lecture by providing a frame work of "Deep History" and the methods used by scientists to study human origins.
Dr. Pascal Gagneux demonstrates the relationship of life forms based on ribosomal DNA. Food for thought: the branching of life forms is really a story about the cessation of sharing genetic information.
Dr. Pascal Gagneux answers a question during the discussion session. Graduate students who take Introduction to Anthropogeny represent numerous fields of inquiry and are encouraged to utilize their expertise in tackling the big questions of "who are we?" and "how did we get here?"
Dr. Pascal Gagneux, Associate Professor of Glycobiology at UC San Diego, brings a vast array of transdisciplinary research to his lectures. He is a zoologist by training, studies glycans, primate molecular diversity, reproduction, and human origins.