Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Miguel Vilar, Ph.D.
Miguel Vilar, Ph.D., is the Science Manager for National Geographic's Genographic Project. He is also a molecular anthropologist and science writer. His fieldwork has taken him to remote places throughout the South Pacific, East Africa, Mesoamerica, South America and the Caribbean. In the laboratory, he researches the modern genetic diversity of human populations from Melanesia, Micronesia, North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Miguel has been published in several anthropology and genetics journals, as well as popular science magazines.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
TH019 Finding Deep Ancestry with National Geographic's Geno 2.0 Next Generation
The Genographic Project is dedicated to learning about human migration through working to conserve and revitalize indigenous cultures around the world. Learn how the research applies to you as a tester and hear of the adventures of working with indigenous cultures. Level: All.