Dr. John Rowan

Title: Paleontology: New Insights From Old Bones

Blurb: Bones and stones often reveal long-standing mysteries and stories. Fossils help unravel biological curiosities, with paleontological marvels often unearthed in our own backyards. Join Dr. John Rowan as he shares his experience of working with fossils in answering crucial questions in conservation biology.

Dr. John Rowan is an Assistant Professor at the University at Albany. He was also a Darwin Fellow in the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program and UMass. His research focuses on the evolution and ecology of mammalian animals, interactions between living and non-living things in a land communites, and early homininsin eastern Africa. Most of his current research is based on field and lab work in Ethiopia and Kenya.

For more information, please check out his lab website and twitter:

Lab site: http://www.johnjrowan.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jjrowan_paleo?lang=en

If you missed this café, you don’t need to dig around for it, it’s right below! Make no bones about it, these new insights are fascinating!