Evolutionary Insights into Breastfeeding from Archaelogical Population

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Evolutionary Insights into Breastfeeding from Archaelogical Population

Event Date

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

In this special seminar the postdoctoral fellows within the Center for Evolution and Medicine will explain their research and the connection it has to evolutionary medicine.

Alexandra Greenwald is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Evolution and Medicine. Her expertise is in bioarchaeology and evolutionary anthropology, and her research focuses on breastfeeding and weaning behavior in ancient human populations. She will be giving a talk on 'Evolutionary Insights into Breastfeeding from Archaeological Populations'.