Find out what's happening at the museum and archives in these monthly talks featuring curators, staff and researchers.
Ancient Migrations and Modern Genetics
Curator of Archaeology Grant Keddie will reveal how our emerging knowledge of the function of specific genes and the interactions of the human microbiome allows for the development of new ways of interpreting the essence of who we are and how we have spread across the planet.
About the speaker:
With forty years’ experience as archaeology curator at the Royal B.C. Museum, Grant Keddie combines an extensive knowledge of the archaeology collection with his interest in human history and natural history. His studies look at human behavior in the past by examining the changes in the archaeological record and the differences and similarities with the ethnographic record. Read more about Grant Keddie on his profile page.