Biodiversity: From Evolutionary Origins to Ecosystem Function

A Bicentennial Symposium to Celebrate 200 Years of Research

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Please join the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia this fall as we explore current and future research on the diversity of life with a focus on evolutionary history, ecology, and environmental quality. The two-day conference will open at 2 pm on Thursday, October 11, with tours of the Academy’s collections. It will close with a poster session and reception on the evening of Friday, October 12.

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