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image montage of scientists at the ROM
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) welcomes all to the Annual ROM Research Colloquium and Vaughan Lecture, a thought-provoking one-day event highlighting the ROM’s ongoing research and recent discoveries. 

ROM Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

A Life in the Past Lane: Four Decades Down and a New Dawn to Come

ROM Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs. Their DNA, comprised of over 1 billion DNA letters and thousands of genes, bears traces of their dinosaur ancestry. From T. rex to hummingbirds, join Harvard`s Scott V. Edwards as he explores how modern genomics are revealing how these fascinating creatures have evolved over tens of millions of years.