In the first lecture of the 2018 Christmas Lectures Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght explore the tree of life and see where humans come from.
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Alice Roberts is the 2018 Christmas Lecturer, a biological anthropologist, author and broadcaster. She is professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham.
Aoife McLysaght is the Genetics Society Guest Lecturer for the 2018 Christmas Lectures and Head of the Genetics Department at Trinity College Dublin, where she has led a research group focusing on Molecular Evolution since 2003.
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