Hunting the molecular past

Media:  Talk   

June 2, 2010

Huset Ved Kongens Have

Eske Willerslev

Eske Willerslev (b. 1971) is an internationally renowned Danish DNA researcher and director of the Centre for Ancient Genetics at the Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen. Willerslev is a world-leading DNA scientists. Willerslev established Denmark's first research facility for ancient DNA and was a founding disciplines of sedimentary and ice core genetics. Willerslev has appeared in television and documentary films and written several books and articles.Willerslev has a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen (2003).

Christopher Gertz Bech

Denmark's absinth nerd number 1 with a sustained interest since 2002. Christopher is a walking encyclopedia on all aspects of absinthe, has traveled and visited the distillery and absinthe-events (has been several times in Pontarlier and Boveresse) and is known by the vast majority of "pinging" in the genre.

Teori og Praksis and Huset ved Kongens Have welcomes you to this event in the series Science & Cocktails.

The evening program consists of a lecture by Eske Willerslev, and a presentation on cocktails by Christopher Gertz Bech.

Willerslev will talk about his groundbreaking research on ancient DNA and what implications this new knowledge has for us today.

The talk: