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Meet the Scientist: Birds of a Feather

Hear about the journey of Assistant Curator of Ornithology, Dr. Allison Shultz, from being a kid who loved animals and visiting the zoo to becoming the curator of ornithology at NHMLAC.

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Meet the Scientist: Birds of a Feather

Hear about the journey of Assistant Curator of Ornithology, Dr. Allison Shultz, from being a kid who loved animals and visiting the zoo to becoming the curator of ornithology at NHMLAC. She will touch on some of the different ways researchers can use museum specimens, with a special focus on one of her areas of expertise - feather coloration. Dr. Shultz will discuss how birds see the world differently than we do, and what that means for studying the evolution of feather colors.

ABOUT MEET THE SCIENTIST

In this weekly webinar program, we hear from one of our Research & Collections staff and participate in a Q&A about their career path through science during this live, virtual presentation! Recommended for Grades 6 - 12. Register your class for a future live programs here.