Lecture: Fossilized embryos from the dawn of animal evolution

Speaker: Dr. John Cunningham, University of Bristol

Entry Fee

Members: Free

Visitors: £5.00

Date and Time

19:00 -

Location

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN


Lecture Description

The fossil record had been thought to provide no evidence of embryonic development in early animals. However, over the past decade or so a series of exceptionally preserved animal embryos from Cambrian and Ediacaran rocks have been described. These provide our first direct evidence of embryology at the dawn of animal evolution.



Location Map


View Larger Map