DNA research techniques perfected in the 90s have created new opportunities for scientists to assist wildlife conservation efforts. A panel talks about the science behind this work and how it’s helped both animals and people.

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  • Dr. Stephen O'Brien Chief of the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity at the National Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Rob Fleischer Head of the molecular genetics lab at the National Zoo
  • Dr. Kenneth Goddard Lab director and forensic scientist at the National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory

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