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Community Discussion on AAPA's 2021 Annual Meeting

Watch the video of the community discussion on AAPA's YouTube channel.

Tuesday September 15th, 12 PM Eastern Time

Organizer: Anne Grauer, AAPA President


  • Steve Leigh, AAPA President-elect
  • Leslea Hlusko, AAPA Vice President & Program Chair
  • Brett Burk and Lori Strong, Burk Associates

The evolution and history of human diseases: from the archaic hominins to the Black Death and Sars-Cov-2

Watch the video of the human diseases panel on AAPA's YouTube channel.

Monday, August 24th 12:00-1:00pm Eastern Time

Organizer: Eduardo Amorim (University of Lausanne)


  • A New History of the Black Death (and Why It Matters for the History of Pandemics: Monica H. Green (Independent Scholar)
  • The impact of infectious diseases on human evolution: Lluis Quintana-Murci (Institute Pasteur and Collège de France)
  • Patterns of genomic diversity in SARS-CoV-2: Lucy van Dorp (University College London)

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