Friday Seminar Series

February 10, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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The topic for this weeks Friday Seminar Series will be anatomy. All faculty members and students are invited to attend.

Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the human brain: Insights from comparative neuroanatomical studies in great apes and canids

Muhammad Spocter, Ph.D.
Assistant professor, Anatomy, Des Moines University

Dr. Spocter indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Objectives:

  1. Reflect on the uniqueness of human brain size.
  2. Outline arguments for the uniqueness of human language.
  3. Reflect on claims for the uniqueness of human brain asymmetry.
  4. Present an approach for examining the emergence of human social cognition using convergent evolution.

CME credit

AOA:  Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

Other:  Attendees will receive 1.0 hour of continuing education contact hours.

Commercial support

Educational grants are not being accepted for this activity.

Disclosure statement

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content for this program and the selection of speakers are responsibilities of the program director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

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Details

Date:
February 10, 2012
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115
Phone:
515-271-1400
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Organizer

Research
Phone:
515-271-1445
Email:
Website:
http://www.dmu.edu/research