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.


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

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