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SPENCER WELLS - Geneticist and National Geographic Documentary Filmmaker

Mon. January 11, 2010 at Thousand Oaks 8:00 pm
Tues. January 12, 2010 at Redondo Beach 8:00 pm
Wed. January 13, 2010 at Pasadena 8:00 pm

Geneticist Spencer Wells spends his life traveling the farthest reaches of the globe taking blood samples from men and women in order to unravel the secrets of the human story: Where did humans come from? How did they spread over the globe? How did different races evolve? He answers those questions for the first time using the latest discoveries of human genetics. Wells is a leading population geneticist and director of the Genographic Project from National Geographic and IBM.  His fascination with the past has led the scientist, author, and documentary filmmaker to study humankind's family tree. Dr. Wells will take the audience on an epic visual journey all over the world, using DNA to trace the migration routes of our ancient ancestors and revealing the incredible tapestry of human diversity created along the way.