STEM Speaker Series: Collecting Fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali with Dr. Maureen O’Leary

Date: 09/17/2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Special Collections Seminar Room


Professor O’Leary, a vertebrate paleontologist, will discuss her 20 years of field and laboratory work in West Africa where she has discovered dinosaurs, fossil mammals and other vertebrates and extinct plants. She will also discuss her role in the School of Medicine as an instructor of anatomy and comparative biology researcher.

Bio: Dr. Maureen O’Leary is a Professor of Anatomical Sciences in the Renaissance School of Medicine. She has a B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a paleontologist who researches the early evolution of mammals and her past projects have included studies of early whales and the radiation of mammals across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. She has published over 50 peer reviewed articles, including in the journal Science, and has been awarded nearly 20 research grants from the National Science Foundation.


Bookings are closed for this event.

Clara Tran

Clara Tran

Head, Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University Libraries
Clara is the member of the Library STEM Team.
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