Dr Amy Willis (Class of 2007) isotope discovery of 17,000-year-old fossil

Dr Amy Willis, Vice-Captain, Class of 2007, is one of the esteemed co-authors of a research paper in Science Magazine. Dr Willis is an assistant profession of Biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health. Along with her co-author and their research team, Dr Willis’s developed a sophisticated isotope-guided random walk approach to track the mammoth’s movements. Allowing for the analysis of a 17,000-year-old fossil of an Arctic woolly mammoth, and the identification that this woolly mammoth walked the equivalent of nearly two trips around the world. For further information on Dr Willis’s research visit here.

 

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