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Preserved skins of passenger pigeons (Ectopistes migratorius) in a specimen drawer at the Museum of Natural History in New York.
Photo by Ben Novak.

“Bringing Back the Passenger Pigeon”
Meeting convened at Harvard Medical School in Boston on Feb. 8, 2012

George Church – genomic engineer, Harvard Medical School
Beth Shapiro – evolutionary molecular biologist, University of California, Santa Cruz
Scott Edwards – Curator of Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard
Noel Snyder – ornithologist, California condor rescue
Joel Greenberg – writer, The Passenger Pigeon Project
David Blockstein – ornithologist, The Passenger Pigeon Project
Hank Greely – bioethicist, Stanford
Jamie Shreeve – Science Editor, National Geographic
Stewart Brand – co-convener, The Long Now Foundation
Ryan Phelan – co-convener, former CEO of DNA Direct

Scott Edwards, Stewart Brand, George Church, Hank Greely,
Noel Snyder, Beth Shapiro, David Blockstein, Jamie Shreeve,
Ryan Phelan, Joel Greenberg.