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looking for fresh dino-bones

This message was originally distributed via PaleoNet.  I asked the
author if he would like it forwarded here, and he said yes.  If you
can help, please respond to the address below.  However, before doing
so, make sure that you see the next message from me, which will
contain a response which was already sent to PaleoNet (apologies to
those who already received the messages there):

--- Forwarded mail from cpretzma@postbox.acs.ohio-state.edu (Chip Pretzman)

  To interested field personnel and paleontologists- I am a molecular
  geneticist at The Ohio State Univ., Dept. of Molecular Genetics,
  Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics.  I am seeking small, fresh dino
  bone fragments to attempt DNA extraction from using a novel
  technique that I have recently developed.  Preliminary results
  indicate that DNA fragments can be recovered in quantities suitable
  for PCR amplification, but I am still ruling out the possibility of
  contaminants.  However, I need bone frags from identified skeletons,
  especially North American hadrosaurs and theropods, along with
  collection data.  The fragments need not exceed 1 by 2 cm., but can
  be larger. The process is semi-destructive, so specimens cannot be
  returned in the original condition.  Proper credit will be given to
  anyone submitting specimens for work leading to publication. Please
  contact Chip Pretzman, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State
  Univ., 484 W. 12th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210. Phone 614-292-4570
  days, 614-848-5056 eves. E-mail cpretzma@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu

  Thank You
  Chip Pretzmam

--- end forwarded message -- MR ---

Mickey Rowe     (rowe@lepomis.psych.upenn.edu)