The Human Osteology Workshop is suitable for students or professionals working in medicolegal fields, rescue services, field archaeology, museums, or individuals that have an interest in learning more about human skeletal anatomy. During the five-day, hands-on workshop, participants will gain a working knowledge of normal human skeletal anatomy. Participants will examine human skeletons from the Texas State Donated Skeletal Collection and discuss both normal skeletal anatomy and common variations.
Topics Covered: Overview of the human skeleton, basic bone biology, anatomical terminology, anatomy of the skull, postcranial anatomy, common anatomical variations
Instructor: Dr. Daniel Wescott
Dates: August 16-20, 2021
Location: Texas State University, Grady Early Forensic Anthropology Research Laboratory, 1921 Old Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666
Please direct questions to: Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900 or FACTS@txstate.edu
Any hotel/motel within San Marcos will be within 15 minutes of the workshop site. You may ask for the Texas State Rate at some hotels for an additional discount.
FACTS is not responsible for your stay.