Sunday, September 2, 2007

Author of The Making of the Fittest Comes to Butler

Sean Carroll (right), author of The Making of the Fittest, a discussion of Darwin and molecular biology, is the first presenter for the 2007-8 J. James Woods Lectures in the Sciences and Mathematics series at Butler University.

The professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin will begin his presentation at 7:30 p.m. 2 October in the Reilly Room of the Atherton Union on the Butler campus. It's open to the public at no charge.

Dr. Carroll, who also wrote Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo, is the foremost interpreter of Darwin in light of the latest findings of molecular biology. He will speak about the genetics of evolution and about DNA as a record of evolution.

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