Presidential Lecture Series to bring leading expert on origin of species to Rowan

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In commemoration of the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, the Department of Biological Sciences will host a lecture by Dr. Sean Carroll, a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin who claims DNA contains the ultimate forensic evidence of evolution.

In commemoration of the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, the Department of Biological Sciences will host a lecture by Dr. Sean Carroll, a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin who claims DNA contains the ultimate forensic evidence of evolution.

Dr. Carroll is a renowned scientist whose research has centered on the genes that control animal body patterns and the major roles they play in the evolution of animal diversity. His work has been featured in Time, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, Discover and Natural History. He has authored five books on the topic, the most recent of which shares a title with his lecture.

Remarkable Creatures: Adventures in the search for the origins of species
Monday, March 30, 11 a.m.
Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center

This program is free and open to the public and made possible by the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Francis Bonner of Radnor, Pa. A book signing will be held immediately after the lecture.

For more information, contact Dr. Luke Holbrook, Biological Sciences, at 256-4834 or holbrook@rowan.edu

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