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Symposium: Evolution Makes Sense of Biology

Featuring: 
Joshua Rosenau

Time: 
9:30pm
Date: 
February 15, 2009
Location: 
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL



Symposium organized by NCSE at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science with Eugenie C. Scott as the Moderator. The Symposium takes to heart Theodosious Dobzhansky’s maxim that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” The symposium features preeminent scientists’ reflections on how the concept of common ancestry explains why things are the way they are in their respective fields.
  • Joshua Rosenau "Why We Need to Apply Dobzhansky's Maxim Today"
  • David Deamer "Evolution Makes Sense of Biochemistry"
  • Kenneth R. Miller "Evolution Makes Sense of Cell & Molecular Biology"
  • Sean B. Carroll "Evolution Makes Sense of Developmental Biology"
  • Neil Shubin "Evolution makes Sense of Anatomy"
  • Olivia Judson "Evolution Makes Sense of Behavior"

Also: Visit the NCSE Booth in the Exhibit Room

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