Congratulations to Sean B. Carroll

02.01.2016

Sean B. CarrollSean B. Carroll

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Sean B. Carroll, a member of NCSE's Advisory Council and a recipient of NCSE's Friend of Darwin award, on winning the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science. 

Carroll's books include Endless Forms Most Beautiful (2005), about evolutionary developmental biology; Remarkable Creatures (2009), about the history of evolutionary theory; Brave Genius (2013), about Jacques Monod and Albert Camus; and his latest, The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (2016). According to a January 28, 2016, press release from the Rockefeller University, which awards the prize, "Carroll's work as a science communicator embodies the prize's original intent to honor those who inspire others. "

Carroll is vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He will receive the Thomas Prize at a March 14, 2016, ceremony.