Award-winning biologist Sean B. Carroll will discuss The Serengeti Rules, his latest book on the quest to discover how life works and why it matters. This event is hosted by the Wake Forest Department of Biology and supported by the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES). This lecture will take place from 7:30 – 8:30pm in Byrum Welcome Center. The event is free and open to members of the public.
More about Sean B. Carroll:
Sean B. Carroll is an award-winning scientist, author, educator, and film producer. He leads the Department of Science Education of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the largest private supporter of science education activities in the US, is the Executive Director of HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, and is the Andrew and Mary Balo and Nicholas and Susan Simon Endowed Chair of Biology at the University of Maryland. He is also Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin.
An internationally-recognized evolutionary biologist, Carroll’s laboratory research has centered on the genes that control animal body patterns and play major roles in the evolution of animal diversity. In recognition of his scientific contributions, Carroll has received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Sciences, been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and elected an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization.