An internationally acclaimed scientist known for his work in evolutionary developmental biology will speak tonight at Gonzaga University’s annual O’Leary Lecture.
Sean B. Carroll, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor and vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, writes a monthly science column for the New York Times and has authored six books. Additionally, Carroll has appeared twice on “60 Minutes” in segments titled “Resurrecting the Extinct” and “B-Rex.”
His scientific research focuses on the development and evolution of animal form.
The free lecture, titled “Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species,” is 7:30 p.m. in Gonzaga University’s Cataldo Hall Globe Room, 502 East Boone Ave. For more information, call (509) 313-3888.