April 17, 2006
Event - Distinguished Speaker: Richard Lewontin
Wednesday, April 19
Gene, organism and environment
Richard C. Lewontin, Harvard University
Distinguished Speaker Series
7 pm, Chemistry 1800, 830 N. University Ave.
Reception following in Chemistry atrium
Biologists often speak of genes as “determining” organisms and of the evolution of organisms as “adaptation” of organisms to a fixed external environment. The talk will show how these oversimplifications mask the true relationship among genes, organisms and environments.
Posted at April 17, 2006 12:28 PM