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CONTACT: Mary Anthony
Oct. 25, 2010
Discuss Evolution during DeCoursey Lecture Series at
SAN ANTONIO – Edmund “Butch” Brodie, director of Mountain Lake Biological Station and a professor of biology at the University of Virginia, will present “The Parable of the Coffeepot and the Newt: How Answers Beget Questions in Evolutionary Biology” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Laurie Auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public and a part of the 2010-2011 Trinity University DeCoursey Lecture Series.
Brodie has been
asking questions about evolutionary ecology for 25 years, working on
everything from weedy plants to horses, and in habitats from the Pacific
His lecture will tell a story of how scientists arrive at the research questions they ask through a snowballing cycle of observation, discovery, and uncovering of new questions, relying on his work on the coevolutionary arms race as the primary narrative.
Doors to Laurie
Auditorium will open at 6:15 p.m. on the evening of the lecture.
The DeCoursey Lecture
Series is made possible by a gift from the late Gen. Elbert DeCoursey
and Mrs. DeCoursey of
For more information, contact Trinity’s Office of Academic Affairs at 210-999-8201.