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SMP 4/22/06 | Applied Evolution: Domestication, Disease, Crime & Culture | Speaker: David Mindell

Saturday, April 22, 2006
4:00 AM
170 & 182 Dennison Building

Speaker: David Mindell, Curator, U-M Museum of Zoology; Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Understand how evolutionary biology is much more than an explanatory concept, and that it is indispensable to the world we live in. When we domesticate wild species for agriculture or companionship; when we manage our exposure to pathogens and prevent or control epidemics; when we foster the diversity of species and safeguard the functioning of ecosystems; and even when we link biological crime scene evidence to suspects: in each of these cases, evolutionary biology is applied.

Detailed Information
All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

Contact Information
For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437