• Distinguished Visiting Scholar Series

Professor and biologist Lynn Margulis discusses evolutionist theory

Gaia and symbiogenesis: Our living Earth history
A lecture by Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lynn Margulis
Thursday, February 17, 2011
7pm
C. Walsh Theatre at Suffolk University

Lynn Margulis is a Distinguished University Professor at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. An evolutionist and an admirer of Charles Darwin, she received a 1999 National Medal of Science from President Bill Clinton. Based on scientific collaboration with geologists and other environmentalists, Margulis developed and has taught the "Environmental Evolution: Effect of Life on Planet Earth" course every year since 1972.

She will discuss evolutionist theory and her latest book, Dazzle Gradually: Reflections on the Nature of Nature.

Following the lecture there will be a reception in the McDermott Conference Room, 1st floor, Donahue Building.

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