Sean Carroll awarded 2010 Stephen Jay Gould Prize

Sean B. Carroll is the winner of the 2010 Stephen Jay Gould Prize. The Gould prize is awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution to recognize individuals whose sustained and exemplary efforts have advanced public understanding of evolutionary science and its importance in biology, education, and everyday life in the spirit of Stephen Jay Gould.  Carroll, professor of genetics, has a distinguished career both advancing the science of evolution and in conveying that knowledge to the general public. He will deliver the Gould Award lecture on  June 25 at the Evolution 2010 conference in Portland, Oregon. The title of his talk is “Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species.”