ALLELE Lecture featuring Dr. Bruce J. MacFadden of the Florida Museum of Natural History
Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Time: 07:30 PM
Location: Auditorium room 127 Biology Building
Cost: This event is free and open to the public
Dr. Bruce J. MacFadden will be giving an ALLELE lecture entitled "Fossil Horses: Icons of Evolution Exhibits." Dr. MacFadden is Curator and Professor of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. On the UF faculty since 1977, he teaches in both the biology and geology departments. He is the author of 165 peer-reviewed articles and a book titled Fossil Horses (Cambridge 1992). With funding from the NSF PIRE program, his current research interests include collecting fossil mammals along the Panama Canal. He is also interested in how evolution is communicated through museum exhibits. Bruce received his B.S. degree from Cornell University and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University.
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