Kenneth Miller: Time to Abandon Darwin? Evolution in a Molecular Age – April 2013
The Landmark College Academic Speaker Series enhances and promotes the College’s intellectual environment and facilitates discussion of important issues for the community.
More than a century and a half after the publication of On the Origin of Species, evolution remains a contentious and divisive issue in the United States. In an age of molecular biology, when whole genomes can be sequenced and analyzed, many continue to ask if Darwin's ideas are valid.
As we will see, genomic biology is not only consistent with evolution, but provides a rich new dimension in which the diversity of life can be studied and understood.