CEB50: Committee on Evolutionary Biology celebrates 50 years!
A unique gathering at the Field Museum
The Committee on Evolutionary Biology celebrated 50 years of groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research and achievements in evolutionary biology, at a recent gathering of current students, faculty, and distinguished alums! The special 2-day program began on Thurs evening, Nov. 21, in Hinds Laboratory, with a featured Evolutionary Morphology seminar presented by Michael Foote, UChicago professor of Geophysical Sciences, on "Diversity-Dependent Diversification in the History of Life.
The 50th anniversary celebration continued on Friday, Nov. 22, at The Field Museum, with a select group of alumni -- including Brandon Kilbourne, Anjali Goswami, Karen Sears, Nate Smith, Alex Dehgan, Sharon Swartz, Ana Carnaval, Lucinda Lawson, and Michael LaBarbera -- presenting seminars throughout the day on a wide range of topics, followed by a formal reception. This very special recognition of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology's first 50 years was a resounding success!