Cohan Participates in Darwin Conference at University of Chicago

Olivia DrakeNovember 12, 20091min

Fred Cohan, professor of biology, delivered a presentation titled “Darwin vs. Mayr on the Origin of Bacterial Species,” during a Darwin conference, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. The event was held Oct. 29-31 at the University of Chicago. Cohan joined other evolutionary biologists, historians and philosophers who connected their work directly with Darwin. 2009 also marks the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s The Origin of Species.