Darwin Week

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Each year the College of Charleston and its sponsors celebrate the life of Charles Darwin and his contribution to science by hosting a thought provoking, week-long series of guest speakers whose research directly relates to Darwin's popular theories.

Schedule

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Tuesday, Feb. 15

4:00pm

The Origin of Life: Did It All Start In a Warm Little Pond?
Antonio Lazcano, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Zoom Recording - Lazcano  Passcode: D@rwin2022_1

 

Wednesday, Feb. 16

4:30pm

Topological Considerations in Genome Biology
Mariel Vazquez, University of California, Davis

Zoom Recording - Vazquez Passcode: D@rwin2022_2

 

Thursday, Feb. 17

4:00pm, SSMB Auditorium (limited in-person attendance; please see Zoom link)

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer
Plasticity, Epigenetics, and Evolution
David Pfennig, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Zoom Recording - Pfennig Passcode: D@rwin2022_3

 

Friday, Feb. 18

3:00pm, RITA 101 (limited in-person attendance; please see Zoom link)

Presented in Partnership with CofC's Center for Sustainable Development 
The Anthropocene: How Emerging Contaminants Impact Aquatic Ecosystems
Austin Gray, Virginia Tech

Zoom Link - Gray