Welcome to the Crow Institute
The J.F. Crow Institute for the Study of Evolution is a cross-college institute whose mission is to foster multidisciplinary research to address complex biological problems facing society, and to improve public understanding of evolution through education and outreach. The current director is Professor of Genetics Nicole Perna.
Please join us for the 2015 Darwin Day Celebration with evolution themed events for educators, researchers and students of all ages! We thank our sponsors (listed below) and volunteers for making this event possible.
10:00 am – Noon Evolution Education Dialogue (Biotechnology/Genetics Building)
Noon – 1:00 pm Jonathan Pauli (Forest and Wildlife Ecology): Evolution Seminar Series (Rm 1360 Biotechnology/Genetics Building)
2:30 pm – 5:15 pm Tree of Life Family Activity (Discovery Building, Town Center)
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm Anne Yoder (Duke University), Keynote Presentation: “Madagascar’s lemurs as a unique evolutionary experiment” - (Discovery Building, DeLuca Forum) - special thanks to UW-Madison Lectures Committee
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Movie Night: “Jurassic Park” (Union South, Marquee Theatre)
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Post-Movie Discussion (Union South, The Sett)
Many thanks for the support that makes our 2015 activities possible:
Core support comes from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the College of Letters and Sciences and the Department of Genetics - our administrative home. In addition we are enabled by sponsorship from:
Core funding support provided by:
Other 2014 sponsoring units:
Video introduction to the Crow Institute by founding director, David Baum.