Sean B Carroll

Books by Sean B Carroll

Sean B. Carroll is a scientist, author and educator. He heads the department of science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and is a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin. Carroll’s lab research focuses on the genes that control animal body patterns and play major roles in the evolution of animal diversity. In recognition of his scientific contributions, Carroll has received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Sciences, been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, as well as named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the author of Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species, which was a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award for non-fiction, The Making of the Fittest, and Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo). His most recent book is The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover how Life Works and Why it Matters.

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