Friday, May 01, 2009

Year of Darwin - Neil Shubin, Ph.D.

Neil Shubin, Ph.D. University of Chicago
October 14, 2008

Cleveland Museuem of Natural History Professor Shubin (University of Chicago) is a well-known paleontologist who studies the morphological and developmental origins of the tetrapod limb. He recently discovered Tiktaalik, a species linking aquatic "lobe-finned" fishes with early terrestrial tetrapods. Held in conjunction with the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's annual meeting in downtown Cleveland.