Free Event

Annual Whitney Lecture: "The Serengeti Rules"

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7 p.m. at Whitney Laboratory at Marineland

Acclaimed author, biologist, writer, and filmmaker Sean Carroll will speak about "The Quest to Understand How Nature Works and Why It Matters."

South of St. Augustine
9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL, 32080
(904) 461-4000
  • This year's Whitney Lecture will feature Sean Carroll, vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as well as an award-winning biologist, writer, and filmmaker, speaking on the topic, "The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Understand How Nature Works and Why It Matters." The annual event will be hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory of Marine Bioscience on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

    Carroll is know for his scientific research on the genes that control animal body patterns and how they affect the evolution of animal diversity. He is also the author of several acclaimed books, including Brave Genius: A Scientist, A Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize and Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species (a finalist for the National Book Award).

    Sean Carroll is the architect and executive director of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Tangled Studio, which has produced several specials for PBS, Nova, and Smithsonian, including "Your Inner Fish," winner of an Emmy award, Amazon Adventure (IMAX), and "The Farthest," a PBS series about the epic Voyager mission.

    For more information, please visit here or call (904) 461-4000.

    Admission: Free and open to the public, and seating is limited to 260 people.

    When: Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

    Where: Lohman Auditorium, Center for Marine Studies at the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, located at 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd. near the town of Marineland.


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