Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll, member of the National Academy of Sciences, is the acknowledged leader of the exciting new biological field known as Evo Devo, which looks at how a single cell grows into a complex organism. He is the author of the widely acclaimed books Endless Forms Most Beautifuland Making of the Fittest, the winner of the 2007 Phi Beta Kappa Science Book Award. His upcoming book, Dinosaurs, Ape-Men, and Ancient DNA: The Epic Search for the Origin of Species, is an account of some of the most dramatic adventures and important discoveries in two centuries of biological exploration - from the epic journeys of pioneering naturalists to the expeditions making headlines today - and how they gave birth to and nourished the science of evolution.