Fall 2009 Events

 “What on Earth is Going On?  Evolution, Faith and Reason in the USA

Francisco J. Ayala
"Darwin's Greatest Discovery: Design Without Designer"

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
6:00 pm
Del Santo Room (LM 270)

Francisco J. Ayala is a University Professor and Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology School of Biological Sciences at the University of California at Irvine. Ayala, a former Dominican priest, has been President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and has served on the governing council of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2001, he was awarded the National Medal of Science.  He was a chief witness in the creationist trials in Arkansas in 1981.


Dr. Ayala will also give a lecture to USF's scientific community titled, "Evolution of Plasmodium, the Agent of Malaria" on Monday, November 16 at 5:30 pm in the Harney Science Center, room 232.