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Evolutionary Biology, Then and Now - 2014 Darwin Day Dinner

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Evolutionary Biology, Then and Now
2014 Darwin Day Dinner and Mini-symposium

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The Atlanta Science Tavern is pleased to host its second annual Darwin Day Dinner, Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Cafe Bombay in northeast Atlanta.

The program will be a two-speaker mini-symposium, beginning at 5:30 pm. It will feature Tony Martin, an ichnologist, paleontologist, and geologist who teaches in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University and Melanie DeVore, a paleobotanist and plant biologist who teaches in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Georgia College and State University.

A $25 buffet dinner, which includes soft drinks, will be served.

5:30 pm - gather and socialize
6:00 pm - Tony Martin - Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by their Trace Fossils
7:00 pm - buffet dinner service
8:00 pm - Melanie DeVore - Barnacles, Beetles, and the Botanical Mastermind: Charles Darwin and the Case of the Abominably Radiating Angiosperms

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Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by their Trace Fossils
Tony Martin

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Martin is an ichnologist, paleontologist, and geologist who teaches in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University. He writes about and speaks on his research topic of ichnology for professional and public audiences alike. He is the author of several books, including Life Traces of the Georgia Coast (http://www.amazon.com/Life-Traces-Georgia-Coast-Revealing/dp/0253006023) and his upcoming book is Dinosaurs Without Bones, which will be published in March 2014.
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Barnacles, Beetles, and the Botanical Mastermind: Charles Darwin and the Case of the Abominably Radiating Angiosperms
Melanie DeVore

Dr. Melanie DeVore is paleobotanist and plant biologist who teaches in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Georgia College and State University. She writes and speaks about her research topic of fossil flowering plants and evolution.

Melanie is engaged with the general public through the Natural History Museum at Georgia College (http://www.gcsu.edu/nhm/), Andalusia Farm (former home of Flannery O'Connor) and Stonerose Interpretive Center (http://stonerosefossil.org/) in Republic, Washington and enjoys finding new ways to expose old fossils to a broader audience.

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