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IGBB Co-Sponsors MSU's Darwin Week Celebration

January 30, 2014

Story PhotoThe Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing & Biotechnology (IGBB) is co-sponsoring Mississippi State's Darwin Week 2014, a celebration of Charles Darwin, the famed naturalist whose theory of evolution by natural selection has been the cornerstone of biological science for 150 years.  For a complete listing of Darwin Week events, click here- Darwin Week.

Of particular note, Darwin Week 2014 will feature a performance by rap artist Baba Brinkman whose show The Rap Guide to Evolution has garnered praise from a wide array of sources including The New York Times, Science, The Guardian, and Scientific American (to name a few).  Brinkman's concert is scheduled for 7:00 PM on February 8th at McComas Hall Auditorium. For details, please see- Baba Brinkman.

Other co-sponsors include the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, and the College of Forest Resources.