As we thought about the 206th birthday of Charles Darwin, celebrated this week at UW-Madison, we thought of two giants of genetic research who were on campus for more than 120 years, combined.  James F. (Jim) Crow, 1916-2012 We interviewed Jim Crow in 2009, in his ninth office at UW-Madison, when […]

Evolution’s pillars: Two titans of genetics

Professor Elizabeth Hennessey scrubs the shell of a Galapagos tortoise
The following is a guest post by Mary Ellen Gabriel, senior university relations specialist for the UW-Madison College of Letters and Science: Happy 206th birthday, Charles Darwin! Little did your parents imagine, as you were scrambling around the banks of the River Severn in southwest England, that your love of […]

A birthday message for Charles R. Darwin