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Prather Lecture: E. O. Wilson "Biodiversity and the Future of Biology"

Presented by The Departments of Molecular & Cellular Biology and Organismic & Evolutionary Biology at Harvard

Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Parking: 52 Oxford Street Garage

On Sale Date: 3/3/2010
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

On April 5th, Edward O. Wilson will present the annual John M. Prather Lecture in Biology, titled "Biodiversity and the Future of Biology."

Edward O. Wilson is one of the most influential and accomplished biologists of the last half-century and one of the world's leading voices for conservation of global biodiversity. Currently the Pellegrino Research Professor Emeritus and Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard, Wilson is best known for his groundbreaking research on the biology and behavior of ants, as well as his celebrated work in such broad fields as island biogeography, sociobiology, and conservation biology. He is the author of two Pulitzer Prize-winning books, On Human Nature (1978) and The Ants (1990, with Bert Hölldobler), as well as the recipient of many fellowships, honors, and awards.

A book signing and reception will follow the lecture at the Harvard Museum of Natural History (, 26 Oxford Street.