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Michigan State uses NSF grant to study evolution in action
Date:2/23/2010

ogy, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior program, and permit us to offer a suite of new programs and exhibits for the public at the MSU Museum and at our partner universities," said co-PI and zoology professor Kay Holekamp.

"Public understanding and acceptance of evolutionary science can't help but improve once people see the practical utility and economic value of harnessing Darwin's law," said Robert Pennock, co-PI and professor of philosophy of science. "Evolution works and being able to see it in action is the ultimate proof."

The university has long prided itself on its lack of barriers between disciplines and on its many successful collaborations across the campus.

"MSU being selected to house one of these highly coveted Science and Technology Centers is a testament to the world-class, collaborative research in which our diverse group of faculty is routinely involved," said Satish Udpa, dean of MSU's College of Engineering. "This center will further stimulate multidisciplinary work."

"Evolution is an elegant process that identifies optimal solutions to the biological fitness problem," said James Kirkpatrick, dean of the College of Natural Science. "BEACON will support transformative research to develop computational algorithms based on evolutionary processes to solve real world problems."


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Contact: Tom Oswald
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