Sean B. Carroll
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Sean B. Carroll

SEAN B. CARROLL is an award-winning scientist, author, executive producer and educator. A prominent science communicator in print, on radio, and on film, Carroll is the author of: A SERIES OF FORTUNATE EVENTS: Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You THE SERENGETI RULES: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters; BRAVE GENIUS: A Scientist, A Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize REMARKABLE CREATURES: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species, which was a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award for non-fiction THE MAKING OF THE FITTEST: DNA and the Forensic Record of Evolution; and ENDLESS FORMS MOST BEAUTIFUL: The New Science of Evo Devo (2005, W.W. Norton). Several of his books and stories have been adapted to film, including the EMMY-nominated SERENGETI RULES. Carroll himself also an EMMY-winning executive producer of more than a dozen feature theatrical, broadcast, or IMAX films including THE FARTHEST, AMAZON ADVENTURE, and OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE. He heads HHMI's Tangled Bank Studios and leads the Department of Science Education of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the largest private supporter of science education activities in the US, and is the Andrew and Mary Balo and Nicholas and Susan Simon Endowed Chair of Biology at the University of Maryland. He is also Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin.

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