Monday, June 8 2015
7 p.m….610 Woodmere Ave., Traverse City (TC Main Library)
PZ Myers is an American scientist and associate professor of biology at the University of Minnesota Morriss. He is founder and co-author of the Pharyngula science blog, hosted on both the Science Blogs and Freethought Blogs networks. He currently works with zebrafish in the field of evolutionary developmental biology and cultivates an interest in cephalopods.
In 2006, the journal Nature listed his Pharyngula as the top-ranked blog by a scientist.
Myers received the American Humanist Association’s 2009 Humanist of the Year award and International Humanist Award in 2011. Asteroid 153298 Paulmyers is named in his honor.