Francisco J. Ayala, University Professor and the Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine writes:
The following announcement may be of interest to your membership.
This is the second in a series of 10 colloquia I am organizing with Prof. John Avise, sponsored by the US National Academy of Sciences, under the umbrella "In the Light of Evolution" (ILE). We are planning 2 ILE colloquia in honor of Darwin's 200 anniversary in 2009: January 16-17, "ILE IV: Two Centuries of Darwin"; December, ILE V: TBA.
Please also see my recent book, Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion.
December 6-8, 2007
In the Light of Evolution II: Biodiversity and Extinction