Sean B. Carroll

Sean B. Carroll is a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, in Chevy Chase, Maryland. His most recent book on the development and evolution of animal forms is Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo (W.W. Norton, 2005). Carroll is also the author of a book on evolution titled The Making of the Fittest, scheduled for publication by W.W. Norton in 2006.

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