Everything in nature is regulated-from the number of vital molecules found in our bloodstreams to the number of lions living on an African savanna. Over the past 50 years, two revolutions have occurred in the study of biology that help scientists understand how life is regulated on both of these scales. Dr. Carroll will discuss the discovery of the so-called
Sean B. Carroll
Sean B. Carroll is an award-winning scientist, author, educator, and executive producer. He 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 Allan Wilson Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Sean Carroll discusses the decrease of aspen groves in Yellowstone National Park, aka The American Serengeti. Biologists first noticed the decline in aspen and quickly discovered elk and wolves were the culprits.