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College of the Sciences

Natural Science Seminar Series Winter 2014

Kate Jackson, Department of Biology Whitman College - Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science and Survival in the Congo

Science Building Room 147

Refreshments served at 3:50

Seminar from 4:00 - 5:00, followed by spirited discussion

Dr. Jackson has traveled the world and worked in labs and museums
puzzling over such questions as how venomous snakes evolved. In addition
to her first book, and many publications in scientific journals, Dr.
Jackson has authored "Katie of the Sonoran Desert, a children's book
about radio-tracking rattlesnakes. Currently she is working with
Jean-Philippe Chippaux on a specialized and in-depth book about Central
and Western African snakes.

Dr. Jackson is now Assistant Professor of Biology at Whitman College in
Walla Walla and is the recipient of the 2011 Women of Discovery Award
for Courage WINGS WorldQuest, an organization dedicated to recognizing
and supporting visionary women advancing scientific inquiry and
environmental conservation.

Dr. Jackson is now Assistant Professor of Biology at Whitman College in
Walla Walla and is the recipient of the 2011 Women of Discovery Award
for Courage WINGS WorldQuest, an organization dedicated to recognizing
and supporting visionary women advancing scientific inquiry and
environmental conservation.

Sponsored by the CWU Department of Biological Sciences and the College of the Sciences

 

Event Type: 
Seminars & Workshops