Annual History of Biology Seminar Tackles the Question: Why Marine Studies?

Historians, philosophers, and scientists gathered from May 18 to 25 at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, MA, to tackle the big question of: Why Marine Studies? Lecturers and participants examined the history of marine stations and the important scientific work done there.

This was the 28th annual History of Biology seminar, and was organized by Center for Biology and Society Director and University Professor, Jane Maienschein, and University of Chicago Professor, Karl Matlin. The History of Biology seminar is a collaboration between ASU and the MBL, and is funded by ASU.