Jerry Coyne

JERRY COYNE is a professor in the department of ecology and evolution at the University of Chicago, where he works on diverse areas of evolutionary genetics. The main focus of his laboratory is on the original problem raised by Darwin — the origin of species — and on understanding this process through the genetic patterns it produces. He is also interested speciation, ecological and evolutionary genetics, particularly if they involve Drosophila.

He is the author (with H. Allen Orr) of Speciation.


Further reading on Edge:

"The Case Against Intelligent Design — The Faith That Dare Not Speak Its Name"


"One Side Can be Wrong" by Richard Dawkins and Jerry Coyne

"Don't Know Much Biology" by Jerry Coyne

Beyond Edge:

Jerry Coyne's Home page