Iowa City Darwin Day 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Welcome to Iowa City Darwin Day, a grand celebration of science and its many contributions to humanity!

As in previous years, this year we welcome a slate of world-renowned scientists who will share their research in a series of professional seminars (on Friday afternoon) and public talks (on Saturday).  All events are free and open to the public.

Friday afternoon talks are intended for an audience of professional scientists (but all are welcome).

For additional information, visit

See the listing of Saturday's events here


Friday afternoon events:

Kollros Auditorium, Biology Building East

2:00 p.m.: Darwin Day Poster Session + Reception

3:00 p.m.: Anne Fausto-Sterling: "Acquiring Gender: From Baby in a Yellow Hat to Gender Identity and Expression"

3:45 p.m.: Richard Wrangham: "Self-domestication in bonobos and humans"

4:30 p.m.: Intermission/Reception

4:45 p.m.: Rosemary and Peter Grant: "In Search of the Causes of Evolution"

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Biology in advance at 319-335-1050.


Biology Building East
210 Iowa Avenue
Room: Kollros Auditorium
Iowa City, IA 52240