Date January 11, 2017
genetic mutations, hox genes, whale evolution
A Whale of a Tale: Cetacean Evolution, Pt. 3
January 11, 2017
Guest Jonathan Wells
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On this episode of
ID the Future, Ray Bohlin interviews Jonathan Wells about whale evolution. Listen in as Wells investigates hox genes and the time needed to fix a mutation in a population — and concludes that genetic mutations can’t do the trick.
Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture Jonathan Wells has received two Ph.D.s, one in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California at Berkeley, and one in Religious Studies from Yale University. A Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, he has previously worked as a postdoctoral research biologist at the University of California at Berkeley and the supervisor of a medical laboratory in Fairfield, California. He also taught biology at California State University in Hayward and continues to lecture on the subject.