Events


All events are free of charge!


Thursday, February 8, 2018
Public Science Lecture (6pm - 7pm)

Location: Tyler Junior College, Rogers Student Center, Apache Rooms, 1411 E Lake St, Tyler, TX  75701

Speaker: Dr. Joshua Banta, Associate Professor of Biology, University of Texas at Tyler

Title: When Neanderthals, Hobbits, and Our Ancestors Shared ‘Middle Earth'


Information Booths

Hands on activities and information about evolution

10am-4pm at two locations:

  • Tyler Junior College, Aleck Genecov Building, 2nd floor commons area, E Lake St, Tyler, TX  75701 
  • University of Texas at Tyler University Center: 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75799


Friday, February 9, 2018

Moderated Videos - drop in at any time

The Evolution of Sex
The Evolution of Shape
The Evolution of Venom

Location: Tyler Junior College, Apache Room 4, Rogers Student Center, 1411 E Lake St, Tyler, TX  75701

  • 10-11am
  • 11am-Noon
  • Noon-1pm

Location: University of Texas at Tyler, University Center, Room 03140, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75799

  • 10:10-11:05am
  • 11:15am-12:30pm
  • 2:30-3:45pm


Reception with Dr. Sarah Tishkoff, Dawin Day Tyler 2018’s keynote speaker (5pm - 6pm)

Free food and beverages.

Location: University of Texas at Tyler University Theater, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75799


Keynote Lecture (6pm - 7pm)

Location: University of Texas at Tyler University Theater, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75799

Speaker: Dr. Sarah Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen Professor, Department of Genetics and Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

Title: Human Evolutionary History Inferred from Genomic Data


Saturday, February 10, 2018
Darwin Day activities at the Discovery Science Place* (10am - 4pm)

Location: Discovery Science Place: 308 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX  75702

Activites will include a booth with university student volunteers, videos about the diversity and evolution of life, and interactive displays

*Museum admission is required at the Discovery Science Place