Jun 01, 2017
Nipam Patel
Butterfly Colors: A Trick of Light

Nipam Patel grew up in the West Texas town of El Paso, received an A.B. in Biology from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Biology from Stanford University. He is a Professor in both the Department of Molecular Cell Biology and the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. Before moving to Berkeley, he was a Staff Associate in the Department of Embryology at the Carnegie Institution and a Professor at the University of Chicago. He is co-author of an undergraduate textbook on Evolution, and has taught in the summertime Embryology Course at the Marine Biological Lab at Woods Hole for the past seventeen years.