Middlebury

 

Brave Genius

Brave Genius

Dr. Carroll will chronicle the adventures of Jacques Monod, a co-founder of molecular biology, from the dark years of the German occupation of Paris to the heights of the Nobel Prize, his friendship with the great writer Albert Camus, and his emergence as a public figure and leading voice of science. The lecture will be a synthesis of science, history, and literature.  Dr. Carroll will also deal with denialism of two of the biggest ideas in biology, as effectively confronted by the lead character Monod