The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine and the

Office of History at the National Institutes of Health are pleased to

announce a symposium:

Finished Proofs? A symposium to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species (1859)

Location: Lister Hill Auditorium, National Library of Medicine (NIH)

8600 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 38A

Bethesda, MD

Date: 1 October 2009

Time: 9:00 AM – 6:15 PM


Janet Browne, Harvard University

Eric Green, National Human Genome Research Institute

Michael Ruse, Florida State University

Barry Werth, Independent Author

Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University


Nathaniel Comfort, Johns Hopkins University

Alan E. Guttmacher, National Human Genome Research Institute

Joe Palca, National Public Radio

Maxine Singer, Carnegie Institution for Science


All are welcome.