Jerry Coyne

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Birthday
30, 1949
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Biologist who focused on speciation and ecological and evolutionary genetics. His research often involved the fruit fly, Drosophila.

Before Fame

He attended Rockefeller University and Harvard University.

Trivia

He is an outspoken proponent of atheism and the conflict thesis, which contends that there is an intrinsic intellectual conflict between religion and science and that the relationship between religion and science inevitably leads to public hostility.

Family Life

He grew up in Chicago and wrote the book 'Speciation.'

Associated With

He studied under Theodosius Dobzhansky at Rockefeller University.