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Name:  Neil Shubin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: December 22, 1960

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Shubin lives in Chicago and teaches at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Neil Shubin is an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and popular science writer. He is the Robert R. Bensley Professor of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Associate Dean of Organismal Biology and Anatomy and Professor on the Committee of Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago along with being the Provost of the Field Museum of Natural History. He is well known for his discovery of Tiktaalik roseae.

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