LOUISVILLE, Ky. — California biologist Robert Dudley will discuss evidence that human alcohol use and abuse can be traced back to fruit-eating primate ancestors during a University of Louisville talk Oct. 11.
Dudley, integrative biology professor at University of California-Berkeley, will discuss “The Drunken Monkey: The Evolution of Alcoholism in Primates” at 4 p.m. in Room 139, Shumaker Research Building. A reception and light refreshments will follow the free, public lecture.
He is a guest of the UofL biology department’s Brown & Williamson lecture series. He will give a more scientifically oriented talk on “The Evolutionary Origins of Flight” at noon Oct. 12, also in Room 139, Shumaker Research Building.