Catherine Linnen: What Underlies Diversity
Assistant professor, University of Kentucky
Recommended by Hopi Hoekstra, Harvard University

Linnen.JPGWhen she was little, Catherine Linnen liked picking up whatever bugs or lizards she could find outside. And so it was only natural that she grew up to study the diversity of the natural world.

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