Snapshots from an annual meeting that celebrates the birth of a prominent biologist
By Jef Akst | November 1, 2012
Researchers present the latest findings in their field at the annual Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease conference.
The Birthday Conference Image Gallery
All images by David Rodriguez
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