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Prof Greg Grether Elected to the Linnean Society of London

Professor Greg Grether was elected a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London on Oct 20th, 2011. This is the oldest, active biological society. It was named after Carl Linnaeus and founded in 1788. Charles Darwin was elected a Fellow in 1854. Prior to being elected, Professor Grether was invited to give a talk at a meeting of the Linnean Society on Sept 8, 2011. The meeting, which was organized by Richard Vane Wright, was titled "The role of behaviour in evolution: organisms can be proud to have been their own designers". Professor Grether's talk was titled "Redesigning the genetic architecture of phenotypically plastic traits in a changing environment".