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Neil Shubin
Neil Shubin


December 22, 1960 (1960-12-22) (age 48)


evolutionary biologist


Field Museum of Natural History
University of Chicago

Known for

Discovery of Tiktaalik roseae

Neil Shubin, (born December 22, 1960) 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[1]. He is well known for his discovery of Tiktaalik roseae.



  1. ^ "Neil Shubin Home Page". The University of Chicago. Retrieved on 2008-04-26. 

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