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• To find out about some of the pedagogical goals of the project and the thinking that shaped the design and development of the Avida-ED software and curriculum see:

Robert T. Pennock. “Learning Evolution and the Nature of Science using Evolutionary Computing and Artificial Life” McGill Journal of Education (Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 211-224, 2007)

CORE PARTICIPANTS

• Robert T. Pennock (PI), Michigan State University

• Richard Lenski (Co-PI), Michigan State University

• Charles Ofria (Co-PI), Michigan State University

• Louise Mead (Co-PI), Michigan State University

• Jim Smith (Co-PI), Michigan State University

• Art Covert (Senior Personnel), Univ. of Texas – Austin

• Laura Grabowski (Senior Personnel), Univ. of Texas – Pan American

• Joseph Graves (Senior Personnel), North Carolina A&T University

• Ben Kerr, (Senior Personnel), University of Washington

• Doug Luckie (Senior Personnel), Michigan State University

• Terence Soule (Senior Personnel), University of Idaho

CURRENT STUDENTS, POSTDOCS & PROGRAMMERS

• Cory Kohn, Graduate Student

• Mike Wiser, Postdoc

• Diane Blackwood, Software Developer

• Robin Miller, Undergraduate Professorial Assistant

EXTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

• E. Margaret Evans, University of Michigan

• Ross Nehm, Stony Brook University

• Brad Williamson, Kansas University