Northwest NEWS

October 11, 1999


October lectures at the Burke Museum

   October lectures at the Burke Museum feature timely topics from the biological sciences, as part of the museum's millennial lecture series, It's About Time.

   Scott Edwards, Burke curator of genetic resources, lectures on how changes in DNA record evolutionary history in Reading the Evolutionary Clock at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, at the museum.

   Jim Truman, UW zoology professor, lectures on the inner mechanisms that control daily cycles such as sleep in The Inner Clocks The Run Our Lives lecture set for Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

   The Burke Museum is located at 17th Ave. NE and NE 45th Street at the University of Washington. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and until 8 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is $5.50/adult, $4/senior, and $2.50/students. Admission is free for children five and under, members, and UW staff, faculty, and students.

   For an overview of exhibits, services, educational programs, collections, and a calendar of events, visit the Burke's website at