Graur, Dan, PhD


Professor, University of Houston

Dan Graur is an American scientist working in the fields of molecular evolution. He is currently the John and Rebecca Moores Professor at the University of Houston. He is coauthor along with Wen-Hsiung Li of Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution. In 1985 Graur received his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Houston. His advisor was Masatoshi Nei. From 2009 to 2011 he has held the position of Councillor for the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution. Graur is also a patron of the arts and has contributed to the yearly updated cover of the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution. In 2011 Dan Graur was awarded the Humboldt Prize

Listen to an interview with Dan

Listen to an interview with Dan Graur, the "Very Angry Evolutionary Biologist"



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