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He earned his PhD in Organismic and Evolutionary biology from Harvard University.
Raised outside Philadelphia, Shubin earned a A.B. from Columbia College of Columbia University in 1982 and a Ph.D. in organismic and evolutionary biology from Harvard University in 1987. He also studied at the University of California, Berkeley.
Shubin was ABC News' "Person of the Week" in April 2006 when Tiktaalik was unveiled, and made appearances on The Colbert Report January 14, 2008 and January 9, 2013.
Shubin was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2011.
The Communication Awards of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine awarded a $20,000 prize for excellence in communicating science to the general public to Michael Rosenfeld, David Dugan, and Neil Shubin in Film/Radio/TV on October 14, 2015 for "Your Inner Fish". The awards are given to individuals in four categories: books, film/radio/TV, magazine/newspaper and online, and are supported by the W. M. Keck Foundation. Neil Shubin hosted Your Inner Fish on PBS. The show was produced by Windfall Films and Tangled Bank Studios, a production company for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute that makes materials available for science classroom education.
He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2017.
Neil married Michele A. Seidl in 1989.
Currently, Neil Shubin is 61 years, 4 months and 28 days old. Neil Shubin will celebrate 62nd birthday on a Thursday 22nd of December 2022. Below we countdown to Neil Shubin upcoming birthday.