The Longing to Understand

Poster for The Longing to Understand.

The story of Barbara McClintock, her maize research, and her life. She endured trials and obstacles to win a Nobel Prize at the age of 81 for her discovery of “jumping genes” This play illuminates the life of one of the great women scientists of the twentieth century.

August 31 and September 1 at 7:30 p.m. and September 2 at 2:00 p.m.

Fisher Theater - Ames


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