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Release Date: April 24, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

ADA, Okla. – The Chickasaw Nation Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy is hosting a biology and genetics workshop for students, grades fifth through twelfth, who have an interest in science.

Chickasaw citizen and evolutionary biologist, Dr. Chris Hamilton, will share a presentation about bats and hawkmoths and how they have evolved for survival.

The workshop will be 6 - 10 p.m. Friday, May 5 and 8 a.m. - noon, Saturday, May 6, at the STEM Academy, 301 Seabrook Road. Dinner will be provided Friday and breakfast will be provided Saturday.

The workshops are offered to students at no cost. Chickasaw preference will be given.

For more information, call (580) 272-5579 or email to RSVP.

To learn more about Dr. Hamilton’s work, visit

Last Updated: 09/16/2016