02 Mar Dr. Brian Thomas & Dr. Jeff Tompkins
Dr. Brian Thomas received a master’s in biotechnology in 1999 from Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, and a Ph.D. in paleobiochemistry in 2019 from the University of Liverpool. In 2008 Dr. Thomas joined the Institute for Creation Research as a science writer and editor, contributing news and magazine articles, speaking on creation issues, and researching original tissue fossils.
Dr. Jeff Tomkins earned a master’s degree in plant science in 1990 from the University of Idaho, where he performed research in plant hormones. He received his Ph.D. in genetics from Clemson University in 1996. In 2009, Dr. Tomkins joined the Institute for Creation Research. After receiving his Ph.D., he worked at a genomics institute and became a faculty member in the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson.
Both men join us today on ABQ Connect to talk about the creation-evolution debate, and what led them to consider themselves creationists. They talk about the ongoing work that is being done at the Institute for Creation Research to defend the Young Earth Creationist view.