Club EvMed in February

Club EvMed in February

Thursday, February 10th at 12pm EST/18:00 CETCandidate gene studies have taught us little about trait genetics but a lot about the fallibility of the scientific process Join us for a conversation with Matt Keller, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Psychology...

Two January ClubEvMed discussions

Two January ClubEvMed discussions

Spring 2022 Events We’re pleased to announce our spring Club EvMed lineup. See you in 2022! Control system failures and evolutionary medicine Tuesday, January 11th at 12pm EST/18:00 CET Join us for a conversation with Robert Perlman, Professor Emeritus of the...

The Night before Fabmas

The Night before Fabmas

A Christmas Poem, by The FAB [F-elix (Breden), A-rne (Mooers), B-ernie (Crespi)]. Evolutionary Biology lab group at Simon Fraser University, as communicated by Bernie 'Twas the night before Fabmas, and all through the roomNot a creature was stirring, not even on...

Return of the worms we are missing

Return of the worms we are missing

A lovely article in the December, 2021 issue of The Scientist by Catherine Offord--"Return of the Worms," provides a much needed comprehensive review of new research about the mechanisms and efficacy of using worms to control inflammatory diseases. They work! For some...

Symposium on EvMed by eLife

Symposium on EvMed by eLife

eLife is sponsoring an online symposium 10am-12pm EST on Monday December 13 to celebrate a special issue on evolutionary medicine edited by George Perry. The free two-hour event features studies using evolutionary theory and data for advancing our understanding of...

Evolutionary Physiology growing up

Evolutionary Physiology growing up

Galván, I., Schwartz, T. S., & Garland, T. (2021). Evolutionary physiology at 30+: Has the promise been fulfilled?: Advances in Evolutionary Physiology. BioEssays, 2100167. https://doi.org/10.1002/bies.202100167 Abstract Three decades ago, interactions between...