Omenn Prize Awarded

Omenn Prize Awarded

The International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health has awarded the $5000 Omenn prize for the best article on a topic related to evolution, medicine, and public health published in the past year to Chelsea J. Weibel (photo above), Jenny Tung, Susan C....

ClubEvMed Upcoming Events

ClubEvMed Upcoming Events

Sign up now for April and May ClubEvMed events! (And submit your ISEMPH2021 abstract by Friday!) Postdoc Spotlight Thursday, April 29th at 12pm EDT/18:00 CEST Join us for a special Club EvMed where we’ll be highlighting some of the exciting work done by postdoctoral...

Die Young, Live Fast: ClubEvMed April 21

Die Young, Live Fast: ClubEvMed April 21

Die young, live fast: is accelerated reproduction an adaptive response to early life adversity in wild baboons? Wednesday, April 21st at 12pm EDT/18:00 CEST. Sign up here for the meeting link. Join us for a conversation with Elizabeth Archie, Associate Professor of...

Omenn Prize: $5000 for best EvMed article

The $5000 Gilbert S. Omenn Prize is awarded by the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health for the best article published in the previous calendar year on a topic related to evolution in the context of medicine and public health.  Nominations...

Giraffe genes that cope with long necks

Giraffe genes that cope with long necks

A new article in Science reports on the genes that help giraffes reduce the costs of long necks Liu, C., Gao, J., Cui, X., Li, Z., Chen, L., Yuan, Y., ... & Qiu, Q. (2021). A towering genome: Experimentally validated adaptations to high blood pressure and extreme...