EvMed Intensive in Sydney July 27-31

EvMed Intensive in Sydney July 27-31

Applications are now open for the 2020 Sydney History and Philosophy of Science Winter School, which will take place from Monday 27 July to Friday 31 July. The year’s topic is the History and Philosophy of Evolutionary Medicine. The school will run for four full days...

8 New Clinical Briefs in EMPH 2019

The Oxford Press open access journal Evolution, Medicine & Public Health has published eight new Clinical Briefs in 2019. They are lovely one page summaries that are perfect for teaching...or just pleasure reading. The shapes of virulence to come Aakash...

12 PhD positions in Münster

The DFG-funded Research Training Group “Evolutionary Processes in Adaptation and Disease” (EvoPAD) at the University of Münster, Germany, invites applications for 12 PhD Positions and one postdoc in biology, medicine, and philosophy. Full info at...

TT Position at the ASU Center for Evolution and Medicine

The Center for Evolution & Medicine and the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) invite applications for a full time open‐rank, tenured or tenure track faculty position. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience. The...

The Boeing 737 Max and Evolutionary Medicine

The recent Boeing 737 Max crashes provide a tragic illustration of how the core principle of evolutionary medicine can be useful for understanding failures of machines as well as bodies. On October 29, 2019 Lion Air flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea 13 minutes...

TB Old Friend, Recent Foe

Adrian C. Williams and Robin I.M. Dunbar just published an interesting article titled "Big Brains, Meat, Tuberculosis, and the Nicotinamide Switches: Co-Evolutionary Relationships with Modern Repercussions?" It suggests that TB may have originally been a symbiont that...

ISEMPH 2019 Abstracts

ISEMPH2019: INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EVOLUTION, MEDICINE, AND PUBLIC HEALTH 2019 Zurich, Switzerland FULL PROGRAM WITH ABSTRACTS is below in a very long single page.You can also download a .docx of all abstracts here. PROGRAM FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 13TH 09:00-12:00...