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...

Sex Differences in Immunity

Sex Differences in Immunity

Wednesday, 09.12.2020, 13.00 – 16.30, online event sponsored by the Zurich Institute for Evolutionary Medicine: Sex Differences in Immunity and the Trade-Off between Immune Defense and Autoimmunity from an Evolutionary Perspective This is a public online event and...

EvMed Double-header Tuesday

EvMed Double-header Tuesday

Nov 17 at 11 am ET: ClubEvMed Social immunity: cooperative disease defense in social insect colonies with Sylvia Cremer https://sites.duke.edu/clubevmed/upcoming/ Nov 17 at noon ET: HBES Roundtable discussion on Life History Theory as Applied to Inter-Individual...

Aging Reconsidered

Aging Reconsidered

October 12, 2020 Research on aging has been foundational for evolutionary medicine. A recent article by Maklakov & Chapman in Proceedings B “Evolution of aging as a tangle of trade-offs: Energy versus function” reviews history and progress and offers a new idea....

New PhD Program at Baylor

New PhD Program at Baylor

The Department of Anthropology at Baylor University is accepting student applications for a new PhD program in the Anthropology of Health (broadly conceived, including biomedical anthropology, evolutionary medicine, global health, medical anthropology, and other...

PostDoc in EvMed Ed

Postdoc at Michigan State University Job no: 677385Work type: Faculty/Academic StaffMajor Administrative Unit / College: Lyman Briggs CollegeDepartment: Lyman Briggs Dean 10028546Salary: Salary Commensurate with ExperienceLocation: East LansingCategories: Full Time...

Four ClubEvMeds in November–sign up now

Four ClubEvMeds in November–sign up now

Club EvMed: Postdoc Spotlight Wednesday, November 4th at 1pm EST Join us for a special Club EvMed where we’ll be highlighting some of the exciting work done by postdoctoral researchers in the field of evolutionary medicine. We will hear 12-minute research talks from...