Organism and Environment & Niche Construction

Posted October 12, 2016 By rhtventura
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 18, at 7:30PM, in the 2nd floor lounge of West Duke Bldg, East Campus. This time we will be discussing the papers “The Coevolution of Organism and Environment” by Robert Brandon and Janis Antonovics and “Niche Construction” by John Odling-Smee, Kevin Laland, and Marcus Feldman.

 

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The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis

Posted September 19, 2016 By rhtventura

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, September 27, at 7:30PM, in the 2nd floor lounge of West Duke Bldg, East Campus. This time we will be discussing the paper “The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: Its Structure, Assumptions and Predictions” by Laland and colleagues. We will also discuss a series of comments on whether evolutionary theory needs a rethink by Laland and colleagues (on the Yes side) and by Wray and colleagues (on the No side).

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Making Evolutionary Biology a Basic Science for Medicine

Posted September 5, 2016 By rhtventura

Our first meeting this fall will be on Tuesday, September 13, at 7:30PM, in the 2nd floor lounge of West Duke Bldg, East Campus. This time we will be discussing the paper “Making Evolutionary Biology a Basic Science for Medicine” by Nesse and colleagues.

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