Congratulations to our Fall 2021 TriCEM Grads!

We’re thrilled to announce our newest cohort of TriCEM Graduate Student Awardees! This outstanding group includes diverse evolutionary medicine research at Duke and NC State on vector-borne diseases, neurodevelopmental evolution, marine medicine, and more. Congratulations to all of the award winners – we can’t wait to hear more about your work over the next year! Read more about Congratulations to our Fall 2021 TriCEM Grads![…]

Charles Darwin in a car with a finch on the hood; words above the car say Darwin Day Roadshow

1.5 wks left to apply for the Darwin Day Roadshow

There is just over a week left for K-12 teachers to apply to be a stop on TriCEM’s 2022 Darwin Day Roadshow! Our scientists are excited to talk to students, teachers, and the general public about their research and career opportunities in science. Would your school like to be a stop on our FREE Roadshow? What Read more about 1.5 wks left to apply for the Darwin Day Roadshow[…]

Fall funding opportunities for grad students

Now accepting applications for fall graduate student funding! We have 2 opportunities available: Graduate Student Awards and the new Steve Meshnick Travel Award. Graduate Student Awards support up to $7,500 in evolutionary medicine research. For this cycle, grad students at Duke and NC State are eligible to apply. More details: https://tricem.org/proposals/rfp/ The Steve Meshnick Travel Read more about Fall funding opportunities for grad students[…]

Announcing our Spring 2021 Graduate Student Awardees!

We’re thrilled to announce our Spring 2021 cohort of Graduate Student Award winners. This cycle, we had a fantastic and particularly competitive applicant pool from Duke, NC A&T, NCCU, and NC State. We’re excited to offer support to 9 graduate students studying diverse evolutionary medicine topics ranging from bed bug interference with malaria interventions to Read more about Announcing our Spring 2021 Graduate Student Awardees![…]

Virtual EMSI offered computational training and forged international connections

The 2021 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute (EMSI) was held virtually from May 23rd through 28th. From over 75 applications, 31 people were selected to participate. This diverse group included graduate students, medical students, faculty, undergraduate students, research associates, clinical fellows, and postdocs. Owing to this year’s unique virtual environment, we also had participants that spanned Read more about Virtual EMSI offered computational training and forged international connections[…]

2021 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute – apply by April 30

Have you applied to attend this year’s Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute yet? We’re now accepting applications for the 2021 EMSI, to be held virtually May 24th through 28th. EMSI provides computational training in evolutionary biology to students, postdocs, and faculty from diverse fields, plus clinicians and other medical, veterinary, and public health practitioners. The goals Read more about 2021 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute – apply by April 30[…]

Call for Graduate Student Award proposals

Our Spring 2021 TriCEM Funding RFP is now live! We are inviting proposals for Graduate Student Awards from students at Duke, NC A&T, NCCU, and NC State with activities focused on evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary medicine is broadly interpreted to involve research that uses evolutionary and ecological perspectives to understand health and disease in humans, domesticated Read more about Call for Graduate Student Award proposals[…]

Club EvMed: Spring call for student/postdoc presenters

Club EvMed has rapidly grown to become the premier virtual evolutionary medicine exchange for an international audience (catch up on any you may have missed here). After our successful initial round of student and postdoc Club EvMeds in the fall, we’re again planning for special upcoming meetings that will highlight some of the exciting evolutionary medicine Read more about Club EvMed: Spring call for student/postdoc presenters[…]

Summer lesson plan development internship – apply now!

Through the Duke University Office of the Provost, TriCEM is thrilled to announce that we will again be offering a lesson plan development internship to support current Duke graduate students during Summer 2021! Interested students can learn more about the Provost Internships at Duke and apply here. The priority application deadline is March 31st, with Read more about Summer lesson plan development internship – apply now![…]

Announcing our Fall 2020 Graduate Student Awardees!

We’re thrilled to announce our Fall 2020 cohort of Graduate Student Award winners. We had a fantastic applicant pool from Duke, NC A&T, NCCU, and NC State and were able to support 11 graduate students studying diverse evolutionary medicine topics ranging from late blight in tomato to co-adaptation of microbes in space. Congratulations to all Read more about Announcing our Fall 2020 Graduate Student Awardees![…]