Spring 2020 TriCEM Grant Awardees

It’s hard to believe that we are already on the brink of beginning the fall semester. We know that the fall will look very different for a lot of students and researchers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing that will not change is TriCEM’s commitment to supporting innovative evolutionary medicine research throughout Read more about Spring 2020 TriCEM Grant Awardees[…]

Club EvMed: Call for student/postdoc presentations

Club EvMed has rapidly grown to become the premier virtual evolutionary medicine exchange for an international audience. We’ve had 16 fantastic discussions, with topics ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to the genetics of human skin color (catch up on any you may have missed here). We’re currently taking a 3-week break from our regular meetings Read more about Club EvMed: Call for student/postdoc presentations[…]

Summer opportunities for Duke graduate students

Through the Duke University Office of the Provost, TriCEM is pleased to announce two opportunities to support current Duke graduate students during Summer 2020, detailed below. Interested students should submit the following to Meredith Spence Beaulieu (meredith.spence.beaulieu@duke.edu): a letter of application a brief CV (2 page maximum) a letter of support from the department DGS, Read more about Summer opportunities for Duke graduate students[…]

Club EvMed: Teaching evolution in the time of COVID-19

We’re launching a new web series to keep the evolutionary medicine community connected during this time of social distancing: Club EvMed — Virtual Evolutionary Medicine Conversations. These regularly-held virtual meetings are styled around the idea of a journal club, with a different topic and discussion leader each time. We hope you’ll join us next Thursday for our Read more about Club EvMed: Teaching evolution in the time of COVID-19[…]

Now accepting Spring 2020 funding proposals

Our Spring 2020 TriCEM Funding RFP is now live! We are inviting proposals for Seed Grants, Graduate Student Awards, and Working Groups from researchers at Duke, NC State, and UNC-Chapel Hill 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 Read more about Now accepting Spring 2020 funding proposals[…]

Pathogens Gone Global

Human activities are impacting environmental processes at an unprecedented scale. These changes also influence the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases. TriCEM is hosting an exciting event centered on these topics at Duke’s campus next Thursday – Pathogens Gone Global: Disease Ecology and Evolution in a Changing World.  This symposium will engage with the latest findings Read more about Pathogens Gone Global[…]