Pathogens Gone Global 2019

Pathogens Gone Global was an absolute success and the team from the Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine would like to thank the organizers, collaborators, speakers and all those who participated in making the symposium a day to remember. Over 150 participants attended talks ranging from the impact of climate change, human movement, extinctions and more Read more about Pathogens Gone Global 2019[…]

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[…]

Upcoming talk on the prevalence of vector-borne organisms in Madagascar

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Barbara Qurollo of North Carolina State University. She will be giving a lecture titled Molecular Prevalence of Vector-borne Organisms in Dogs, Zebu and Lemurs in Eastern Madagascar. April 17, 2019, 8:30-9:45 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM Read more about Upcoming talk on the prevalence of vector-borne organisms in Madagascar[…]

Upcoming talk on poverty and health care: Dr. Matt Bonds

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Matt Bonds of Harvard Medical School. He will be giving a lecture titled Ecology of poverty, disease, and health care delivery. March 19, 2019, 8:30-10:00 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts are by invitation only. More Read more about Upcoming talk on poverty and health care: Dr. Matt Bonds[…]

Upcoming talk on breast cancer progression: Dr. Shelley Hwang

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Shelley Hwang of Duke University. She will be giving a lecture titled What evolutionary models can teach us about breast cancer progression. March 4, 2019, 8:15-9:45 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts are by invitation only. Read more about Upcoming talk on breast cancer progression: Dr. Shelley Hwang[…]

Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Peter Ungar

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Peter Ungar of the University of Arkansas. He will be giving a lecture titled Evolutionary perspectives on oral health: The dental evidence. January 31, 2019, 8:00-9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts are by invitation only. Read more about Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Peter Ungar[…]

Exciting Upcoming Science Cafe at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Dr. Herman Pontzer of Duke University, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, will be giving a talk at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Thursday December 20 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM. His talk will focus on health, diet, and exercise in humans, especially comparing modern human populations of hunter-gatherers, apes in the rainforests, and human fossils. Read more about Exciting Upcoming Science Cafe at NC Museum of Natural Sciences[…]

Symposium of interest: Gene-editing human embryos

This is regarding an event hosted by Duke University that attendees of TriCEM events may be interested in. Symposium: Gene-editing human embryos: Unpacking the current controversy Thursday, December 6, 3:30 pm 103 Bryan Research, Duke University Last Monday the world found out for the first time via an Associated Press article that Dr. He Jiankui, Read more about Symposium of interest: Gene-editing human embryos[…]

Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Sam Urlacher

 TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Sam Urlacher of Duke University. He will be giving a lecture titled Childhood energetics in EvMed perspective: Metabolic energy allocation, developmental plasticity, and the nutritional/epidemiological transition. December 3, 2018, 8:00-9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts Read more about Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Sam Urlacher[…]

Upcoming talk on medicine and intestinal worms: Dr. William Parker

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and TriCEM are co-hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. William Parker of Duke University. He will be giving a lecture titled The Future of Medicine Entangled with Helpful Intestinal Worms?  November 27, 2018, 8:00-9:30 am  This event is open to the public. Find more information about the talk here: https://naturalsciences.org/calendar/event/breakfast-cafe-the-future-of-medicine-entangled-with-helpful-intestinal-worms/. More Read more about Upcoming talk on medicine and intestinal worms: Dr. William Parker[…]