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[…]

Upcoming talk on disease susceptibility in juveniles: Dr. Emme Bruns

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Emme Bruns of the University of Virginia. She will be giving a lecture titled The evolution of age-specific resistance: why are juveniles more susceptible?  October 26, 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 Read more about Upcoming talk on disease susceptibility in juveniles: Dr. Emme Bruns[…]

Upcoming talk on the evolution of the kidney: Dr. Robert Chevalier

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Robert Chevalier of the University of Virginia. He will be giving a lecture titled Bringing together a research career, clinical challenges, and the evolutionary paradigm. October 29, 2018, 8:00 am – 9:30 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 evolution of the kidney: Dr. Robert Chevalier[…]

Upcoming talk on cancer and evolutionary medicine: Dr. Gary Perdew

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Gary Perdew of Penn State University. He will be giving a lecture titled Autoimmunity vs. immune tolerance: Ah receptor ligand exposure can tip the balance approach. October 19, 2018 8:00 am – 9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as Read more about Upcoming talk on cancer and evolutionary medicine: Dr. Gary Perdew[…]

Upcoming talk on health gradients and associations: Dr. Adrian Jaeggi

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Adrian Jaeggi. He will be giving a lecture titled Testing the SES/health gradient and inequality and health associations among the Tsimane of Bolivia: An evolutionary medicine approach. September 21, 2018 8:00 am – 9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, Read more about Upcoming talk on health gradients and associations: Dr. Adrian Jaeggi[…]

NC One Health Collaborative Talk Series

The NC One Health Collaborative is holding a talk series this month that will feature two highly relevant lectures: September 11th – Elsa Youngsteadt, PhD, Entomologist, Applied Ecology, NC State University. “Urban Heat Mapping: effects on plants and environmental health”   September 18th – Charles Nunn, Director of Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine and Department of Read more about NC One Health Collaborative Talk Series[…]