Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute application open!

Announcing the TriCEM Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2019 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute (EMSI) May 20-24. The goal of EMSI is to introduce core evolutionary concepts to a wide range of topics in human health and disease, including public health, and to train physicians Read more about Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute application open![…]

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[…]

Spotlight Researcher Dr. William Parker

TriCEM Spotlight Researcher: William Parker, PhD Dr. William Parker on Evolutionary Medicine: “I found my voice in evolutionary medicine and people like Charlie Nunn and Randolph Nesse gave me an arena in which to speak” Dr. William Parker greets everyone with a smile. He likes to meet in person, and finds joy in research, education, Read more about Spotlight Researcher Dr. William Parker[…]

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[…]

Congratulations TriCEM Grant Recipients Fall 2018

Congratulations to the Fall 2018 TriCEM Grant Recipients!  These researchers from across our NC Triangle institutions proposed innovative research questions and techniques that further the field of evolutionary medicine.  We thank all those who applied for a grant and encourage future submissions in our Spring 2019 request for proposals (details forthcoming soon). Sally Bornbusch Duke Read more about Congratulations TriCEM Grant Recipients Fall 2018[…]

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[…]