Other events of interest to the URPP Evolution community


Cancer through the lens of evolutionary theory

Hanna Kokko, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

  • When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 16:15-17:00
  • Where: Irchel Campus, Y42-G-53

 


Ecology and Evolution of Flowers Symposium 2018

The International Symposium on the Ecology and Evolution of Flowers is a scientific conference on various aspects of floral evolution such as pollination, floral traits, mating system, macroevolutionary patterns and molecular mechanisms. The symposium is primarily aimed at giving young researches the opportunity to present their data in a friendly and informal, yet high level and international research forum. The symposium includes talks by two international scientists that are leaders in the field (Steve Johnson, Lynn Adler), and is free of charge.

  • When: November 24-25, 2018
  • Where: Botanical Garden

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TBA / Local adaptation and divergence with gene flow: the role of epistasis

Jordi van Gestel / Martin Pontz, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

  • When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 12:15-13:00
  • Where: Irchel Campus, Y03-G-85

 


The evolutionary gain and loss of metamorphosis

Johanna ten Brink, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

  • When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 12:15-13:00
  • Where: Irchel Campus, Y03-G-85

 


Biology2019

Biology19 is the largest conference of organismal biology in Switzerland to stimulate exchange between students, researchers and professors across scientific institutions, research groups and disciplines. It is also the annual joint meeting of the Swiss Zoological, Botanical, and Systematics societies.
The two-day conference will include four plenary talks by invited speakers, many oral presentations by early-career scientists and poster sessions. Thursday evening, the traditional Darwin Dinner in honor of Darwin's birthday will feature Barbara König as invited speaker.

Keynote speakers: Meghan Duffy (University of Michigan), Virpi Lummaa (University of Turku), Walter Salzburger (University of Basel), Tanja Slotte (Stockholm University)

  • When: February 7-8, 2019
  • Where: Irchel Campus

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