On 14th September 2010, LERN hosted a debate on epigenetics. The videos for the entire debate are now available to watch online.
Resuscitating Lamarck: Do we need a new evolutionary theory?
The following speakers discussed the motion ‘Epigenetic inheritance compels an extension of the Modern Synthesis’
Eva Jablonka (for)
Professor at the Cohn Institute for the History of Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Troy Day (for)
Professor in Mathematical Biology, Queen’s University, Canada
Vincent Colot (against)
Group Leader at the Unité de Biologie Moléculaire des Organismes Photosynthétiques, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France
Ben Dickins (against)
Postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Penn State University, USA