LERN Debate 2010 Video

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


Next Event: Medawar Memorial Lecture

Annual LERN Medawar Memorial Lecture

Family, Friends and the Brain


Professor Robin Dunbar

(Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford)

Date: Wednesday December 15th 2010, 18.30

Location: Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT [MAP]

This event is free and everyone is welcome!

* Click here to download an event flyer.

* Information on how to reach UCL by public transport can be found here. Click here to see a map of UCL.