ISABELLA CAPELLINI- Secrets of Sleep: Predators, Parasites and the Evolution of Sleep in Mammals 2014

Venue: Tuesday 3rd June, 5pm, Medawar Building (G01 Lankester Lecture Theatre) at UCL. Secrets of Sleep: Predators, Parasites and the Evolution of Sleep in Mammals – Dr Isabella Capellini ABSTRACT: Sleep is an essential requirement for animal life. While we have a good understanding of the major proximate mechanisms controlling sleep, we know much less about…

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MARK SUTTON- Digital Organisms: Simulating macroevolution in silico from first principles 2014

The London Evolutionary Research Network is delighted to announce the next event in our evolution seminar series, to be held on the 24th of April at 5pm in the Medawar Building (G02 Watson Lecture Theatre) at UCL. Dr Mark Sutton of Imperial College London will be presenting a talk entitled “Digital Organisms: Simulating macroevolution in silico from…

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AELYS HUMPHREYS- The evolutionary significance of higher taxa 2014

This month we have Dr Aelys Humphreys speaking about the evolutionary significance of higher taxa. Venue: Thursday 22nd May, 5pm, Medawar Building (G02 Watson Lecture Theatre) at UCL. Above the Species: The Evolutionary Significance of Higher Taxa Identifying biodiversity units is fundamental to studying how diversity evolves. Species are widely regarded to represent discrete, evolutionary units…

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