Programs & Events

Science Connections: Major Themes in Evolutionary Medicine

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Science Talks
Mar. 18, 2013 | Monday, 7:00pm
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Poster session from 6-7pm
Ages 12 and up
Location: Museum of Natural Sciences

Stephen C. StearnsWith Stephen C. Stearns
Edward P. Bass Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University

6-7pm: Poster session
7-8pm: Lecture

Evolutionary biology provides helpful insights into many medical issues, insights that can reduce suffering and save lives.  This talk first describes the range and diversity of those ideas and then focuses on two issues — autoimmune diseases and cancer — in more detail.

Free refreshments.

Our partner for this Science Connections is NESCent (National Evolutionary Synthesis Center).