Science Connections: Major Themes in Evolutionary Medicine
With Stephen C. Stearns
Edward P. Bass Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
6-7pm: Poster session
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.
Our partner for this Science Connections is NESCent (National Evolutionary Synthesis Center).