Athena Aktipis Lab

This lab studies five different areas; cooperation, walk away, cognition, cancer evolution and ABM.

Jeffrey D. Jensen Lab

The Jensen Lab studies population genetics - utilizing theoretical, statistical, empirical and experimental approaches.

Manfred Laubichler Lab

This lab studies: the theory of developmental evolution and complex adaptive systems, computational history of science & philosophy of life sciences.

Anne Stone Lab

The areas of research in this lab are cross-disciplinary, variously involving bioarchaeological, molecular genetic, population genetic, and genomic analyses.

Melissa Wilson Sayres Lab

This lab focuses on the study of sex chromosome evolution, sex-biased processes, and mutation rate variation.

Jay Taylor lab

This lab focuses on the population genetics and evolutionary biology of organisms living in variable environments using a combination of mathematical modeling, field work and DNA sequence analysis.

Sara Brownell lab

This lab works to design more effective teaching strategies, learning more about how students learn and work with faculty to promote institutional level change.

Benjamin Trumble Lab

Our lab focuses on how environmental conditions like parasites, pathogens, food availability, and social interactions impact human health. 

Faculty Labs

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
12:00pm - 1:00pm
LSC 202
Professor of Asian Studies
Associate member, Depts of Philosophy and Psychology
Director, Database of Religious History
The University of British Columbia
Mind-Body Dualism in Early China: Implications for the Human and Cognitive Sciences
This talk will draw on a wide variety of evidence to debunk this Orientalist myth of holism, including archeological findings, traditional close reading of texts, novel large-scale textual analysis techniques, and work in contemporary evolutionary anthropology and cognitive science.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
12:00pm - 1:00pm
LSC 202
Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
*more info coming soon

CEM Faculty member Benjamin Trumble, as part of a larger research team, has discovered that the Tsimané of the Bolivian Amazon have the healthiest hearts in the world. His study was published in the Lancet medical journal and details the many reasons why this group of people have the heart health of a mid-50-year-old at age 80.

The stomach of a house finch might hold secrets to how humans absorb nutrients, age and deal with the omniprescence of nighttime light pollution.

Who would win in a fight between a Snow Leopard, a Red Giant Flying Squirrel, a Fisher and a Rhesus Macaque? This Monday, the four will duke it out in the opening, wild card bout of the fifth annual March Mammal Madness tournament.