News and Publications

January 23, 2017
ASUs Center for Evolution & Medicine (CEM) on the Tempe campus is looking for a conscientious, dependable and self-motivated student to assist the Center Director with fact checking, reference management and editing for a book he is writing on evolutionary explanations for mental disorders. See his webpage at
January 11, 2017

Flamingos have heart attacks, tigers get breast cancer, gorillas can have eating disorders and dragon flies get obese. Why do animals get the same diseases people do?

January 9, 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University #11855
The CompHEALTH lab at Arizona State University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher with an anticipated start date in spring of 2017. The full-time, benefits-eligible position is renewable on an annual basis (July 1 – June 30), contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university.
December 30, 2016

CEM Faculty member Benjamin Trumble uncovers genetic mysteries in the modern world.

December 28, 2016

In a recent interview with ABC 15, CEM faculty member Melissa Wilson Sayres weighs in on the accuracy of the "at-home" ancestry tests. These tests were a popular holiday gift this year.

December 20, 2016

The 2017 meeting of the International Society of Evolution, Medicine & Public Health will take place August 18-21, in Groningen in conjunction with the XVIth European Society for Evolutionary Biology Meeting. 

December 8, 2016

The Center for Evolution & Medicine is seeking a creative, organized and skilled individual to work under general supervision and take on responsibility for communications and event planning in a team-oriented, highly motivated, small, but fast-paced, environment.  

November 23, 2016

Center for Evolution & Medicine Associate Director, Anne Stone, has been named a Regents' Professor for 2016-2017. Dr.

October 21, 2016

ASU biologist Melissa Wilson Sayres — whose banana-DNA demo will be one of scores of interactive booths — says it's key for people to meet scientists face to face.

October 20, 2016

The Center for Evolution & Medicine (CEM) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications from exceptional early career scientists for the Evolution & Medicine Research Fellowship. 

October 17, 2016
Assistant/Associate Professor (JOB #11741)
Arizona State University
School of Life Sciences
Center for Evolution and Medicine Faculty Positions
October 10, 2016

UCSD/Salk/CARTA and ASU’s Center for Evolution and Medicine partner to increase understanding of human evolutionary biology and its application to medicine and health