News and Publications

March 7, 2016

Could you tame a tumor? Children of all ages (and some adults, too) tested their medical prowess and learned about evolution and cancer with members of Dr. Athena Aktipis’ Lab at ASU’s annual Night at the Open door event.

March 7, 2016

Mammal March Madness has begun! Can a Giant Mole Rat defeat the Giant Forest Hog? Will the Snow Leopard defeat the Siberian Chipmunk?

February 23, 2016

The second annual meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health will take place from June 22-25, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina.

February 16, 2016

Coinciding with Charles Darwin’s birthday weekend, ASU’s evolutionary medicine leadership was prominently showcased at the world’s largest general scientific meeting, the 2016 American Association

February 12, 2016

Sunday, February 14th at the 2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting, CEM Faculty Randolph Nesse and Katie Hinde

December 17, 2015

According to a new article in the  New York Times, "Down From the Trees, Humans Finally Got a Decent Night’s Sleep" featuring CEM Spring seminar speaker Charles Nunn and David R. Samson from Duke University, humans have evolved a "peculiar sleep pattern" compared to other primates.

December 14, 2015

November CEM seminar guest, Andrea Graham (Princeton University) is a part of the latest released Ask a Biologist podcast. 

November 23, 2015

A new report published in Science features the work of future CEM faculty member Ben Trumble. The report discusses the physiological and immunological consequences of helminths on human fertility among the Tsimane.

November 9, 2015

ASU-Santa Fe Institute workshops focus on new frameworks of cell types

November 2, 2015

Andrea Graham and Olivier Restif edited a special issue  of Philosophical Transactions B.

October 19, 2015
The CEM Venture Fund welcomes one-page pre-proposals until October 31st, 2015
The pre-proposals will guide creation of a more formal process for submitting and reviewing full proposals. All ASU and Mayo faculty and students are eligible.
October 5, 2015

Melissa Wilson Sayres, Assistant Professor in the School of Life Sciences and faculty of the Center for Evolution and Medicine is one of the contributors to this substantial undertaking.