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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.

September 9, 2015

To the ASU Community: We cordially invite you to participate in CCS’15 All ASU community receive a $100 discount at registration. Grad Students may receive full refund of registration fee by volunteering to help out during the conference or immediately before or after. Some departments are offering fee waivers to their faculty.

September 1, 2015

Amy Boddy, a postdoctoral researcher at ASU, Center for Evolution & Medicine faculty Athena Aktipis and Melissa Wilson Sayres, along with Angelo Fortunato from ASU's Biodesign Institute published a new study uncovering how fetal cells can influence a mother’s health through microchimerism. 

August 27, 2015

Hosted by the Center for Evolution and Medicine, anthropologist Melvin Konner  spoke about his thought-provoking book “Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy. Konner’s presentation was followed by a panel discussion among experts in the fields of primatology, genetics, anthropology and gender studies.

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