The Evolution and Human Adaptation Program supports work by faculty and students at the University of Michigan in the area of evolution and human behavior, including work relevant to Darwinian medicine.
The program organizes a series of seminars throughout the academic year, and provides contacts for students to get advice, support and sometimes research money to pursue work in this area.
The program does not offer a degree, so prospective students should apply through specific departments. The departments of Psychology, Philosophy, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychiatry and Biology are the most involved in the program.
Fall 2018 series:
At the crossroads: the evolution and mechanisms underlying variation in animal behavior
Oct 4: Randy Nelson, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, West Virginia University
Oct 11: Frances Champagne, Univ. Texas, Austin
Oct 25: John Wingfield, UC Davis
Nov 1: Eileen Lacey, UC Berkeley
Nov 8: Susan Alberts, Duke
Nov 15: Cathy Marler, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison
Nov 29: Larry Young, Emory University
Dec 6: Dan Blumstein, UCLA
All talks will be in room 4464 East Hall at 1:30 PM.
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