Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Peter Ungar

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Peter Ungar of the University of Arkansas. He will be giving a lecture titled Evolutionary perspectives on oral health: The dental evidence. January 31, 2019, 8:00-9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts are by invitation only. Read more about Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Peter Ungar[…]

Congratulations TriCEM Grant Recipients Fall 2018

Congratulations to the Fall 2018 TriCEM Grant Recipients!  These researchers from across our NC Triangle institutions proposed innovative research questions and techniques that further the field of evolutionary medicine.  We thank all those who applied for a grant and encourage future submissions in our Spring 2019 request for proposals (details forthcoming soon). Sally Bornbusch Duke Read more about Congratulations TriCEM Grant Recipients Fall 2018[…]

Exciting Upcoming Science Cafe at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Dr. Herman Pontzer of Duke University, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, will be giving a talk at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Thursday December 20 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM. His talk will focus on health, diet, and exercise in humans, especially comparing modern human populations of hunter-gatherers, apes in the rainforests, and human fossils. Read more about Exciting Upcoming Science Cafe at NC Museum of Natural Sciences[…]

Symposium of interest: Gene-editing human embryos

This is regarding an event hosted by Duke University that attendees of TriCEM events may be interested in. Symposium: Gene-editing human embryos: Unpacking the current controversy Thursday, December 6, 3:30 pm 103 Bryan Research, Duke University Last Monday the world found out for the first time via an Associated Press article that Dr. He Jiankui, Read more about Symposium of interest: Gene-editing human embryos[…]

Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Sam Urlacher

 TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Sam Urlacher of Duke University. He will be giving a lecture titled Childhood energetics in EvMed perspective: Metabolic energy allocation, developmental plasticity, and the nutritional/epidemiological transition. December 3, 2018, 8:00-9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts Read more about Upcoming talk on childhood energetics: Dr. Sam Urlacher[…]

Upcoming talk on medicine and intestinal worms: Dr. William Parker

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and TriCEM are co-hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. William Parker of Duke University. He will be giving a lecture titled The Future of Medicine Entangled with Helpful Intestinal Worms?  November 27, 2018, 8:00-9:30 am  This event is open to the public. Find more information about the talk here: https://naturalsciences.org/calendar/event/breakfast-cafe-the-future-of-medicine-entangled-with-helpful-intestinal-worms/. More Read more about Upcoming talk on medicine and intestinal worms: Dr. William Parker[…]

Upcoming talk on disease susceptibility in juveniles: Dr. Emme Bruns

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Emme Bruns of the University of Virginia. She will be giving a lecture titled The evolution of age-specific resistance: why are juveniles more susceptible?  October 26, 8:30-10:00 am   If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM breakfasts are by invitation Read more about Upcoming talk on disease susceptibility in juveniles: Dr. Emme Bruns[…]

Upcoming talk on the evolution of the kidney: Dr. Robert Chevalier

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Robert Chevalier of the University of Virginia. He will be giving a lecture titled Bringing together a research career, clinical challenges, and the evolutionary paradigm. October 29, 2018, 8:00 am – 9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as TriCEM Read more about Upcoming talk on the evolution of the kidney: Dr. Robert Chevalier[…]

Upcoming talk on cancer and evolutionary medicine: Dr. Gary Perdew

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Gary Perdew of Penn State University. He will be giving a lecture titled Autoimmunity vs. immune tolerance: Ah receptor ligand exposure can tip the balance approach. October 19, 2018 8:00 am – 9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, as Read more about Upcoming talk on cancer and evolutionary medicine: Dr. Gary Perdew[…]

Upcoming talk on health gradients and associations: Dr. Adrian Jaeggi

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Adrian Jaeggi. He will be giving a lecture titled Testing the SES/health gradient and inequality and health associations among the Tsimane of Bolivia: An evolutionary medicine approach. September 21, 2018 8:00 am – 9:30 am  If you are interested in attending the breakfast, please email Grace Farley at grace.farley@duke.edu, Read more about Upcoming talk on health gradients and associations: Dr. Adrian Jaeggi[…]