TriCEM is searching for a new Assistant Director!

The Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM, www.tricem.org) at Duke University seeks to hire an Assistant Director.  Applicants should have a Masters or Ph.D. and demonstrated experience in evolutionary medicine, scientific communication, and interdisciplinary research.  Evidence of successful grant writing, an innovative mindset, excellent organizational abilities, and research experience in one of TriCEM’s tracks (Pathogenic and Read more about TriCEM is searching for a new Assistant Director![…]

EMSI deadline extended!

We have extended the application deadline for the TriCEM Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute 2019!       Applications will now be accepted on a rolling basis, with decisions on admission starting on April 8. Apply HERE.   The 2019 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute (EMSI) will bring together internationally recognized experts in evolutionary biology with students and Read more about EMSI deadline extended![…]

Upcoming talk on the prevalence of vector-borne organisms in Madagascar

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Barbara Qurollo of North Carolina State University. She will be giving a lecture titled Molecular Prevalence of Vector-borne Organisms in Dogs, Zebu and Lemurs in Eastern Madagascar. April 17, 2019, 8:30-9:45 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 prevalence of vector-borne organisms in Madagascar[…]

Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute application open!

Announcing the TriCEM Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2019 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute (EMSI) May 20-24. The goal of EMSI is to introduce core evolutionary concepts to a wide range of topics in human health and disease, including public health, and to train physicians Read more about Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute application open![…]

Upcoming talk on poverty and health care: Dr. Matt Bonds

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Matt Bonds of Harvard Medical School. He will be giving a lecture titled Ecology of poverty, disease, and health care delivery. March 19, 2019, 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 only. More Read more about Upcoming talk on poverty and health care: Dr. Matt Bonds[…]

Upcoming talk on breast cancer progression: Dr. Shelley Hwang

TriCEM is hosting a breakfast featuring Dr. Shelley Hwang of Duke University. She will be giving a lecture titled What evolutionary models can teach us about breast cancer progression. March 4, 2019, 8:15-9:45 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 breast cancer progression: Dr. Shelley Hwang[…]

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[…]