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Research

Our research subjects

Selection and evolvability: Concepts, measurements and statistics

Evolutionary biology and genomics

The ecology and evolution of infectious diseases within an environmental reservoir

Integration of ecology and evolution

Nordic Centre for Research on Marine Ecosystems and Resources under Climate Change (NorMER)

NorMER is a Nordic Centre of Excellence administered by CEES.

Green Growth Based on Marine Resources: Ecological and Socio-Economic Constraints (GreenMAR)

GreenMAR is an international consortium administered by CEES.

The Norwegian Sequencing Centre (NSC)

NSC is a consolidation of the Illumina and the 454 (Roche) sequencing platforms at Institute of Medical Genetics (IMG) and CEES.

News

  • the-climatic-pulse The climatic pulse of Asia Feb 23, 2015

    Climate-driven plague outbreaks in Asia were repeatedly introduced into medieval Europe, new research from CEES, Norway, and WSL, Switzerland, shows.

  • beregninger-pest-hode Bacterial DNA from the Black Death found in teeth Feb 9, 2015

    Biologists at CEES, Department of Biosciences, are now making a giant effort to identify the relationship between climate change, rat infestations, and the many major plague epidemics throughout history. The knowledge may be used to predict the next plague outbreak.

  • diamond Jared Diamond in Oslo Nov 14, 2014

    CEES organises a 2-day conference on the history of plague, at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. The conference has several prominent speakers, and ends with summarising thoughts by Jared Diamond.

Publications