Darwin Day 2013: Darwin and genetics through one and a half century

Speakers: Adam Rutherford, Christina Richards, Tatum Simonson and Richard Myers

World leading scientists and communicators will tell about the history of genetics, their current research and the implications of exciting new discoveries. View the abstracts for more information. All are welcome! No pre-registration necessary.

Program for Tuesday 12 February

10.15-11.00: DNA: past and future 
Adam Rutherford, Editor for the science journal Nature (homepage)

11.00-11.45: Darwinism in the modern scientific era: Mechanisms of response to novel and changing environments
Christina Richards, University of South Florida (homepage)

11.45-12.30: Break

12.30-13.15: Genetic and physiological adaptation in high-altitude Tibetans
Tatum Simonson
, University of California San Diego

13.15-14.00: Darwin and the Genomics Revolution
Richard Myers, President, Director and Faculty Investigator
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL USA


Published May 6, 2012 12:49 PM - Last modified Mar. 9, 2021 9:39 AM