University of Bath, 18-20 September 2018
The conference will provide a unique forum for researchers from all aspects of evolutionary biology, including palaeobiology, human health, genomics, macroevolution and evo-devo. It will mark the opening of the new Milner Centre for Evolution, which is a unique multidisciplinary international research Centre bridging biology, health, and education, and the only research centre of its kind.
Conference highlights include:
The registration deadline has been extended until 5 September 2018. Register now to confirm your place.
The conference registration fee also entitles delegates to attend:
If you experience any problems registering please contact the Conference Manager, Katie Ward, email@example.com or 01225 383135.
A poster prize of £200 is sponsored by the Biochemical Society.
Those registering for the conference will receive a code for a reduced hotel rate.
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Scientists investigating the fundamental question in biology as to why individuals have evolved to cooperate rather than simply exploiting the contributions of their rivals, have found that microbes vary their contribution to maximise the return of investment. A collaboration between the Milner Centre for Evolution and University College London has revealed that microbes act like shrewd economists …Read More
Fossils of six new species of pterosaurs, giant flying reptiles that flew over the heads of the dinosaurs, have been discovered by a team of researchers led by the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath. Pterosaurs, prehistoric reptiles popularly known as pterodactyls, were flying cousins of the dinosaurs. Flying on leathery wings supported by …Read More
Species that live in symbiosis with others, which often occur in the most delicately balanced and threatened marine ecosystems such as coral reefs, are the slowest to recover their diversity if damaged, according to a team of scientists including researchers from the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath. The researchers, from the …Read More