czwartek, 20 października 2011

Workshop on Evolutionary Medicine

Polish Academy of Sciences

Committee of Evolutionary and Theoretical Biology,

Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw,

Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University


LV Workshop: Evolutionary Biology and Related Topics


Evolutionary Medicine


Warsaw, Saturday, 22nd October 2011



Workshop organiser: Grażyna Jasieńska


Programme:

10.30 Opening

10.40 Randolph M. Nesse (University of Michigan, USA) "Medicine without evolution is like engineering without physics"


11.40-12.00 coffee break


12.00 Grażyna Jasieńska (Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University, Krakow) "Evolutionary public health: Why is it difficult to improve health without knowing evolutionary biology?"

12.25 Adam Łomnicki (Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Bialowieza) "For how long is the life without natural selection possible? "


12.50 - 14.20 lunch break


14.20 Maria Kapiszewska (Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University) "Diet-related selective pressure on genes involved in metabolism"

14.45 Ilona Nenko (Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University, Krakow) "Reproductive history, energy budget and maternal lifespan"


15.10 – 15.30 coffee break


15.30 Filip Rybakowski (Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw) "Evolutionary aspects of addiction"

15.55 Maciej Zatoński (Department of Otolaryngology, FoD, Medical University of Wroclaw) "Evolution and medicine in Poland - time to introduce evolutionary mechanisms to doctors and their patients"


16.20 - 17.00 general discussion led by Randolph Nesse


Informacje organizacyjne na www.eko.uj.edu.pl/wbe

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