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
Warsaw, Saturday, 22nd October 2011
Workshop organiser: Grażyna Jasieńska
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