2016 promises to be a very exciting year for evolutionary medicine. I will be writing a fair bit about this exciting meeting: the second annual meeting of ISEMPH, the International Society for Evolution Medicine and Public Health. Register now, and submit an abstract!
Call for Abstracts: 2016 International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health Meeting
The second annual meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health will take place from June 22-25, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina, thanks to host Charles Nunn and the Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine. Hundreds of scientists will attend including six invited plenary speakers: Andrea Graham (Princeton University), Carl Zimmer (New York Times), Helen Ball (Durham University, UK), Joshua Schiffman (University of Utah), Marion Koopmans (Erasmus University) and Martin Blaser (New York University).
The Program Committee welcomes your abstracts for oral or poster presentations on all topics in the field of evolution, medicine and public health.
To register for the meeting, submit an abstract and learn about the meeting go to http://evolutionarymedicine.org/isemph2016.
Early registration deadline: January 30, 2016.
Abstract submission deadline: January 30, 2016.
Abstract decision notification: early-March
Group rate deadline for hotels: May 1, 2016
· Hotels with guaranteed rates have limited numbers of rooms available book early directly with the hotel.
Regular registration ends: May 1, 2016
We look forward to seeing you for a memorable and exciting meeting!
Randolph Nesse, President, ISEMPH
Sir Peter Gluckman, Vice-President, ISEMPH
Charles Nunn, Chair, Local Arrangements Committee
Cynthia Beall, Treasurer, ISEMPH
Program Committee members
Cynthia Beall, Chair
· Joe Alcock
· Gillian Bentley
· Michelle Blyth
· Jon Laman
· Randy Nesse
· Charles Nunn
· Frank Rühli
· Joshua Schiffman
Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine