Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

CONFLICT AND COOPERATION: THE EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL INTERACTIONS

April 21st, 2006

Friday April 28th, 2006
Sherman-Fairchild Room 102
7 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University

10:30am - Richard Wrangham (Harvard University) - "Why Apes Kill: the evolution of offensive violence"

11:30am - Joan Strassmann (Rice University) - Genes for Cooperation and Conflict in a Social Amoeba"

2:00pm - Goran Arnqvist (University of Uppsala) - "Social tension: sexual conflict and its role in mating system evolution"

3:00pm - Ashleigh Griffin (University of Edinburgh) - "Cooperation in space"

4:00pm - Laurent Keller (University of Lausanne) - "Interactions between genes and social environment modulate behavior of fire ants"

Reception to follow.

 

Sponsored by the Genetics and Genomics Training Program.

Contact Kyle at kmbrown@fas.harvard.edu for more information.