2011 Morrison Institute Winter Colloquium
Jan. 5: Marcel Salathé, Penn State, A High-Resolution Human Contact Network for Infectious Disease Transmission
Jan. 12: Stephanie Forrest, University of New Mexico, The Case for Evolvable Software
Jan. 19: Craig Hadley, Emory University, Food Security and Well-Being in a Time of Crisis: Exploring Patterns of Risk among Ethiopian Households during the 2008 Food Crisis
Jan. 26: Matthew Sommer, Stanford University, Abortion in Late Imperial China: Routine Birth Control, or Crisis and Intervention?
Feb. 2: Arnon Lotem, University of Tel Aviv, The Evolution of Behavioral Mechanisms: Theory and Experiments on Learning Rules and Their Adaptive (or Maladaptive) Consequences
Feb. 9: Li Shuzhuo, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, Gender Imbalance and Public Security in China: A Community Survey in Villages
Feb. 16: Caitlin Pepperell, Stanford University, Dispersal of M. tuberculosis via the Canadian Fur Trade
Feb. 23: James Holland Jones, Stanford University, Networks, Models of Social Interaction, and the Dynamics of Infectious Disease
Mar. 2: Jean-Jacques Hublin, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Did Pleistocene Hominins Grow Up Like Us?
2006 Morrison Institute Winter Colloquium
Jan. 11: Jean-Marie Robine, Montpelier University, France, Are There Limits to Human Longevity?
Jan. 18: Rodolfo Dirzo, Stanford University, A Forest Is More Than Its Plants: Ecological Consequences of Defaunation
Jan. 25: Rajan Gupta, Los Alamos National Laboratory, HIV/AIDS: A Thermometer for the Future of the Poor: India, a Case Study
Feb. 1: Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California, Is There a Hispanic Paradox in Biological Risk?
Feb. 8: Deborah Gordon, Stanford University, Ant-Plant Mutualism and Tropical Diversity
Feb. 15: Bruce Levin, Emory University, Non-Inherited Resistance to Antibiotics and the Evolution of Ancestor Killing: A Double Feature
Feb. 22: Marc Lipsitch, Harvard University School of Public Health, Controlling SARS and Pandemic Influenza: Why Flu Will Be Much Harder
Mar. 1: Merritt Ruhlen, Stanford University, The Origin and Evolution of Word Order
Mar. 8: Ian Pool, Waikato University, New Zealand, Population Instability and Development Policy
Posted by: morrison | February 28, 2010 |
2005 Morrison Institute Winter Colloquium
Jan. 12: Richard G. Klein, Stanford University, New Developments in Paleoanthropology
Jan. 19: Peter Small, Global Health Programs, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, A Phylogenetic Perspective on the Global Tuberculosis Epidemic
Jan. 26: James Holland Jones, Stanford University, The Probability of Orphanhood under a Generalized AIDS Epidemic
Feb. 2: Shuzhuo Li, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, Marriage, Son Preference, and Intergenerational Transfer in Rural China.
Feb. 9: Patrick V. Kirch, University of California-Berkeley, The Emergence of Social Complexity in Ancient Hawai’i: What Role Did Population Play?
Feb. 16: Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University, The Final Inequality: Variance in the Age of Adult Death in Industrialized Countries
Feb. 23: David T. Burke, University of Michigan, Genetic Analysis of Late-Life Phenotypes in a Mouse Population
Mar. 2: Henry T. Wright, University of Michigan, The Emergence of States: Archaeological Studies of the First Civilizations
Posted by: morrison | February 26, 2010 |
2004 Morrison Institute Winter Colloquium
Jan. 7: Kenneth Arrow & Lawrence Goulder, Stanford University, Are We Consuming Too Much?
Jan. 14: Sergei Starostin, Santa Fe Institute, Evolution and Taxonomy of Human Languages
Jan. 21: Chris Stringer,The Natural History Museum, London,Fossil Evidence for the Origin and Dispersal of ‘Homo sapiens’
Jan. 28: Gretchen C. Daily, Stanford University, Optimizing Investments in Biodiversity Conservation
Feb. 4: James R. Carey, University of California-Berkeley, The Future of Human Life Span: Probabilities and Possibilities
Feb. 11: Martina Morris, University of Washington, Partnership Networks and the Population Dynamics of HIV Transmission
Feb. 18: No lecture
Feb. 25: Christophe Boesche, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Liepzig, Evolution of Culture (Human and Non-Human)
Mar. 4: Ronald S. Burton, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California-San Diego, Evolution in Isolated Populations: Why Are Hybrids Weak?