KLI Colloquium: 16 January 2018, 3.00 pm
KLI Postdoctoral Fellow Barbara Fischer talks about her research on the evolution of the human pelvis and why giving birth is so painful in humans.
"Using metabolic networks to resolve ecological properties of microbiomes" co-authored by KLI Senior Fellow Stefanie Widder´s has just been published in Current Opinion in Systems Biology.
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Brian McLoone (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) will give a talk at the KLI on Monday 18 December 2017, 3.00 pm.
Postdoctoral Fellow B. Fischer´s popular science article discussing the question of human immortality. The full article can be found in the book "Werden wir auf dem Mars leben? 33 Fragen an die Zukunft" published by the Government of Lower Austria.
Frank Zachos (Natural History Museum, Vienna) will give a talk in the KLI Colloquium series on 28 November, 3.00 pm.
The workshop re-assessed the scientific concepts that underpin current mainstream cancer research and started a process of integrating novel insights into a new framework of “a revised theory of cancer.”
KLI Colloquium: Eva Ferandez-Labandera Tejado (University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian & KLI)
KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer explains why child birth is so difficult in humans and discusses evolutionary constraints responsible for it.
Vivarium: Experimental, Quantitative, and Theoretical Biology at Vienna's Biologische Versuchsanstalt. A new volume in the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology edited by Gerd Müller was published in October 2017!
Robert C. Power (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig) is giving a talk on the role of diet of Neanderthals in their adaptation to Eurasia.
So einfach wie mit CRISPR/Cas9 konnte man noch nie genetische Veränderungen durchführen. Wissenschafter fordern eine demokratische Entscheidung darüber, wann die Technologie angewandt werden darf.
KLI Colloquium: Manfred D. Laubichler (Arizona State University)
ORF lady Barbara Stöckl interviewed Barbara Fischer (KLI) about the future of childbirth.
Interview of Stuart Newman with Jochen Stadler (Austrian Press Agency – APA)
We welcome Roland Zimm from the University of Helsinki to the KLI.
We welcome Harold de Vladar to the KLI.
Postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer received the 2017 Science Award of the Government of Lower Austria for her work on the evolution of the human pelvis. Barbara is an evolutionary biologist who studies the obstetric dilemma and why childbirth is so hard in humans.