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A Unified Theory of Evolution

NOV 16, 2011 | 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

WHEN:

November 16, 2011: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Symposium will begin at 9:15 AM with bagels and coffee, and wrap up by 4:30 PM.  Lunch will be served.

Building an axiomatic theory of evolution
    Sean RiceTexas Tech University
Computability, Goedel's Incompleteness Theorem, and an inherent limit on the predictability of evolution
    Troy DayQueens University 
Background variation and the fate of individual mutations: beyond the driver/passenger dichotomy
     Michael Desai, Harvard University 
The Evolution of Social Complexity 
    Nina FeffermanRutgers University