Cell Symposia: Human Evolution

Keynote Speaker Title

Matt Ridley
Title: The evolution of the cloud – the role of exchange and specialization in explaining the emergence of behaviourally modern humans

Speakers Titles

Anna DiRienzo, University of Chicago, USA
Title: Genetic adaptations to new environments in humans

Wolfgang Enard, Ludwig-Maximilans University Munich, Germany
Title: Mouse models for human brain evolution

Tecumseh Fitch, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Title: Language Evolution: Using Genetic Data to test the Hypotheses

Lluis Quintana-Murci, Institut Pasteur, France
Title: Genetic and epigenetic landscape of African rainforest hunter-gatherers and farmers

Mathias Jakobsson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Title: The genomic footprints of Neolithic Europeans

Elinor K. Karlsson, Harvard University FAS Center for Systems Biology, USA
Title: Natural selection in a Bangladeshi population from the cholera-endemic Ganges River Delta

Carles Lalueza-Fox (organizer), Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, Barcelona, Spain
Title: Paleogenomics and the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Europe

Jean-Jacques Hublin,(Organizer), Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Title: Can the Location of the African Cradle for Modern Humans be Determined?

Kevin Laland, University of St. Andrews, UK
Title: The evolution of culture

Chris Stringer, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Title: The origin and dispersal of Homo sapiens

Cliff Tabin, Harvard University, USA
Title: Genes underlying the development of regressive morphological traits during humans evolution

Sarah Tishkoff, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Title: African Evolutionary Genomics: Implications for human origins and adaptation

Tim Weaver, University of California, USA
Title: Human paleontology in the genomics era

Eske Willerslev, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Title: What we can Learn from Ancient Human Genetics and Genomics, INV10

John Novembre, University of Chicago, USA
Title: Human population structure across diverse spatial scales

Ofer Bar-Yosef, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, USA
Title: Pleistocene human dispersals across Eurasia.



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