Welcome to the DFG Research Training Group EvoPAD at the University of Münster!

The DFG-funded Research Training group 2220 on "Evolutionary Processes in Adaptation and Disease" will integrate biological, medical, and philosophical research at the University of Münster with the core idea to use the theory of evolution to understand processes leading to adaptation and/or disease. The programme started in April 2017.

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EvoPAD welcomes its first doctoral students

The big day has arrived: EvoPAD has officially started on 1st April 2017. To welcome the new PhD students a meeting was organized introducing the PhD students to the EvoPAD PIs, the WWU, and the city of Münster.
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EvoPAD Kick-off Symposium on 17th May 2017

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EvoPAD will hold its official opening on 17th May 2017 at the Vom-Stein-Haus in Münster. The Kick-off Symposium will introduce the topic of the RTG and bring together EvoPAD PIs and promising junior researchers who will give talks relating to the core research idea of the programme.

Highlight will be a keynote lecture by Bert Holldöbler on "The evolution of superorganisms: Cooperation and conflict in ant societies".

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