Welcome to the Münster Graduate School of Evolution!

We moved!

At the beginning of October we moved into our new location. You find us now in Hüfferstr. 1a to the right of the Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity. Unless otherwise stated, lectures continue to take place in the northern Kavaliershäuschen.

Symposium on Evolutionary Medicine

On 10 November 2016, Joachim Kurtz will give a talk at a symposium on "The Evolution of Medicine to Evolutionary Medicine" at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, co-sponsored by the adjacent Charité Hospital. Meeting organizers include Randolph Nesse from Arizona State University, World Health Summit President Detlev Ganten, Stefanie Scharf from the Charité Hospital, and Peter Hammerstein from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The symposium will showcase new ideas and discoveries that use evolutionary biology to solve problems in medicine and public health, and encourage new connections between those with an interest in evolutionary medicine.

Please find more information and acess to the registration site  here.

MGSE lecture series WS 2016/17

The Growth of the Evolutionary Thought

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The interdisciplinary lecture series deals with aspects of evolution within the disciplines Biology, Medicine, Geosciences, and Philosophy. It provides an in-depth introduction to the history and philosophy of evolutionary science.
Everybody is welcome!

When: Mondays, 16.30 - 17.30, followed by an informal drinks reception
Where: Kavaliershäuschen, Schlossplatz 6

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Thirsty for knowledge?

Science Pub in Münster

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Meet scientists for easy-to-understand presentations and thought-provoking discussions in an informal athmosphere in Münster's pubs. The next talk will be given by Prof. Dr. Peter Hammerstein on 21 November 2016 on"Evolution der Kooperation - Verwandtschaftliche Beziehungen, Handel und Erpressung in der Welt der Bakterien, Pflanzen und Tiere".

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MGSE PhD Student Retreat

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The first MGSE PhD Student Retreat will take place on 24 - 26 October 2016 at themarine biological tideland station in Carolinensiel. It will bring together the PhD students to present their projects, discuss their work, and meet new people in a focused but nevertheless enjoyable atmosphere. Also two MGSE Principle Investigators and one external speaker are invited to give feedback and share their knowledge. We are looking forward to inspiring discussions and having a lot of fun there!