MEM 2020 cancelled due to corona virus!

It is with regret that we have to inform you that we had to cancel the 2nd Münster Evolution Meeting. The Rectorate of the university has informed us that we should cancel our meeting to help stem the spread of the corona virus.

Even though they allowed us to make this decision later, we think that it is not very likely that the situation will get better soon; rather we might actually have a situation where the university/ies will close. Therefore, we decided to cancel now; otherwise, we would have had to bear the risk of a financial loss. This way we can reimburse the full registration fees to those who already registered.

Please stay tuned, we will decide once the situation has cleared up, when we will hold MEM 2.

Present and discuss evolutionary questions across all fields (Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Medicine, Philosophy, ...) and levels (from molecules to societies)!


The Münster Evolution Meeting (MEM) aims to provide a forum for all Evolutionary Biologists working across different fields. Besides having the opportunity to share and learn about excellent research in evolutionary biology MEM also aims at bringing together Evolutionary Biologists working in German-speaking countries in a smaller setting, to allow for intensive networking and discussion. Münster is a welcoming and vibrant university town, offering a perfect venue. It was the home of Prof. Dr. Bernhard Rensch, who contributed significantly to the “Modern Evolutionary Synthesis”.