Category Archives: Others’ work

This category is for research by others.

New Paper: Genomic Imprinting, Human Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Epigenetics

Imprinted genes, a fundamentally epigenetic phenomena, are genes which show genotype-independent parent-of-origin effects. Genomic imprinting is a good example of an epigenetic effect because a key component of the environment (i.e., whether the gene was transmitted from sperm or egg) leaves a functional but reversible … Continue reading

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Epigenetics: How Genes and Environment Interact

The Muscle Cellular and Molecular Physiology Research Group and Institute of Sport and Physical Activity Research cordially invite you to an evening (Monday 19 November 2012) for the public understanding of science with Professor Randy L. Jirtle. His lecture is entitled “Epigenetics: … Continue reading

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Off to Vienna to give a talk: Where Karl von Frisch, Konrad Lorenz and Johann Gregor Mendel received their scientific education

Giving a talk on symmetry and performance at the University of Vienna Friday 18 August 2012 for the International Society of Human Ethology.  Former students include, Sigmund Freud, Kurt Gödel, Karl Popper, and more notably for me Karl von Frisch, Konrad … Continue reading

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New MSc in Molecular and Cellular Exercise Physiology begins in 2012

Our new MSc in Molecular and Cellular Exercise Physiology was approved with flying colours. I am the programme leader, so this is an early call to all students of behavioural biology encouraging their applications. Especially the ones who want to … Continue reading

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A new theory of language evolution

Language—as with most communication systems—likely evolved by means of natural selection. Accounts for the natural selection of language can usually be divided into two scenarios, either of which used in isolation of the other are insufficient to explain the phenomena: … Continue reading

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Laws of Attraction at the Natural History Museum in London Friday April 29th 2011 7pm

The Laws of Attraction – After Hours event Come see me give a talk on the laws of attraction. Drink, food and debate — cannot think of a better way to spend a Friday night in April 🙂 Debate Restaurant … Continue reading

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Genetics of Behavior Lausanne June 20-21 2011

CIG_SYMPOSIUM_2011The Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) has the privilege to announce the CIG Symposium 2011 “Genetics of Behavior” June 20-21, 2011 Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland This Symposium will be the 5th in the series of annual meetings … Continue reading

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