10-on-10: The Chronicles of Evolution


Jointly organised by:  

Date: 11 December 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Venue: ​Discovery Theatrette, Level 4, Matrix Building at Biopolis
Address: ​​30 Biopolis Street, Singapore 138671​

11 December 2017 (Epilogue)

Sydney Brenner​: The Neutral Clock for the History of Life​

Eörs Szathmáry​​: Difficult Questions about Evolution ​

Gerd B. Müller​​: Towards an Extended Evolutionary Synthesis 


20 November 2017

Helga Nowotny: A Humble View from Inside Evolution

Stefan Thurner​​: Why it Could Make Sense to Understand How Evolution Works — Finally — After 10^10 years​

13 October 2017

W. Brian Arthur​: The Emergence of Technology in Human History

Sander van der Leeuw​: The Evolution of Innovation

18 September 2017

Roland Fletcher​: Hominin Cultural Evolution: Pattern and Process over 4 Million Years

J. Stephen Lansing​​: The Challenge of the Anthropocene

14 August 2017

Tecumseh Fitch:​ The Biological Evolution of the Human Capacity for Language

Nick Enfield​The Evolutions of Language

14 July 2017

Terrence Sejnowski: Evolving Brains 

Atsushi Iriki:​ A Presage of Anthropocene: How the Primate Brain and Its Learning Capacity Co-evolves with the Environment

6 June 2017

Francis Thackeray​​: Human Evolution in Africa, a Probabilistic Definition of a Species and Sigma Taxonomy 

Svante Pää​bo​​​: A Neandertal Perspective on the Human Genome

23 May 2017

Byrappa Venkatesh: Evolution and Diversity of Fishes: The Largest Group of Extant Vertebrates

John Long​: The Early Evolution of Sex as Told through the Fossil Record  

10 April 2017
Detlev Arendt: From Nerve Net to Brain: The Rise of the Urbilaterian in Animal Evolution

Per Ahlberg: The Origin and Early Evolution of Vertebrates: From Jawless Wonders to the Conquest of the Land

13 March 2017
Jack W. Szostak: The Origin of Cellular Life
Hyman Hartman: The Origin of the Genetic Code and Metabolism: From the Eukaryotic Cell to the Carbonaceous Chondrites

21 February 2017 

Sydney Brenner: Why We Need to Talk about Evolution

John D. Barrow: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe