Applications Invited for a Junior Research Fellow and a Postdoctoral Scientist Position

Delighted to invite applications for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and a Postdoctoral Scientist position in an India Alliance-DBT/Wellcome Trust funded project at Ashoka University. The JRF and the postdoc hired for the project will participate in various experiments, combining experimental evolution of tractable insect models (e.g. fruit flies and beetles) with pathogenic infections to … Continue reading Applications Invited for a Junior Research Fellow and a Postdoctoral Scientist Position

Exciting news from the lab! Srijan has just been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by the Society for the Study of Evolution

We are super happy to share that Srijan Seal from the lab has been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by " Society for the Study of Evolution". He is possibly the first India-based PhD student to get this award. He will also receive a generous fund from the Society to … Continue reading Exciting news from the lab! Srijan has just been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by the Society for the Study of Evolution

Our latest manuscript in bioRxiv #Interesting implications for the evolution of competitive interactions, chemical ecology and spread of disease!

How might carcass scavenging relax the fitness effects of female interference competition #chemical-warfare in flour beetles? See our latest manuscript to read the full story that also talks about chemical ecology and infection risk associated with scavenging and its fitness effects. Overall, it was super fun to write a manuscript quite different our usual stories #ecology #notevoimmunology. Great work … Continue reading Our latest manuscript in bioRxiv #Interesting implications for the evolution of competitive interactions, chemical ecology and spread of disease!

eLife invites papers in evolutionary medicine (Special Issue) @eLife

Glad to inform, as part of the eLife editorial team led by George Perry (Penn State U) and Dominique Soldati-Favre (U Geneve), about a Special Issue on evolutionary medicine Tentative areas are Antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance evolution Health-related pleiotropic tradeoffs of past human adaptation Health-related consequences of past adaptation mismatches with modern environments The evolutionary … Continue reading eLife invites papers in evolutionary medicine (Special Issue) @eLife

Celebrating Science Day with Evolution Talks@Ashoka

Glad to announce that Department of Biology at Ashoka University, in association with the Indian Society for Evolutionary Biologists, is organizing a "Seminar series on Ecology and Evolution" (detailed program), as a part of Science Day celebrations on 28th February 2020 (Timing: 2-6pm). Register here  Venue: Ashoka University Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Education city, Sonipat (Science Block Room 003) Timing: 2-6pm Please find the … Continue reading Celebrating Science Day with Evolution Talks@Ashoka