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2018-03-01

Travel Grants for EASPLS 2018!

The 5th EASPLS has been selected as an ISHPSSB Off-Year Workshop. ISHPSSB will provide travel grants for this event. The program committee has, thus, decided to extend the deadline for applications for EASPLS to March 31st.

2018-02-22

Human Brain and Behavioral Development: A Dynamical System’s View of Human Development from Morphogenesis of the Brain in Embryo to Emergence of Behaviors in Infants

Prof. Gentaro Taga (University of Tokyo & KLI) will be giving a KLI Colloquium on 1 March, 3.00 pm.

2018-02-16

Lecture Series in Cognitive Biology

Isabella Sarto-Jackson (KLI) will be giving a lecture series in Cognitive Biology at the Comenius University in Bratislava. Course is open to cognitive science and biology students of all levels.

2018-02-15

Tool Migration: A Framework for Analyzing Cross-disciplinary Use of Formal Systems

KLI Colloquium: Chia-Hua Lin on Thu 22 February, 3.00 pm

2018-02-13

New Issue of Biological Theory (including Thematic Section on `Function and Malfunction´)

Biological Theory Issue 13:1 is online now. Enjoy the introduction to the thematic section / guest editorial ...

2018-02-12

Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences

New book of The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology by Snait Gissis, Ehud Lamm, and Ayelet Shavit. Broad perspective on collectivity in the life sciences, from microorganisms to human consensus, and the theoretical and empirical opportunities and challenges.

2018-02-12

Rethinking Human Evolution

New book of The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology by Jeffrey H. Schwartz. Contributors from a range of disciplines consider the disconnect between human evolutionary studies and the rest of evolutionary biology.

2018-02-02

On the Origins of Complexity, Stability and Variation: A General Model of Development

KLI Colloquium: Roland ZIMM, 15 February, 3.00 pm

2018-01-22

Wasp Societies as Microcosms for the Study of Development and Evolution. Historical Narratives and Epistemological Reflections

Guido Caniglia (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg) gives a KLI Colloquium on January 31st, 3.00 pm.

2018-01-18

Pre-symptomatic Genetic Counselling in Austrian Clinical Practice

KLI Colloquium on Thursday 25 January 2018, 3.00 pm at the KLI. Speaker: Bernhard Hadolt (University of Vienna)


2018-01-08

Barbara Fischer´s interview in the newspaper `Der Standard´

KLI Postdoctoral Fellow Barbara Fischer talks about her research on the evolution of the human pelvis and why giving birth is so painful in humans.

2018-01-08

Stefanie Widder´s paper published in Current Opinion in Systems Biology

"Using metabolic networks to resolve ecological properties of microbiomes" co-authored by KLI Senior Fellow Stefanie Widder´s has just been published in Current Opinion in Systems Biology.

2017-12-20

Season´s Greetings

To all Friends of the KLI

2017-12-12

The Impossible Worlds Problem for Fictionalist Accounts of Evolutionary Models

Brian McLoone (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) will give a talk at the KLI on Monday 18 December 2017, 3.00 pm.

2017-11-29

Barbara Fischer´s Answer to the Question ´Will we become immortal?´

Postdoctoral Fellow B. Fischer´s popular science article discussing the question of human immortality. The full article can be found in the book "Werden wir auf dem Mars leben? 33 Fragen an die Zukunft" published by the Government of Lower Austria.

2017-11-23

The Species Problem – Practical Ramifications of a Theoretical Conundrum

Frank Zachos (Natural History Museum, Vienna) will give a talk in the KLI Colloquium series on 28 November, 3.00 pm.

2017-11-17

A Revised Theory of Cancer

The workshop re-assessed the scientific concepts that underpin current mainstream cancer research and started a process of integrating novel insights into a new framework of “a revised theory of cancer.”

2017-11-16

Tracing Back Homeostasis: A Conceptual Inquiry

KLI Colloquium: Eva Ferandez-Labandera Tejado (University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian & KLI)

2017-11-15

Barbara Fischer´s Research Project Featured in DerStandard

KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer explains why child birth is so difficult in humans and discusses evolutionary constraints responsible for it.