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What is fair communication from a meeting? GRC?

I’m at a Gordon Research Conference, a new, wonderful one on Animal Microbe Symbioses. This first one was conceived by Nicole Dubilier and Ned Ruby. They wrote the proposal, got the funding, chose the speakers, then held their collective breaths, … Continue reading

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Curious about the legendary Winter Animal Behavior Conference, WABC, held each year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado?

       Imagine skiing on world-class tree trails and well-groomed pistes through Colorado’s legendary powder. Consider afternoons and evenings with intense academic talks and post-talk discussions, perhaps involving exotic cocktails and recently legalized um… relaxants that made some people giggle, perhaps … Continue reading

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Inclusive fitness: theory and practice, Kavli Royal Society, Buckinghamshire, organized by Andy Gardner and Ashleigh Griffin

The first session has inclusive fitness luminaries Andy Gardner, Alan Grafen, David Queller, and Peter Taylor. We move on to Kevin Foster, Allen Moore, Hisashi Ohtsuki, and Geoff Wild. The second day has Ashleigh Griffin, me, Koos Boomsma, Ben Hatchwell, … Continue reading

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At the Animal Behavior Meetings, the film group welcomes

“Please stay for all the films, and fill out our questionnaire to help us decide on the awards. Anyone can join the ABS Film Committee; we want your participation,” said Mike Noonan, in one swoop making everyone a part of … Continue reading

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