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Séminaire de Mathématique-Biologie

An Entropic Selection Principle in Evolutionary Theory

by Prof. Lloyd DEMETRIUS (MPI for Molecular Genetics, Berlin & Harvard University, Cambridge)

jeudi 21 avril 2016 de au (Europe/Paris)
at IHES ( Amphithéâtre Léon Motchane )
Le Bois-Marie 35, route de Chartres 91440 Bures-sur-Yvette
Description

The statistical measure Evolutionary Entropy characterizes Darwinian Fitness and predicts the outcome of competition for limited resources between related entities at various levels of organization: metabolic, cellular, organismic and social. I will discuss the mathematical basis of the selection principle and describe its application to the evolution of aging and the origin of age-related diseases.

Organisé par Christophe Soulé
Contact Email: cecile@ihes.fr