Call for Proposals to host SMBE2015

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Blog, Featured, Meetings | 0 comments

Dear SMBE Members: SMBE is accepting proposals to host its International Meeting in 2015. The meeting is usually held in June or July and attracts ~1500 scientists from throughout the world. The Society will accept proposals from any location, but the successful location will need to have a lecture venue of sufficient size to host plenary lectures for all attendees and will also need to be near housing, preferably with a wide variety of...

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Call for nominations for President-elect and Two Councilors

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

Dear SMBE members, *Nominations for Pres-elect and 2 councillors due by May 22 2013* I am writing to solicit nominations for SMBE President-Elect and 2 counsillors whose terms will begin on January 1, 2014. As the society grows and thrive, members of council play very important roles in guiding its development and in soliciting and implementing programs that support our members, enrich opportunities for young scientists from around the world,...

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Call for Proposals for Satellite Meetings 2013

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Featured, Meetings, News | 0 comments

Call for 2013 SMBE Satellite Meetings (this message to also be distributed via email to the membership) Purpose The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) exists to “…provide facilities for association and conference among molecular evolutionists and to further the goals of molecular evolutionary biology and its practitioners, including the publication of two journals, Molecular Biology and Evolution, and Genome Biology and...

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SMBE Satellite Meeting, “Mechanisms of Protein Evolution II”

Posted by on Apr 4, 2013 in Featured, Meetings | 0 comments

Mechanisms of Protein Evolution II was held as an SMBE Satellite Meeting February 7-9, 2013 on the campus of University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, CO. An amusing video describing the meeting was produced by James McInerney: In the meeting, many themes touching on protein evolution were touched upon and several of the talks are mentioned below. Andy Clark (Cornell) described a Drosophila species that exists only with a specific...

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Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Featured, Meetings | 0 comments

Trento_Italy.SIBE_Evoluzione2013.Aug28-31 EVOLUZIONE 2013, The V Congress of the Italian Society for Evolutionary Biology (SIBE-ISEB) August 28-31, 2013.  Trento, Italy REGISTRATION AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSION NOW OPEN Dear friends and colleagues, Registration is now open for EVOLUZIONE2103 (, the biennial congress of the Italian Society for Evolutionary Biology (SIBE). The congress will be held at the end of August (28-31)...

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