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"Countering the Wedge: A multi-pronged, multi-year strategy to oppose creationism and intelligent design in the science curriculum of public schools" is a document authored by Massimo Pigliucci, David Baum, and Mark McPeek for the joint council of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the Society of Systematic Biologists, and the American Society of Naturalists.
The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) is now accepting proposals for Working Groups and Catalysis Groups. The deadline is June 15, 2006. For more information, please see our website.
Dates: 13-14 October 2006
Call for applications for undergraduates of diverse backgrounds to attend the 2006 meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution/Society of Systematic Biologists
Call for volunteer mentors for this program from graduate students, postdocs and faculty.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Undergraduate Diversity at SSE/SSB program, funded by a the Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) program at NSF, will take place again at the 2006 meeting this June in Stony Brook, New York and we are now accepting applications. The program will send 15 undergraduates from the US and Puerto Rico to attend the SSE/SSB meetings to, present posters and interact with graduate student, postdoc and faculty mentors. The application deadline is April 1, 2006.
Salary AUS$79K to AUS$93K, closing date 9 April 2006.
For more details see the CSIRO recruitment site.
The Second Meeting of the International Society for Phylogenetic Nomenclature will be held in New Haven, Connecticut, at Yale University, from June 28 to July 2, 2006. This meeting is an opportunity to discuss topics that pertain directly or indirectly to phylogenetic nomenclature in general and the PhyloCode in particular. In addition to providing a forum to contribute oral and poster presentations, this meeting will also include three symposia with a number of invited guest speakers.
The Genealogical World of Phylogenetic Networks
BMC Evolutionary Biology