Replaying the evolutionary tape: natural selection in a test tube
Tue 2 March, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Evolution shapes all life on Earth. But is evolution predictable? What if we could replay it many times? Would it turn out the same way every time? Experimental Evolution aims to understand the fundamental principles of evolution using controlled experiments and is transforming our understanding of why life evolves the way it does.
Dr. Tiffany Taylor, Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, Department of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath