Understanding Human Origins: Implications for Medicine

Event Dates: 
Dec 12, 2008 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Sessions

Media for each talk can be played by clicking on icons in the "Media" column, or by clicking on the individual talk titles below and then the attachment file at the bottom of the page.

Date Media Session Title Speakers
Fri 12/12 File Opening Remarks Fred Gage, Salk Institute
Fri 12/12 File A Brief Overview of Human Evolution Bernard Wood, George Washington University
Fri 12/12 File Uniquely-Human Features of Female Reproductive Biology Kurt Benirschke, University of California, San Diego (retired)
Fri 12/12 File Unique Features of Human Life History Stephen Stearns, Yale University
Fri 12/12 File Mother-Infant Relationships and Implications for Infant Disorders James McKenna, University of Notre Dame
Fri 12/12 File Medical Consequences of Bipedalism Wenda Trevathan, Professor Emerita, New Mexico State University
Fri 12/12 File Uniquely-Human Adaptations to Meat-Eating Caleb Finch, University of Southern California
Fri 12/12 Disease Differences Between Humans and Other Hominids Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Fri 12/12 Von Economo Neurons in Human Neuropsychiatric Illness John Allman, California Institute of Technology
Fri 12/12 Psychiatric Disease in Evolutionary Perspective Randolph Nesse, Arizona State University
Fri 12/12 Closing Remarks Margaret Schoeninger, University of California, San Diego
File 2008_12_12_CARTA_2.mp482.87 MB