This post is specially for my College juniors attending the workshop on evolution to be organized at Learning Centre, Nasik, MH, India the coming week. I am listing a set of great institutes and people in the field of Evolutionary Biology which are my favorites; please visit these pages if you are interested!
Dr. Sutirth Dey,the Population Biology Lab (PBL), IISER Pune- Population Dynamics,
Dr, Sudha Rajamani, IISER, Pune- Origins of Life
Dr. Deepa Agashe, NCBS, Bangalore- Experimental Evolution,
Dr. Kavita Jain, JNCASR, Bangalore- Theoretical Evolutionary Biology,
Dr. Amitabh Joshi, JNCASR, Bangalore- Evolutionary Genetics and Population Ecology,
Dr. Vishwesha Guttal, CES, IISc, Bangalore- Theoretical Ecology & Evolution Lab (TEE)
Dr. Soumen Roy, Bose Institute, Kolkata,-Complex Networks and Systems Biology,
EvolVienna and Popgen Vienna, Austria,
ETH, Zurich, Switzerland,
Dr, Aleksandra Walczack, Ecole Normale Superieure Paris, France,
Arne Traulsen, Max Plank Institute, Plon, Germany,
Max Plank Institute for Mathematics in Sciences, Germany,
The United Kingdom
Dr. Alan Grafen, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
Dr. Samrat Pawar, Imperial College London,
Dr.Russell Lande , Imperial College London,
Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (CEE), University College London,
USA and Canada,
Dr. Martin Nowak, Professor of Mathematics and Biology,
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB), Director of Program for Evolutionary Dynamics (PED) and Foundational Questions in Evolutionary Biology ( FQEB), Harvard University,
Dr. Manolis Kellis, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science ( EECS), MIT,
Dr. Sergey Gavrilets, University of Tennessee, Knoxville & Associate Director, National Institute for Mathematical & Biological and Synthesis (NIMBioS),
Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University,
Noah Rosenberg, Stanford University,
Dr. Montgomery Slatkin and Dr. Song, Center for Theoretical Evolutionary Genomics ( CTEG), UC Berkeley,
The Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley,
EcoEvo Theory Group, UCLA,
Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, USA,
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto,
Dr. Thomas Nagylaki, UChicago.
Dr. Stefano Allesina, UChicago.
Dr. Uri Alon, Weizmann Institute of Science.
These people do awesome stuff in their labs!
Please Google the following-
A few Scientific Societies in the field of evolution and theoretical biology-
Society for the Study of Evolution,
Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution,
Society for Mathematical Biology,
Society of American Naturalists,
Evolutionary Theory Journals–
Theoretical Population Biology,
Journal of Theoretical Biology,
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology,
Genome Biology & Evolution,
PLoS Computational Biology,
Also, I will soon be posting some questions and links which can help you prepare before we start our sessions for the workshop.
Thanks and Good Luck!