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israeli society for evolutionary biology

The second meeting of the Israeli Society for Evolutionary Biology


December 9 & 10, 2020,


Online via Zoom, Hosted by the Open University of Israel


Kevin Laland

School of Biology, University of
St Andrews

Katia Koelle

Department of Biology,
Emory University

Maitreya Dunham

Department of Genome Sciences,
University of Washington

Nicolas Galtier

Universite ́ Montpellier 2,

Patricia Wittkopp

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
University of Michigan

Sally Otto

Department of Zoology,
University of British Columbia


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The Israeli Society for Evolutionary Biology (ISEB) aims to promote all aspects of evolutionary biology in Israel. Our mission is to encourage intellectual exchange, to foster evolutionary research and to serve as ambassadors of evolutionary thinking and knowledge to the general public.

ISEB holds annual meetings, where evolutionary biologists from all parts of Israel meet to present and discuss the latest findings in evolutionary research. This year, the ISEB2020 meeting will be virtual.

ISEB Officers

President. Prof. Tal Pupko, The Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research, Tel Aviv University

Vice President. Prof. Lilach Hadany, School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University

Secretary. Prof. Ariel Chipman, Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem