»» Evolution (video)


In the “Evolution” section, the first report will be held on the self-organization of matter from the point of view of physics. The origin of life and the evolution of the genome will be discussed. Reports are planned on the evolution of the population structure and social behavior of animals. A report on human evolution will be presented.

Lectures (video):

  • Mulkidjanian Armen.  Increase in the atmospheric pressure may have driven the transition from the first replicators to the first cellular organisms (Moscow State University; Osnabrueck University, Germany)
  • Katsnelson Mikhail.  Frustrations, memory and complexity in physics and beyond (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)
  • Koonin Eugene .  The world of viruses, its global organization and evolution (NCBI, NLM, NIH, Bethesda)
  • Saakian David.  The evolution on fluctuating fitness landscape and information thermodynamics (AANL, Yerevan)
  • Gavrilets Sergey.  Modern theories of human origins and Darwin’s “descent of man” (University of Tennessee, USA)
  • Goldenfeld Nigel.  Scaling laws in evolution and niche construction (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), the NASA Astrobiology Institute for Universal Biology)
  • Lynch Mikhael.  Evolution of replication and transcription error rates across the Tree of Life (Center for Mechanisms of Evolution, Arizona State University, USA

Colleagues, friends, students of Nikolay W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky

  • D.A. Granin. Early 2000s.
  • V.I. Ivanov, N.W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky, P.D. Usmanov. Obninsk. Mid-1970s.
  • V.I. Korogodin. 1986. Joint Institute for Nuclear Research.
  • N.W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky and Masha Reformatskaya. Obninsk. 1960