Evolutionary Biology from Concept to Application

  • Pierre Pontarotti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Modelization of Evolution

    1. Feng Yu, Alison Etheridge
      Pages 3-27
    2. Andrew Meade, Mark Pagel
      Pages 29-41
  3. Concepts in Evolutionary Biology

    1. Macarena Toll-Riera, Jose Castresana, M. Mar Albà
      Pages 45-59
    2. Jekaterina Erenpreisa, Mark S. Cragg
      Pages 61-71
    3. Margherita Raineri
      Pages 95-114
  4. Knowledge

    1. Jung Shan Hwang, Satoshi Nagai, Shiho Hayakawa, Yasuharu Takaku, Takashi Gojobori
      Pages 135-152
  5. Applied Evolutionary Biology

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 217-220

About this book


Every biological system is the outcome of its evolution; therefore, the deciphering of its evolutionary history is of tremendous importance to understand the biology of a system.

Since 1997 scientists of different disciplines have held an annual "Evolutionary Biology Meeting" at Marseille (France) in order to discuss their research developments, exchange ideas and start collaborations. Consisting of the most representative talks of the 11th meeting, this book provides an up-to-date overview of evolutionary concepts and how these concepts can be applied to a better understanding of various biological aspects. It is divided into the following four parts: Modelization of Evolution - Concepts in Evolutionary Biology - Knowledge - Applied Evolutionary Biology.

This book is an invaluable source of information not only for evolutionary biologists, but also for biologists in general.


Adaptation Evolution Modellierung und Evolution Tempo angewandte Evolution applied evolution biologische Evolution evolutionary biology genes molelization and evolution the origin

Editors and affiliations

  • Pierre Pontarotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Evolution Biologique et Modélisation, case 19UMR 6632 Université d’Aix-Marseille/CNRSMarseille Cedex 03France

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