Our consultant on ThUMB project, professor Igor Jurak, is a member of a group that successfully sequenced genome of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) that produces COVID-19. First analysis of the genome in Croatia was conducted in Institute Ruđer Bošković in Zagreb,… Continue Reading →
Our doctoral student – associate Vito Balorda visited Ruđer Bošković Institute in Zagreb and participated in activities of the research group (Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics) lead by ThUMB associate Tomislav Domazet-Lošo. His stay (23 September – 31 October 2019) was… Continue Reading →
Predrag Šustar, Zdenka Brzović and Vito Balorda delivered talks at the EPSA19, 7th Biennial EPSA Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association. Conference was held at Geneve (Switzerland) (11-14 September 2019). Zdenka Brzović delivered a talk entitled: Natural Kinds,… Continue Reading →
ThUMB team (Šustar, Brzović and Balorda) delivered talks at the ISHPSSB conference held in Oslo (7 – 12 July) in a format of a traditional session entitled: On the origin of genes (by means of natural selection). The International Society for… Continue Reading →
ThUMB’s Summer School in Philosophy of the Life Sciences: Molecular Biology and Evolution (funded by Croatian Science Foundation) was held from 15th to 18th July at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka. Hereby, ThUMB team wishes… Continue Reading →
We are very pleased to present timetable for our Summer School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences: Molecular Biology and Evolution. Summer School will take place at the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Rijeka, University… Continue Reading →
ThUMB leader Predrag Šustar held a lecture entitled: “Clash of ‘big’ and ‘small’ scientific projects in contemporary biology” on April 11th 2019, at the Department of philosophy, University of Zadar (Croatia).
PhD student Vito Balorda, from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka has been selected as a new project member. He will mostly address issues about scientific explanation in molecular biology.
Zdenka Brzović held a presentation titled “The Causal-Mechanical Explanation without Decomposition: The case of orphan genes” (co-authored with Predrag Šustar) at the The German Society for Philosophy of Science Third Conference, hosted by the Universität zu Köln, 25.-27. February 2019.