Kenyon College -- Department of Biology

Using Avida for modeling evolution

Avida is an artificial evolution research platform developed originally at CalTech. Versions of Avida are freely available on the Web at

We will use Avida 1.3.0, Avida-ED, and Avida 2.0.b6 for independent projects during the course of the semester. They are all installed on the memory sticks that were issued the first day of class. Bring your memory sticks to every class! We will do considerable in-class work on the laptops.

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