Overlapping genes, or “nested coding,” was anticipated by microbiologist Siegfried Scherer.
Several prominent members of the ID movement presented talks at the conference, including Stephen Meyer, Ann Gauger, Michael Denton, and Brian Miller.
This was a remarkably cross-disciplinary dialogue among physicists, chemists, biologists, neuroscientists, as well as philosophers and historians of science.
You may remember the story of how the first European Conference on Intelligent Design (TDI Europe) was chased out of two universities in Portugal only to find refuge in León, Spain.
The accompanying photos show our field trip to Altenburg Abbey. The ceiling painting was of the sciences. You can see a telescope and astrolabe in the close up.