9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
GRC - Molecular Evolution

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, February 3, 2008
16:00:00 Arrival and Check-in
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Welcome / Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff
19:40:00 THE MICRO-EVOLUTION OF DEVELOPMENT
19:40:00 Discussion Leader Norman Johnson
19:50:00 Genetic Causes and Genomic Consequences of Mating System Switching in Caenorhabditis nematodes Eric Haag
20:30:00 Discussion
20:40:00 Species Collisions and Aftershocks: Using Hybrids to Dissect Patterns of Developmental Divergence Hope Hollocher
21:20:00 Discussion
Monday, February 4, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Evolvability, where does it lead us? Günter Wagner
09:00:00 EVOLVABILITY
09:10:00 Evolvability of Complex Traits Lilach Hadany
09:50:00 Discussion
10:00:00 Coffee Break / Group Photo (10:15 am)
10:30:00 Genetic Architecture of Hsp90-buffered Variation S Rutherford
11:10:00 Discussion
11:20:00 Mutation as a Stress Response and the Regulation of Evolvability Susan Rosenberg
12:00:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Discussion Leader Bret Payseur
19:30:00 MEASURING EVOLUTIONARY TIMESCALES
19:40:00 Measuring Population Demography on different Timescales using SNPs vs. Microsatellites Asher Cutter
20:20:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Polymorphisms with Radically Different Mutation Rates reveal changes in Migration Patterns Joanna Mountain
21:10:00 Discussion
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 MOLECULAR EVOLUTION OF BODY AXES
09:00:00 Discussion Leader Michael Levine
09:10:00 The Evolution of the Relationship of the Primary Egg Axis to Organismal Axes Mark Q Martindale
09:50:00 Discussion
10:00:00 Coffee Break
10:30:00 Evolution of Axes in the Lophotrochoza Elaine Seaver
11:10:00 Discussion
11:30:00 Hemichordate-Chordate Comparisons John Gerhart
12:10:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Discussion Leader Doug Crawford
19:30:00 MOLECULAR BASIS OF HEART EVOLUTION
19:40:00 Retinoic acid Signaling, Aldehyde Dehydrogenases and the Origin of Chambered Hearts José Xavier-Neto
20:20:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Innovation through recruitment: Exploring the Relationship between Progenitor Number and Heart Morphology in the Invertebrate Chordate, Ciona intestinalis Brad Davidson
21:10:00 Discussion
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 EXPLORING ADAPTIVE LANDSCAPES
09:00:00 Discussion Ben Kerr
09:10:00 The Molecular Architecture of an Ancient Adaptive Landscape Antony Dean
09:50:00 Discussion
10:00:00 Coffee Break
10:30:00 Reruns on the Mutational Tape of Life Daniel Weinreich
11:10:00 Discussion
11:30:00 High frequency of compensatory mutations indicates a rugged adaptive landscape Christina Burch
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:10:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Business Meeting
19:30:00 ILLUMINATING PATTERNS OF GENOME EVOLUTION
19:30:00 Discussion Laura Katz
19:40:00 Environmental Genomics of the Coral Holobiont Monica Medina
20:20:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Integrated analysis of multiple metazoan full genomes and functional data in a phylogenetic framework
21:10:00 Discussion
Thursday, February 7, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 COMPUTATIONAL AND STATISTICAL ADVANCES
09:00:00 Discussion Sudhir Kumar
09:10:00 The Infinite Sites Model of Genome Evolution David Haussler
09:50:00 Discussion
10:00:00 Coffee Break
10:30:00 Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign: Interpreting ‘signatures of selection’ in the genomes of domesticated plant and animal species Carlos Bustamante
11:10:00 Discussion
11:30:00 TBA Lindell Bromham
12:10:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SELECTION ON NONCODING DNA
19:30:00 Discussion Peter Andolfatto
19:40:00 Dissecting Regulatory Variation in the Human Genome Manolis Dermitzakis
20:20:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Genetic basis of regulatory variation within and between species Trisha Wittkopp
21:20:00 Discussion
Friday, February 8, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Departure
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