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Ecological Genomics Symposium, Kansas City

November 1, 2013 @ 8:00 am - November 3, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

The 11th Annual Ecological Genomics Symposium will be held November 1-3,
2013 at the Marriott Country Club Plaza hotel in downtown Kansas City. The
meeting will convene Friday at 7:00 p.m. and conclude on Sunday at noon.

We have an outstanding lineup of speakers for the 2013 symposium and we
encourage you to attend!

For a brochure and complete information regarding poster abstract
submission, registration and hotel reservations, please visit our
symposium website:ecogen.ksu.edu/symp2013.

REGISTRATION:
Please register online today at:  www.ecogen.ksu.edu/symp2013.  You may
also register to attend the optional Saturday night banquet for an
additional fee of $50. Deadline for registration: Friday, October 4, 2013.

POSTER ABSTRACTS:
Poster topics should be related to the field of ecological genomics.
A LIMITED NUMBER OF SUBMITTED POSTER ABSTRACTS WILL BE SELECTED FOR
ORAL PRESENTATIONS.  Instructions for submitting your abstract online
are at:  http://ecogen.ksu.edu/symp2013/abstract.html.  DEADLINE: Friday,
October 4, 2013.

VENUE:  The symposium will take place at the Kansas City Marriott on
the beautiful Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.  Reserve
your hotel room online by visiting ecogen.ksu.edu/symp2013 or this
link:http://tinyurl.com/me8l5x2

Deadline for room block: Friday, October 11, 2013.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:
Anne Bronikowski, Iowa State University
Comparative genomics of vertebrate aging and stress-response pathways

Asher Cutter, University of Toronto
Hyperdiversity and hypodiversity in genome evolution of Caenorhabditis nematodes

Ana L. Caicedo, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Convergence and the evolution of weediness: The case for red rice

Rob Knight, University of Colorado
The Earth Microbiome Project

Marcus Kronforst, University of Chicago
Population genomics and ecological speciation in Heliconius butterflies

Bradley J.S.C. Olson, Kansas State University
Peering into the pond for clues to multicellularity

Michael Pfrender, University of Notre Dame
Genetic and regulatory basis of adaptation in stressful environments

Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, University of California Davis
Evolutionary genetics of highland adaptation in maize and teosinte

Annelie Wendeberg, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Population-targeted metagenomics of anaerobic methane-oxidizing consortia

Andrew Whitehead, University of California Davis
The genomics of evolved resistance and resilience in killifish resident
in dynamic and static environments

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION will be posted on our
website,www.ecogen.ksu.edu/symp2013, as details are finalized.

FUNDING for this symposium is provided by Kansas State University.

Ecological Genomics Institute Directors:
Dr. Loretta Johnson, johnson@ksu.edu
Dr. Michael Herman, mherman@ksu.edu
Kansas State University, Division of Biology
116 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS  66506-4901
www.ecogen.ksu.edu

Ecological Genomics Institute Program Coordinator:
Alexandra Boyd, alexboyd@ksu.edu
(785) 532-0115

Michael Herman <mherman@ksu.edu>

Details

Start:
November 1, 2013 8:00 am
End:
November 3, 2013 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
www.ecogen.ksu.edu/symp2013

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