Darwin Day 2010: Human-induced evolution

Speakers: Stephanie M. Carlson, Lauren J. Chapman, David Coltman, Jeffrey J. Hard, Jeffrey Hutchings, Anne M. Eikeset and Daniel Pauly

Program

10.15-11.00: Darwin's Fishes: How ichthyology informed evolution
Daniel Pauly

Fisheries Centre and Zoology Department, The University of British Columbia, Canada

11.00-11.45: Evolutionary effects of natural and human predators
Stephanie M. Carlson

Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley

11.45-12.30: Fishing and Phenotypic Change in Inland Waters: Lessons of the Lake Victoria Basin
Lauren J. Chapman

Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

12.30-13.15: Break

13.15-14.00: Harvest-induced Darwinian evolution in terrestrial wildlife
David Coltman

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada

14.00-14.45: The evolution of small fish: Selection against that which we desire most from marine fisheries
Jeffrey Hutchings

Department of Biology, Life Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Canada

14.45-15.30: Genetics, selection and harvest-induced evolution: Can animals continue to adapt to human exploitation?
Jeffrey J. Hard

Conservation Biology Division, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, USA

15.30-16.00: The economic repercussions of fisheries-induced evolution
Anne Maria Eikeset

Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Dept. of Biology, University of Oslo

Published Dec. 9, 2011 12:54 PM - Last modified May 9, 2012 5:43 PM