Darwin Day 2011: Speciation

Speakers: Eric Alm, James Mallet, Walter Salzburger and Elisabeth Vrba

Program

10.15-11.00: Hybridization and the nature of species. Darwin was right: speciation is easy!
James Mallet

Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, UK

11.00-11.45: Evolution in Darwin's Dreamponds: The explosive radiation of cichlid fishes in the East African Great Lakes
Walter Salzburger

Zoological Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland

11.45-12.30: Break

12.30-13.15: Studying Sympatric Speciation in Bacteria by Sequencing Populations of Genomes
Eric Alm

MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

13.15-14.00: The nature of species and speciation: evidence from macroevolutionary patterns in the fossil record
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Elisabeth Vrba
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, USA

Published Dec. 14, 2011 10:40 AM - Last modified May 9, 2012 5:44 PM