Bridging the gap between genomics and evolutionary biology

Colloquium 2 Kick-off seminar

PROGRAMME DAY 1: THURSDAY 11 NOVEMBER

INTRODUCTION

09.00-09.10: Welcome and opening remarks
Nils Chr. Stenseth

09.10-10.00: Where are the gaps?
Stig W. Omholt

EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS

10.00-10.50: Outstanding problems in theoretical evolutionary genetics – how can they
be informed by molecular and developmental biology?

Thomas Hansen

10.50-11.40: Coffee break

11.40-12.30: Molecular evolutionary genetics – how does it contribute to evolutionary theory?
Barbara Mable

12.30-13.30: Lunch

LIFE HISTORY EVOLUTION

13.30-14.20: The added value of combining the tools of evolutionary genetics, molecular genetics and physiology in life history evolution research
Thomas Flatt

14.20-15.10: Sticklebacks genomics – how has it expanded our understanding of their life history biology?
Felicity Jones

15.10-16.00: Comparative microbial genomics: ecological and evolutionary lessons learned
Edward Feil

16.00-16.30: Coffee break

POPULATION DYNAMICS

16.30-17.20: Key questions in behavioral ecology, population dynamics and conservation biology – when would molecular information make a difference?
Jeff Hutchings

17.20-18.10: Can longitudinal analysis of population persistence and evolutionary demography inform molecular evolutionary work?
Tim Coulson

18.10-19.30: Discussion

19.30: Dinner for invited guests


PROGRAMME DAY 2: FRIDAY 12 NOVEMBER

PHENOMICS AND THE GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE MAP

09.00-10.00: Phenomics – the new frontier?
David Houle

10.00-10.30: Coffee break

PLANT DEVELOPMENT AND ECOLOGY/EVOLUTION

10.30-11.20: A virtual root developmental model – how will it inform key issues of plant ecology and evolution?
Malcolm Bennett

EPIGENETICS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

11.20-12.10: The genetics and mechanisms of epigenetics
Paul Grini

12.10-13.00: Ecological and evolutionary implications of epigenetics
Stig W. Omholt

13.00-14.00: Lunch

EXPERIMENTAL EVOLUTION (PROKARYOTES, YEAST, MULTICELLULAR ANIMALS)

14.00-14.50: Experimental evolution on yeast
Jonas Warringer

14.50-15.40: Prokaryotic experimental evolution
Nils Chr. Stenseth

15.40-16.10: Coffee break

NATURAL GENETIC VARIATION

16.10-17.00: Genome-wide association and genomic selection models applied to natural populations: what does it take and what do we get?
Theo Meuwissen

OVERALL DISCUSSION AND IDENTIFICATION OF KEY ISSUES

17.00-17.30: Primer for discussion: A molecular geneticist’s view
Kjetill S. Jakobsen

17.30-19.00: Discussion

19.30: Dinner for invited guests
 

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