Tangled Bank Seminar: Ascomycete Evolution and Systematics
On the occasion of the retirement of Professor Trond Schumacher, you are invited to a special seminar on Ascomycete Evolution and Systematics. The program includes international experts, collaborators of Trond and previous students.
The Ascomycete fungus Helvella arctoalpina. Photo: Trond Schumacher, UiO.
On the occasion of the retirement of Professor Trond Schumacher we would like to invite you to a special seminar on Ascomycete Evolution and Systematics.
We have put together an exciting program, including international experts, collaborators of Trond and previous students.
You are all welcome!
by Professor Håvard Kauserud, Head of the Department of Biosciences Professor Rein Åsland and Head of Research at the Natural History Museum Professor Jan Lifjell
11.15 Professor Emerita Linda Kohn, University of Toronto, Canada
- How field observation informs species concepts
12.00 Sara Landvik, Novozymes, Denmark
- Exploring the diversity of fungi in the discovery of industrial enzymes?
12.30 Section leader Arne Holst-Jensen, The Veterninary Institute
- Trond as the supervisor
12.35 Lunch (Wraps will be served)
13.30 Associate Professor Mika Bendiksby, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- Multifaceted diversity in a fascinating branch of ascomycetes associations
14.00 Researcher Inger Skrede and PhD student Solveig Bua Løken, University of Oslo
- Evolutionary rates and species diversity in the Helvellaceae
14.30 Professor Emeritus Klaus Høiland, University of Oslo
- Trond as the Professor
14.30 Break (coffee)
15.00 Professor Hanna Johannesson, Uppsala University, Sweden
- Causes and consequences of Spore Killers in Ascomycetes
15.45 Research Scientist Marie Davey, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
- Who's driving? Host-parasite evolution in the bryophilous genus Lizonia
16.15 Head of the Botanical Garden, Tor Carlsen, University of Oslo
- Trond as the teacher