Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Blrm Salon II, San Jose Marriott
COS 48 - Evolution: Population genetics and population differentiation
1:30 PMThe Allee effect limits the loss of genetic variability during population bottlenecks
Andrew M. Kramer, Michigan State University, Orlando Sarnelle, Michigan State University
1:50 PMThe use of non-invasive fecal DNA sampling to assess the genetic status of the Greater Yellowstone Area bison populations
Florence M. Gardipee, The University of Montana, Michael O'Brien, The University of Montana, Gordon Luikart, The University of Montana, Fred Allendorf, The University of Montana
2:10 PMPopulation connectivity and landscape genetics of the Idaho ground squirrel (Spermophilus brunneus)
Jessica Hoisington, University of Idaho, Lisette Waits, University of Idaho, Jack Sullivan, University of Idaho, Janet Rachlow, University of Idaho
2:30 PMGenetic structure in a marine fish with an extended pelagic larval phase: An analysis of both the juvenile and adult populations of blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus)
Martha O. Burford, University of California, Santa Cruz
2:50 PMEcological separation in a polymorphic terrestrial salamander
Carl D. Anthony, John Carroll University, Matthew D. Venesky, University of Memphis, Cari-Ann M. Hickerson, Cleveland State University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe effects of genetic diversity on community assembly and adaptation in Daphnia populations
Jelena H. Pantel, University of Texas at Austin, Mathew A. Leibold, University of Texas at Austin
3:40 PMLevels and patterns of genetic variation in three endangered vernal pool plants: Limnanthes vinculans (Limnathaceae), Lasthenia burkei, and Blennosperma bakeri (Asteraceae)
Christina M. Sloop, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, Debra R. Ayres, University of California Davis
4:00 PMMechanisms defining ecological range limits in a natural plant hybrid zone
Sarah Kimball, UC Irvine, Diane R. Campbell, UC Irvine
4:20 PMThe potential role of coastal summer fog in the evolutionary diversification of Arctostaphylos (Ericaceae)
Michael C. Vasey, University of California Santa Cruz, V. Thomas Parker, San Francisco State University
4:40 PMAdaptation in serpentine and non-serpentine habitats: Using 150 field plots across a landscape to understand adaptation to the biotic and abiotic environment in two locally adapted ecotypes of a native plant, Collinsia sparsiflora
Jessica W. Wright, Institute of Forest Genetics, Kendi F. Davies, University of Colorado, Jennifer A. Lau, Michigan State University, Andrew C. McCall, Denison University, John K. McKay, Colorado State University

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