Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
103 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 95 - Evolution: Genetic Isolation and Differentiation
1:30 PMEvidence for increased survival in native compared to foreign populations of Swedish Arabidopsis thaliana
Alison Anastasio, University of Chicago, Magnus Nordborg, University of Southern California, Joy Bergelson, University of Chicago
1:50 PMHost associated differentiation in indigenous tree species
Aaron M. Dickey, Texas A&M University, Raul F. Medina, Texas A&M University
2:10 PMEcological genetic differentiation in American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) across an elevational gradient
James B. McGraw, West Virginia University, Emily H. Mooney, Muhlenberg College
2:30 PMA predictable evolutionary pathway to serpentine endemism and its consequences in the California flora
Brian L. Anacker, University of California, Davis, Justen B. Whittall, Santa Clara University, Susan P Harrison, University of California, Davis
2:50 PMEffects of geographic distance and karyotype rearrangement on gene flow and speciation in sedges (Carex: Cyperaceae)
Andrew L. Hipp, The Morton Arboretum, Jaime A. Weber, The Morton Arboretum, Paul E. Rothrock, Taylor University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMDispersal in the black-capped vireo: The role of fine-scale social structure
Giridhar NR Athrey, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Richard Lance, US Army Corps of Engineers, Paul Leberg, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
3:40 PMMicrobial endemism: Does extreme nutrient limitation enhance speciation?
Valeria Souza, Instituto de Ecologia, Luis Eguiarte, Instituto de Ecologia, Jim Elser, Arizona State University, Janet Siefert, Rice University
4:00 PMGall midges and goldenrods: the multitrophic context of an adaptive radiation
John O. Stireman III, Wright State University, Hilary Devlin, Wright State University, Brenda L. Wells, Wright State University, Jeremy Heath, Wright State University, Patrick Abbot, Vanderbilt University
4:20 PMHabitat isolation between sister species of neotropical Costus
Grace Fu-chun Chen, Michigan State University, Douglas W. Schemske, Michigan State University
4:40 PMDispersal and divergence in plethodontid salamanders
Winsor H. Lowe, University of Montana, Mark A. McPeek, Dartmouth College, Gene E. Likens, Bradley J. Cosentino, University of Illinois

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