COS 31 - Evolution: Selection and Adaptation I

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
18D, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
From gene networks to evolutionary ecological dynamics
Jacob W. Malcom, University of Texas at Austin
8:20 AM
Multivariate adaptation in a changing environment: a theoretical model
Anne Duputié, Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive; François Massol, CEMAGREF; Isabelle Chuine, CNRS; Mark Kirkpatrick, University of Texas at Austin; Ophélie Ronce, Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution
8:40 AM
Community evolution in a bacteria-bacteriophage model
Elizabeth B. Perry, University of Oregon; Brendan JM Bohannan, University of Oregon
9:00 AM
Understanding the evolutionary impacts of ecosystem engineers: How have beetle-produced cavities influenced the diversification of cavity-nesting ants?
Scott Powell, The George Washington University; Robert J. Marquis, Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center; Flavio Camarota, Universidade de Uberlandia; Galen V. Priest, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Heraldo L. Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
9:20 AM
The evolution of photosynthetic capacity is associated with climate
Patrick J. Vogan, University of Guelph; Hafiz Maherali, University of Guelph
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Range adaptation and eco-evolutionary rescue in a deteriorating environment
Andrew Gonzalez, McGill University; Graham Bell, McGill University
10:10 AM
Behavioral responses in structured populations pave the way to group adaptation
Jeremy Van Cleve, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center; Erol Akçay, Princeton University
10:30 AM
Population genetic structure of Bromus tectorum in western North America: Implications for  the invasion of novel habitats
Susan E. Meyer, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Keith R. Merrill, North Carolina State University; Steven J. Novak, Boise State University; Elizabeth A. Leger, University of Nevada, Reno; Craig E. Coleman, Brigham Young University
10:50 AM
Evolutionary ecology of seed dispersal by frugivores: From exploitation to mutualism
Tomas A. Revilla, Station d'Ecologie Expérimentale du CNRS à Moulis; Francisco Encinas-Viso, CSIRO; Ellen van Velzen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group
11:10 AM
Maternal effects may alter the course of evolutionary change
Stuart Townley, University of Exeter; Thomas H. G. Ezard, University of Surrey; Rufus A. Johnstone, University of Cambridge
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