COS 38 - Evolution: Selection And Adaptation II

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
E142, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Evidence for rapid adaptive evolution of phenology in the invasive grass Microstegium vimineum
Ari E. Novy, U.S. Botanic Garden; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida; Jean Marie Hartman, Rutgers University
8:20 AM
 Effects of plant domestication on litter decomposition rates
Pablo Garcia-Palacios, Colorado State University; Nieves Martin-Robles, Rey Juan Carlos University; Monica Alvaro-Sanchez, Rey Juan Carlos University; Diana H. Wall, Colorado State University; Ruben Milla, Rey Juan Carlos University
8:40 AM
 Migration load when there is frequency-dependent competition between residents and immigrants: Combining genetic and demographic dynamics
Scott C. Burgess, University of California Davis; Marissa L. Baskett, University of California, Davis
9:00 AM
 The evolution of body mass distribution and diversification within the Equidae family
Lauren G. Shoemaker, University of Minnesota; Aaron Clauset, University of Colorado, Boulder
9:20 AM
 Adaptive change in a genetically diverse plant population: Aphids as drivers of natural selection
Tobias Züst, University of Zürich; Christian Heichinger, University of Zürich; Daniel J. Kliebenstein, University of California, Davis; Lindsay A. Turnbull, University of Zürich
9:40 AM
9:50 AM Cancelled
 Phylogenetic relationships between Southern pines (genus Pinus, subsection Australes)
Tomasz E. Koralewski, Texas A&M University; Mariana Mateos, Texas A&M University; Konstantin V. Krutovsky, Georg-August-University of Göttingen
10:10 AM
 Epigenetic variation can cause heritable variation in plant phenotypic plasticity
Yuan-Ye Zhang, University of Bern; Fabrice Roux, LIPM CNRS/INRA Toulouse; Frank Johannes, University of Groningen; Vít Latzel, University of Bern; Markus Fischer, University of Bern; Oliver Bossdorf, University of Tübingen
10:30 AM
 Somatic mosaicism in Populus trichocarpa leads to evolutionary change
Brett P. Olds, University of Notre Dame; Patrick J. Mulrooney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ken N. Paige, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
10:50 AM
 Cavitation resistance in the primary xylem of ferns and fern allies
Craig Brodersen, University of California; Steven Jansen, Universität Ulm; Brendan Choat, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia; Jarmila Pittermann, University of California