COS 116
Evolutionary Ecology

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Regency Blrm E, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Testing multiple range limit hypotheses in an endemic salamander (Ambystoma barbouri)
Steven Micheletti, Washington State University; Andrew Storfer, Washington State University
1:50 PM
 Prairie fire as a selective agent: Second-generation responses and plant community shifts
Jaal G. Mann, The Evergreen State College; Dylan G. Fischer, The Evergreen State College; William Buck, The Evergreen State College; Jim Lynch, US Dept. of Defense; Abir Biswas, The Evergreen State College; Joe Bailey, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Jennifer Schweitzer, University of Tennessee; Carri J. LeRoy, The Evergreen State College
2:10 PM
 Caterpillars, chemicals and evolutionary history: Predicting assemblage structure in a lowland rainforest from phylogeny and ecology
Simon T. Segar, Biology Center, Czech Academy of Sciences; Brus Isua, New Guinea Binatang Research Centre; Emol Isua, New Guinea Binatang Research Centre; Martin Volf, University of South Bohemia; Jeremy D. Holloway, The Natural History Museum; Juha-Pekka Salminen, University of Turku; George Weiblen, University of Minnesota; Scott E. Miller, National Museum of Natural History; Vojtech Novotny, University of South Bohemia
2:30 PM
 Patterns of genetic, morphological and physiological trait variation among native and introduced populations of Bromus rubens
Matthew R. O'Neill, University of California, Riverside; Norman Ellstrand, University of California, Riverside; Louis Santiago, University of California, Riverside; Michael F. Allen, University of California
2:50 PM Cancelled
 Population specific differential thermal stress response in Drosophila melanogaster in a lab versus field setting
Vinayak Mathur, University of Pennsylvania; Paul Schmidt, University of Pennsylvania
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Merging ecology and phylogeny: soil endemism, soil chemistry, and plant chemical defense in Californian mustards (Streptanthus s.l.)
N. Ivalu Cacho, UC Davis; Daniel J. Kliebenstein, University of California, Davis; Sharon Y. Strauss, University of California, Davis
3:40 PM
 Examining the ecosystem-level consequences of local adaptation in Trinidadian guppies across natural levels of environmental heterogeneity in montane streams of northern Trinidad
Troy N. Simon, University of Georgia; Mary Freeman, U. S. Geological Survey; Andrew J. Binderup, University of Georgia; Michael C. Marshall, University of Georgia; Ronald D. Bassar, University of Massachusetts; Steve A. Thomas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Alexander S. Flecker, Cornell University; James F. Gilliam, North Carolina State University; David N. Reznick, University of California Riverside; Catherine M. Pringle, University of Georgia
4:00 PM
 Uncovering the historical and recent processes shaping species' geographic ranges: Insights from a rocky intertidal gastropod
Phillip Fenberg, University of Southampton; Karine Posbic, Louisiana State University; Michael E. Hellberg, Louisiana State University
4:20 PM
 A test for associations between outcrossing rate and photosynthetic rate within populations of two mixed-mating Clarkia
Christopher T. Ivey, California State University, Chico; Leah S. Dudley, University of California, Santa Barbara; Alisa A. Hove, Warren Wilson College; Simon K. Emms, University of St. Thomas; Susan J. Mazer, University of California, Santa Barbara
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