COS 50
Evolutionary Ecology

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
329, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Evolution of tolerance to deer browsing in Impatiens capensis
Laura J. Martin, Cornell University; Clifford E. Kraft, Cornell University; Anurag A. Agrawal, Cornell University
1:50 PM
 Effects of resource quality on the evolution of trait divergence in freshwater fish along a gradient of dissolved organic carbon
Kristin Scharnweber, Uppsala University; Ursula Strandberg, University of Eastern Finland; Peter Eklöv, Uppsala University
2:10 PM
 Competition and environmental filtering occur at different spatial scales: Determining spatial dependency in community phylogenetic and functional patterns
Lanna S. Jin, University of Toronto; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto - Scarborough; Marie-Josée Fortin, University of Toronto
2:30 PM
 An invasive predator, the red imported fire ant, alters latitudinal gradients of multiple traits in a native lizard
Christopher J. Thawley, Penn State University; Mark Goldy-Brown, Penn State University; Gail L. McCormick, Penn State University; Sean Graham, Sul Ross State University; Tracy Langkilde, Penn State University
2:50 PM
 How do generalist consumers coexist over evolutionary time? An explanation with nutrition and tradeoffs
Paul Orlando, Indiana University; Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM Cancelled
 Mechanisms of divergent natural selection at a brittlebrush hybrid zone
Christopher DiVittorio, University of California, Berkeley
3:40 PM
 Anthropogenic change drives non-parallel sexual signal divergence among three species of Bahamian mosquitofish
Sean T. Giery, North Carolina State University; Craig A. Layman, North Carolina State University; R. Brian Langerhans, North Carolina State University
4:00 PM
 Can female buffalo gourd plants always fend themselves better than hermaphrodites against herbivores?
Germán Avila-Sakar, The University of Winnipeg; Rogelio Cruz-Reyes, UNAM; Gumersindo Sánchez-Montoya, UNAM; Mauricio Quesada-Avendaño, UNAM
4:20 PM
 Spatial fire spread and the evolution of flammability among grasses
A. Carla Staver, Yale University; Emmanuel Schertzer, UPMC Univ. Paris 06
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