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S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers
09:30 - 11:00
Liffey Hall 1
O-1 A Whole-genome Polymorphism Scan in Two Aquilegia (Columbine) Species Identifies Putative Speciation Genes.
Daničle Filiault*1, Elizabeth Cooper2, Nathan Derieg3, Scott Hodges3, Magnus Nordborg1
1Gregor Mendel Institute for Plant Molecular Biology, Austria, 2University of Southern California, USA, 3University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
O-2 Drug resistance in malaria - Revealing differences in selective pressure on dhps and dhfr mutations in western Kenya based on a new theoretical model
Andrea M. McCollum1, Kristan A. Schneider*2, Ananias A. Escalante3
1Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 2Department of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Austria, 3Center for Evolutionary Medicine & Informatics, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, USA
O-3 Evolution of de novo originated overlapping genes: a molecular tug of war
Niv Sabath*1,2, Andreas Wagner1,2, David Karlin3
1University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2The Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland, 3Oxford University, UK
O-4 Unraveling the life dynamics of Sirevirus LTR Retrotransposons: major players in the organization and evolution of the maize and other angiosperm genomes
Alexandros Bousios*1, Yiannis Kourmpetis2, Pavlos Pavlidis3, Evangelia Minga1, Nikos Darzentas1
1Bioinformatics Analysis Team, Institute of Agrobiotechnology, CERTH, Greece, 2Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 3The Exelixis Lab, Scientific Computing Group, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany
O-5 Is dioecy an evolutionary dead end for plant species? A case study in the genus Silene
Jos Käfer*1, Martina Talianova2, Alex Widmer3, Gabriel Marais1
1Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive, UMR 5558 CNRS/Université Lyon 1, France, 2Department of Plant Developmental Genetics, Institute of Biophysics, Czech Republic, 3Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
O-6 Devils and disease: Tracing spread and impacts of Devil Facial Tumour Disease on Tasmanian devil populations
Anna Brüniche-Olsen*1, Elizabeth Murchison3, Jeremy Austin2, Chris Burridge1, Menna Jones1
1University of Tasmania, Australia, 2University of Adelaide, Australia, 3The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK