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S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications
15:00-16:30
Wicklow 2a
O-62 Impacts of the Cretaceous Terrestrial Revolution and KPg Extinction on Mammal Diversification
Robert Meredith1, Jan Janecka2, John Gatesy1, Oliver Ryder3, Colleen Fisher2, Emma Teeling4, Alisha Goodbla4, Eduardo Eizirik5, Taiz Simao5, Tanja Stadler6, Daniel Rabosky7, Rodney Honeycutt8, John Flynn9, Colleen Ingram9, Cynthia Steiner3, Tiffani Williams2, Terence Robinson10, Angela Burk-Herrick1, Michael Westerman11, Nadia Ayoub1, Mark Springer1, William Murphy*2
1University of California, Riverside, USA, 2Texas A&M University, USA, 3San Diego Zoo’s Institute for Conservation Research, USA, 4University College Dublin, Ireland, 5PUCRS, Brazil, 6Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule Zurich, Switzerland, 7University of California, Berkeley, USA, 8Pepperdine University, USA, 9American Museum of Natural History, USA, 10University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 11LaTrobe University, Australia
O-63 The use of Heterogeneous Evolutionary models to infer the Placental Mammal Phylogeny.
Claire C. Morgan*1,2, Peter G. Foster3, Andrew E. Webb1,2, Davide Pisani4, James O. McInerney4, Mary J. O'Connell1,2
1Dublin City University, Ireland, 2Centre for Scientific Computing & Complex Systems Modeling (SCI-SYM), Ireland, 3Natural History Museum, UK, 4Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics Unit, Ireland
O-64 A combined analysis of Eutherian relationships: microRNAs and Phylogenomics.
James Tarver*1,2, Philip Donoghue1, Kevin Peterson2
1University of Bristol, UK, 2Dartmouth College, USA
O-65 The Timescale of Mammalian Phylogeny
Mario dos Reis*1, Jun Inoue2,1, Masami Hasegawa3, Robert Asher4, Philip Donoghue5, Ziheng Yang1
1University College London, UK, 2University of Tokyo, Japan, 3Fudan University, China, 4University of Cambridge, UK, 5University of Bristol, UK
O-66 Estimating species divergence times with molecular sequence data but without fossils.
Hui-Jie Lee*1, Hirohisa Kishino2, Jeffrey L. Thorne1
1North Carolina State University, USA, 2University of Tokyo, Japan