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Achaz, Guillaume
Univerité Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Epistatis and the order of mutations in real and model fitness landscapes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ackerman, Matthew
Indiana University, USA
Drift may dominate the evolution of fidelity in unicellular eukaryotes with large genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Acquisti, Claudia
,
Signatures of nitrogen limitation in the Bison Pool metagenomeSignatures of nitrogen limitation in the Bison Pool metagenome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Acurio, Andrea
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Monophyly and placement of the Drosophila inca species subgroup suggests an early South American diversification of the Drosophila repleta lineage.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Adams, Keith
University of British Columbia, Canada
Frequent subcellular relocalization after gene duplication during the evolution of the Brassicaceae family
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Aguiar, Bruno
IBMC, Portugal
The fate of S-RNase gene duplications in Rosaceae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Aguileta, Gabriela
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain
High variation of mitochondrial gene order in basidiomycetes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Aisala, Heidi
Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland
Genome-wide patterns of codon usage bias in sequenced flatworms
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Akanni, Wasiu
NUI, Ireland
Developing Maximum Likelihood and Bayesian Supertrees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Akhmadullina, Aleksandra I.
Moscow State University, Russia
Selection against loss-of-function alleles in Drosophila melanogaster populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Albert, Frank W.
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
A comparison of brain transcriptomes in domesticated and wild animals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Allaby, Robin
University of Warwick, UK
Archaeogenomic evidence of local adaptation in crops
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  09:30-11:00
 

Allen, James
University of Manchester, UK
The 'State' of RNA Model Selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Alli Shaik, Asfa
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
An overlooked function for Vaults - Lessons from phylogeny
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Almeida, Daniela
CIMAR/CIIMAR - Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto, Rua dos Bragas, 177, 4050-123, Portugal
Evolutionary mitogenomics of the phylum Mollusca
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Alvarez-Ponce, David
National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
Phylogenomic networks provide insights into the chimerical origin of eukaryotes
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  15:00-16:30
 

Alves, Isabel
CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Switzerland
Bayesian inference of the demographic history of Niger-Congo speaking populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Alves, Joel
CIBIO, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Portugal
Patterns of genetic diversity and population structure in domestic rabbits: early steps of domestication and the subsequent process of breed formation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ames, Ryan
University of Manchester, UK
Determining the evolutionary history of gene families
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Andersson, Jan O.
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Genome evolution of cells with two nuclei: double peaks reveal rare sex in the protist group diplomonads
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Annenkova, Natalia
Limnological Institute, Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Science, Russia
Genetic diversity of the dinoflagellates (Alveolata: Dinophyceae) from the ancient lake Baikal
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Antunes, Luisa
Department of Biology, University Roma Tre, Italy
The genomics of Acinetobacter baumannii: insights into genome plasticity, antimicrobial resistance and pathogenicity
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

AOUACHERIA, Abdel
,
Evolution of BCL-2 homologous proteins: a trip to Indels
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Aquadro, Charles “Chip”
Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics, Cornell University, USA
Sex, flies and (possibly) conflict: the molecular evolution of Germline Stem Cell genes
Posters:  Nei Lecture: Sex, flies and (possibly) conflict: the molecular evolution of Germline Stem Cell genes  -  18:00 - 19:00
 

Archambeault, Sophie
San Francisco State University, USA
Exploring the roles of molecular evolution, expression patterns and function of posterior HoxA and HoxD genes in teleost paired-fin diversity: novel observations from non-model taxa.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Arunyawat, Uraiwan
Kasetsart University, Thailand
Phylogenetic reconstruction of malaria vectors in Thailand using multilocus DNA sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ashkenazy, Haim
Department of Cell Research and Immunology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Indel Reliability in Phylogenetic Inference
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Austerlitz, Frederic
Laboratoire Eco-Anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, UMR 7206 CNRS/MNHN/Université Paris 7, France
Impact of selection on genes involved in regulatory network: a modelling study.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Azevedo, Ricardo
University of Houston, USA
Sex can restrict evolvability
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  14:30-16:00
 

Babbitt, Courtney
Duke University, USA
Conservation and function of noncoding RNAs in primate evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Baldo, Laura
University of Basel, Switzerland
Evolution of the cichlid fishes gut microbiota
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bank, Claudia
School of Life Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Where classic theory meets genomic technology: the distribution of fitness effects in yeast
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Bapteste, Eric
CNRS, France
Is the Tree of Life still a workable paradigm for evolution and phylogeny ?
Monday 25th June 2012:  S21 - Paradigm shifting in phylogeny  -  16:30-18:00
 

Baranova, Mariya
MSU, Russia
Population genomics of highly polymorphic species Ciona savignyi using high-throughput sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Barbadilla, Antonio
Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina - IBB / Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Campus Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain, Spain
Charting the footprint of natural selection through the genome of Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Barbieri, Chiara
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
mtDNA genomes of Khoisan populations deciphered under a linguistic and social anthropological perspective
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Barbosa Pereira, Joana
Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
The Neolithic trace in mitochondrial haplogroup U8
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Barron Aduriz, Maite Garazi
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, UAB, Spain
Polymorphism, recombination and selection efficiency along the complete genome of Drosophila Melanogaster.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Barton, Nick
IST Austria, Austria
Hitch-hiking in spatially extended populations
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.1 - Adaptive Evolution and Selective Sweeps  -  09:30-11:00
 

Barve, Aditya
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Superessential reactions in metabolic networks and the evolution of drug resistance
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  14:00-15:30
 

Batini, Chiara
University of Leicester, UK
Gene conversion and evolution of sex chromosomes: an NGS approach.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Batty, Elizabeth
Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK
Genomic diversity of Staphylococcus aureus in singly-colonized nasal carriers and the implications for detecting recent transmission
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Batut, Berenice
INRIA Beagle Team, France
Simulating evolutionary scenarios to test whether they can induce reductive evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bayes, Joshua
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
A comparative evolutionary model for the study of meiotic mechanisms
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  14:30-16:00
 

Bean, Angela
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
The demographic and adaptive history of domesticated and wild yeast
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Becquet, Vanessa
Laboratoire LIENSs UMR 7266 CNRS-Université de La Rochelle, France
De novo analysis of the marine bivalve Macoma balthica transcriptome with the 454 technology
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bedford, Trevor
University of Edinburgh, UK
Antigenic flux of the influenza virus population
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  11:30-13:00
 

Beiko, Robert
Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Canada
A network of everything? Open issues in lateral gene transfer and network construction
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  15:00-16:30
 

Bekaert, Michaël
Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, UK
Mapping the sex determination locus in the Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) using RAD sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Beleza, Sandra
Genetics Department, Stanford University, USA
GENETIC ARCHITECTURE AND EVOLUTION OF HUMAN SKIN AND EYE PIGMENTATION: GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY IN THE ADMIXED POPULATION OF CAPE VERDE
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bergero, Roberta
Inst. Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
Preservation of the Y transcriptome in a 10 million-year-old plant sex chromosome system 
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Berke, Lidija
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Contribution of epigenetic modification to subfunctionalization after whole genome duplication
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  16:00-17:30
 

Bernardi, Giorgio
Biology Dept., Rome 3 University, Italy
NATURAL SELECTION IN GENOME EVOLUTION
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Bertranpetit, Jaume
Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), Dr. Aiguader 88, Spain
A new composite method to detect genomic regions under positive selection in 1000genomes data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Betancourt, Andrea
Institute for Population Genetics, Austria
Sequencing of Pooled DNA Samples (Pool-Seq) Uncovers Complex Dynamics of Transposable Element Insertions in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bhardwaj, Gaurav
University of California, Davis, USA
PHYRN: A Robust Method for Phylogenetic Analysis of Highly Divergent Sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bhaskar, Anand
Computer Science Division, University of California, Berkeley, USA
A Hidden Markov Model for inferring natural selection and other demographic parameters from allele frequency data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bik, Holly
University of California, Davis, USA
Moving beyond ribosomal genes: Metagenomics for microbial eukaryotes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bilandžija, Helena
Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia
Mechanism Underlying Convergence of Albinism in Cave Adapted Animals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bilgin, Tugce
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Robust Codon Usage in Protein Ligand Binding Sites
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bilican, Adem
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The evolution of alternative splicing patterns and splicing regulatory mechanisms in vertebrates.
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Blackburne, Benjamin
University of Manchester, UK
Measuring the distance between multiple sequence alignments
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Blier, Pierre
Université du Québec, Canada
Divergent mitochondrial haplotypes convey clearadjustments in metabolic phenotypes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Blumenstiel, Justin
University of Kansas, USA
The epigenetics and evolution of TE control by piRNA: The role of dose.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  11:30-13:00
 

Bobay, Louis-Marie
Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Cellule Pasteur UPMC, France
Evolution of prophages in Escherichia and Salmonella
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Boddy, Amy M.
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
Capuchin monkey transcriptome provides insight into primate brain evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Boehne, Astrid
University of Basel, Switzerland
The evolution of sex determination and sexual differentiation in species-flock of cichlid fishes of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Boettger, Linda
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, USA
Structural haplotypes and recent evolution of the human 17q21.31 locus
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  16:30-18:00
 

Bogumil, David
Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Germany
Protein-Chaperone Connectivity in Yeast and Protein Ancestry
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Boissinot, Stephane
Queens College, the City University of New York, USA
Large variations in the rate of DNA loss among vertebrates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Boitard, Simon
INRA, Laboratoire de G\énétique Cellulaire, France
Detecting selective sweeps from pooled next generation sequencing samples
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bollback, Jonathan P.
IST Austria, Austria
Evolution of the Cas/CRISPR immune locus in Staphylococcus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bolon, Dan
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Unbiased and Exhaustive Experimental Measurement of Point-mutant Fitness Effects
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.1 - Adaptive Evolution and Selective Sweeps  -  09:30-11:00
 

Borges, Rui
CIIMAR, Portugal
The origin and evolution of the melanopsin gene family: the OPN4x and OPN4m paralogs
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bork, Peer
EMBL, Germany
Metagenomics analysis of the human gut
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Bornberg-Bauer, Erich
Insitute for Evolution and Biodiversity, Germany
Dynamics and adaptive benefits of emergence and modular rearrangements of protein domains
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Borrell, Sonia
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. University of Basel., Switzerland
Impact of the M. tuberculosis Genetic Background on the Acquisition of Drug Resistance-conferring Mutations 
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bosse, Mirte
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Regions of Homozygosity in the Porcine genome: interactions between demography and the recombination landscape
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Botigué, Laura R.
IBE (UPF-CSIC), Spain
Signals of positive selection in North African human populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bousios, Alexandros
Bioinformatics Analysis Team, Institute of Agrobiotechnology, CERTH, Greece
Unraveling the life dynamics of Sirevirus LTR Retrotransposons: major players in the organization and evolution of the maize and other angiosperm genomes
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Boussau, Bastien
LBBE, CNRS, Université Lyon 1, France
Genome-scale simultaneous inference of species and gene trees
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Bowden, Rory
University of Oxford, UK
Tracking the emergence of new virulent lineages of Staphylococcus aureus using whole-genome sequencing.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Boyd, Bret
University of Florida, USA
Comparative genomics of louse primary endosymbiotic bacteria
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bozek, Kasia
Partner Institute for Computational Biology MPG-CAS, China
Rapid evolution in lipid and metabolic composition of the human brain
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Braasch, Ingo
Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, USA
Emergence of new cis-regulatory modules in fish and their role in the evolution of innovation after genome duplication
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  09:30-11:00
 

Bradley, Dan
Trinity College, Ireland
Ancient DNA and the history of domestic cattle
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  09:30-11:00
 

Brandvain, Yaniv
University of California - Davis, USA
Population genomic inference for recently bottlenecked selfing species.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Brayer, Kathryn
Yale University, USA
Evolution of physical interactions between the transcription factor protein HoxA11 and the long non-coding RNA molecule Steroid Receptor Activator 1
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Brennan, Adrian C.
Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain
Population genetic structure of genome-wide SNP variation in wild Arabidopsis thaliana from the Western Mediterranean region
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bright, Lydia
Indiana University, USA
The Fates of Duplicate Genes at the Subcellular Level
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  16:00-17:30
 

Briscoe, Adriana
University of California, Irvine, USA
Latitudinal clinal variation in a blue-absorbing visual pigment of butterflies
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Brites, Daniela
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institut, Switzerland
The evolution of CRISPR-Cas in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Brito, Patricia H.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Levels and patterns of genetic diversity of AI-2 quorum sensing in Escherichia coli
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Brown, Celeste
University of Idaho, USA
Adaptive Regulatory Substitutions Affect Several Fitness Components of the Bacteriophage ϕX174
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Brown, Jeremy
Louisiana State University, USA
Uncovering the Tree of Life in the genomic era: separating the wheat from the chaff
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  15:00-16:30
 

Brown, Terry
University of Manchester, UK
Next generation sequencing of archaeological strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  09:30-11:00
 

Brüniche-Olsen, Anna
University of Tasmania, Australia
Devils and disease: Tracing spread and impacts of Devil Facial Tumour Disease on Tasmanian devil populations
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Bryc, Katarzyna
Harvard Medical School, USA
Robust estimates of heterozygosity from low coverage sequencing data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Bryk, Jarosław
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Gene expression, copy number variants and selective sweeps in wild mice
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  16:30-18:00
 

Bucher, Philipp
EPFL, Switzerland
A coherent theory of ultraconserved non-coding element evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Burgarella, Concetta
INRA, France
Climate adaptation of flowering time in the Mediterranean model species Medicago truncatula
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Burger, Gertraud
Universite de Montreal, Canada
RNA-level unscrambling of systematically fragmented genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Burger, Joachim
Johannes Gutenberg University, Institute of Anthropology, Germany
Populations genetics of the Neolithic transition
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  09:30-11:00
 

Burger, Pamela
Institute of Populationsgenetics, Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria
Estimating population mutation parameters from a single shotgun-sequenced diploid Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Burgos-Paz, William
Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain
The porcine colonization of the Americas: A 60k SNP story
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Burri, Reto
Department of Ecology & Genetics, Uppsala University, Sweden
140 million years of multigene family evolution: Origin and recombination history of the avian MHC class IIB
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Burstein, David
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Computational Prediction and Experimental Validation of Hydrogenosomal Proteins Coded in the Nuclear Genome of Trichomonas vaginalis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Bush, Robin
University of California, Irvine, USA
Evolutionary approaches to vaccine design: Influenza A and Chlamydia trachomatis.
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  9:30-11:00
 

Cáceres, Mario
Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Spain
Global characterization of polymorphic inversions in the human genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Cagliani, Rachele
Scientific Institute IRCCS E. Medea, Italy
An evolutionary history of the selectin gene cluster in humans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Cai, James
Texas A&M University, USA
Genetic variants count for gene expression variability in human lymphoblastoid cells
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Calvo, Juan Manuel
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Molecular evolution of the genes encoding the PRC2 and PhoRC Polycomb complexes in Drosophila.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Campos, Jose L.
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, UK
Molecular evolution and variation in regions of the Drosophila melanogaster genome that lack crossing over.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Campos, Rita
CIBIO - Centro de Investigacao em Biodiversidade e Recursos Geneticos, Portugal
Patterns of genetic diversity across the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) hemoglobin beta (HBB) cluster suggest a recent and incomplete selective sweep at the HBB gene
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Caporale-Berkowitz, Norian
Brown University, USA
Genomic Modification in Bdelloid Rotifers Following Full-Body Desiccation and DNA Repair
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Capra, John
Gladstone Institutes, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Predicting and Testing Human-specific Developmental Enhancers
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  14:30-16:00
 

Capra, John A.
Gladstone Institutes, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Modeling the contributions of GC-biased gene conversion and selection to fast-evolving regions of primate genomes
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  09:30-11:00
 

Cariou, Marie
Laboratoire de Biometrie et Biologie evolutive UMR5558, France
­­­Is RAD-seq suitable for short-scale phylogenetic inference ? An in silico assesment
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Carlier, Jean
CIRAD, UMR BGPI, France
Dispersal processes underlying the recent pandemic caused by the plant pathogenic fungus Mycosphaerella fijiensis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Carlini, David
American University, USA
Parallel reduction in opsin and hedgehog gene expression in independently derived cave populations of the amphipod Gammarus minus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Carmel, Liran
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Intron positional conservation: a new paradigm of evolutionary conservation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Carneiro, Miguel
CIBIO-UP, Portugal
EVIDENCE FOR WIDESPREAD POSITIVE AND PURIFYING SELECTION ACROSS THE EUROPEAN RABBIT (ORYCTOLAGUS CUNICULUS) GENOME
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Carnero-Montoro, Elena
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (UPF-CSIC), Spain
Evolutionary and functional evidence for positive selection at the human CD5 immune receptor gene
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Carpenter, Meredith L.
Department of Genetics, Stanford University, USA
Human population genomics in time and space: paleogenomics of populations in Bulgaria
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Carter, Charles
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Experimental Characterization of Urzymes Supports a Sense/Antisense Origin of Amino Acid Activation by Class I and II Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Carton, Robert
Dublin City University, Ireland
The identification of putative dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) duplicates and their phylogenetic distribution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cartwright, Reed
Center for Evolutionary Medicine and Informatics, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, USA
Dawg 2.0: New methods for sequence simulation.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Carvunis, Anne-Ruxandra
Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) and Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, USA
“Proto-genes” and de novo gene birth
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  16:30-18:00
 

Castellano, David
Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
Integrating Functional and Population Genomics in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Castillo, Santiago
University of Bath, UK
Analyzing recombination and phylogeography in bacteria at once: the case of a recently emerged clone of Staphylococcus aureus.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Castric, Vincent
Laboratoire de génétique et évolution des populations végétales (CNRS-Université Lille1), France
Contrasted Patterns of Molecular Evolution in Dominant and Recessive Self-Incompatibility Haplotypes in Arabidopsis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Catalan, Ana
LMU, Germany
Population and sex differences in Drosophila brain gene expression
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chain, Frédéric
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Sex chromosome differentiation and evolution across multiple natural stickleback populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Chan, Andrew H.
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Estimating genome-wide fine-scale recombination rates in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Chang, Hsiao-Han
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA
Genomic sequencing of Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasites from Senegal reveals the demographic history of the population
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Chang, Jia-Ming
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and UPF, Spain
A divide and concatenate strategy for the phylogenetic reconstruction of large orthologous datasets
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
Uncertainty on multiple sequence alignment: an approach using the bootstrap
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  16:00-17:30
 

Chantret, Nathalie
INRA, France
Contrasted patterns of selective pressures in three recent paralogous gene pairs in the Medicago genus (L.)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chapman, Mark
University of Oxford, UK
Rapid ecological speciation driven by selection on a small set of ‘adaptation' genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Charlesworth, Brian
University of Edinburgh, UK
Are there severe limits to the power of selection?
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Charlesworth, Deborah
University of Edinburgh, UK
Reduced efficacy of natural selection on codon usage bias in selfing Arabidopsis and Capsella species 
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Charloteaux, Benoit
Unit of Animal Genomics, GIGA-R and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium
Evidence for Network Evolution in an Arabidopsis Interactome Map
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Charneski, Catherine
University of Bath, UK
Positively charged residues affect the speed of translation much more than non-optimal codons
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chaw, Shu-Miaw
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Loss of Different Inverted Repeat Copies from the Chloroplast Genomes of Pinaceae and Cupressophytes and Influence of Heterotachy on the Evaluation of Gymnosperm Phylogeny
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Chen, Chih-Hang
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
The horizontal gene transfer events in the genus Aspergillus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Chen, Chun-Long
Centre de Génétique Moléculaire, CNRS, France
Large genomic domains resulting from replication-associated mutational asymmetries are conserved since amniota divergence
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chen, Feng-Chi
National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
The effects of alternative splicing and structural disorderness on exonic evolutionary rates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chen, Hua
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
The joint allele frequency spectrum of multiple populations: A coalescent theory approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chen, Kevin
Rutgers University, USA
Evolution of Piwi-interacting RNAs in Humans
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  09:30-11:00
 

Chen, Z. Jeffrey
The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Maternal siRNAs as regulators of parental genome imbalance and gene expression during seed development in angiosperms
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  14:00-15:30
 

Chong, Amanda Y.
University of Sydney, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Australia
Diversity of endogenous retroviruses in the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) in the Northern Territory of Australia
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chouhan, Bhanupratap
Department of Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
Conservation of the Human Integrin-Type Beta-Propeller Domain in Bacteria
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Christinat, Yann
EPFL, Switzerland
A Transcript Perspective on Evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chuang, Jeffrey
Boston College, USA
Sequence Features That Determine Transcriptional Enhancers
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Chuang, Trees-Juen
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Identification and analysis of trans-splicing in human embryonic stem cells by transcriptome sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Chung, Yujin
Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
Computing the joint distribution of tree shapes and tree distances for multiple tree inference with tree metric based models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Chuong, Edward
Stanford University, USA
Placental endogenous retroviruses facilitate rapid evolution of core trophoblast regulatory network.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Churcher, Allison
Centre of Marine Science, University of Algarve, Portugal
Characterization of the olfactory transcriptome in the European eel Anguilla anguilla
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ciomborowska, Joanna
Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Biology, Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Poland
Functional retrogenes - identification and analysis.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Civan, Peter
Centro de Ciencias do Mar, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Reticulated origin of domesticated tetraploid wheat
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Clark, Andrew
Cornell University, USA
Evolutionary contrasts of somatic and imprinted X chromosome inactivation
:  S11 - Sex chromosome evolution illuminated by next-generation sequencing technology  -  17:00-18:30
 

Clark, Jonathan
Weber State University, USA
Expanded phylogenetic analysis of the telomere-associated transposable element, HeT-A, in Drosophila.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Clement, Yves
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
The Evolutionary Consequences of Meiotic Recombination:New Insights from Double Strand Breaks in Mouse
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Coelho, Pedro M. B. M.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Adaptation of intracellular parasitic bacteria to acidic vacuoles
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cohen, Ofir
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Bacterial interactome dynamics: evolutionary and co-evolutionary trends in gene family acquisitions
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Comas, David
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (IBE, CSIC-UPF), Spain
Genetic structure in North African human populations and the gene flow to Southern Europe
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Comas, Iñaki
Center for Public Health Research (CSISP), Spain
Genome sequencing of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis reveals compensatory mutations in the RNA polymerase
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Conant, Gavin
Informatics Institute, University of Missouri, USA
Evolution of novel traits in the plant metabolic network through gene and genome duplication
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Connelly, Caitlin
University of Washington, USA
Genome-wide insights into the evolution of regulatory elements in diverse yeast strains
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cooley, Arielle
University of Michigan, USA
In pursuit of functional nucleotides: Molecular mechanisms and fine-scale functional testing of noncoding sequences that contribute to pigmentation divergence in Drosophila.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Coolon, Joseph
University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, USA
Evolutionary patterns of regulatory divergence in Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Coop, Graham
Dept. of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis, USA
The effect of recurrent partial sweeps on patterns of neutral diversity
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Corander, Jukka
University of Helsinki, Finland
Detection of recombination events in bacterial genomes from large population samples
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Corcoran, Padraic
Uppsala University, Sweden
Genomewide variation in natural populations of Neurospora tetrasperma
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cordaux, Richard
CNRS/Université de Poitiers, France
Transposable element evolution in Wolbachia bacterial endosymbionts
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cornejo, Omar
Stanford University, USA
Assessing the evolutionary history of Theobroma cacao from resequenced genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Cortez, Diego
Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The functional evolution of mammalian Y chromosomes
:  S11 - Sex chromosome evolution illuminated by next-generation sequencing technology  -  17:00-18:30
 

Cosseau, Celine
UMR5244 CNRS UPVD, France
Promoter regions of duplicated Schistosoma mansoni genes crucial for infection success undergo rapid epigenetic modifications in varying environments while remaining genetically stable
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Cotton, James
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Comparative Genomics and Transcriptomics of Parasitic Nematodes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cousins, Richard
University of Bath, UK
Frequent and biochemically conservative amino-acid changes have the most moderate impact on codon bias.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cowman, Peter
School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Australia
Coral reef fishes: the origins of biodiversity hotspots and biogeographic patterns
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Crawford, Douglas
University of Miami, USA
EVOLUTION OF MRNA EXPRESSION AMONG MICE, MEN, FISH AND FLIES
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Crawford, Jacob
Cornell University, USA
Assessing the accuracy and power of population genetic inference from low-pass next-generation sequencing data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Crisci, Jessica L.
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Brain-specific epigenetic adaptations in humans
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  14:00-15:30
 

Crombach, Anton
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain
Reverse engineering the gap gene network in dipterans.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Crow, Karen
San Francisco State University, USA
Molecular evolution of Hox genes after whole genome duplication in a basal ray-finned fish, and surprising patterns of Hox expression in various body plan features at later stages of development.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Cuesta, Jose A
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Evolving on phenotype landscapes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Cullum, John
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Codon usage in large modular proteins in bacteria
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Culver, Billy
University of Oklahoma, USA
Genetic response of Daphnia pulicaria to historic pH changes in lakes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Cuypers, Thomas
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Genomic response to drastic environmental change
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Czypionka, Till
Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Accurate tracing of a transcriptome changes in the course of hybrid speciation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Dagan, Tal
Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Phylogenomic Networks
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  17:00-18:30
 

Dalquen, Daniel
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Simulating genome evolution with ALF
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Daniela Costa, Marta
Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
Late Glacial Expansions in Europe revealed through the fine-resolution characterisation of mtDNA haplogroup U8
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Das, Sabyasachi
Emory Vaccine Center and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, USA
VLR-encoding loci in lamprey: Illuminating the origin and early evolution of adaptive immunity
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Daub, Joséphine
University of Berne, Switzerland
Signs of adaptation in interacting genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

de Bruijn, Suzanne
Wageningen University, laboratory for molecular biology, The Netherlands
Evolutionary dynamics of MADS-box transcription factor binding sites in plants
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

De Fine Licht, Henrik H.
Lund University, Sweden
Elucidating the genetic landscape of cellular morphogenesis in an obligate fungal symbiont
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

De Maio, Nicola
Institute of Population Genetics VetMedUni, Austria
Analysis of inter and intra-species NGS data with a phylogenetic approach.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

de Meaux, Juliette
IEB, Germany
Evolutionary consequences of variation in the processing rate of the Arabidopsis thaliana microRNA824
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  09:30-11:00
 
Genome-wide analysis of cis-regulatory divergence between species in the Arabidopsis genus
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  16:00-17:30
 
Widespread interspecific divergence in cis-regulation of transposable elements in the Arabidopsis genus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

de Oliveira Martins, Leonardo
University of Vigo, Spain
Probabilistic parsimonious reconciliation between genes and species trees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

De Smet, Riet
VIB, Belgium
Identification and characterization of angiosperm single-copy gene families
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

de Vladar, Harold P.
IST Austria, Austria
Long-term evolution of quantitative traits in finite populations.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Dean, Matthew
Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California, USA
Facultative exons are enriched for adaptively evolving codons, but much of the pattern is driven by alignment errors
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  14:00-15:30
 

Dearlove, Bethany
University of Oxford, UK
Modelling the Growth and Transmission of Infectious Disease: Linking epidemiology and population genetics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

DeBarry, Jeremy
The University of Georgia, USA
Duplications in Streamlined Apicomplexan Genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Degnan, James
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Identifying species trees from probabilities of clades or splits.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Denisov, Stepan
A.A. Kharkevich Insitute for Information Transmission Problems, Russia
Positive and negative selection in splice sites
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Desouki, Abdelmoneim
Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Improving metabolic flux predictions using gene expression data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Dessimoz, Christophe
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Experimental annotations in 13 model organisms corroborate ortholog conjecture: orthologs tend to be weakly, but significantly, more similar in function than paralogs
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  14:30-16:00
 

Dhar, Riddhiman
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Long term evolutionary adaptation of yeast to a fluctuating environment
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Diekmann, Yoan
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Duplication dynamics and functional innovation in the Rab family of small GTPases
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Dimitrieva, Slavica
EPFL, Switzerland
Vertebrate ultraconserved noncoding elements are ultra-cooperative
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  11:30-13:00
 

Dobbie, Jonathan
University of California, Berkeley, USA
The PhyloFacts Phylogenomic Encyclopedia of Gene Families Across the Tree of Life
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Doherty, Aoife
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
Gene duplicability in the primate protein-protein interaction network
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Dolgova, Olga
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Inversion and nucleotide polymorphisms in Drosophila subobscura related with thermal adaptation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Donath, Alexander
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Germany
Bioinformatic Challenges in the 1KITE Project
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Doolittle, W. Ford
Dalhousie University, Canada
It's OK to say 'prokaryote': paradigm wars in microbial systematics
Monday 25th June 2012:  S21 - Paradigm shifting in phylogeny  -  16:30-18:00
 

dos Reis, Mario
University College London, UK
The Timescale of Mammalian Phylogeny
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  15:00-16:30
 

Drummond, D. Allan
University of Chicago, USA
Genome-wide usage of accurately translated codons tracks a tRNA modification across the Drosophila phylogeny
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Du Fresne, Chelsea
,
Emergence of multicellular novelty
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Dubruille, Raphaëlle
CGphiMC - University of Lyon - CNRS, France
Rapid diversification of Drosophila telomere capping genes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Duchen, Pablo
University of Munich, Germany
North American Drosophila melanogaster produced by admixture between African and European populations: An Approximate Bayesian Computation approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Dudas, Gytis
University of Edinburgh, UK
Phylodynamics of influenza viruses before, during and after the 2009 swine flu pandemic
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Dufresne, France
Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada
Phenotypic plasticity of body size in Daphnia pulex
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Duggan, Ana
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Population structure and demographic pre-history of the Solomon Islands
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Dunning, Luke Thomas
Auckland University, New Zealand
The Evolution of Cold Tolerance in the Endemic New Zealand Stick Insect Fauna using RNA-Seq: Counts, Pathways and Selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Dussert, Yann
Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution, UMR 8079, Univ. Paris Sud, France
Polymorphism Pattern of a MITE Locus Downstream of the Domestication Gene Teosinte-Branched1 in Wild and Cultivated Pearl Millet
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ebersberger, Ingo
CIBIV MFPL, Austria
The evolutionary history of the eukaryotic ribosome biogenesis pathway from a yeast perspective.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Eirin-Lopez, Jose M.
CHROMEVOL-XENOMAR Group, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of A Coruna, Spain
CHROMEVALOA: A MOLECULAR DATABASE OF CHROMATIN-ASSOCIATED PROTEINS USEFUL FOR THE EVALUATION OKADAIC ACID GENOTOXICITY IN BIVALVE MOLLUSCS
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Eizirik, Eduardo
PUCRS, Brazil
Challenges and prospects for molecular phylogenetics on disparate branches of the eukaryotic Tree of Life
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  17:00-18:30
 

Elalouf, Jean-Marc
CEA Saclay, France
Coprolites as a source of information on the genome and diet of the cave hyena
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  09:30-11:00
 

Elde, Nels
University of Utah, USA
The genomic accordion model of large DNA virus evolution
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  9:30-11:00
 

Elena, Santiago F.
IBMCP (CSIC-UPV), Spain
The evolution of silencing suppression and other ways viruses have to escape from RNA silencing
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  09:30-11:00
 

Emery, Leslie
University of Washington Department of Genome Sciences, USA
Fine-scale mapping complex signatures of positive selection in the human genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Engelken, Johannes
Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Positive Selection on Genes involved in Zinc Homeostasis in Modern Humans
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Epstein, Brendan
University of Minnesota, USA
Population genomic evidence for widespread selection on symbiosis-related genes in the facultatively mutualistic rhizobia Sinorhizobium meliloti and S. medicae
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Everitt, Richard
University of Oxford, UK
The population structure and genome architecture of Staphylococcus aureus
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  14:30-16:00
 

Excoffier, Laurent
University of Berne, Switzerland
Demographic inference from the site frequency spectrum with ascertainment bias
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  17:00-18:30
 

Eyre-Walker, Adam
University of Sussex, UK
The role of selection, biased gene conversion and mutation bias in the evolution of genomic GC content in bacteria
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  09:30-11:00
 

Falush, Daniel
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
A screen for selection in humans based on archaic genome sequences.
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  11:30-13:00
 

Fan, Chuanzhu
Wayne State University, USA
The Protein Diversity Enhanced by Young Chimera in Rice Genome Through DNA-based and RNA-based Recombination
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Fang, Shu
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Non-neutral evolution of fatty acid desaturase F pseudogenes in Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fang, Yi-Chiao
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
The Role, Function, and Conservation of Upstream Open Reading Frames in Human
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fankhauser, Johnathon D.
University of Minnesota, USA
Decoding the genomic and transcriptional changes underlying the transition to multicellularity in experimentally-evolved Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Fares, Mario
University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
Genome-wide mutational dynamics in Saccharomyces cerevisiae lead to complex patterns of selection and coadaptation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Faria, Nuno R
Rega Institute for Medical Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Belgium
Simultaneously reconstructing viral cross-species transmission history and identifying the underlying constraints.
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  11:30-13:00
 

Fariello, Maria Ines
INRA, France
A new haplotype test for the detection of selection signatures using data from multiple populations.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fawcett, Jeffrey
Graduate University of Advanced Studies, Japan
Structural evolution of primate genomes mediated by highly similar duplicated sequences undergoing gene conversion
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fedrigo, Olivier
Duke University, USA
Comparative transcriptome analysis of increased encephalization in mormyrid  fishes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Feiner, Nathalie
University of Konstanz, Germany
Asymmetric evolution of Bmp16 and its sister genes Bmp2 and Bmp4
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ferreira, Zelia
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), USA
The WFDC locus: a preferred target of natural selection in humans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ferrero, Enza
University of Torino, Italy
The enigma of cADPR/NAADP calcium messenger biosynthesis and the limited taxonomic distribution of the ADP-ribosyl cyclases by computational multi-genome survey
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ferretti, Luca
CRAG, Spain
Epigenetic inheritance versus mobility in fluctuating environments
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Feuda, Roberto
N.U.I Maynooth, Ireland
Genome-scale analyses of non-bilaterian metazoans clarify opsin evolution and the origin of vision in animals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Ocean Drive: A major factor in opsin diversification in vertebrates was the availability of new ocean ecosystems
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  16:00-17:30
 

Feulner, Philine
Westfaelische Wilhelms University, Germany
Structural variation within and between natural stickleback populations
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  16:30-18:00
 

Feyertag, Felix
University of Manchester, UK
Detecting HIV-1 co-receptor usage from sequence variation and V3 structural information
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Filiault, Danièle
Gregor Mendel Institute for Plant Molecular Biology, Austria
A Whole-genome Polymorphism Scan in Two Aquilegia (Columbine) Species Identifies Putative Speciation Genes.
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Fischer, Gilles
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
The evolutionary consequences of DNA replication onto the mutational profile of yeast genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fischer, Stephan
Inria Beagle Team, France
Studying the indirect impact of intrachromosomalrearrangements on the genome structure of microbes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fiston-Lavier, Anna-Sophie
Dept. of Biology, Stanford University, USA
Screening for transposable element-induced adaptations in Drosophila melanogaster using next-gen sequencing data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Florez-Rueda, Ana Marcela
ETHZ, Switzerland
Characterizing the molecular basis of hybrid seed failure between two wild tomato species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fneich, Sara
Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, France
DNA methylation in Biomphalaria glabrata the intermediate host of the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni: role of epigenetics in the coevolution of host / parasite interactions.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Foley, Nicole
University College Dublin, Ireland
A Family Affair: Resolving the taxonomic position of the Old World Leaf-Nosed Bats, the hipposiderids
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fondi, Marco
University of Florence, Italy
Large scale analysis of plasmids relationships through gene sharing networks and composition analyses
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fontaine, Michael C.
Ecology, Systematics & Evolution. UMR8079 Univ. Paris Sud - CNRS - AgroParisTech, France
Impacts of life-style on human evolutionary history: A genome-wide comparison of herder and farmer populations in Central Asia
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fortuna, Miguel A.
Estacion Biologica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC), Spain
The Evolution of Species Interaction Networks
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  16:00-17:30
 

Foster, Patricia
Indiana University, USA
The origins of spontaneous mutations and the role of mismatch repair in shaping the genome of the model prokaryote, Escherichia coli
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fournier, Greg
MIT, USA
Recombinations associated with Gene Transfer Events Reveal a Complex Evolutionary History of Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Franchini, Lucía
INGEBI-CONICET, Argentina
Searching the genetic basis underlying the evolution of the human brain.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  14:30-16:00
 

Francois, Olivier
University Joseph Fourier, France
A unified framework for inferring population genetic structure and gene-environment associations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Franssen, Susanne U.
Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Germany
Transcriptomic resilience to global warming in the seagrass Zostera marina, a marine foundation species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Frantz, Laurent
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Whole-genome sequences of 6 pigs species shed light on natural and Human-mediated migration routes across insular South-East Asia.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fraser, Hunter
Stanford University, USA
Polygenic cis-regulatory adaptation in the evolution of yeast pathogenicity
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  14:00-15:30
 

Freedman, Adam
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Dissecting the Divergence of Dogs from Their Wild Ancestors: Complete Genome Sequences of 5 Close Relatives to Modern Dog Breeds
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  17:00-18:30
 

Frias-Lopez, Cristina
Universitat de  Barcelona, Departament de Genètica, Spain
Identification of potential chemosensory gene families in funnel web spiders using NGS
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Frichot, Eric
Université Joseph Fourier, CNRS, TIMC-IMAG UMR 5525, France
Correcting principal components of spatial population genetic variation under isolation by distance models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fromm, Bastian
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway
MiRCandRef a local assembly algorithm for description of microRNAs in non-genome organisms
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fulton, Tara
The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Did Quaternary glacial cycles drive walrus diversity? A paleogenomic approach.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Fumagalli, Matteo
University of California, USA
A computational approach to detect population structure and signatures of local adaptation from high-throughput re-sequencing data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Fu, Qiaomei
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Neolithic expansion into Europe is visible in complete mitochondrial genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Furnham, Nicholas
EMBL-EBI, UK
Exploring The Evolution Of Novel Enzyme Functions Within Structurally Defined Protein Superfamilies
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  14:30-16:00
 

Gabaldón, Toni
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain
Disentangling the phylogenetic signal carried by alignment gaps and guide trees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Evidence for short-time divergence and long-time conservation of tissue-specific expression after gene duplication
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  16:30-18:00
 

Gagat, Przemyslaw
Department of Genomics, Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw, Poland
How protein targeting to primary plastids via the endomembrane system could have evolved?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gagneux, Sebastien
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Parallel evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and modern humans
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Gansauge, Marie-Theres
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
An improved library preparation method for ancient DNA
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gao, Na
Institute for Computer Science Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany
Signs for balancing selection in S. paradoxus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Garfield, David
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
A tale of four phyla: Contrasts between adaptive coding and noncoding changes during metazoan evolution.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Garud, Nandita
Stanford University, USA
Identification of Soft Sweeps in the Drosophila melanogaster Genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gaston, Daniel
Dalhousie University, Canada
Functional divergence and convergent evolution in the plastid-targeted glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenases of Archeasplastida and Chromalveolata. Gene duplication, endosymbiositic gene transfer, and two independent transitions to Calvin cycle function
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gattepaille, Lucie
Uppsala University, Sweden
A new linkage disequilibrium based method for estimating effective population size
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gaut, Brandon
University of California, Irvine, USA
RNA silencing, DNA methylation and its effects on plant genome size, structure and function
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  11:30-13:00
 

Gayà-Vidal, Magdalena
Evolutionary Genomics Group IMIM-UPF Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics. Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), Spain
Role of positive selection versus relaxed negative selection in genes showing human-specific evolutionary rate acceleration
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gayral, Philippe
IRBI - Université François Rabelais, France
How ecological factors influence population phylogenomics?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Geiler-Samerotte, Kerry
New York University, USA
A Screen for QTLs that Influence the Degree of Morphological Variation in Natural Yeast Isolates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gelius-Dietrich, Gabriel
Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Efficient constraint-based metabolic modeling and optimization in R
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Genovese, Giulio
Stanley Center, USA
Mapping the human genome’s missing pieces using population admixture
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

George, Renee
University of Washington, USA
Recurrent positive selection at the same amino acids in primates and human populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gerard, Pierre
Lab Evolution Genome Speciation, CNRS-Universite Paris-Sud, France
The worldwide spread of transposable element insertions associated with pesticide exposure and impact on linked polymorphism in Drosophila simulans.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gharib, Walid
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Determining the power and robustness of the branch-site test of positive selection under conditions of strong divergence
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ghenu, Ana-Hermina
McMaster University, Canada
Duplicate gene evolution on the Y-chromosome: insights from ampliconic genes of Sulawesi macaques.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ghirotto, Silvia
Department of Biology and Evolution, University of Ferrara, Italy
Origins and evolution of the Etruscans’ DNA
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ghiurcuta, Cristina G.
EPFL, Switzerland
A formal definition for syntenic blocks
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gignoux, Christopher
UCSF, USA
Genome-Wide Data Reveals the History and Structure of Mexican Populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ginolhac, Aurélien
Centre for GeoGenetics; Natural History Museum of Denmark, Denmark
Improving the performance of true-Single Molecule Sequencing for ancient DNA
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gogarten, J. Peter
University of Connecticut, USA
Horizontal Gene Transfer (HGT), Homeoalleles, NISEs, and the Formation and Maintenance of Higher Taxonomic Units in Bacteria and Archaea
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  17:00-18:30
 
Interdomain transfer of an intein residing within the archaeal-type ATP synthase catalytic subunit.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gojobori, Jun
Graduate School for Advanced Studies, Japan
Estimated demographic parameters of modern human migration to the New World by whole mtDNA sequences of non-admixture Mesoamericans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gojobori, Takashi
National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Evolutionary origin and process, and genetic diversity of goldfish
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Golding, Brian
McMaster University, Canada
Tracking protein length changes reveals pseudogenization in action.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Goldman, Aaron
Princeton University, USA
Radical Genome Architectures in Oxytricha: Diminution, Unscrambling, and Comparative Genomics in a Single Cell
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  14:30-16:00
 
Reconstructing functional networks of the last common ancestor
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Golubchik, Tanya
2. Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK
p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Rapid desktop sequencing transforms Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridium difficile outbreak detection and surveillance
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gomes, Beatriz F.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Inter-and Intra-specific morphological variation and scaling of microtubule derived-organelles
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gomes, Cidália
CIMAR/CIIMAR, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Assessing the molecular evolution of the invasive bivalve Corbicula fluminea in Portugal
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gonzalez-Candelas, Fernando
University of Valencia, Spain
Can we understand bacterial evolution from MLST data?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Gordo, Isabel
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Evolution of clonal populations approaching a fitness peak.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gori, Kevin
European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Clustering Gene Trees Into Topological Classes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gossmann, Toni
University of Hohenheim, Germany
Evolutionary Genomics of Plant Reproductive Isolation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

GOÛT, Jean-François
Lynch Lab, Indiana University, USA
A global view of mutation patterns across eukaryotes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Grace, Jaime
Uppsala University, Sweden
Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Grahnen, Johan
University of Wyoming, USA
Thermodynamic constraints on protein evolution: sequences, structures and models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gramzow, Lydia
Friedrich Schiller University, Germany
MADS microRNAs: A phylogenomic survey of spliced microRNAs regulating plant developmental control genes
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Gravel, Simon
Stanford University, USA
Admixed human genomes reveal complex demographic patterns from early modern humans to the contemporary era
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  15:00-16:30
 

Graves, Christopher
Brown University, USA
GC bias in recombining loci of bacteria and archaea: Evidence that biased gene conversion is universal
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Greenwood, Alex
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany
Ancient DNA from museum skins reveals the progression retroviral endogenization 
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  11:30-13:00
 

Greminger, Maja P.
Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Switzerland
The genomic basis of local adaptations in orangutans (Pongo spp.)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Groot, Astrid T.
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The role of epigenetics in the evolution of sexual attraction in moths
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Groussin, Mathieu
Lyon 1 University - Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive, France
Efficiently and rapidly modeling the non-homogeneity of evolutionary processes
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Gubry-Rangin, Cecile
University of Aberdeen, UK
pH adaptation of archaeal ammonia oxidizers
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Guéguen, Laurent
LBBE - UMR CNRS 5558, France
Biased gene conversion in codon substitution models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Guillén, Yolanda
Departament de Genètica i de Microbiologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
The Drosophila buzzatii Genome Project
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Guindon, Stephane
University of Auckland, New Zealand
From trajectories to averages: an improved description of the heterogeneity of substitution rates along lineages
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Günther, Torsten
University of Hohenheim, Germany
Robust identification of local adaptation to environmental gradients with an application to Arabidopsis thaliana.
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  17:00-18:30
 

Guo, Song
Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
MicroRNA-driven differentiation of the placental transcriptome among human populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Guschanski, Katerina
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Changes in gene expression following segmental duplication in mammals
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  14:30-16:00
 

Gutierrez Betancur, Jayson
VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Technologiepark 927, B-9052, Belgium
Computing Phenotypes from Nucleotide Sequences: Disentangling the Role of Duplication of Network Components in the Navigability of Fitness Landscapes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Gu, Xun
Iowa State University, USA
Hypothesis of steady-state genetic robustness implies a dynamic balance between gene essentiality turnovers through gene/genome duplications
:  S7 - Evolutionary genomics: A new synthesis of evolutionary biology (In honor of W-H Li's 70th birthday)  -  15:00-16:30
 

Guy, Lionel
Department of Molecular Evolution, Uppsala University, Sweden
Tracing the evolutionary history of the Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak strains
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Haag, Karen
University of Basel, Switzerland
The genome of a gut parasite of Daphnia provides evidence for an ancient origin of Microsporidia.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Haasl, Ryan
University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
Detecting and characterizing selection at loci subject to recurrent mutation.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Haddrill, Penelope
University of Edinburgh, UK
The impact of recombination on the X to autosome diversity ratio in Drosophila melanogaster and D. pseudoobscura
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Haenniger, Sabine
MPICE, Dept. of Entomology, Germany
Isolation barriers in Spodoptera frugiperda - a genomic approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hagenblad, Jenny
Linkoping University, Sweden
The story of wheat domestication and improvement as told by the nutrient content gene NAM-B1
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Haggerty, Leanne
NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Homology Network Articulation Points Reveal Rosetta Stone Proteins
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hahn, Christoph
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway
Genomic insights into the evolution of the economically important monogenean flatworm Gyrodactylus salaris
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hahn, Matthew
Indiana University, USA
Estimating gene gain and loss rates in the presence of error in genome assembly and annotation
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  16:00-17:30
 

Hallast, Pille
University of Leicester, Department of Genetics, UK
Dynamics of intrachromosomal recombination in human Y-chromosome palindrome P6
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Halligan, Daniel
University of Edinburgh, UK
Adaptation in the genic control regions of murids
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hall, Miquette
Nottingham Trent University, UK
'Genus wide sequence informed design of an evolutionary informative bacterial MLST scheme'
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ha, Misook
Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Republic of Korea
Coordinated histone modifications and small RNAs in gene and genome copy number variations
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  14:00-15:30
 

Hancock, Angela
University of Vienna, Austria
Adaptation to urban environments in Arabidopsis thaliana
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Han, Mira
,
Gene transpositions in the primate genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hansson, Disa
Dept. of Mathematics, Stockholm University, Sweden
Decreasing speciation or incomplete sampling?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hara, Yuichiro
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
Abundance of ultramicro inversions within whole genome alignments between closely related species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Harding, Tommy
Dalhousie University, Canada
Life at Extremes: Molecular Adaptations of the Protist Halocafeteria to Hypersaline Environments
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hardouin, Emilie
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
MITOCHONDRIAL EVOLUTION ON THE SUB-ANTARCTIC KERGUELEN ARCHIPELAGO: POSITIVE SELECTION OR NEUTRAL EVOLUTION?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Harish, Ajith
Lund University, Sweden
And another paradigm bites the dust: rooted global phylogeny
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Harr, Bettina
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Evolutionsbiologie, Germany
Genome-wide association mapping of fertility traits in a natural house mouse hybrid zone
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Harris, Kelley
UC Berkeley, USA
Reconstructing demographic histories from long tracts of DNA sequence identity
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Harrison, Peter
University College London, UK
Comparative transcriptomics without the aid of reference genomes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hartleb, Daniel
Institute for Computer Science Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany
p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Methods to detect regional genomic variation in evolutionary history
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hartmann, Stefanie
University of Potsdam, Germany
Phylogenomic analysis of myzostomid transcriptome data supports an annelid origin of myzostomids
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hasenkamp, Natascha
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Characterizing adaptively relevant alleles in wild mice (Mus musculus L.)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Haubold, Bernhard
Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Alignment-free Comparison of Microbial Genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Haudry, Annabelle
University of Lyon, France
Selection on noncoding DNA in the Brassicaceae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Heckmann, David
Institute for Computer Science, HHU Düsseldorf, Germany
Mapping the evolutionary fitness landscape of C4 photosynthesis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hedge, Jessica
University of Edinburgh, UK
The rate of adaptation of pandemic H1N1 influenza virus.
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  9:30-11:00
 

He, Ding
Uppsala University, Sweden
Revisit the origin of mitochondria using universal mitochondrial proteins.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Heinz, Eva
Monash University, Australia
Evolution of the Omp85 protein family and implications for outer membrane protein diversity
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hellen, Elizabeth
University of Nottingham, UK
Analysis of ancient transposon families using molecular dating and a population genetics paradigm
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hellmann, Ines
MFPL, Austria
X/Autosome  diversity in Bonobos as compared to Humans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Henn, Brenna
Stanford University, USA
Exome Capture from Saliva Produces High Quality Genomic and Metagenomic Data on South African Genetic Diversity
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hepp, Crystal
Arizona State University, USA
Investigating the Impacts Recombination has on Origin Estimates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Herman, Joseph
University of Oxford, UK
Efficient representation and propagation of posterior alignment uncertainty
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  16:00-17:30
 

Hershberg, Ruth
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Genome-wide quantification of bacterial mutational-biases 
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

He, Zhisong
CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, China
Age-related LincRNAs in human brain
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hicks, Allison
Rutgers University, USA
Cell Tropism Influences RNA Virus Nucleotide Substitution Rates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Higgins, Des
University College Dublin, Ireland
Clustal Omega for fast and accurate alignment of many protein multiple sequences
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  16:00-17:30
 

Hilbrant, Maarten
Oxford Brookes University, UK
The genetic basis of the evolution of eye and head morphology in Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hilu, Khidir
Virginia Tech, USA
Genes, genomes and efficacy in discerning dimensionalities of the tree of life
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  17:00-18:30
 

Hinch, Anjali
Oxford University, UK
Recombination in the Human Pseudo-Autosomal Region (PAR1)
:  S11 - Sex chromosome evolution illuminated by next-generation sequencing technology  -  17:00-18:30
 

Hleap, Jose Sergio
Dalhousie University, Canada
SIGNIFICANT CLUSTERING ON GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS DATA: DEFINING EVOLUTIONARY MODULES IN COMPLEX BIOLOGICAL DATASETS
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hobbs, Joanne
University of Waikato, New Zealand
Recreating the Past: Reconstruction of a One-Billion-Year-Old-Enzyme
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hodgins-Davis, Andrea
Yale University, USA
Modelling copper transcriptional reaction norm evolution in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Höhna, Sebastian
Stockholm University, Sweden
RevBayes: One program for your whole phylogenetic analysis
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Holmes, Ian
University of California, USA
Fitting structured models of substitutions and indels(invited talk, symposium: "Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution")
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Hooks, Katarzyna
University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences, UK
The effects of non-protein-coding RNA structure and function on intron evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Horiike, Tokumasa
Shizuoka University, Japan
Ortho-Gen: The ortholog dataset constructing tool for phylogenetic analysis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Horn, Susanne
German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Genomewide association study for melanoma susceptibility
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Horton, Matthew
University of Chicago, USA
How do hosts shape their microbial communities?
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Hospital, Frédéric
INRA, France
Detection of traces of selection with numerous SNP in small experimental chicken populations undergoing directional selection.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ho, Wei-Chin
University of Michigan, USA
Genome-wide genetic architecture of morphological traits in yeast
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hsieh, Emily
,
Birth, death, and replacement of karyopherins in Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hsieh, Li-Ching
Institute of Genomics and Bioinformatics, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Not Genetic Hitchhiking but Positive Selection Plays a Major Role in Influenza A Hemagglutinin Evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Huber, Christian
Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Austria
Patterns of strong selective sweeps in Northern Swedish Arabidopsis thaliana
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hudson, Corey M.
University of Missouri, USA
The evolution of gene expression in numerous cancer lines
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Huerta-Cepas, Jaime
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and UPF, Spain
Nested Phylogenetic Reconstruction: scalable resolution in large phylogenies
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  17:00-18:30
 

Hughes, Graham
University College Dublin, Ireland
Adaptation and evolution of the olfactory subgenome in mammals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Huh, Jae-Won
National Primate Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Republic of Korea
Bioinformatic Analysis and Experimental Validation of Fusion Gene in Human, Rhesus Monkey, and Crab-Eating Monkey
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Huhn, Stefanie
Department of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg, Germany
Genotyping Candidate Loci for Colorectal Cancer: A Pointer to Ancestral Susceptibility.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Hunt, Toby
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
An Understanding of Alternative Splicing is Essential in Understanding Gene Evolution
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  16:00-17:30
 

Hurst, Laurence
University of Bath, UK
Variation in exonic splice related constraints across taxa: why the impact of selection can be more evident when the effective population size is low
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  09:30-11:00
 

Huson, Daniel
University of Tuebingen, Germany
Rooted Phylogenetic Networks From Real Trees
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  17:00-18:30
 

Hu, Tina
Princeton University, USA
A second generation assembly of the Drosophila simulans genome provides new insights into patterns of lineage- and chromosome-specific divergence.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Hyland, Edel
Harvard Univeristy, USA
Uncovering the Molecular Evolution of Plasmid ‘Species’
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ilhan, Judith
Institute for Molecular Evolution, Germany
Amino acid substitution regime is dependent upon the protein interaction mode with the GroEL chaperone
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Iliescu, Mircea
Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, UK
A genetic study of skin pigmentation variation in India
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Illingworth, Christopher
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Quantifying genome-wide fine-scale recombination rates in Saccharomyces cerevisiae from advanced intercross lines
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Inui, Koyuru
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai), Japan
Molecular evolutionary analysis of human AQP7 and the pseudogenes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Invergo, Brandon
IBE-Institute of Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC), CEXS-UPF-PRBB, Spain
A system-level, molecular evolutionary analysis of mammalian phototransduction
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ip, Camilla L.C.
Department of Statistics, UK
Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis outbreaks using whole-genome sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Irimia, Manuel
Stanford University, USA
The ancient syntenic roots of the human genome
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  11:30-13:00
 

Iwase, Mineyo
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai), Japan
A non-cording DNA region is an origin of three primate orphan gene families on the sex chromosome.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Izutsu, Minako
Laboratory for Biodiversity, Global COE Program, Japan
Genome features of "Dark-fly", a Drosophila line reared long-term in a dark environment
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Jachiet, Pierre-Alain
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Sequence similarity networks reveal gene fusion evolution.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Jain, Ankit
University School of Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India
Mining microsatellites in seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.) transcriptome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Jakobsson, Mattias
Uppsala University, Sweden
Mining human population-genomic data for demographic inference
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  17:00-18:30
 
Population genetic properties of time serial data with examples from ancient population-genomic data
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  11:30-13:00
 

Jaquiéry, Julie
INRA, France
Masculinization of the X chromosome in the pea aphid, a system with an unusual sex-chromosome inheritance
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Jenkins, Christina
University of Idaho, USA
Examining Putative SNPs Across Parasite Populations:The First Step in an Examination of Migration Across Populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Jewett, Ethan
Stanford University, USA
Using deterministic functions to derive approximate coalescent distributions
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Jiang, Pan-Pan
Harvard University, USA
Y-by-background effects on global gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Jiang, Xiaowei
Department of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Identifying functional variation in viral phylogenies
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Johnson, Loretta
Kansas State University, USA
Genetic Differentiation and Local Adaptation of an Ecologically Dominant Prairie Grass Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem) Occurring Along a Natural Precipitation Gradient in Midwest US Grasslands
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Johnson, Philip
Emory University, USA
Aging and the loss of immune repertoire genetic diversity
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Jordan, Daniel
Div of Genet, Dept of Med, Brigham & Women's Hosp and Harvard Med School, USA
Evaluating epistatic models of protein evolution based on comparative genomics data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Jordan, Gregory
EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Alignment error and its impact on the sitewise detection of positive selection
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  14:00-15:30
 

Julien, Philippe
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Mechanisms and evolutionary patterns of mammalian and avian dosage compensation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Justi, Silvia
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Testing the status of infra generic taxonomic ranks in Triatomini (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kabza, Michal
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Ensembl Quality Database
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kaessmann, Henrik
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The evolution of mammalian tissue transcriptomes
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  16:00-17:30
 

Käfer, Jos
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive, UMR 5558 CNRS/Université Lyon 1, France
Is dioecy an evolutionary dead end for plant species? A case study in the genus Silene
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Kaiser, Vera
UC Berkeley, USA
The Drosophila miranda neo-Y transcriptome: De novo assembly and expression analysis of neo-sex linked genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kankare, Maaria
University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
How to survive over the winter on northern latitudes? Cold acclimation in two Drosophila species with different distributions - a comparative genomic approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kao, Joyce
University of Southern California, USA
Formation of reproductive barriers in a hybrid zone of American and Caribbean Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kassu, Gebreyes
,
Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Microsporidia intracellular parasites across fire ant species in South America
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Katju, Vaishali
University of New Mexico, USA
Rapid fixation of duplications and deletions in experimental Caenorhabditis elegans populations during adaptive recovery.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Katsumura, Takafumi
University of Tokyo, Japan
Medaka (Oryzias latipes) as a population model for studying functional differences between the alleles of human polymorphisms
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Katsura, Yukako
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies(SOKENDAI), Japan
Genomic structures and gene evolution on mammalian X chromosomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kawamura, Shoji
University of Tokyo, Japan
Mutations improving chromatic resolution of L/M opsin alleles in atelid New World monkeys
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Keebaugh, Erin
Emory University, USA
Molecular biology and evolution of a candidate immune receptor in Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Keightley, Peter
University of Edinburgh, UK
Inferring adaptive evolution in the murid genome
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  15:00-16:30
 

Kelkar, Yogeshwar
Yale University, USA
Gene loss promotes functional complexity in bacteria
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  14:00-15:30
 

Kelleher, Erin
Cornell University, USA
Aberrant piRNA Production and Global TE Derepression in Drosophila Interspecific Hybrids Suggests that Rapidly Evolving piRNA Proteins Contribute to Genome Defense
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  09:30-11:00
 

Kelleher, Jerome
University of Edinburgh, UK
Inference in the extinction/recolonisation model
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kelley, Joanna L.
Stanford University, USA
Population genomic analysis and de novo genome assembly of the mangrove rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus, a self-fertilizing hermaphroditic fish
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kenny, Eimear
Stanford University, USA
Melanesian Blond Hair is Caused by an Amino Acid Change in TYRP1
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kenny, Nathan
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
Genomic Sequencing of Patella vulgata: a Further Window into Mollusc and Lophotrochozoan Evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kersting, Anna R.
Institute of eVolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Germany
Dynamics and adaptive benefits of protein domain emergence and arrangements during plant genome evolution
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  16:00-17:30
 

Khajrullin, Albert
Moscow State University, Russia
Analysis of sites of polymorphic deletions in noncoding regions of D.melanogaster genome reveals pervasive epistatic selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kidd, Jeffrey
University of Michigan, USA
Demographic inference and scans for selection in 28 sequenced gorillas
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kim, Hie Lim
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai), Japan
Genomic structure and evolution of multigene families: "Flowers" on the human genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
The poor man's 1000 genomes project: Recent human population expansion confounds detection of disease alleles in 7,099 complete mitochondrial genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kim, Young-Hyun
National Primate Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Republic of Korea
Large-Scale Transcriptome Sequencing and Gene Analyses in the Crab-Eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) for Biomedical Research
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

King, Lanikea
Center for Translation Neuroscience, USA
Brain region specific allelic imbalance for a SNP in the prairie vole oxytocin receptor gene
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  16:30-18:00
 

Kitano, Takashi
Ibaraki University, Japan
Evolution of the Rh family genes and the AVPR-OXTR family genes expressing in the kidney
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kitchen, James
School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, UK
Agrisims: Simulating crop domestication using individual based modeling
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Klaere, Steffen
Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Goodness of fit tests and outlier identification in phylogenetics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Knapp, Michael
University of Otago, New Zealand
Population mitogenomics of Eurasian mammoths using barcoded microarray capture and high-throughput sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kobayashi, Yuki
Department of Zoology, UK
Evidence for N-Glycan Shielding of Antigenic Sites during Evolution of Human Influenza A Virus Hemagglutinin
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Koch, Robin
Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Germany
Genome Sequence of the Cyanobacterium Scytonema hofmanni PCC 7110: The Largest Prokaryotic Proteome Sequenced to Date.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Koestler, Tina
University of Vienna, Austria
How stable are protein domains in the course of evolution?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kölsch, Gregor
Zoological Instutute, University of Hamburg, Germany
Tit for tat - genome analysis of the bacterial endosymbionts of reed beetles (Donaciinae)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kondo, Rumi
Ochanomizu University, Japan
Evolution of olfactory and gustatory receptor repertoires in Drosophila.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kono, Mieko
Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, the Graduate University for Advanced Studies [SOKENDAI], Japan
Difference in Gene expression between dry and wet thalli of lichen Usnea bismolliuscula
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Koonin, Eugene
National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, USA
Invariants of genome evolution: selection, stochasticity or both?
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  09:30-11:00
 
Orthology: a simple concept marred in complexity but still holding
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  14:30-16:00
 

Kordis, Dusan
Josef Stefan Institute, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Slovenia
Extensive intron gain in the ancestor of placental mammals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kosiol, Carolin
Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria
Estimating empirical codon mutation models from re‐sequencing data
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Kostka, Dennis
Department of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Using Transcription Factor Binding Site Motifs to Predict Enhancer Function for Noncoding Sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kousathanas, Athanasios
University of Edinburgh, UK
Genome-wide evidence for faster-X adaptive protein evolution in mice
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kulmuni, Jonna
University of Oulu, Finland
Chemosensory protein gene family evolution in ants
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Kumar, Sudhir
Center for Evolutionary Medicine & Informatics, Arizona State University, USA
Bioinformatics Resources for Enabling Discoveries from Genomes to Phenotypes (MEGA, TimeTree, and FlyExpress)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
Phylomedicine: Evolutionary Diagnosis of Variants in Personal Exomes
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  17:00-18:30
 

Künstner, Axel
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
Sequencing and analysis of the whole genome of the guppy, a model for natural variation and sex chromosome evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kuo, Chih-Horng
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Comparative Analysis of Gene Content Evolution in Phytoplasmas and Mycoplasmas
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kupczok, Anne
IST Austria, Austria
A site-dependent evolutionary model for CRISPR spacer arrays
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Kvikstad, Erika
University Lyon 1, France
Indels and the evolution of genome architecture: The long and short of it
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Laan, Liedewij
Fas Institute for Systems Biology, Harvard University, USA
How evolvable are polarization machines?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Laayouni, Hafid
Inuversitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Network-level and population genetics analysis of the insulin/TOR signal transduction pathway across human populations.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lachance, Joseph
University of Pennsylvania, USA
High-coverage population genomics of diverse African hunter-gatherers
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lakner, Clemens
North Carolina State University, USA
Evolutionary impact of transcription factor binding
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Landeen, Emily
University of Rochester, USA
Characterizing the X-autosome difference in regulation of testes-specific genes in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Landweber, Laura
Princeton University, USA
Piwi-interacting RNAs protect DNA against loss during Oxytricha genome rearrangement
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  09:30-11:00
 

Lanfear, Robert
Australian National University, Australia
PartitionFinder and PartitionFinderProtein - combined selection of partitioning schemes and substitution models for phylogenetic analyses.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Larracuente, Amanda
University of Rochester, USA
Genomic satellite DNA repeats and small RNAs: bioinformatic, molecular and cytological evidence for the expression of Responder rasiRNAs in the Drosophila melanogaster testis.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  11:30-13:00
 

Lassalle, Florent
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, France
Genome histories reveal adaptive cladogenesis in A. tumefaciens
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Laubach, Thomas
Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany
Are changes in lifestyle associated with bursts of HGT in proteobacteria?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Laurent, Romain
Eco-Anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, UMR 7206 CNRS, MNHN, Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France
Non-random mate choice in humans: insights from a genome scan
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Laurent, Sacha
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Detecting change in speciation and extinction rates with phylogenetic trees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Laurie, Steven
Fundació Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (FIMIM)-Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain
Is there really a universal deletion bias?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lawrie, David
Stanford University, USA
Strong Purifying Selection at Synonymous Sites in D. melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Leclercq, Sebastien
Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Analysis of genetic composition of recombined regions in bacteria through whole genome comparisons
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ledda, Alice
INSERM, France
A mathematical approach to study the effects of the distribution of selection coefficients associate with allele replacements at different sites  on the overall rate of evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Leducq, Jean-Baptiste
PROTEO – Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes - Université Laval, Canada
EVOLUTION OF PROTEIN COMPLEXES BETWEEN SPECIES AND THEIR HYBRID
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Leebens-Mack, Jim
University of Georgia, USA
The Amborella Genome: An Evolutionary Reference Sequence for Comparative Plant Genomics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lee, Grace Yuh Chwen
Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, USA
Long-term and Short-term Evolutionary Impacts of Transposable Elements on Drosophila
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  11:30-13:00
 

Lee, Hui-Jie
North Carolina State University, USA
Estimating species divergence times with molecular sequence data but without fossils.
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  15:00-16:30
 

Lee, Renny
Dalhousie University, Canada
High rates of retrogene formation in the giant nuclear genomes of dinoflagellates.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Leffler, Ellen M.
University of Chicago, USA
Long-term balancing selection may be more common than previously believed: several examples from apes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lehmann, Sune
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Communities in Dense Networks
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  14:00-15:30
 

Lehtonen, Rainer
University of helsinki, Finland
From Genome to Population Dynamics; the Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea cinxia) as a model system
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Leigh, Jessica W.
University Of Otago, New Zealand
Assessing and Visualising Genetic Diversity at the Population Level
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  15:00-16:30
 

Leonardi, Michela
AG Palaeogenetik, Institute of Anthropology, SBII, Johannes Gutenberg University, Colonel Kleinmann-Weg 2, 55128, Germany
Horse domestication: a computer simulation approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lercher, Martin
Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Reticulate evolutionary history of eudicot model species
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  16:00-17:30
 

Lesecque, Yann
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, France
Tracking the molecular mechanisms responsible for GC-biased gene conversion in yeast
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Leushkin, Evgeny
M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Insertion-biased gene conversion for short indels
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Levin, Tera
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Transcriptional profiling of the choanoflagellate Salpingoeca rosetta during simple multicellular development
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lewis, Samuel
The University of Edinburgh, UK
Evolution of Argonaute genes in Drosophila obscura
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Liberles, David
University of Wyoming, USA
The Adaptive Evolution Database: An Update  Russell Hermansen and David A. LiberlesDepartment of Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Li, Blaise
Centro de Ciencias do Mar (CCMAR), Portugal
Diagnosing phylogenetic conflict among genes and proteins: evidence for the origin of plastids and the early diversification of plants.
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  17:00-18:30
 

Librado, Pablo
Departament de Genètica, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Inference of co-evolving Drosophila gene family pairs by likelihood-based methods
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  14:00-15:30
 

Li, Chuan
University of Michigan, USA
Toward identifying Bateson-Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibilities in yeast: A simulation study
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

LI, GANG
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A&M University, USA
PRELIMINARY SEQUENCING AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CARNIVORE Y CHROMOSOMES
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Li, Jing
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Phylogenetic and Environmental Influences on the Saliva Microbiome of Pan and Homo
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lillie, Mette
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Australia
Characterisation of the skin immunones in the most archaic frogs in the world, Leiopelma archeyi and L. hochstetteri
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lima-Mendez, Gipsi
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium
Network analysis of ocean plankton communities: from viruses to fish larvae
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  16:00-17:30
 

Lim, Jean Kai Ling
National University of Singapore, Singapore
The asymptotic null distribution of certain likelihood ratio test statistics for detecting natural selection in codon sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lindgreen, Stinus
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
The crucial first step: Computational analysis of ancient DNA reads
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Li, Ning
Yale University, USA
Profiling diverse levels of natural selection across regions of coding gene sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lischer, Heidi E.L.
CMPG, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Switzerland
Ignoring heterozygosity biases phylogenomic estimates of divergence times
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Liu, Xiling
Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Testing the link between human cognitive evolution and cognitive disorders
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  16:00-17:30
 

Li, Wen-Hsiung
University of Chicago, USA
  Molecular and Genomic Evolution: Personal Retrospects and Prospects
:  S7 - Evolutionary genomics: A new synthesis of evolutionary biology (In honor of W-H Li's 70th birthday)  -  15:00-16:30
 

Logsdon, John
University of Iowa, USA
Exceptional sex: the evolution of meiosis when it breaks the rules
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Loh, Eddie
Human Evolutionary Genetics, CNRS URA3012, Institut Pasteur, France
Genome-wide copy number variation in African Pygmy hunter-gatherers and Bantu-speaking farmers.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lohse, Konrad
University of Edinburgh, UK
Likelihood-based inference of population relationships in a non-model insect using whole genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Long, Manyuan
,
Phenotypic Evolution Driven by New Gene Origination
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
The Mechanisms and Expression of Copy Number Variation in Drosophila
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  16:30-18:00
 

Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion
Unite Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS & Universite Paris-Sud, France
Inter-domain horizontal gene transfer, a major role in the adaptation of archaea to mesophilic lifestyles?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

López-Madrigal, Sergio
Institut Cavanilles de Biodiversitat i Biologia Evolutiva, UVEG, Spain
Mealybugs nested endosymbiosis: going deeply into functional and evolutionary aspects of the ‘matryoshka' system in Planococcus citri.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lopez, Philippe
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Looking for hints of new Domains of Life with similarity networks
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  16:00-17:30
 

López, Saioa
Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Spain
Strong signatures of natural selection driving the evolution of MC1R in the Spanish population
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lopez-Valenzuela, Maria
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (UPF-CSIC), Spain
Functional implications of a polymorphism in a primate-specific microRNA
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lorenc, Anna
MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
How the colonization of subantarctic islands shaped mouse populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lorente-Galdos, Belen
IBE, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (UPF-CSIC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, PRBB, Spain
Accelerated exon evolution in duplicated regions in hominids
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lorenzo, Zaida
INIA-CIFOR, Spain
Adaptive evolution of Mediterranean pines
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Lott, Susan E.
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Sex-specific embryonic gene expression at different stages of sex chromosome evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Loughran, Noeleen
Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Germany
Evolution and Architecture of the Inner Membrane Complex of the Malaria Parasite
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Lovell, Simon
University of Manchester, UK
New tools for studying gene family evolution show changes in a single yeast species that correlate with the environment
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Loza, Eliza
Department of Computational & Systems Biology, Rothamsted Research, UK
The known unknowns of complex environments: how reliably can we place metagenomic samples onto reference phylogenetic trees?
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  15:00-16:30
 

Lunter, Gerton
WTCHG, University of Oxford, UK
A new Markovian approximation to the coalescent with recombination.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.2 - Computationally efficient approaches for population genetic inference  -  11:30-13:00
 

Lv, Jun
Kumming Institute of Zoology, China
Identification of elite variety tag SNPs (ETASs) - a new approach unraveling loci underlying crop improvement
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Lynch, Micheal
Indiana University, USA
Maximum-likelihood methods for the estimation of population-genetic parameters from high-throughput sequencing data
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  15:00-16:30
 
Near Neutrality: the Mutational-Hazard Theory of Genome Evolution, and the Drift-Barrier Hypothesis
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Lynch, Vincent
Yale University, USA
Evolution of the endometrial transcriptome during the origin of pregnancy in mammals
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  09:30-11:00
 

M Fonseca, Miguel
CIBIO-UP, Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, Portugal
Selection on Wobble Sites in tRNA Anticodons in Vertebrate Mitochondrial Genomes with Codon Usage Reversal
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Machado, Heather
Stanford University, USA
Parallel evolution in Drosophila species along a latitudinal cline
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Machado, João Paulo
CIMAR/CIIMAR, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Adaptive evolution of the Matrix Extracellular Phosphoglycoprotein in mammals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

MacKay, John
Institute of integrative and systems biology, Laval University, Canada
Transcriptome profiling studies in spruce trees reveal gene family evolution, high levels of diversity in gene expression and a novel insect resistance mechanism
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mackiewicz, Dorota
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Analyses and computer simulations of hotspot distributions in human genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mackiewicz, Pawel
Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Phylogenetic analysis of cave bear specimens from Niedźwiedzia Cave, Sudetes, Poland
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Madsen, Ole
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Deciphering the porcine imprintome
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  14:00-15:30
 

Maere, Steven
VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Belgium
Reconstruction of ancestral maltase enzymes reveals molecular mechanisms underlying evolutionary innovation through gene duplication
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  14:00-15:30
 

Magis, Cedrik
Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain
Building Structure-based Classification from Multiple Sequence Alignment with the T-RMSD method
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Maher, M. Cyrus
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Human evolution and HIV: A deep-time perspective on pathogenesis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Maisano Delser, Pierpaolo
University of Leicester, UK
X-chromosome haplotypes as markers for population history
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Makino, Takashi
Smurfit Institute of Genetics, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
Positionally-biased gene loss after whole genome duplication: evidence from human, yeast and plant
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  14:30-16:00
 

Makova, Kateryna
Penn State University, USA
A GENOME-WIDE ANALYSIS OF Common Fragile Sites: WHAT FEATURES DETERMINE CHROMOSOMAL instability IN A MAMMALIAN GENOME?
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  14:30-16:00
 

Mallick, Swapan
Harvard Medical School, USA
Coalescent analysis of archaic hominin data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Manrubia, Susanna C.
Centro de Astrobiología (INTA-CSIC), Spain
Topological structure of the space of phenotypes: The case of RNA neutral networks
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Marais, Gabriel
CNRS / Université Lyon 1, France
Rapid De Novo Evolution of X Chromosome Dosage Compensation in Silene latifolia, a Plant with Young Sex Chromosomes
:  S11 - Sex chromosome evolution illuminated by next-generation sequencing technology  -  17:00-18:30
 

Marco, Antonio
University of Manchester, UK
Polycistronic microRNAs arise by tandem duplication and de novo emergence
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  14:00-15:30
 

marie, Touchon
Département Génomes et Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Microbial Evolutionary Genomics, France
The small, slow and specialized CRISPR and anti-CRISPR of Escherichia and Salmonella.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Marion de Procé, Sophie
University of Edinburgh, UK
Natural selection on X-linked vs. autosomal genes in the D. pseudoobscura subgroup
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Markussen, Trine
Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Evolutionary pathways of Pseudomonas aeruginosa during long-term infection of CF airways
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Marques, Patrícia
Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal
Patterns of KLK2 and KLK3 diversity in Cercopithecoidea
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Martin, Alicia
Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, USA
Characterizing Gene Expression Variation Across Seven Diverse Human Populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Martin, Kyle
University of Oxford, UK
The unusual hox clusters of the basal teleost, Pantodon bucholzi, reveal tetralogy as a cryptic subtype of homology.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Maruki, Takahiro
Indiana University, USA
Matching minor allele frequency rectifies confounding effects of purifying selection on population differentiation measures
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Maruvka, Yosef
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
On the tree of life size distribution: A generalization of Yule's model of genera size (how many species are in a genus) to include species extinction.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
Reconstructing cell-lineages trees using somatic microsatellite instability
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Maruyama, Shinichiro
Dalhousie University, Canada
Green and red algal phylogenetic signals in nuclear genes shared by eukaryotes bearing secondary plastids of green algal origin: looking beyond endosymbiotic versus lateral gene transfer
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Marvig, Rasmus Lykke
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Evolutionary dynamics of bacteria in a human host environment
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  14:30-16:00
 

Mason, Victor
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A&M University, USA
Efficient Cross-Species Capture Hybridization and Next Generation Sequencing of Mitochondrial Genomes from Non-Invasively Sampled Colugo Museum Specimens.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Maß, Janina
Institute for Computer Science, Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany
Genes important to C4 evolution identified by comparative genomics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mathew, Lisha
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany
Jaatha, a fast method to infer demographic parameters - not only for wild tomatoes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mathieson, Iain
University of Oxford, UK
Estimating selection coefficients in structured populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Matsumae, Hiromi
Department of Bioinformatics, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Gene expression analysis in neural tissues of the Chordate, Ciona intestinalis by the use of a customized microarray
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Matsushita, Yuka
The Uniersity of Tokyo, Japan
Color vision variation of trichromacy by L/M hybrid genes in wild populations of New World howler monkeys
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mattila, Tiina
University of Oulu, Finland
Genomics of adaptation in Arabidopsis lyrata
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mc Ginty, Sorcha
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
The Promotion of Microbial Sociality by Horizontal Gene Transfer and Gene Dosage
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

McAdam, Paul R.
Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
Tracing the emergence, transmission and adaptation of pandemic MRSA
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  14:30-16:00
 

McCreight, Jennifer
University of Washington, USA
Evolution of microRNA in primates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

McGaughran, Angela
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Department for Evoutionary Biology, Germany
Comprehensive population genetic modelling unravels the invasion history of four Pristionchus pacificus lineages on La Réunion Island
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

McGowen, Michael
Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
Adaptive cis-regulatory evolution of age-related differentially expressed genes in the human brain
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

McGrath, Casey L.
Indiana University, USA
Divergent resolution of duplicate genes among three Paramecium species following whole-genome duplication
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

McInerney, James
,
Goods-thinking versus Tree-thinking
Monday 25th June 2012:  S21 - Paradigm shifting in phylogeny  -  16:30-18:00
 

McKeown, Peter
NUI Galway, Ireland
Evolutionary and functional investigations of genes subject to regulation by genomic imprinting in plant seeds
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  16:00-17:30
 

McLysaght, Aoife
Trinity College, Ireland
Dosage sensitive genes in evolution and disease.
:  S7 - Evolutionary genomics: A new synthesis of evolutionary biology (In honor of W-H Li's 70th birthday)  -  15:00-16:30
 

McTaggart, Seanna
University of Edinburgh, UK
Whole transcriptome sequencing to identify candidate genes in the response of the water flea, Daphnia magna, to infection with its parasite, Pasteuria ramosa.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Medema, Marnix H
Department of Microbial Physiology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Rapid and Dynamic Evolution of Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Microbial Genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Medrano, Marcel
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Population Genetics of the Sex-Locus in a closed Population of the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Marcel Medrano, Dr Michael Lattorff, Pr Dr Robin Moritz
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Meehan, Conor
Dalhousie University, Canada
Shaping microbial genomes: the source of each gene and the impact of habitat and evolutionary distance on lateral gene transfer
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Meid, Sandra
ZFMK, zmb, Germany
TAKING A MORE DETAILED LOOK AT MODEL ADEQUACY: RESIDUAL DIAGNOSTICS FOR PHYLOGENETICS
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Meisel, Richard
Cornell University, USA
Faster-X evolution of gene expression in Drosophila
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  14:00-15:30
 

Melé, Marta
IBE, Spain
Studying patterns of genetic variation in long non coding RNAs along the Great Ape lineage
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Melo-Ferreira, José
CIBIO, Centro de Investigacao em Biodiversidade e Recursos Geneticos, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Looking for evidence of co-evolution between nuclear and mitochondrial genomes in a situation of interspecific hybridization
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mendizabal, Isabel
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Spain
Adaptive evolution of loci covarying with the human African Pygmy Phenotype
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Messer, Philipp
Stanford University, USA
McDonald-Kreitman Test under Frequent Adaptation: Problems and Solutions
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.1 - Adaptive Evolution and Selective Sweeps  -  09:30-11:00
 

Metzger, Brian
University of Michigan, USA
Determination of the mechanisms of regulatory divergence across a large collection of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

meunier, julien
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Birth and functional evolution of mammalian microRNA genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Meusemann, Karen
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Zentrum für molekulare Biodiversitätsforschung (zmb), Germany
1000 Insect Transcriptomes - the 1KITE project takes the next step in insect phylogenomics
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  17:00-18:30
 

Meyer, Axel
,
Parallel evolution by parallel genetic mechanisms, or is evo-devo different?
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  11:30-13:00
 

Meyer, Britta S.
University of Basel, Switzerland
From Gene Trees to the Species Tree in the Adaptive Radiation of Cichlid Fishes from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Michel, Audrey M.
University College Cork, Ireland
Detection of dual coding regions in mRNAs using ribosomal profiling data.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Michely, Stéphanie
INRA, UMR 1319 Micalis, France
Genomics and physiology to investigate the lipid metabolism of 9 oleaginous yeasts
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Miller, Aaron
University of Washington, USA
A multiplex platform for continuous culture and experimental evolution in yeast
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Miller, Robert
Center for Evolutionary Immunology, University of New Mexico, USA
A model for the evolution of a uniquely mammalian T cell receptor
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Minh, Bui Quang
Center for Integrative Bioinformatics, Austria
IQ-TREE: An adaptive and efficient maximum-likelihood tree inference package
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mirabeau, Olivier
CNRS, France
Ancestral peptidergic signaling systems of bilaterian animals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Miró-Herrans, Aida
University of Florida, USA
Human evolutionary processes and genetic variation as revealed by mtDNA simulations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mishmar, Dan
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
RECURRENT MUTATIONS IN THE HUMAN MITOCHONDRIAL GENOMIC PHYLOGENY - EVIDENCE FOR CONVERGENT EVOLUTION?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Misner, Ian
University of Rhode Island, USA
Genomes of saprophytic Thraustotheca clavata and parasitic Achlya hypogyna shed light on the pathogenicity of oomycetes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mořkovský, Libor
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Inferring the history of speciation from next-generation sequence data in two nightingale species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Möbius, Wolfram
Department of Physics and FAS Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University, USA
Population dynamics of bacteriophage T7 on heterogeneous Escherichia coli substrates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

MODOLO, Laurent
UMR CNRS 5558 Université Lyon1, France
On the track of horizontally transferred sequences between two closely related species Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila simulans.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Money, Daniel
University of Kansas, USA
Detecting and correcting alignment overcompression
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  14:00-15:30
 

Montgomery, Stephen
University of Cambridge, UK
NIN, a gene necessary for maintaining neurogenic divisions of radial glial cells, evolved adaptively in anthropoid primates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mooney, Catherine
UCD, Ireland
Comparative proteomic characterization of protein disorder distribution across Eukaryota
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Moore, Christa
Dalhousie University, Canada
Nucleomorph genome sequence of the cryptophyte alga Chroomonas mesostigmatica reveals lineage-specific gene loss and genome complexity.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Moorjani, Priya
Harvard University, USA
Estimating a date of mixture of ancestral South Asian populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Morales-Hojas, Ramiro
IBMC - University of Porto, Portugal
The evolution of cold tolerance in Drosophila: from phylogenetics to gene expression
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Moreira, Cristiana
CIMAR/CIIMAR/ Laboratory of Ecotoxicology, Genomics and Evolution, Portugal
Phylogeny of Prokaryotic Cyanobacteria: a tale of two species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Morgan, Claire C.
Dublin City University, Ireland
The use of Heterogeneous Evolutionary models to infer the Placental Mammal Phylogeny.
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  15:00-16:30
 
The use of mitochondrial data to infer the mammalian  phylogeny: a cautionary tale.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Moriyama, Etsuko
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
SuiteMSA and improving MSAs
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Moriyama, Hideaki
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Evolution of dUTPase from Chlorellaviruses and host Chlorella
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Morrow, James
University of Toronto, Canada
Photoactivation of zebrafish rhodopsin: insights into the molecular evolution of retinal release.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mower, Jeff
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Horizontal gene transfer and gene conversion as a novel mechanism of intron loss
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Mueller, Jacob
Whitehead Institute, USA
Recent specialization of the human and mouse X chromosomes for the male germline
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mugal, Carina
Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden
The evolution of GC content in avian genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Müller, Thomas
University of Hohenheim, Germany
Assembly, annotation and SNP detection in Douglas-fir using cDNA libraries of control and drought stressed trees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Munch, Kasper
Bioinformatics Research Center, Aarhus University, Denmark
Investigating determinants of large-scale recombination rate variation using a recombination map of the human-chimpanzee ancestor.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Mundy, Nick
University of Cambridge, UK
Positive selection and diversification of the V1R gene family in strepsirrhine primates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Munoz-Fuentes, Violeta
Estacion Biologica de Donana-CSIC, Spain
Inferences of wolf population genetics using next-generation sequencing data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
Stepwise colonization of the Andes by Ruddy Ducks dispersing from North America accompanied by the evolution of novel beta-globin variants
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Murphy, Leanne M.
National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
A Search For Fusions Of Unrelated Genes In The Yeast Genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Murphy, William
Texas A&M University, USA
Impacts of the Cretaceous Terrestrial Revolution and KPg Extinction on Mammal Diversification
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  15:00-16:30
 

Musharoff, Shaila
Stanford University, USA
Assessing the Relative Effects of Demography versus Selection on the Human X Chromosome Using Next-Generation Sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Musilova, Zuzana
University of Basel, Switzerland
Phylogenomics on African lake cichlids: the evolution of transcriptomes during explosive speciation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Musser, Jacob
Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, USA
The Homology of Feathers and Scales: Using New High-throughput Methods to Address a Classic Question
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  09:30-11:00
 

Muzzio, Marina
Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Reconstructing past Native American genetic diversity in Puerto Rico from contemporary populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Nadeau, Nicola
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK
Combining genomic sequencing and gene expression studies to identify the genetic basis of colour pattern diversity in Heliconius butterflies.
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  11:30-13:00
 

Nakagome, Shigeki
The Institute oif Statistical Mathematics, Japan
Kernel Approximate Bayesian Computation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Nakanishi, Akiko
Graduate School of Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
SINE-derived element as a regional determinant for the hypothalamic specificity of mammalian diencephalic Fgf8 enhancer
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Nakhleh, Luay
Rice University, USA
The probability of gene trees in the presence of hybridization
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  17:00-18:30
 

Nakjang, Sirintra
Newcastle University, UK
Comparative genome analysis of Microsporidia reveals gain and expansion of gene families
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Narechania, Apurva
American Museum of Natural History, USA
A whole genome phylogeny of the staphylococci
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Nater, Alexander
Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Approximate Bayesian Computation Sheds Light on the Complex Demographic History of Orangutans (genus: Pongo)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Naumenko, Sergey
IITP RAS, Russia
Sergey A. Naumenko and Alexey S. Kondrashov. Rate and breadth of protein evolution are only weakly correlated
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Navascués, Miguel
UMR CBGP - INRA, France
Demographic Inference Using Skyline Plots on Approximate Bayesian Computation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Naville, Magali
ENS, France
Identifying  long range cis-regulation in the human genome using evolutionary co-segregation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Necsulea, Anamaria
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The origins and evolution of long non-coding RNAs in tetrapods
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Nelson, Ronald
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Genetic variance-control in genome-wide network expression analyses.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Nelson-Sathi, Shijulal
Institute of Molecular Evolution, Germany
Networks of Polynesian Language Evolution Reveal Frequent Word Borrowing Across the Islands 
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ness, Rob
University of Edinburgh, UK
Estimate of the spontaneous mutation rate by whole genome sequencing of experimental lines in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Neuhaus, Klaus
Chair for Microbial Ecology, Department for Biosciences, Technische Universität München, Germany
Gene numbers are underestimated in bacterial genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

NEVRTALOVA, Eva
,
Role of MT3 gene in metalophyte plant, S. vulgaris
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

New, Aaron
VIB Laboratory of Systems Biology, Belgium
The microbial lag phase is an evolvable trait that underlies specialist and generalist growth strategies.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  16:30-18:00
 

Ng, Justin
CSIRO (Livestock Industries) - Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Australia
Roadmap to a Bat's Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) Class I Region: Organization & Characterization
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Nguyen Ba, Alex N.
University of Toronto, Canada
The evolutionary fate of short linear motifs in paralogous proteins
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  16:30-18:00
 

Nicolaisen, Lauren
Department of Physics and Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA
The Effects of Purifying Selection on Genealogies
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Nielsen, Rasmus
UC Berkeley, USA
Statistical Methods for Detecting Selection Associated with High Altitude in Tibetans and Ethiopians
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.1 - Adaptive Evolution and Selective Sweeps  -  09:30-11:00
 

Niimura, Yoshihito
Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Difference in gene duplicability may explain the difference in overall structure of protein-protein interaction networks among eukaryotes
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  16:00-17:30
 

Nishihara, Hidenori
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
A Mammalian Conserved Element Derived from SINE Displays Enhancer Properties Recapitulating Satb2 Expression in Early-Born Callosal Projection Neurons
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Nnamani, Mauris
Yale Systems Biology Institute, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, USA
Evolution of Regulatory Domains of the Transcrption Factor HoxA-11 in Mammalian Evolution.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  16:30-18:00
 

Noor, Nudrat
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, UK
PRDM9 binding targets occur within most human recombination hotspots
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Nowick, Katja
University Leipzig, Bioinformatics Group, IZBI, Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research, Germany
Monoallelic gene expression contributes significantly to expression divergence and diversity in primates
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  16:00-17:30
 

Nygaard, Sanne
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Evolutionary transitions in fungus-farming ants: A whole-genome sequencing approach
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Obbard, Darren
University of Edinburgh, UK
Discovery and population genomics of Drosophila viruses: No evidence for an arms-race
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  9:30-11:00
 

O'Brien, John
University of Oxford, UK
Measuring mixtures of microbes: Bayesian phylogenetics for metagenomic data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

O'Connor, Timothy
University of Washington, USA
European Americans who have rare variation in common.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ogura, Atsushi
Ochanomizu University, Japan
Comparative Transcriptomics for Eye Diversification of Cephalopod: Evolution of Camera eye and Pinhole eye
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Okada, Norihiro
Tokyo Inst.Tech,, Japan
Emergence of Mammals by Emergency: Exaptation
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  16:30-18:00
 

Oleksiak, Marjorie
University of Miami, USA
Genomics of Oil Exposure
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Oleksyk, Taras K.
UPRM, Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rican parrot genome project: an international effort supported by the local community
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Oliveira Brunes, Tuliana
CIBIO-UP/PT, Portugal
Demographic processes or mitochondrial selective sweep in shaping patterns of genetic diversity in a Neotropical treefrog endemic from the Brazilian Atlantic forest
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Olson-Manning, Carrie F.
Duke University, USA
Enzyme flux control predicts polymorphism, divergence between species, and fitness in the field
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  14:30-16:00
 

O'Malley, Maureen
University of Sydney, Australia
Philosophy of paradigms and phylogeny
Monday 25th June 2012:  S21 - Paradigm shifting in phylogeny  -  16:30-18:00
 

O'Quin, Claire
University of Maryland, USA
Identification of Pigment QTL in African Cichlids from Lake Malawi
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

O'Quin, Kelly
University of Maryland, USA
Quantitative trait mapping of trans-regulatory factors associated with opsin gene expression in cichlid fishes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Orengo, Dorcas J.
Dept. Genètica, Univ. Barcelona, Spain
Evolution of dFOXO binding sites in the Inslulin-like Receptor (InR) gene of Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Oren, Yaara
The Department of Cell Research and Immunology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University,, Israel
Rewiring of the bacterial core gene regulatory network by homologous recombination may facilitate niche adaptation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Osada, Naoki
National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Inferring natural selection by stratifying a single genome sequence
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Osborne, Owen
University of Oxford, UK
Next-generation insights into a classic evolutionary system and the development of SenecioDB
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Recent ecological speciation and local adaptation along an altitudinal gradient on Mount Etna.
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Ottolini, Barbara
University of Leicester, UK
EVOLUTION OF COPY NUMBER VARIATION IN THE RHESUS MACAQUE B-DEFENSIN REGION
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Oulion, Silvan
CNRS, France
Sequencing and analysis of the European amphioxus (Branchiostoma lanceolatum) transcriptome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Owers, Katharine
,
The genetic impact of infectious disease on indigenous southern African populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Paape, Timothy
University of Minnesota, USA
Purifying and positive selection in the Medicago truncatula genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pai, Athma
University of Chicago, USA
Characterizing regulatory mechanisms underlying gene expression variation and adaptation
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  14:00-15:30
 

Paixao, Tiago
IST Austria, Austria
The role of epistasis on the response to selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pal, Csaba
,
Evolution of antibiotic resistance: The network of trade-offs
Tuesday 26th June:  S22 - Evolutionary networks: Proteins, Genomes, Organisms  -  14:00-15:30
 

Palkopoulou, Eleftheria
Swedish Museum of Natural History, Sweden
Late Pleistocene population dynamics in the European collared lemmings (Dicrostonyx torquatus)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Palmer, William J
University of Cambridge, UK
Diversity of immune-related genes in the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti as revealed by resequencing of a wild pool
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Palstra, Friso
Eco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie UMR 7206 CNRS, Equipe Genetique des Populations Humaines, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France
Long-term presence versus recent admixture: Bayesian and approximate-Bayesian analyses of genetic diversity of human populations in Central Asia
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pante, Eric
Laboratoire LIENSs, UMR7266 CNRS, Université de La Rochelle, France
Extreme SNP density on the genome of Macoma balthica, a model system for the study of marine hybrid zone dynamics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Papakostas, Spiros
University of Turku, Finland
The molecular basis of rapid temperature-driven divergence in European grayling (Thymallus thymallus) as revealed by shotgun proteomics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Paps Montserrat, Jordi
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
Using comparative genomics to disentangle the evolution of the Animal Kingdom
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Paris, Margot
ETH Zurich, Institute of Integrative Biology, Plant Ecological Genetics, Switzerland
Assessing the impacts of mating system and natural selection on genome-wide patterns of nucleotide diversity in wild tomatoes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Paris, Mathilde
University of California Berkeley, France
Evolution of transcription factor binding and gene expression in the genus Drosophila
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  16:00-17:30
 

Parker, Joe
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Signatures of genome-wide convergent molecular evolution: initial results.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Parkhill, Julian
The Sanger Institute, UK
Emergence and global spread of seventh pandemic cholera
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  14:30-16:00
 

Park, Sang-Je
National Primate Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Republic of Korea
Identification and characterization of rhesus monkey genes from placenta full-length cDNA libraries: comparative analysis with human genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Parks, Donovan
Dalhousie University, Canada
Quantifying beta diversity over phylogenetic networks
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Parsch, John
University of Munich, Germany
Selective Sweep of a cis-Regulatory Sequence in a Non-African Population of Drosophila melanogaster
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  14:30-16:00
 

Parto, Sahar
University of Montreal, Canada
A Bayesian Phylogenetic Mixture Model to Detect the Differential Selection Patterns of HIV Sequence According to Host Genetic Background
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pascual, Marta
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Selective processes affecting candidate genes in contrasting adaptive chromosomal inversions
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Patricio, Mateus
University of Vigo, Spain
Model selection in EnsemblCompara GeneTrees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Paudel, Yogesh
Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Copy Number Variation in the Porcine Genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pedersen, Anders Gorm
Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Evolution of evolvability of the var gene family in malaria
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  16:30-18:00
 

Pegueroles, Cinta
Evolutionary Genomics Group, Fundació Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (FIMIM)-Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain
High prevalence of positive selection in rodent gene duplicates evolving both symmetrically and asymmetrically
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Peischl, Stephan
University of Bern, Switzerland
Establishment of new mutations in changing environments
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pellino, Marco
,
Muller’s ratchet and hybrid origins of apomixis:  high quality SNP discovery in the Ranunculus auricomus complex
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Peng, Shouneng
CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology,SIBS,CAS, China
Using high density 3D image registration to identify genetic loci associated with facial morphological variations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pentony, Melissa
New York University, USA
The Plant Proteome Folding Project : Structure and Positive Selection in Plant Protein Families
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pereira, Joana
CIMAR/CIIMAR, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Evolutionary Genomics of The Hedgehog Gene Family in Metazoans: Identification of The Desert Hedgehog Gene on Avian Genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pereira, Susana
CIIMAR, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
The evolutionary dynamics of Ppp1 catalytic subunits in the Metazoan
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Perfeito, Lilia
Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne Physics, Germany
Empirical fitness landscapes and the predictability of evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Perry, Elizabeth B.
University of Oregon - Institute of Ecology and Evolution, USA
Repeatability in evolution varies with scale, organism, and the nature of selection.
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Perry, Richard
University of Edinburgh, UK
Theileria genome architecture: unique structure and divergence between species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pessia, Eugénie
Université Lyon 1, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR5558, Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie évolutive, France
Mammalian X Chromosome Inactivation evolved as a dosage compensation mechanism for dosage-sensitive genes on the X chromosome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Peter, Benjamin
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Which way did they go? Detecting directional migration from genetic data
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Petit, Natalia
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Spain
How often does natural selection targets multiple, interacting genes? The prevalence of epistasis in recent human evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pevzner, Pavel
University of California at San Diego, USA
Comparative Genomics Reveals Birth and Death of Fragile Regions in Mammalian Evolution
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  14:30-16:00
 

Pfeifer, Bastian
Institute for Computer Science Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
PopGenome: An R-library for large-scale population genetic analysis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pfenninger, Markus
Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre by Senckenberg Naturforschende Geselleschaft and Goethe University, Germany
Molecular basis of convergent adaptation to hydrogen sulfite extreme habitats in the Poecilia mexicana complex
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pfister, Luz-Andrea
Arizona State University, USA
On the origin of leprosy: a genomics perspective
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Phadnis, Nitin
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
The molecular basis of speciation in Drosophila.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Phillips, Patrick
University of Oregon, USA
Influence of mating system on genome evolution in Caenorhabditis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Piasecka, Barbara
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Developmental constraints on transcriptome evolution vary for different molecular features
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

PIGANEAU, Gwenael
CNRS UMR 7232, France
Linking Codon Usage and tRNA Prevalence In The Smallest Photosynthetic Eukaryotes And Their Giant Viruses
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Piontkivska, Helen
Kent State University, USA
Molecular evolution of viral epitopes: frequent associations and selection
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  9:30-11:00
 

Pisani, Davide
The National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
Phylogenomics, and microRNAs congruently resolve the ecdysozoan phylogeny
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  17:00-18:30
 

Poelstra, Jelmer
Uppsala University, Sweden
Gene expression patterns in two closely related crow taxa from a common garden RNA-seq experiment.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pogoutse, Anastassia
University of Toronto, Canada
Investigating Two Different Mechanisms of Multiple-Host Recognition in the Bacterial Transferrin Receptor
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Poh, Yu-Ping
UMass Medical School, USA
On the prospect of identifying adaptive loci in recently colonized populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pointer, Marie
University of Oxford, UK
The impact of selection for female fitness on autosomal and W-linked genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Poole, Anthony
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Drift constrained by selection: the dynamics of small RNA copy number and expression patterns over evolutionary timescales.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pool, John
University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
Population genomics of sub-Saharan Drosophila melanogaster:  African diversity and non-African admixture
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Popa, Alexandra
Laboratoire de Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, France
The sex-specific impact of meiotic recombination on nucleotide composition.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Popa, Ovidiu
Institute of Molecular Evolution, Germany
Towards a Timeline in Networks of Lateral Gene Transfer during Prokaryote Evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Povolotskaya, Inna
Bioinformatics and Genomics Programme, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Stop codons in bacteria are not selectively equivalent.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Pratdesaba, Roser
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Genetic variation in Drosophila subobscura: a multilocus analysis along chromosome J
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Privman, Eyal
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Convergent evolution of concerted evolution in a master sex determiner
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Filtering multiple sequence alignments to avoid artifacts in downstream analyses
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  16:00-17:30
 

Pryszcz, Leszek
CRG-Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain
MetaPhOrs: orthology and paralogy predictions from multiple phylogenetic evidence using a consistency-based confidence score.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Phenol metabolisms in yeasts: identification and evolutionary analysis of genes involved in gentisate and 3-oxoapidate pathways in Candida parapsilosis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Puerma, Eva
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana: polymorphism and phenotypic response to salt stress
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Puigbo, Pere
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, USA
A comprehensive census of horizontal gene transfers from prokaryotes to unikonts
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Pupko, Tal
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Advanced probabilistic models to study gain and loss dynamics of gene families among microbial species
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Qian, Wenfeng
University of Michigan, USA
Balanced Codon Usage Optimizes Eukaryotic Translational Efficiency
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Racimo, Fernando
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Characterizing recent evolutionary changes on the human lineage using the high-coverage Denisovan genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Radó-Trilla, Núria
Evolutionary Genomics Group, Fundació Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (FIMIM)-Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain
Role of low-complexity regions in protein formation and functional diversification
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ralph, Peter
UC Davis, USA
Long IBD in Europeans and recent population history
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ramachandran, Sohini
Brown University, USA
The Ties That Bind:  Gene genealogies within a fixed pedigree
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.2 - Computationally efficient approaches for population genetic inference  -  11:30-13:00
 

Ramos-Onsins, Sebastian
Department of Animal Genetics Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) Consortium CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB Edifici CRAG, Campus UAB, Spain
Sex ratio between Y/A chromosomes, Y-haplotype diversity and frequency spectrum patterns confirms a marked ancient isolation in pigs (Sus scrofa)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rand, David
Brown University, USA
Mitochondrial genotypes alter the nuclear transcriptional response to varied levels of hypoxia in Drosophila: Mito-Nuclear Epistasis meets Systems Genetics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rands, Chris
University of Oxford, UK
Sequencing of a Darwin's finch genome: evidence against the selective thermal stability hypothesis, and evidence for a neutral explanation for the origin of isochores
:  S5 - Adaptive vs. non-adaptive evolution  -  09:30-11:00
 

Ranjard, Louis
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Phylogeography: a new statistical approach for measuring dispersal ranges and competitive exclusion.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

RAN, WENQI
NCBI,NIH, USA
The Relative Contributions of Selection for Speed and Accuracy of Translation to Codon Bias in Bacteria
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ranz, Jose
University of California, USA
Functional evidence that a newly evolved Drosophila sperm-specific gene boots sperm competition
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  14:00-15:30
 

Rasteiro, Rita
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
On the move: sex-biased migration during the Neolithic transition
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Raymann, Kasie
Institut Pasteur, France
A phylogenomic analysis of replication in the Archaea
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Rebolleda-Gomez, Maria
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior deppartment, University of Minnesota, USA
Molecular basis of increased evolvability as a result of multicellularity evolution
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  16:30-18:00
 

Redelings, Benjamin
,
Robust handling of alignment uncertainty when inferring positive selection
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  16:00-17:30
 

Refvik, Shannon
University of Toronto, Canada
Molecular evolution of Rhodopsin in Neotropical cichlids: Differences in selective constraint between African and Neotropical dim-light visual pigments.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Reis, Micael
IBMC, Portugal
Amino acid polymorphism at Drosophila methuselah-like genes is associated with lifespan differences.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Reisser, Celine
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Transition between environmental and genetic sex determination in Daphnia: Evolution of a novel, partially sex-determining chromosome region
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Renn, Suzy
Reed College, USA
Divergent gene expression patterns produce highly similar aggressive phenotypes in male and female cichlid fish (Julidochromis)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Renzette, Nicholas
University Of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
A Replicate Experiment in Nature: Human Cytomegalovirus Evolution in Congenitally Infected Twins
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Reshef, Dan
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Context-dependent evolution of protein domains and their repeats
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ressayre, Adrienne
INRA, France
Structured variations in intron/exon architecture according to gene intron number in two angiosperm species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rest, Joshua
Stony Brook University, USA
Shifting fitness consequence of variation in LCB2 gene expression in yeast
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rivera Vicens, Ramon
,
Genetic variation of Symbiodinium spp. of the coral host Agaricia lamarcki between shallow and mesophotic habitats
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Robinson-Rechavi, Marc
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Bgee, a database for the study of gene expression evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Roca, Alfred
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Evolutionary analysis and natural selection in betaine homocysteine methyltransferase (BHMT) and BHMT2 genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rochette, Nicolas
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Évolutive; CNRS; Université Lyon 1; Université de Lyon, France
Phylogenomic analysis of the diverse evolutionary origins of eukaryotic genes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Rodrigue, Nicolas
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Bayesian phylogenomics under mutation-selection codon substitution models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Rodriguez Verdugo, Alejandra
University of California Irvine, USA
Parallel evolution of rpoB mutants of Escherichia coli during thermal stress adaptation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Roger, Andrew
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Canada
The tree of Life circa 2012: Is there reasonable middle ground between tree-hugging and clearcutting?
Monday 25th June 2012:  S21 - Paradigm shifting in phylogeny  -  16:30-18:00
 

Rohlfs, Rori
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Modeling expression evolution with varying mutational effect sizes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Romain, Blanc-Mathieu
Observatoire Océanologique, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 7232, BIOM, France
Population genomics of Ostreococcus tauri
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Rooney, Alejandro
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA
Birth-and-Death Evolution of Multigene Families: An Overview and Update
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  14:00-15:30
 

Rose, Graham
MRC National Institute for Medical Research, UK
High-throughput sequencing to identify lineage-specific transcriptomes of M. tuberculosis and the contribution of background genetic diversity
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ross, Benjamin
University of Washington, USA
Uncovering the molecular basis of the centromere paradox
Tuesday 26th June:  S24 - Origin and long-term evolution of gene families: gene turnover rates, the birth-and-death process and molecular adaptation  -  16:00-17:30
 

Rouard, Mathieu
Bioversity International, Commodities for Livelihood Programme, France
Gene function prediction in plant genomes from large scale phylogenomics analyses
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Roux, Julien
University of Chicago, USA
A genomic study of the contribution of DNA methylation to regulatory evolution in primates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rubinstein, Marcelo
INGEBI-CONICET, Argentina
Molecular And Functional Evolution Of Two Retroposon-Derived Enhancers Controlling Neuron-Specific Expression Of The Same Brain Gene
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  16:30-18:00
 

Rubio-Acero, Raquel
Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Molecular analysis of the mechanisms involved in THBS4 differential gene-expression in the human brain
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ruiz-González, Mario X.
Department of Zoology, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Dynamic transmission, host quality and population structure in a multi-host parasite of bumble bees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ruiz-Herrera, Aurora
Departament de Biologia Cel•lular, Fisiologia i Immunologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Testing the “suppressed recombination” model of chromosomal evolution during human-chimpanzee speciation.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Runcie, Daniel
Duke University, USA
Genetics of transcriptome-wide responses to ocean acidification in sea urchins
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ryan, Colm
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Hierarchical modularity and the evolution of genetic interactomes across species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Rytkönen, Kalle
University of Turku, Finland
Molecular evolution and divergence of vertebrate heat shock factors
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sabath, Niv
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Evolution of de novo originated overlapping genes: a molecular tug of war
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Sackton, Timothy
Harvard University, USA
The Evolutionary Significance of Y-linked Regulatory Variation in Drosophila
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Saito, Shigeru
Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience (National Institute for Physiological Sciences), Japan
Functional evolution of nociceptive receptors TRPA1 and TRPV1 in vertebrates
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Saitou, Naruya
National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Phylogenetic network construction as default method for reticulated evolution
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  15:00-16:30
 

Salzburger, Walter
University of Basel, Switzerland
CICHLIDomics: uncovering the genetic and developmental basis of diversification in East African cichlid fishes
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  09:30-11:00
 

Sankararaman, Sriram
Harvard Medical School, USA
A genomewide map of Neandertal ancestry in modern humans
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Santos, M. Emilia
University of Basel, Switzerland
Spot the difference! The genetic basis of an evolutionary novelty in cichlid fishes
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Santpere, Gabriel
Institute of Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC), Spain
Pathway analysis of the action of natural selection on coding and non-coding genomic elements
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sarilar, Véronique
INRA UMR1319, AgroParisTech, Institut Micalis, Biologie intégrative du métabolisme lipidique microbien, France
Yeast evolution: comparative genomics of 10 Lachancea species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Satomura, Kazuhiro
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Molecular Evolution of DNA Sequences on Neo-X and Neo-Y Chromosomes in Drosophila albomicans.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Satta, Yoko
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai), Japan
Biological meaning of pseudogenization in human evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sawyer, Susanna
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
The complete mitochondrial genome of a third individual from Denisova Cave
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Scally, Aylwyn
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Gene flow between human populations during the exodus from Africa, and the timeline of recent human evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schaack, Sarah
Reed College, USA
The details in the Devils: horizontal transfer of transposable elements in a carnivorous marsupial
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schabauer, Hannes
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
SlimCodeML: An Optimized Version of CodeML for the Branch-Site Model
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Schaefke, Bernhard
Bioinformatics Program, Taiwan International Graduate Program, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Different selective forces on cis and trans acting factors shape gene expression evolution in yeasts
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  16:00-17:30
 

Schierup, Mikkel H.
Aarhus University, Denmark
Demography and natural selection in chimpanzee populations inferred from full exome sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schiffels, Stephan
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Inferring human population history from multiple genome sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schiffer, Philipp H.
Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne, Germany
Why have sex? Mutational meltdown in asexual organisms
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schizas, Nikolaos
University of Puerto Rico, USA
Depth-related changes in coral zooxanthellae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schlebusch, Carina
Uppsala University, Sweden
Population structure and evidence of selection in the Khoe-San and Coloured populations from southern Africa
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schlötterer, Christian
Vetmeduni, Austria
Genome-wide patterns of natural variation reveal ongoing genomic conflict in Drosophila mauritiana
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.1 - Adaptive Evolution and Selective Sweeps  -  09:30-11:00
 
High resolution association mapping in an outbred Drosophila melanogaster population using Pool-Sequencing
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Schmid, Jan
Massey University, New Zealand
Why do so many fungal open reading frames contain repeats?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schneider, Kristan A.
Department of Mathematics, University of Vienna, Austria
Drug resistance in malaria - Revealing differences in selective pressure on dhps and dhfr mutations in western Kenya based on a new theoretical model
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Schneider, Sean
University of Washington, USA
Coevolution between C2H2 zinc fingers and retroelements in vertebrates
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  11:30-13:00
 

Schönherz, Anna Amanda
Aarhus University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Denmark
Interspecies transmission of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus between marine and freshwater fishes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Schrader, Lukas
University Regensburg, Germany
Signatures of divergence and selection in Cardiocondyla obscurior
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Schraiber, Joshua
UC Berkeley, USA
Admixture inference using a sequentially Markov coalescent
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  11:30-13:00
 

Schrider, Daniel R.
Department of Biology, Indiana University, USA
A bias toward inflation of the Drosophila melanogaster genome is countered by strong selection
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  16:30-18:00
 

Schultner, Eva
University of Helsinki, Finland
1001 queens: spatial and temporal variation of kin structure in super-colonial ants
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schulze, Felix M
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
The influence of natural selection in the antigen presentation pathway
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Schwarzer, Julia
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum A. Koenig, Zentrum für molekulare Biodiversitätsforschung, Germany
Speciation within genomic networks: a case study based on lower Congo cichlidsp { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }a:link {
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Schwarz, Roland
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, UK
Structural evolution in high-grade serous ovarian cancer and its influence on patient outcome and chemotherapy resistance
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Scofield, Douglas
Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden
Evolution of the 20-Gb genome of Norway Spruce (Picea abies)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Scornavacca, Celine
CNRS, ISEM, France
Fast computation of minimum hybridization networks
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  17:00-18:30
 

Seddon, Jenny
The University of Queensland, Australia
Phylogeography in habitat generalists and specialists in the granite inselbergs of Namibia.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sedghifar, Alisa
University of California, Davis, USA
Parallel differentiation in Australian and North American populations of Drosophila simulans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Seidl, Michael F
University Utrecht, The Netherlands
An initial survey of the protein-protein interaction network of the plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans and its dynamics during infection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sell, Christian
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Maximizing the information of DNA extracts obtained from skeletalremains
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sellis, Diamantis
Department of Biology, Stanford University, USA
Heterozygote advantage as a natural consequence of adaptation in diploids
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Selvatti, Alexandre Pedro
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Molecular phylogenetics of Passerine birds: Sibley and Ahlquist’s Tapestry reloaded
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sémon, Marie
IGFL, ENS de Lyon, France
Does convergent morphology implies convergent development? Towards a comparative transcriptomics of tooth development.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sena, Juliana
Institute for Systems and Integrative Biology and Center for Forest Research, Université Laval, Canada
Evolution of gene structure in conifers.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Seplyarskiy, Vladimir
Moscow State University, Russia
Pervasive epistatic interactions between nearby sites in coding and non-coding sequences of D. melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sequeira, Fernando
CIBIO/UP, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Genetic structure of spatially overlapping contact zones of two Iberian amphibians: a comparative approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Seto, Yosuke
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Search for antimicrobial peptide against fungal-infection in Drosophila virilis.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Shafee, Thomas
University of Cambridge, UK
Experimental evolution of a viral protease
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  16:30-18:00
 

Shah, Abhijeet
University of Munich, Germany
Multiple sequence alignment over-optimization bias impact downstream on population statistics and inferred phylogeny.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Shapiro, Beth
Penn State University, USA
A multi-locus perspective of the Late Pleistocene demography of bison and horses in the Klondike, Yukon Territory, Canada
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  11:30-13:00
 

Shapiro, Joshua
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, USA
Chromosome-scale selective sweeps in Caenorhabditis elegans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sharma, Virag
University College Cork, Ireland
Studying Recoding in Bacterial genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sheehan, Sara
UC Berkeley, USA
Estimating population sizes using the coalescent with recombination
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sheppard, Samuel
Swansea University, UK
Genome-wide association mapping in Campylobacter: genetic signals of host adaptation.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S12 - Microbial genome evolution  -  14:30-16:00
 

Shih, Ching-Hua
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, USA
Exploring genetic interaction as a predictor for non-random association among loci
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Shimizu, Kentaro
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Recurrent patterns in the evolution of self-compatibility in Arabidopsis (Brassicaceae)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

SICARD, Delphine
Université Paris Sud, France
Convergence of life-history traits and mutations roads in experimentally evolving populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sierra, Roberto
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Deep relationships of Rhizaria revealed by phylogenomics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sikkink, Kristin
University of Oregon, USA
Cryptic genetic variation underlying stress resistance in evolved lines of Caenorhabditis remanei
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sikora, Martin
Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, Stanford Uni, USA
Inference of demographic history and natural selection in African Pygmy populations from whole-genome sequencing data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sikosek, Tobias
Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Muenster, Germany
Bi-stability in proteins as a potential evolutionary response to adaptive conflicts
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  14:30-16:00
 

Siltberg-Liberles, Jessica
University of Wyoming, USA
Can the evolutionary dynamics of structural disorder contribute to biological divergence and neostructuralization?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Simkin, Alfred
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
An evolutionary analysis of miRNA binding sites suggests an important role for genetic drift
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Simoes, Bruno
UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
Opsin Phylogenetics Iluminates the Evolution of Colour Vision in Mammals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sinha, Priyanka
ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Switzerland
Population genetic inference from single genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sin, Ho-Su
Division of Reproductive Sciences, Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Human postmeiotic sex chromosome inactivation and its impact on sex chromosome evolution
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  16:00-17:30
 

Sironi, Manuela
Scientific Institute IRCCS E. Medea, Italy
Integration of selection signatures and GWAS data identifies novel susceptibility loci for Crohn's disease
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Siu Ting, Karen
National University of Ireland, Ireland
Impact of model selection across the Amphibian Tree of Life
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sjökvist, Elisabet
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Investigating deep nodes in Polyporales
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Sjolander, Kimmen
University of California Berkeley, USA
Evaluating the Ortholog Conjecture using the Structure Function Linkage Database
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Simultaneous protein multiple sequence alignment and tree construction using hidden Markov models.
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  16:00-17:30
 

Sjöstrand, Agnès
MNHN, France
Private haplotypes as detectors for population-specific selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Skoglund, Pontus
Uppsala University, Sweden
Origins and genetic legacy of Northern European Neolithic farmers and hunter-gatherers
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Slamovits, Claudio
Dalhousie University, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canada
Evolution of the Kelch domain-containing family of protein phosphatases from plants and alveolate protists
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Smith, David
University of British Columbia, Canada
Relative rates of evolution among the three genetic compartments of the red alga Porphyra differ from those of land plants and green algae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Smith, Derek
University of Cambridge, UK
The antigenic evolution of influenza viruses
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  11:30-13:00
 

Smith, Oliver
The University of Warwick, UK
'Archaeoepigenetics: Evidence of epigenetic response to drought stress and viral infection in archaeological plant material'
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  16:00-17:30
 

Smith, Stacey
University of Nebraska, USA
Functional evolution of an anthocyanin pathway enzyme during a flower color transition
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Somel, Mehmet
UC Berkeley, USA
Relaxation of selective constraint in the human genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Song, Yun
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Approximate genealogical models for large-scale population genomic inference
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.2 - Computationally efficient approaches for population genetic inference  -  11:30-13:00
 

Sousa, Ana
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Portugal
Robustness to stress in antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Soylemez, Onuralp
Center for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Estimating the rate of irreversibility in protein evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Spencer, Chris
,
Genetics of malaria susceptibility across three African populations: Kenya, Malawi and Gambia.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Stairs, Courtney
Dalhousie University, Canada
The mitochondrion-related organelles of a novel breviate protist: Enigmatic organelles in a microaerophilic lineage of eukaryotes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Stamatakis, Alexandros
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany
Phylogeny-aware Analysis of Metagenomic Samples
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Stange, Madlen
University of Potsdam, Germany
Genetic variability of Calvin cycle genes in accessions of Arabidopsis thaliana
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Steel, Mike
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Quantifying phylogenetic signal
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  15:00-16:30
 

Steinruecken, Matthias
UC Berkeley, Department of Statistics, USA
A Simple Method for Finding Explicit Solutions to the Dynamics of Diffusion Processes with General Diploid Selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Stevison, Laurie S.
University of California, San Francisco, USA
The landscape of recombination rate variation in Western Lowland Gorillas
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Stiller, Mathias
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
Targeted sequencing of ancient DNA on a population level scale
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Stocks, Michael
Uppsala University, Sweden
Elucidating the history of a rare spruce species endemic to Taiwan using Approximate Bayesian Computation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Stone, Eric
North Carolina State University, USA
What numerical taxonomy has to say regarding phylogenetics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Stover, Daryn
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Recent and contrasting evolutionary change in human and chimpanzee bone phenotypes: primate population genetics of type I collagen (COL1A1)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Strope, Cory L.
Bioinformatics Research Center, North Carolina State University, USA
Toward Computationally Feasible Evolutionary Inference with Biologically Plausible Models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Stuart, Gary
Indiana State University, USA
Mining Genomes for Microinversions: Rare Genomic Characters for Phylogenomics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Studer, Romain
University College London, UK
A comparative analysis of orthologs and paralogs in Animals: from sequence to structure.
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  14:30-16:00
 

Su, Bing
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Genetic evidence of two major prehistoric migrations of modern humans into the Tibetan plateau
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Subramanian, Ravi
Tufts University, USA
UNEARTHING THE FOSSIL RECORD OF ENDOGENOUS RETROVIRUSES WITHIN THE PRIMATE LINEAGE
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Sudmant, Peter
University of Washington Genome Sciences, USA
Characterization of Great Ape genetic diversity by whole genome sequencing.
:  S10 - Population genetic inference from next-generation sequencing data  -  15:00-16:30
 

Sung, Way
Indiana Univeristy, USA
Genome-wide mutation spectrum and rate of Bacillus subtilis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Surat, Wunrada
Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Molecular genetic analysis of ancient pig remains excavated from the Pong Takhop archaeological site in Saraburi Province, Thailand
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Susana, Coelho
Station Biologique de Roscoff, CNRS and UPMC, France
Sex determination in the brown alga Ectocarpus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Suzuki, Yoshiyuki
Nagoya City University, Japan
Positive selection for gains of N-linked glycosylation sites in hemagglutinin during evolution of H3N2 human influenza A virus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

SWAMY, H.M.MAHADEVA
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH (IIHR), India
Cloning, characterization and expression of an insecticidal crystal protein gene from Bacillus thuringiensis isolates of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Swamy, Krishna
Bioinformatics Program, Taiwan International Graduate Program,Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Revaluating duplication gene evolution from the perspective of their phylogenetic origin
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Swithers, Kristen
University of Connecticut, USA
The Chimera Hypothesis for the Thermotogae Phylum
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Szczesniak, Michal
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
HuntMi: a novel machine learning method for miRNA classification
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Szollosi, Gergely J
UMR CNRS 5558 LBBE, France
Simultaneously reconstructing species and gene histories by modelling gene duplication, transfer and loss.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Szovenyi, Peter
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Alternation of ploidal phases and genome-wide molecular evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Takeshita, Kazutaka
Hokkaido University, Japan
Performance Degradation in Molecular Divergence Time Estimation with the Increase in Calibrations with Large Uncertainty
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Takezaki, Naoko
Kagawa University, Japan
Evolution of microsatellite DNA in human and chimpanzee genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Talbert, Paul B.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Phylogeny and Nomenclature of Histone Variants
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Tan, Ge
,
Pairwise Evolutionary Distance Estimation Under Alignment Uncertainty
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Tarver, James
University of Bristol, UK
A combined analysis of Eutherian relationships: microRNAs and Phylogenomics.
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  15:00-16:30
 

Tautz, Diethard
Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany
Using semi-natural enclosure experiments to study the role of imprinting and epigenetic modifications in the evolution of house mouse populations
Tuesday 26th June:  S26 - Epigenetics and molecular evolution  -  14:00-15:30
 

Tavares, Raquel
University of Lyon1 / CNRS, France
Understanding the exceptional amplification of the STS gene family involved in resveratrol synthesis in grapevine
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Teeling, Emma
University College Dublin, Ireland
Conservation and Adaptation in Blindness Genes: A Phylomedicine Approach to Understanding the Evolution of Sensory Perception in Mammals
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  17:00-18:30
 

Teixeira, João C
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Patterns of shared polymorphism in humans and apes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Terekhanova, Nadezhda
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Russia
Population genomics of threespine stickleback after 30-year evolution experiment
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Thalmann, Olaf
University of Turku, Finland
Inferences on dog domestication - genetic analysis of the most ancient dogs utilizing DNA capture arrays
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  11:30-13:00
 

Theissen, Guenter
Friedrich Schiller University, Germany
Duplicate and conquer: phylogenomics of MADS-box genes meets evo-devo of plants
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  11:30-13:00
 

Thoegersen, Juliane
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Adaptive evolution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa revealed by archetypal analysis of gene expression data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Thomas, Paul
University of Southern California, USA
On the use of Gene Ontology annotations to assess functional similarity among orthologs and paralogs
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  16:30-18:00
 

Thompson, Stacey Lee
Umeå University, Sweden
Next-generation sequencing and SNP genotyping of poplars reveal chloroplast capture and admixture
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Tiffin, Peter
University of Minnesota, USA
Whole-genome sequence versus SNP-array insights into the genetics of phenotypic variation and local adaptation in the model legume Medicago truncatula
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Ting, Chau-Ti
Institute of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Divergence of bacterial gut symbionts between two floricolous flies, Colocasiomyia alocasiae and C. xenalocasiae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Toft, Christina
University of Valencia, Spain
Comparative genomics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates sheds light on the role of neutrality and selection in the emergence of adaptations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Tollis, Marc
Queens College, City University of New York, USA
Lizards and LINEs: Host Demography and Selection Affect the Fate of non-LTR Retrotransposons in the Anolis Genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Toll-Riera, Macarena
Evolutionary Genomics Group, Fundació Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (FIMIM)- Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain
Age and structural characteristics as determinants of protein evolutionary rate
:  S1 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00
 

Tomaszkiewicz, Marta
The Institute of Functional Genomics of Lyon (IGFL), ENS de Lyon, France
Teximy - a newly identified gene on the Y chromosome of the platyfish is a member of an SGNH hydrolase multigene family mainly expressed in gonads
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Toulza, Eve
Observatoire Océanologique, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 7232, BIOM, France
Global Diversity of the smallest planktonic green alga (Mamiellophyceae) and their giant prasinoviruses from marine metagenomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Townsend, Jeffrey
Yale University, USA
Phylogenetic signal and noise: predicting the power of a dataset to resolve molecular phylogeny
:  S6 - Gene/genome data and the limits to  -  15:00-16:30
 
The evolution of gene expression underlying sexual development in fungi
:  S4 - Genomic basis of Evo-Devo  -  09:30-11:00
 

Trontti, Kalevi
Department of Biosciences, Finland
Sex specific gene expression and haplodiploidy purging in an ant
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Tucker, Abraham
Indiana University, USA
Introgression of haplotypes with elevated mutation rate drives radiation of obligate asexuality in Daphnia pulex
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Tugrul, Murat
IST-Austria, Austria
Understanding the transcriptional gene regulation networks: a quantitative genetics approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Turmel, Monique
Universite Laval, Canada
Tracing the green algal origin of embryophytes using a comparative mitochondrial genomics approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Uebbing, Severin
Institute for Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, Sweden
A transcriptomics view on speciation - gene expression studies in Ficedula flycatchers
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Unckless, Robert
Cornell University, USA
Dynamics of Y chromosome evolution in Drosophila affinis
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Uyenoyama, Marcy
Duke University, USA
Genome-wide effects of sex-specific hybrid incompatibility on neutral introgression
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Vakhrusheva, Olga
Department of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Selective constraint beyond apparent sequence conservation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

van Houte, Stineke
Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
A baculovirus gene inducing hyperactive behavior in caterpillars
:  S3 - Evolution of host-virus interactions  -  11:30-13:00
 

Vanneste, Kevin
VIB, Belgium
Detection of WGDs by modeling duplication dynamics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Vedanayagam, Jeffrey
University of Rochester, USA
Molecular Evolution of piRNA pathway genes in Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana
Monday 25th June 2012:  S15 - RNA silencing and heterochromatin as genome defence: TEs, viruses and selfish elements  -  11:30-13:00
 

Vekemans, Xavier
UMR CNRS GEPV, France
Plant population paleogenomics using long-term balanced polymorphisms: detection of old genetic bottlenecks using allelic genealogies at the self-incompatibility locus in Brassicaceae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Vernot, Benjamin
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, USA
Personal and population genomics of human regulatory variation
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Vieira, Cristina
Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC), University of Porto, Portugal
The inhibition of the S-RNase cytoxicity in Rosaceae: the Prunus 'one S-pollen gene' model and the Pyrinae 'non-self recognition by multiple S-pollen factors' model
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Vieira-Silva, Sara
Institut Pasteur, France
Investment in fast growth modulates the evolutionary rates of essential proteins
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Viitaniemi, Heidi
University of Turku, Finland
Identification of regulatory networks involved sex-specific mRNA expression
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Vilaca, Sibelle
Università di Ferrara, Italy
Climatic conditions during the Last Glacial Maximum affect the current genetic diversity of the European wild boar (Sus scrofa)
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Viljakainen, Lumi
University of Oulu, Finland
Molecular evolution of immune genes in socially diverse bees
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Villanueva-Cañas, José Luis
volutionary Genomics Group, Fundació Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (FIMIM)-Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain
Not another alignment program paper: How to improve multiple alignments by selecting the appropiate isoform combination.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Voldoire, Emilien
The Institute of Functional Genomics of Lyon, ENS de Lyon, France
Sox duplicate evolution and constraints from molecular properties
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

von Haeseler, Arndt
CIBIV-MFPL, Austria
One step mutation matrices: A fresh view on modeling sequence evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wagner, Andreas
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Evolvability and the space of possible metabolisms
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  14:30-16:00
 

Wagner, Gunter
Yale University, USA
Transposable element mediated gene regulatory network innovation: the evolution of pacental mammals
Monday 25th June 2012:  S19 - Molecular and functional evolution of transcriptional enhancers  -  14:30-16:00
 

Wallace, Edward
University of Chicago, USA
Estimating selection on codon usage in the face of noisy gene expression.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Wang, Chun-Lin
Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan
Aspergillus genes found in Zea Mays shotgun reads
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wang, Liangliang
University of British Columbia, Canada
Harnessing Non-Local Evolutionary Events for Tree Inference
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  11:30-13:00
 

Wang, Yong
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Demographic inference using the transition matrix of allelic types from diploid genomic sequences
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Ward, Todd
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA
Evidence for birth-and-death evolution of a secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene cluster and its relocation within and between genomes of the filamentous fungus Fusarium
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Warnecke, Tobias
Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Evolutionary causes and consequences of losing key chaperone genes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Warnefors, Maria
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Patterns of gene expression divergence and protein evolution in mammals
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Warnock, Rachel C M
University of Bristol, UK
2012 sees the 50th birthday of the molecular clock, but has it reached maturity?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Warnow, Tandy
University of Texas at Austin, USA
DACTAL: Divide-and-conquer trees (almost) without alignments.
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  14:00-15:30
 
Phylogenetic analysis and alignment of NGS sequence data
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Watanabe, Yutaka
Okinawa Institute Of Science And Technology, Japan
Sequence conservation and gene-conversion; insights into highly conserved elements in mating-type loci in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Waters, Elizabeth
San Diego State University, USA
Evolution and Diversification of Small Heat Shock Protein in Plants
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Watson, Andrew
Newcastle University, UK
Investigating the expansion of gene families in otherwise reduced microsporidian genomes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Webb, Andrew
Dublin City University, Ireland
Evolutionary analysis of innate immune system network in human and mouse marries phenotype and genotype.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Weber, Claudia
University of Bath, UK
Late replicating domains have higher divergence and diversity in Drosophila melanogaster
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wegmann, Daniel
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Towards population genomics with Approximate Bayesian Computation
Monday 25th June 2012:  S13 - Estimating and simulating models of molecular evolution  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Weissman, Daniel
IST Austria, Austria
The effects of sweeps on surrounding loci in large populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Wen-Hsiung's Research Phylogeny, Consortium of
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution Revisited
:  S7 - Evolutionary genomics: A new synthesis of evolutionary biology (In honor of W-H Li's 70th birthday)  -  15:00-16:30
 

Wheat, Christopher
University of Helsinki, Finland
Stress and polyphenism: an RNA-Seq analysis in the butterfly Bicyclus anyana
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Whelan, Simon
University of Manchester, UK
Characterizing the effect of multiple sequence alignment on downstream analyses
Tuesday 26th June:  S25 - Multiple sequence alignment, alignment confidence, and impact on downstream analyses  -  14:00-15:30
 

Whibley, Annabel
CNRS/Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France
The origin and maintenance of a butterfly wing pattern supergene
Monday 25th June 2012:  S20 - Structural evolution of genomes  -  14:30-16:00
 

Whidden, Christopher
Dalhousie University, Canada
Inferring the network of life via agreement forest based models
:  S9 - The network of life: algorithmic and modelling challenges  -  15:00-16:30
 

White, Daniel
Landcare Research New Zealand, New Zealand
Using a High Powered Computing Network to Facilitate Genomics Focused Research at a Medium Sized Research Institute
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

White, Louise C
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Understanding genetic adaptations to varying dietary selenium intakes in human populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Whittington, Camilla
University of Zurich, Switzerland
The role of prolactin in male pregnancy
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  09:30 - 11:00
 

Wiehe, Thomas
Universitaet zu Koeln, Germany
Combinatorial properties of coalescent trees and relatives
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 
Searching - and finding - bilaterian specific proteins
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
Successive gain of insulator proteins in arthropod evolution
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 
Transformations of the site frequency spectrum and application to human populations
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Wilfert, Lena
Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK
Genetic specificity in an insect virus interaction
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wilhelm, Barbara
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
The Likelihood Landscape for Phylogenetic Models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wilke, Claus
The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Combining protein structure and sequence variation to identify functionally important sites and sites under positive or negative selection
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wilkinson, Mark
The Natural History Museum, UK
Pathways to the Amphibian Tree of Life
:  S8 - The animal tree of life and its applications  -  17:00-18:30
 

Willerslev, Eske
Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Paleogenomics: hunting our genetic past.
:  S2 - Paleogenomics: from fossils to genomes  -  09:30-11:00
 

Willett, Christopher
University of North Carolina, USA
Gene conversion as both a boost and drag on diversity in a gene family across genetically divergent populations of the copepod Tigriopus californicus
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Williams, Amy
Harvard Medical School, USA
Estimating the rate of meiotic gene conversion rate in humans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Williams, Tom
Newcastle University, UK
The evolution of eukaryotes from archaea
Monday 25th June 2012:  S21 - Paradigm shifting in phylogeny  -  16:30-18:00
 

Wilson Sayres, Melissa
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Learning from genetic fossils on the human Y chromosome 
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wilson, Daniel
University of Oxford, UK
Microevolution of Staphylococcus aureus during progression from carriage to disease
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wilson, Tony
University of Zurich, Switzerland
The Evolution of Reproductive Complexity in Male-Pregnant Fishes
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Wittkopp, Patricia
University of Michigan, USA
Genomic sources of regulatory variation: mutation, polymorphism, and divergence
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  14:00-15:30
 

Woehle, Christian
Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Distribution of Plastid Gene Signals among Chromalveolates without Plastids
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Woolfit, Meg
Monash University, Australia
The lifestyles of vertically and horizontally transmitted endosymbiotic bacteria affect the balance between selection and drift acting on their genomes.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wray, Gregory
Duke University, USA
Transcriptional trade-offs across tissues in human evolution
Tuesday 26th June:  S23 - Evolutionary analysis of gene expression  -  14:00-15:30
 

Wright, Alison
University of Oxford, UK
Successive masculinization of the avian Z chromosome
Tuesday 26th June:  Walter M. Fitch Symposium  -  10:00 - 12:30
 

Wurm, Yannick
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
A social chromosome in the red fire ant
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Wu, Yufeng
University of Connecticut, USA
Coalescent-based Species Tree Inference from Gene Tree Topologies Under Incomplete Lineage Sorting by Maximum Likelihood
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Xu, Feifei
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden
Genome-wide analyses of recombination suggest that Giardia intestinalis assemblages represent different species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Yahara, Koji
University of Tokyo, Japan
Genome-wide survey of homologous recombination and diversifying selection in an extremely sexual bacterial species
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Yampolsky, Lev
East Tennessee State University, USA
Functional, transcriptional and sequence evolution asymmetry between paralogs and between orthologs in 12 Drosophila genomes
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  16:30-18:00
 

Yang, Melinda
UC Berkeley, USA
Using the doubly-conditioned site frequency spectrum to distinguish between alternative demographic models
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Yap, Von Bing
National University of Singapore, Singapore
What is evolutionary time in a non-stationary substitution process?
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Yuan, Wei
New York University, USA
Extreme (X)-QTL Mapping Seed and Seedling Traits in Arabidopsis thaliana
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Yu, D. David
Dept. of Cell & Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Canada
Adaptive evolution and positive selection in rhodopsin: the dN/dS debate
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zadik, Daniel
uni of leicester, UK
Gene conversion and evolution of sex chromosomes: an NGS approach.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zavodna, Monika
Centre for Reproduction and Genomics, Department of Anatomy, University of Otago, New Zealand
Parallel tagged next-generation sequencing for population genetics and phylogeography: a case study using the New Zealand frog Leiopelma hochstetteri.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zemp, Niklaus
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Frequency and genomic distribution of genes with sex-biased expression in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zeng, Kai
University of Sheffield, UK
The joint effects of background selection and genetic recombination on local gene genealogies
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Zhang, Jianzhi
University of Michigan, USA
Evolution of orthologous and paralogous genes: expression, function, and fitness effect
Monday 25th June 2012:  S18 - The complex relationship between orthology, paralogy, and function  -  16:30-18:00
 

Zhang, Yong
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, USA
Accelerated Recruitment of New Brain Development Genes into the Human Genome
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Zhang, Zhang
CAS Key Laboratory of Genome Sciences and Information, Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
A novel method for measuring codon usage bias and estimating its statistical significance
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zhang, Zhaolei
University of Toronto, Canada
Evidence for positive selection on a number of  microRNA regulatory interactions during recent human evolution including regulation of a pigmentation gene
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-2000- P-2365)  -  18:00-19:00
 

Zhong, Bojian
Institute of Molecular BioSciences, New Zealand
Systematic error in seed plant phylogenomics
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zhou, Qi
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Deciphering neo-sex and B chromosome evolution by the draft genome of Drosophila albomicans
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zhu, Yuan
Stanford University, USA
One lane, one population: Empirical validation of pooled whole genome population re-sequencing in Drosophila melanogaster.
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zivkovic, Daniel
Biocenter, LMU Munich, Germany
Analytical results on the neutral non-equilibrium allele frequency spectrum based on diffusion theory
Monday 25th June 2012:  S16.2 - Computationally efficient approaches for population genetic inference  -  11:30-13:00
 

Ziv, Naomi
New York University, USA
Quantitative analysis of genetic and environmental factors determining variation in cell growth
Monday 25th June 2012:  S17 - Molecular, Genomic, and Phenotypic Evolvability  -  16:30-18:00
 

Zoller, Stefan
Genetic Diversity Centre, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Rapid development of novel protein-coding gene markers for population genetics and phylogenetics in crucifers (Brassicaceae) using a next generation sequencing approach
Posters:  Manned Poster Session (P-1000- P-1395)  -  18:30-19:30
 

Zou, Liwen
North Carolina State University, USA
The BH Mixture Model
Monday 25th June 2012:  S14 - Open Symposium for Early Stage Researchers  -  11:30-13:00