President's Symposium Speakers

 AGA Distinguished Lecturer: Scott V Edwards

 

Invited Speakers:

Elinor Karlsson - Director, Vertebrate Genomics Project, Broad Institute
Comparative genomics enables conservation

Joanna Kelley - Associate Professor, Dept of EEB, Univ of California, Santa Cruz
Population genomics enables conservation

Caren Helbing - Professor, Dept of Biochem & Microbiol, Univ of Victoria, CANADA
Revolutionizing conservation efforts by seeing the unseen with environmental DNA

Jen Quick-Cleveland - Postdoc, Dept of Biol Chem, Univ of California, Santa Cruz
Fire eDNA

Andrew Pask - Professor, School of Biosciences, Univ of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Thylacine de-extinction

Bridgett vonHoldt - Associate Professor, Dept of Biology, University of Rochester
Ghost wolves: resurrecting an endangered canid species

Anna Keyte - Senior Scientist, Colossal Biosciences, Dallas
Barriers and potential for gene editing in avian conservation

Hernán Morales - Associate Professor, Globe Inst, Univ of Copenhagen, DENMARK
Temporal genomics, extinction risk and recovery potential

Klaus-Peter Koepfli - Senior Research Scientist, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation, Front Royal
How multiomics is informing the conservation and management of the endangered black-footed ferret

John Carlos Garza - Program Lead, Molecular Ecology and Genetic Analysis, SWFSC, Santa Cruz
Genomics informs conservation and adaptation strategies for California salmonid fishes

Teal Brown Zimring - Executive Director, Lab to Land, Santa Cruz
Lab to Land

Moi Exposito-Alonso - Assistant Professor, Dept of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
The genomics of adaptation (and extinction) under global change

Eli Ilano - Tahoe National Forest Supervisor, Nevada City
Fire management

Rachel Johnson -
Rattlesnake adaptation genomics