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President's Symposium Speakers

Key Distinguished Lecturer:

Ole Seehausen, Eawag Center for Ecology, Evolution & Biogeochemistry, Switzerland

Invited Speakers:

Gordon Bennett, University of California, Merced -- The >300 million year history of key innovations and adaptive radiations in plant-sap feeding leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
Brian Bowen, Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology

Rob Fleischer, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Andrew Hendry,  McGill University, Canada -- Eco-evolutionary dynamics in Galapagos

Scott Hodges, University of California, Santa Barbara
Henrik Krehenwinkel, University of California, Berkeley
Jonathan Losos, Washington University

Jim Mallet, Harvard University -- Speciation: Not what we thought it was. Evidence from Heliconius butterflies
Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz, Germany -- Genomics of parallel adaptations and speciation in repeated species flocks of cichlid fishes
Anna Papadopoulou, University of Cyprus, Republic of Cyprus

Christine Parent, University of Idaho
Karin Pfennig, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dan Rubinoff, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa

Dolph Schluter, University of British Columbia, Canada
Kerry Shaw, Cornell University
Elizabeth Stacy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Katie Wagner, University of Wyoming

Oral Presentation Awardees:

These speakers were awarded the opportunity to give an oral presentation based on their submitted abstracts.  The award includes registration, accommodation, and a travel bursary.

Early Career:

Steve Hunter, University of Wisconsin - Madison -- Phylogeny of the Hawaiian Lobeliads

Matthew Knope, University of Hawaii - Hilo -- A phylogenomic approach to resolve the evolutionary history of the Hawaiian Bidens adaptive radiation         

Christopher Martin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Martin Stervander, University of Oregon -- Resource-mediated Divergence of Small- and Large-billed Finches in an Isolated Archipelago

Guinevere Wogan, University of California Berkeley -- The Geography of Speciation and Signatures of Ancient Hybridization and Admixture in the Anolis Lizard Adaptive Radiation of Puerto Rico


Valentina Burskaia, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology -- Tree Incongruence in Closely Related Gammarus Species Genomes

E. Sally Chang, University of Kansas -- Species delimitation of the invasive hydrozoan Cordylophora based on phylogenetic, population genetic, physiological, and genomic evidence

Maeva Gabrielli, Universite Paul Sabatier -- Contributions of gene flow and selection to the genomic landscape of incipient lineages in an island bird

Eric Garcia, University of California Berkeley -- Genomic Analysis of Disjunct Marine Fish Populations of the Northeastern Pacific and Sea of Cortez

Aparna Lajmi, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India -- Climate drives adaptive diversification in a continental radiation of Hemidactylus geckos in Peninsular India

James Stroud, Florida International University -- Complex character displacement driven simultaneously by natural and sexual selection: Insights into the origins of phenotypic diversity in adaptive radiations


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