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2nd CeMEB meeting, 091109-11

PROGRAM

Monday 9th November

Tuesday 10th November

Wednesday 11th November



Monday 9th November 2009

09.30 - 10.30 - Registration

10.00 - 10.30 - Coffee/tea & sandwiches

10.30 - 12.00 - First session, Big lecture hall


Kerstin Johannesson - welcome and introduction to the meeting

Sam Dupont
How to assess adaptability to future climate change? The Genetic basis of ocean acidification induced variation in Strongylocentrotus sea urchins developmental gene regulatory network

Anna-Lisa Wrange & Ulrika Lind
Effects of ocean acidification and salinity on gene expression and settling success in the barnacle Balanus improvisus.


12.00 - 13.30 - Lunch

13.30 - 15.30 - Second session, Big lecture hall


Kerstin Johannesson
Introduction to group discussions

Karen Wilson
Echinoderms and Crustaceans genomes: New data to investigate changing marine environments.

Snuttan Sundell
Invertebrate osmoregulation – an eldorado in diversity


15.30 - 16.00 - Coffe & tea break

16.00 - 17.00 - Third session, Big lecture hall


Ola Svensson & Lotta Kvarnemo
Differences in behaviour ecology between sand goby populations from the Swedish west coast and the Baltic Sea

Petronella Kettunen
The zebrafish as a new model to study learning and memory


17.00 - 17.30 - Group discussions

19.00 - Dinner, Dining-hall

21.00 - Pub, White dormitory, 2nd floor

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Tuesday 10th November 2009

08.00 - 08.30 - Breakfast

08.30 - 09.30 - Group discussions

09.30 - 10.00 - First session, Big lecture hall


Daniel Johansson, Ricardo Pereyra & Kerstin Johannesson
Algae Wars Episode II: Attack of the clones - Rapid speciation and maintained genetic variation in a clonal macro alga


10.00 - 10.30 - Coffee/tea & sandwiches

10.30 - 12.00 - Second session, Big lecture hall


David Kleinhans
The role of asymmetric dispersal in metapopulations

Sonja Leidenberger
Are Idotea species adapted to the Baltic Sea?

Swantje Enge
Evolutionary novelty: an explanation for successful macroalgal invasions?


12.00 - 13.00 - Lunch

13.00 - 14.00 - Joint out-door activities

14.00 - 15.00 - Group discussions

15.00 - 15.30 - Coffee & tea

15.30 - 16.30 - Group discussions

16.30 - 17.00 Presentation


Jessica Marks
Reproductive character displacement in egg-jelly carbohydrates reinforces mating barriers in two broadcast-spawning marine invertebrates


17.00 - 18.00 - Dinner

18.00 - 19.00 PhD students special session - Director's Tea 

19.00 - 21.00 - Late session


What is theoretical biology? (When) are mathematical models interesting? An introduction session and a discussion session by Karin Harding David Kleinhans

We will give some examples on the use of mathematics in attempting to understand ecology, population biology and metapopulation theory and extinction analysis and wind mills and disease spread.

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Wednesday 11th November 2009

08.00 - 08.30 - Breakfast

09.00 - 10.00 - First session


Hannah Wood
Using ecophysiology to understand a changing environment

Göran Nylund
Phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation in Fucus vesiculosus


10.00 - 10.30 - Coffee/tea & sandwiches

10.30 - 12.00 - Second session including group discussions


Gregory Charriér
Conclusions and Emerging questions from the workshop: “Using EST (Expressed Sequence Tag) data in biological applications


Group discussions

  • EST -Discussion around the table: How to coordinate the efforts to set up EST databases ? Opportunities within the CEMEB ?
    Chaired by: Gergory Charrier, Marina Panova and Ric Pereyra

12.00 - 13.30 - Lunch

13.30 - 15.00 - Third session, Big Lecture Hall


Joint discussions: Costs, benefits, and problems with Biological/Ecological Climate Envelope Models.
Chaired by: Jon Havenhand

Concluding remarks - Kerstin Johannesson


15.00 - 15.30 - Coffee & tea

 



Other topics suggested for discussion:

  • Population genetics & modelling
  • Experimental analysis of the potential for phytoplankton to adapt to changing pH
  • Discussion on receptor-genes in snails
  • Discussion on topics related to Balanus.
  • Fucus genomics

 

 

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