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Programme 9-11 April 2014

Venue: Laholmen Hotel, Strömstad

With reservation for changes...

Wednesday 9th April

13.00 - 14.00 - Registration and lunch

14.00 - 15.30: Session 1, Conference hall Lindholmen

Kerstin Johannesson
Welcome and introduction to the meeting


Chair: Angelica Ardehed

Carl André, University of Gothenburg
Genomic divergence and differential gene expression in multiple pairs of Littorina saxatilis ecotype populations

Christopher Wheat
Population genomic analysis of central metabolism

Jason Hill
Developing genomic resources in non model species

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee & tea 

16.00 - 18.00: Session 2, Conference hall Lindholmen

Chair: Martin Zackrisson

Sören Nylin
Insect life cycle genomics and adaptation in the wild

Bernhard Mehlig
Metapopulation dynamics: local and global extinctions

Johan Fries
Dynamics of sex ratio and genetics in populations with mixed sexual and asexual reproduction

Marina Rafajlovic
Modelling geographically structured populations with mixed sexual and asexual reproduction

Christer Wiklund
Insect Diapause - a life history perspective 

18.15 - 20.00 Dinner

20.00 - 21.00: Pub & Poster session, outside Conference hall Lindholmen


Kaj Hulthén
Migration confers survival benefits against avian predators for partially migratory freshwater fish

Naomi Keehnen
Genome-wide analysis of immune genes and their local adaptations in Pieris napi

Carl André
Population genomics of Baltic cod
Carl André, Paul Berg, Sissel Jentoft, Bastiaan Star, Halvor Knutsen, Sigbjørn Lien and Kjetill Jakobsen

Marina Panova
RAD-sequencing reveals parallel and non-parallel genomic divergence in multiple Swedish Littorina saxatilis populations.
Mark Ravinet, Marina Panova, Roger Butlin, Kerstin Johannesson and Carl André

Johan Hollander
Genital divergence in sympatric sister snails
Johan Hollander, CM Smadja, RK Butlin, DG Reid

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Thursday 10th April

08.00 - Breakfast

08.30 - 10.00 - Session 1, Conference hall Lindholmen

Chair: Stina Jakobsson

Sam Dupont
Impact of the rate of change on adaptation: response of Mnemiopsis leidyi to low salinity through multiple generations

Hannah Wood
Evidence of countergradient variation and adaptive slow intrinsic growth rate in a marine Isopod (Idotea balthica) locally adapted to low salinity.

Helen Nilsson-Sköld
Colour change in fish - regulation and function

Marco Klein Heerenbrink
Aerodynamic performance of a gliding Jackdaw

10.00 - 10.40 - Coffee & tea 
The PhD students meeting, seminar room

10.40 - 12.00 - Group discussions I
Introduction in the conference hall Lindholmen 

Theme 1: Quantitative genetics meets genomics - Kerstin Johannesson

Theme 2: Evolution of life-history traits under climate change - Sören Nylin

Theme 3: Barriers of gene flow - empiry and modelling - Bernhard Mehlig

12.00 - 13.15 - Lunch

13.20 - 16.45 - Boat trip to the Koster archipelago

17.00 - 18.30 - Session 2, Conference room Lindholmen

Chair: Mårten Duvetorp

Sonja Leidenberger
Evaluation of the potential of ecological niche modelling as a component in invasive species risk assessments'

Anna Emanuelsson
Modelling local adaptation under gene flow

Elin Renborg
Phenotypic plasticity and potential for adaptation of salinity tolerance in early life stages of a tunicate (Ciona intestinalis)

Alyssa Woronik
The genetic and metabolic basis for the Alba phenotype in Colias butterflies, and its evolution

19.30 - Dinner 

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Friday 11th April

08.00  -  Breakfast

08.30 - 10.00 – Group discussions II
Introduction in the conference hall Lindholmen

Theme 4: Sex and asex in spatially structured species - Marina Rafajlovic

Theme 5: Energetic models in population dynamics - Karin Hårding

Theme 6: Plasticity & epigenetics - Erica Leder

10.00 - 10.40 Coffee & tea
CeMEB PhD Students are invited to the Director's tea

10.40 - 12.00 - Session 1, Conference room Lindholmen

Chair: Josefin Larsson

Mårten Duvetorp
Selection on enzyme genes over microenvironmental gradients

Staffan Bensch
Tracking genetics of migration in willow warblers

Peter Pruisscher
Genetic variation in diapause-related genes in Pararge aegeria

Ramprasad Neethiraj
Scaffolding poor genome assemblies with protein sequences

12.00 -12.30 - Session 2, Conference room Lindholmen

Summarizing the discussions
Concluding remarks and end of meeting, Kerstin Johannesson

12.30 - 13.30 - Lunch and departure

Seminar rooms available for follow up meetings if needed

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