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10 - 12 October 2017 at Tjärnö

Focus: Biological Invasions and Range Expansions from an evolutionary perspective

With reservation for changes...


Tuesday 10th October

12.30 - Lunch

13.30 - 15.00, Big lecture hall

Kerstin Johannesson 
Welcome and introduction to the meeting


Chair: Leon Green

Rick Shine
An evolutionary perspective on biological invasions

15.00 - Coffee & tea
PhD meeting - Videoconference room

15.40 - 16.20, Big lecture hall

Isabel Casties
The role of geographic origin for invasion success

Jörgen Ripa
Range shifts in a changing climate - a review of current theories, and some new results

16.20 - 18.00, Big lecture hall

Discussion I: Evolutionary and genetic perspectives, Big lecture hall

Short introduction to the discussions: Kerstin Johannesson

Group discussions

18.00 - Dinner

19.30 - Pub, White dormitory 

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Wednesday 11th October

07.30 - Breakfast


08.30 - 10.00
, Big lecture hall
Chair: Alexandra Kinnby

Jane W Behrens
Dispersal potential of the invasive round goby – how plastic are they?

Halvor Knutsen
Long-term monitoring reveals stable coexistence of genetically divergent Atlantic cod ecotypes in coastal waters

Henrik Pavia
The chemical ecology of seaweed invasions

Helen Sköld
Colour change in fish

10.00 - Coffee & tea  
Director's tea with the CeMEB PhD students - Video conference room

10.45 - 12.30, Big lecture hall

Chair: Samuel Perini

Marc Rius
Ecological and evolutionary consequences of the global redistribution of biodiversity

Steve Bourne
Reconstructing invasion routes of species with different introduction periods using genomic data

Filip Volckaert
Parasite introduction with an invasive goby in Belgium: double trouble?

Erica Leder
Genomic approaches to understanding local adaptation in the sand goby

Eduardo Infantes
Bio-physical interactions in aquatic ecology: Hydrodynamic experiments using flume facilities

12.30 - Lunch

14.00 - 15.00 Walk & Talk

15.00 - 15.40 Coffee & tea

15.40 - 16.40, Big lecture hall


Chair: Emma Johansson

April Blakeslee
NW Atlantic population structure and gene flow in the European Green Crab: an update on its dynamic invasion front and future implications

Ellika Faust
Fish colonisation: human mediated transfer or natural range expansion?

Poster presentations

Elisabet Forsgren
Dispersal pathways of alien species in Norway, including the Arctic (Svalbard)

Pierre Charrier
Transcriptomic studies uncover the hard tick phylogeny

Ellika Faust
Origin and route of establishment of the invasive Crassostrea gigas in Scandinavia

Ola Svensson
Immigrant reproductive dysfunction facilitates ecological speciation

16.40 - 18.30, Big lecture hall

Group discussions II: Theme 3 Phenotypic adaptations  

Short introduction to the discussions: Leon Green

Group discussions

 19.00 - Dinner & Pub

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Thursday 12th October

07.30  -  Breakfast

08.30 - 10.00, Big lecture hall

Chair: Isabel Casties

Kimerbly Gilbert
Recovery from expansion load is limited during species range shifts

Jonne Kotta
Novel ecological function causes marine ecosystem regime shift: the Baltic Sea perspective

Kiran Liversage
The interaction of native perch and invasive round goby involves characteristics of physical environment and macrophyte habita

Leon Green
Is there 'phenotypic sorting' of round goby in the salinity gradient of the Gothenburg harbor? – findings for the future colonization

10.00 - Coffee & tea

10.45 - 12.30

Group discussions III: Ecosystem and Baltic perspective, Big lecture hall

Short introduction to the discussions: Lotta Kvarnemo

Group discussions

12.30 - Lunch

14.00 - 15.00

Summery from group discussions in plenum 

Kerstin Johannesson
Concluding remarks and ending the session

15.00 - Coffee & tea

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