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PHYSIC 103 [clear filter]
Friday, May 22
 

08:00 CST

Symposium - Frontiers in resource and habitat selection
  • 8:00 - Vander Wal E and McLoughlin P. 'Introduction to the Symposium: Frontiers in Habitat and Resource Selection
  • 8:05 - Avgar T  'Integrated step selection analysis: bridging the gap between resource selection and animal movement
  • 8:30 - Bastille-Rousseau G 'Considering scale in resource attraction: implications for movement modelling of Newfoundland caribou.
  • 9:00 - Shafer A 'High-resolution animal location data meets ecological genetics
  • 9:30 - Northrup JM 'Habitat selection and the hierarchy of behavioral scale.


Friday May 22, 2015 08:00 - 10:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30 CST

Symposium - Frontiers in resource and habitat selection
  • 10:30 - Cagnacci F 'Habitat selection across scales: insights and opportunities by studying a species at the distribution range scale
  • 11:00 - Sparkes S and Merrill E.  'Using use or selection models for management: Does it matter?
  • 11:30 - Morris D 'Eco-Evolutionary Games and Habitat Selection


Friday May 22, 2015 10:30 - 12:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

14:30 CST

Symposium - Frontiers in resource and habitat selection
  • 2:30 - Fortin D, Buono P-L, Schmitz O, Courbin N, Losier C, St-Laurent M-H, Drapeau P, Heppell S, Dussault C, Brodeur V and Mainguy J. 'Species-specific habitat selection by apparent competitors can reverse density dependence in fitness correlates
  • 3:00 - Schmitz OJ 'Toward a community ecology of landscapes: using  resource selection to develop predictive theory for multiple predator-prey interactions
  • 3:30 - Boyce M 'Spatial ecology meets population biology


Friday May 22, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
 
Saturday, May 23
 

08:30 CST

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 8:30 - 9:00    Axel Diederichsen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Canada, Crop evolution:Vavilovian centers of crop origins
  • 9:00 - 9:30    Shahal Abbo, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Plant
    domestication vs. Crop evolution: How can we distinguish between the two? And why does it matter?
  • 9:30 - 10:00  Robin Allaby, University of Warwick, UK, The pace of adaptation
    under domestication


Saturday May 23, 2015 08:30 - 10:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30 CST

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 10:30 - 11:00  Marc Johnson, University of Toronto-Mississauga, Toronto, Canada, Impact of crop domestication on resistance to herbivores
  • 11:00 -11:30  Isobel Parkin. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Canada. Early allopolyploid evolution in Brassica napus oilseed genome
  • 11:30 -12:00  Paul Gepts, University of California Davis, CA, USA, The PvTFL1y locus for determinacy in common bean: the origin of mutations in crop evolution

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Paul Gepts

Professor, University of California, Davis
My research and teaching is focused on studying the evolutionary factors that affect crop biodiversity, with particular emphasis on Phaseolus beans, including intrinsic plant factors such as gene flow and gene diversification, environmental correlations with crop biodiversity, and... Read More →


Saturday May 23, 2015 10:30 - 12:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

13:00 CST

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 1:00 - 1:30  Briana Gross, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN, USA, Genomic insights into the origins of domesticated rice
  • 1:30 - 2:00  Ana Caicedo, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, Evolution of US weedy rice


Saturday May 23, 2015 13:00 - 14:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

14:30 CST

Symposium - Evolution of crop plants: a genomics perspective
  • 2:30 - 3:00   Greg Baute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
    Canada, The genomic profile of a new hybrid crop: 40 years of sunflower breeding
  • 3:00 - 3:30   Loren Rieseberg, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada, The
    accumulation of deleterious mutations as a consequence of domestication and
    improvement in sunflowers and other Compositae crops

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Saturday May 23, 2015 14:30 - 15:30 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
 
Sunday, May 24
 

08:30 CST

Symposium - Understanding individuals to conserve populations
  • 8:30 - Avgar T and Prokopenko C. 'Introduction'
  • 8:35 - Coltman D. 'Disentangling environmental and genetic responses of the condition of Western Hudson Bay polar bears to a rapidly changing environment'
  • 9:00 - Festa-Bianchet M. 'How differences in age distribution, inbreeding and occurrence of specialist predators affect dynamics of small populations of ungulates'
  • 9:30 - McAdam A. 'Lessons learned from evolutionary biology and inter-individual variance in fitness'


Sunday May 24, 2015 08:30 - 10:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30 CST

Symposium - Understanding individuals to conserve populations
  • 10:30 - Fryxell J. Variation in mortality risk by woodland caribou due to movement
  • 11:00 - Reale D. The pace of life syndrome and its consequences for management and conservation of wild populations
  • 11:30 - Boyce MS. Black bears foraging on the Tangled Bank


Sunday May 24, 2015 10:30 - 12:00 CST
PHYSIC 103 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
 
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