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Monday, July 31st

Monday, July 31st
1:45 pm to 5:00 pm · 350/Holt
Session 26: Contributed Papers: Molecular Ecology and Evolution
Presiding: Mark W. Chase, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
26-1July 31st
1:30 pm
350/HoltWhat can the phylogeny of the bees tell us about Darwin's Abominable Mystery?
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PaperSipes, S.D., Danforth, B.N., Brady, S.G., Fang, J..bees
molecular phylogenetics
26-3July 31st
2:00 pm
350/HoltGene flow and fecundity in tropical forest understory Psychotria
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PaperTheim, Terra J., Givnish, Thomas J..gene flow
population genetic structure
26-4July 31st
2:15 pm
350/HoltHistoric and recent gene flow in the black mangrove, Avicennia germinans (L.) L. (Avicenniaceae), along the East Pacific
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PaperNettel, Alejandro, Dodd, Richard S, Afzal-Rafii, Zara.migration
East Pacific
black mangrove
26-5July 31st
2:30 pm
350/HoltMolecular evolutionary analysis of self-incompatibility in the Papaveraceae
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PaperPaape, Timothy.Self-incompatibility
Argemone munita
Romneya coulteri
Platystemon californicus
trans-generic evolution
26-6July 31st
2:45 pm
350/HoltGametophytic self-incompatibility in Lycium (Solanaceae): Allelic diversity and patterns of evolution at the S-RNase gene
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PaperMiller, Jill S., Savage, Anna E..gametophytic self-incompatibility
S-RNase gene
trans-generic evolution
July 31st
3:00 pm
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26-7July 31st
3:30 pm
350/HoltGenomic re-organization and phylogenetics of allotetraploids in Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
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PaperChase, Mark W., Clarkson, James J., Leitch, Andrew R., Lim, J.-Y., Knapp, Sandra, Kovarik, Ales.Nicotiana
26-8July 31st
3:45 pm
350/HoltGenome size in Orchidaceae – variation, evolution, and consequences
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PaperFay, Michael F., Leitch, Ilia J., Kahandawala, Imalka, Lysak, Martin A., Chase, Mark W..Cypripedium
genome size
slipper orchids
26-10July 31st
4:15 pm
350/HoltMolecular and morphological evidence for cryptic speciation and paralell selection in Central American Halenia decumbens (Gentianaceae)
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Papervon Hagen, K. Bernhard, Blattner, Frank R..cryptic speciation
parallel selection
diversification rate
Central America
26-11July 31st
4:30 pm
350/HoltThe role of hairpins in molecular evolution
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PaperQuandt, Dietmar, Wanke, Stefan, Müller, Kai, Hernández-Maqueda, Rafa, Stech, Michael, Löhne, Cornelia, Worberg, Andreas, Hilu, Khidir W., Borsch, Thomas.Inversions
simple sequence repeats
slipped-strand mispairing
26-12July 31st
4:45 pm
350/HoltAdapting Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) for inter- and intraspecific molecular research in wild plants
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PaperJames, Karen, Schneider, Harald, Ansell, Stephen, Vogel, Johannes C., Pedersen, Niklas, Newton, Angela, Robba, Lavinia, Evers, Margaret, Kilian, Andrzej.Microarrays
molecular data
genetic variation
population genetics
DNA Barcoding
substrate specificity

Tuesday, August 1st

Tuesday, August 1st
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm · Auditorium/Bell Memorial Union
Session 48: Contributed Posters: Molecular Ecology and Evolution
Presiding: Unknown,
48-89August 1st
12:30 pm
Auditorium/Bell Memorial UnionEvolution of Crassulacean Acid Metabolism in neotropical orchids: linking isotopes, genetic expression and habitat preference
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Poster: Molecular Ecology and EvolutionSilvera, Katia, Williams, N. H., Whitten, W. M., Winter, Klaus, Cushman, John C..Crassulacean Acid Metabolism
carbon isotopes
gene expression
48-90August 1st
12:30 pm
Auditorium/Bell Memorial UnionMolecular phylogeography of Rhodiola integrifolia Raf. (Crassulaceae) and its postglacial recolonization of north-western North America.
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Poster: Molecular Ecology and EvolutionGuest, Heidi J..phylogeography
Rhodiola integrifolia
Chloroplast PCR-RFLP

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