Simposio: "Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics in the Wild" (Registro gratis para estudiantes) ~

11 de diciembre de 2017

Simposio: "Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics in the Wild" (Registro gratis para estudiantes)


The AGA is offering multiple free registration slots to graduate students who submit an abstract for the American Genetic Association Symposium, "Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics in the Wild".

For all others, early registration is $150 and includes receptions, meals,
and complimentary membership in the American Genetic Association with
subscription to Journal of Heredity.

AGA symposia are small, friendly gatherings, and provide wonderful
opportunities for students and researchers to engage with one another and
share their science. This spring's meeting will take place March 23-25,
2018, at the University of Toronto, Canada. It will focus on quantitative
genetics of fitness-related traits in an evolutionary context across
diverse species.

We will open with a reception on Friday night, and our Key Distinguished
Lecturer, Loeske Kruuk, will lead off a full day of talks on Saturday. A
poster session reception is planned for Saturday night. Finally, a half
day of talks will be presented on Sunday.

Registration is open! For all details, visit

Best wishes,

Anne Bronikowski, 2017 AGA President
John Stinchcombe, Local Host and Co-Organizer



Wilhemine Key Distinguished Lecture by Loeske Kruuk (Australian Natl U.) ~
"Quantitative Genetics of Fitness in Wild Populations"

David Coltman, U. Alberta ~ "Architecture of quantitative traits in
bighorn sheep"

Jeff Conner, Mich State ~ "Mechanisms of rapid adaptation"

Lynda Delph, Indiana U. ~ "Sex-specific selection drives sexual dimorphism
in correlated characters"

Ned Dochtermann, U. N Dakota ~ "Is behavior fundamentally different from
other types of traits: behavioral heritabilities and genetic correlations
in crickets"

Kathleen Donohue, Duke U. ~ "Regulating life-cycle phenology through
developmental arrest: Seed dormancy and plant life cycles in seasonal

Fred Janzen, Iowa State ~ "Evolutionary quantitative genetics of sex
determination in freshwater turtles"

Adam Jones, U. Idaho ~ "Epistasis in the wild"

Emily Josephs, UCDavis & Mich State ~ "Detecting polygenic adaptation
in domesticated and wild plants"

Andrew McAdam, U. Guelph ~ "Maternal effects in North American red

Joel McGlothlin, Virgina Tech ~ "Quantitative genetics of sexual
dimorphism in brown anoles"

Mike Morrissey, U. St Andrews ~ "Development and non-additive genetic

Leonie Moyle, Indiana U. ~ "Intraspecific polymorphism for quantitative
traits and interspecific isolating barriers in wild tomato"

Julia Saltz, Rice U. ~ "Gene-environment correlation: implications for
evolutionary quantitative genetics"

Jon Slate, U. Sheffied ~ "Genomic prediction in a wild mammal"

John Stinchcombe, U. Toronto ~ "Evolutionary genetics in wild and
invasive plants"

Cynthia Weinig, U. Wyoming ~ "Genetic underpinnings of plant-microbe
interactions and their role in adaptation"

Jason Wolf, U. Bath ~ "A genomic perspective on multivariate evolution"

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