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2013 Ecological Genomics Symposium
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11/1/2013 to 11/3/2013
When: 11/1/2013
Where: Marriott Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri 
United States

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! 11th Annual Ecological Genomics Symposium November 1-3, 2013 Marriott Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO Symposium website: The 11th Annual Ecological Genomics Symposium will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Marriott Country Club Plaza hotel in downtown Kansas City. The meeting will convene Friday at 7:00 p.m. and conclude on Sunday at noon. We have an outstanding lineup of speakers for the 2013 symposium and we encourage you to attend! For a brochure and complete information regarding poster abstract submission, registration and hotel reservations, please visit our symposium website: REGISTRATION: Please register online today at: You may also register to attend the optional Saturday night banquet for an additional fee of $50. Deadline for registration: Friday, October 4, 2013. POSTER ABSTRACTS: Poster topics should be related to the field of ecological genomics. A LIMITED NUMBER OF SUBMITTED POSTER ABSTRACTS WILL BE SELECTED FOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS. Instructions for submitting your abstract online are at: DEADLINE: Friday, October 4, 2013. VENUE: The symposium will take place at the Kansas City Marriott on the beautiful Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. Reserve your hotel room online by visiting or this link: Deadline for room block: Friday, October 11, 2013. FEATURED SPEAKERS: Anne Bronikowski, Iowa State University Comparative genomics of vertebrate aging and stress-response pathways Asher Cutter, University of Toronto Hyperdiversity and hypodiversity in genome evolution of Caenorhabditis nematodes Ana L. Caicedo, University of Massachusetts Amherst Convergence and the evolution of weediness: The case for red rice Rob Knight, University of Colorado The Earth Microbiome Project Marcus Kronforst, University of Chicago Population genomics and ecological speciation in Heliconius butterflies Bradley J.S.C. Olson, Kansas State University Peering into the pond for clues to multicellularity Michael Pfrender, University of Notre Dame Genetic and regulatory basis of adaptation in stressful environments Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, University of California Davis Evolutionary genetics of highland adaptation in maize and teosinte Annelie Wendeberg, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research TBD Andrew Whitehead, University of California Davis The genomics of evolved resistance and resilience in killifish resident in dynamic and static environments ADDITIONAL INFORMATION will be posted on our website,, as details are finalized. FUNDING for this symposium is provided by Kansas State University. Ecological Genomics Institute Directors: Dr. Loretta Johnson, Dr. Michael Herman, Kansas State University, Division of Biology 116 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-4901 Ecological Genomics Institute Program Coordinator: Alexandra Boyd, (785) 532-0115

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