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  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Dr. Karl Niklas
  ·  Annals of Botany Lecture - Dr. Loren Rieseberg
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  ·  Regional Botany Special Lecture - Dr. Carl Wieman


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  ·  Biogeography
  ·  Conservation Biology
  ·  Economic Botany: Applied Plant Biology
  ·  Economic Botany: Ethnobotany
  ·  Economic Botany: Evolution of Cultivated Plants
  ·  Economic Botany: History of Plants and People
  ·  Ecophysiology
  ·  Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)
  ·  Gene Structure and Function
  ·  Genomics / Proteomics
  ·  Molecular Biology
  ·  Molecular Ecology and Evolution
  ·  Pollination Biology
  ·  Population Genetics
  ·  Stress Tolerance
  ·  Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions

Symposium or Colloquium Presentation

  ·  Bryophytes and Lichens of North America: Diversity, Function and Importance
  ·  Colloquium: The flora of Madagascar: research needs and research progress
  ·  Colloquium: The Utility of Pollen in Systematic and Morphological Studies: A Celebration of the Life of John J. Skvarla
  ·  Demand for Botanists on Public Lands: Challenges and Solutions
  ·  From Gels to Genomics: The Evolving Landscape of Pteridology. A Celebration of Gerald Gastony's Contributions to Fern Evolutionary Biology
  ·  Phylogeography of northern North America with insights from paleontological, geological, and molecular data
  ·  Plants and fungi--growing together
  ·  Pollination to Population Structure - How Understanding Reproductive Biology Can Inform Conservation of Rare Plants
  ·  Polyploidy: Genetics, Evolution and Ecology
  ·  President's Symposia - Understanding the Crisis in Science Literacy: The BSA is Planting Science in the 21st Century
  ·  The Future of Botany Teaching
  ·  The Future of International Botanical Research: possibilities and strategies for your International collaborations and research, especially in developing nations
  ·  Tropical Biodiversity and Food Security
  ·  Understanding plant evolution: morphology to molecules
  ·  Wollemia nobilis: Modern Studies of an Ancient Plant

Presentations for Society\Section: Polyploidy: Genetics, Evolution and Ecology

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Tuesday, July 29th

Tuesday, July 29th, 1:00 pm to 5:15 pm · Room 2/Woodward
Session S8: Special Lecture: Polyploidy: Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology
Presiding: Keith Adams, University of British Columbia
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S8001July 29th 1:00 pmRoom 2/WoodwardPolyploidy and gene expression evolution in Gossypium
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationWendel, Jonathan F..Cotton
S8002July 29th 1:30 pmRoom 2/WoodwardInsights into polyploid evolution from the study of agamic complexes: multiple origins and patterns of geographic parthenogenesis
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationWhitton, Jeannette.apomixis
S8003July 29th 2:00 pmRoom 2/WoodwardThe F1 lethality in interploidy and interspecies hybrids of Arabidopsis are controlled by the same genetic network
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationDilkes, Brian; Josefsson, Caroline; Henry, Isabelle; Comai, Luca.polyploidy
S8004July 29th 2:30 pmRoom 2/WoodwardFrozen Ferns: Re-evaluating hypotheses of polyploid biogeography with GIS analyses of North American ferns
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationBarker, Michael S.; Bogonovich, Marc.ferns
S8005July 29th 3:30 pmRoom 2/WoodwardEvolution of expression and alternative splicing patterns in gene pairs duplicated by paleopolyploidy
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationZhang, Peter; Liu, Shao-Lun; Adams, Keith.polyploidy
alternative splicing
gene expression
gene duplication
S8006July 29th 4:00 pmRoom 2/WoodwardEvolutionary dynamics of polyploidy: implications for rapid speciation
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationHusband, Brian.polyploidy
whole-genome duplication
assortative mating
S8007July 29th 4:30 pmRoom 2/WoodwardThe evolution of photosynthesis in Glycine allopolyploids
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationCoate, Jeremy E.; Ilut, Daniel; May, Greg; Farmer, Andrew; Doyle, Jeff J..Allopolyploidy
gene expression evolution

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