Polish Academy of Sciences
Committee of Evolutionary and Theoretical Biology
Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University

LII Workshop: Evolutionary Biology and Related Topics Evolutionary Genomics

Warszawa, 23rd October 2010


Workshop organiser: Jacek Radwan, Jagiellonian University


10.30. Opening

Invited lectures (40 min + 20 min discussion)

10 40: Fyodor Kondrashov (CGR Barcelona) "Sequence space and the expansion of the protein universe"

11.40 - 12.00 short coffee break

12.00:  Izabela Makałowska (A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan) "Retrogenesis - from complex to simple and back to complex"

13.00 - 14.00 lunch break

Short Communications (20 min + 5 min discussion)

14.00 – 14.25 Paweł Golik (Warsaw University) "PPR proteins and the domestication of mitochondria"

14.25 - 14.50 Ryszard Korona (Jagiellonian University, Krakow) “Epistasis and the selection against mutations - insights from genome-scale experimental studies in S. cerevisiae”

14.50 – 15.15 Szymon Kaczanowski  (IBB PAS) “Fast male malaria parasites: sex-specific selection and host-parasite co-evolution”

15.15 - 15.30 short break

15.30 – 15.55 Andrzej Kaczanowski (Warsaw University) "Epigenetic regulation of gene dosage and evolution of increased number of coding genes in Ciliates".

15.55-16.20 Michal Stuglik (Jagiellonian University, Krakow) “Heart transcriptome of the bank vole: towards understanding the evolutionary variation in metabolic rate”

16.20 - 17.00 General discussion

The organizers thank the Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University for hosting the workshop and extensive help