57-th Workshop on Evolutionary Biology

Committee on Evolutionary Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences; Faculty of Biology, Jagiellonian University

 and

Professor John Avise visit to Poland

Session 1 In the Light of Evolution

10:30   Introduction, Jan Kwiatowski, University of Warsaw and Jacek Szymura, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

10:40   Keynote Lecture Clones, hermaphrodites and pregnancies, John Avise, University of California, Irvine

12:00   Lunch

 

Session 2 Phylogeography in the 21 Century

13:30   Divergence population genetics of newts, Wiesław Babik, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

14:20   Dispersal pattern in space and time: a case study of Apiaceae subfamily Apioideae Łukasz Banasiak and Krzysztof Spalik, University of Warsaw

15:10   Break

15:30   The belly mystery illuminated:natural history and evolution of Bombina Jacek Szymura, Jagiellonian University, Cracow

16:20   Invasion of the mtDNA genome from the Siberian to European roe deer in PolandAnetta Borkowska, Maciej Matosiuk and Mirosław Ratkiewicz, University of Bialystok

17:10   Open discussion hosted by John Avise

              
Other events:

May 19 - June 5, 2012

May 21, Monday

Contemporary Biology Series, Graduate Program of the University of Gdansk

10:00   Phylogeography and the question of species boundaries, Lecture by John Avise

May 24,Thursday

Seminar on Nature Photography

Wigry National Park Museum, Stary Folwark

16:50   Introduction Krystyna Jędrzejewska-Szmek, University of Warsaw Botanical Garden

17:00   Her Grey Eminence Heron Wojciech Misiukiewicz, Wigry National Park, Krzywe.

17:20   Stork’s view of the Park Hubert Stojanowski, Wigry National Park, Krzywe.

17:40   Microcosmos of the Wigry National Park Maciej Romanski, Wigry National Park, Krzywe.

18:00   Bird Photography  John Avise, University of California, Irvine

18:30   My Wysoki Most Jan Kwiatowski, University of Warsaw

 

May 26,Saturday

Seminar at the University of Bialystok Field Station in Gugny

 

16:00                     Phylogeography and the question of species boundaries, Lecture by John Avise

 

May 27,Sunday

Seminar at the University of Bialystok Field Station in Gugny

 

16:00   Cool creatures I have worked with, Seminar by John Avise

May 29,Tuesday

Institute of Mammal Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Białowieża

10:00   The Organismal Side of Ecology and Evolution, Seminar by John Avise

 

May 30,Wednesday

Seminar on Evolution and Society

Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, Room 102A

12:40   Non-intelligent Design of the Human Genome John Avise, University of California

13:30   Wedging Darwin: evolutionary history of creationist tactics Jakub Piątkowski, University of Warsaw

14:00   The origins of moral agency Andrzej Elżanowski, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

 

May 31,Thursday

 

Student Seminar at the Department of Plant Systematics and Geography,

Faculty of Biology, Aleje Ujazdowskie 4, Room 2

9:00Mitochondrial genomes of Euglenales Jakub Szańkowski

9:20   Diversity and host specificity of endophytic fungi in early diverged plant lineages Julia Pawłowska

9:40   Functional analysis of the enhancer of rudimentary gene from the fission yeast Marek Krzyżanowski

10:00   Discussion hosted by John Avise. Q & A session on professor Avise’s career and Molecular Markers, book-signing.

 

June 1, Friday

 Book Exhibition by Warsaw University Publishers, Publishing house of the Polish Edition of Molecular Markers by John Avise, book-signing

Seminar on Conservation Biology

Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, Room 9B

 

14:30   Introduction to Conservation Genetics, John Avise, University of California, Irvine

15:00 Genetic analyses of northern pike, pike perch and eelgrass populations in order to perform their conservation Magda Gonciarz, University of Warsaw

15:30   Conservation Implications of Interspecific Hybridization and Genetic Structuring in the Carpathian Newt Piotr Zieliński, Jagiellonian University, Kraków

16:00 Non-invasive population census - great potential and great problems Maciej Konopiński et al., Institute of Conservation Genetics, Kraków

16:30   Discussion hosted by John Avise. Q & A session on professor Avise’s career and Molecular Markers, book-signing

 

June 2,Saturday

Workshop on Evolutionary Biology

Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, Room 9B

 

Session 1 In the Light of Evolution

10:30   Introduction, Jan Kwiatowski, University of Warsaw and Jacek Szymura, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

10:40   Keynote Lecture Clones, hermaphrodites and pregnancies, John Avise, University of California, Irvine

12:00   Lunch

 

Session 2 Phylogeography in the 21 Century

13:30   Divergence population genetics of newts, Wiesław Babik, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

14:20   Dispersal pattern in space and time: a case study of Apiaceae subfamily Apioideae Łukasz Banasiak and Krzysztof Spalik, University of Warsaw

15:10   Break

15:30   The belly mystery illuminated:natural history and evolution of Bombina Jacek Szymura, Jagiellonian University, Cracow

16:20   Invasion of the mtDNA genome from the Siberian to European roe deer in PolandAnetta Borkowska, Maciej Matosiuk and Mirosław Ratkiewicz, University of Bialystok

17:10   Open discussion hosted by John Avise

              

June 4, Monday

Jagiellonian University Campus, Gronostajowa 7, Room P1.1

10:00   Phylogeography and the question of species boundaries, Lecture by John Avise

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