Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Minisymposium May 24 2012: "Biogeography and Evolution"

We are happy to announce an exciting Minisymposium entitled "Biogeography and Evolution" on May 24 2012 that will take place on the afternoon the day preceeding Anna Runemarks PhD-thesis defence (May 25). We have four excellent speakers that will present some exciting talks this afternoon. This symposium is open for everyone, whether from the Biology Department of from elsewhere. Full details of the programme and the titles of the talks are presented below:

Minisymposium on Biogeography and 

May 24, 13.00 - 16.00                               

"Blue Hall", Ecology Building, Department of Biology, Lund

13.00-13.40 Scott V. Edwards (Harvard University, USA)  “The phylogeography-phylogenetics continuum: a look to the future”

13.50-14.20 Jessica Ware (Rutgers University, USA) "Here be dragons: biodgeography and age of Petaluridae, the petaltail dragonflies"

14.30-14.50 Coffee

14.50 - 15.20 Alexandre Antonelli (Gothenburg University, Sweden) "Ecology meets Biogeography: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Study Neotropical Diversification"

15.30- 15.50 Folmer Bokma (Umeå University, Sweden) ”Why species may not adapt”

15.50 - 16.00 Discussion and concluding remarks

Symposium open for all interested. No registration required.


Bengt Hansson, Anna Runemark & Erik Svensson

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