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Agenda

Schedule and Speakers as of Dec 22, 2017

All symposium sessions will take place at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 South Lincoln Avenue in Urbana.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Registration opens for Pre-symposium registrants
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-symposium Epigenomics Workshop
Additional registration required

Monica Poelchau
USDA Maryland

Chris Childers
USDA Maryland

Hugh Robertson
University of Illinois

Rob Waterhouse
University of Lausanne

5:00 PM Registration opens and Reception
7:00 PM Welcome
Hugh Robertson and Gene Robinson, co-chairs

Plenary lecture
Michael Lynch
Arizona State University

 

Friday, June 8, 2018

8:00 AM Coffee/Tea
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Poster set-up for odd-numbered posters
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM i5k Session
Session Chairs - TBA

Seirian Sumner
Oxford University

Contributed talk

Contributed talk

Stephen Richards
Baylor College of Medicine

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Microbiome Session
Session Chair - TBA

Bryony Bonning
University of Florida

Contributed talk

Contributed talk

Seth Bordenstein
Vanderbilt University

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Out
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Poster Session for odd-numbered posters
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Vector Biology Session
Session Chair - TBA

Mara Lawniczak
Cambridge University

Contributed talk

Contributed talk

Michel Slotman
Texas A&M University

5:00 PM Remove odd-numbered posters
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Optional Campus Tours
Additional registration required
7:00 PM Optional Dinner and Talk
Additional registration required

May Berenbaum
University of Illinois

 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

8:00 AM Coffee/Tea
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Poster set-up for even-numbered posters
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Social Insects Session
Session Chairs - TBA

Matt Webster
Uppsala University

Contributed talk

Contributed talk

TBA

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Comparative Genomics Session
Session Chairs - TBA

Heather Hines
Pennsylvania State University

Contributed talk

Contributed talk

TBA

12:00 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch Out
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Poster Session for even-numbered posters
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Population Genomics Session
Session Chair - TBA

Richard Clark
University of Utah

Contributed talk

Contributed talk

Marcus R. Kronforst
University of Chicago

4:30 PM Closing Remarks
4:35 PM Remove even-numbered posters