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Agenda

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 Workshop registrants
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-symposium Workshop
Additional registration required

Monica Poelchau/Chris Childers
NAL/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
University of Illinois

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
University College London

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 on your own
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
Sanger Institute

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

Hua Yan
New York University

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

Kevin Johnson
Illinois Natural History Survey

12:00 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch on your own
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