Mammalian  diversification:
from population genetics to biogeography
Berkeley, CA, USA - June 22-24, 2001
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June 22 (Friday):

5-7 pm: Reception with snacks and refreshments (courtyard, Valley Life Sciences Building). Introduction by Eileen Lacey,  Marvalee Wake, and Oliver Pearson. Co-sponsored by the Department of Integrative Biology.

June 23 (Saturday):

Short talks (101 Life Sciences Addition):
  • 09:00-09:20 David B. Wake - "Jim Patton, the epitome of an MVZ curator".
  • 09:25-09:45 Enrique Lessa - "Mammalian population genetic evidence - or lack thereof - of late Pleistocene refugia".
  • 09:50-10:10 Elizabeth Hadly - "Holocene demography of small mammals:  Can present genetic diversity predict the past?"
10:15 -11:00 am - Coffee break

Short talks (101 Life Sciences Addition):

  • 11:00-11:20 Margaret F. Smith - "Patterns of evolution in the South American sigmodontine rodents".
  • 11:25-11:45 Manuel Ruedi - "Asymetric mitochondrial gene flow in hybrid zones of pocket gophers: are the females leading the play?"
  • 11:50-12:10 Márcia C. Lara - "Evolutionary causes of diversification in the Atlantic forest: phylogeographic patterns of Trinomys, Akodon, and Marmosops." by Márcia Lara, Lena Geise & Chris Schneider.
12:15-2:00 pm: Lunch break.

2:00-6:00 pm *: Poster session (west lobby, 2nd floor Valley Life Sciences Building).
                             * break at 4 pm: group photo (just outside the Valley Life Sciences Building on the south side)

6:30-9:00 pm: Banquet Dinner (Alumni House)

June 24 (Sunday):

Short talks (2040 Valley Life Sciences Building):
  • 09:00-09:20 Philip Myers - "Global warming and the replacement of Peromyscus maniculatus by P. leucopus in northern Michigan."
  • 09:25-09:45 Louise H. Emmons - "A review of the species of Atlantic tree rats, genus Phyllomys." by Louise Emmons, Yuri Leite & Dieter Kock.
  • 09:50-10:10 Jay R. Malcolm - "Habitat-specific and regional variation in small mammal abundance and diversity along an Amazonian white-water tributary."
  • 10:15-10:35 Alex H.-T. Yu - "The 'pocket gopher' in a mountainous Asian island - evolution of the southeast Asian house mouse in Taiwan."
10:40-11:00 am - Coffee break.

Short talks (2040 Valley Life Sciences Building):

  • 11:00-11:20 Patrick A. Kelly - "Mammal Conservation: Millennial Priorities and the MVZ." by Patrick Kelly, Daniel Williams & Scott Phillips.
  • 11:25-11:45 Michael Nachman - "The genetic basis of coat color variation in pocket mice."
  • 11:50-12:10 Craig Moritz - "Rats, genes....and boats".
  • 12:15-12:45 pm - Closing of the symposium.

Last modified: 28 June 2001