EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON STICKLEBACK
BEHAVIOR AND EVOLUTION

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY, STONY BROOK, NEW YORK, USA
July 26 to 31, 2015
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Tentative Schedule

We anticipate that oral presentations will be organized into half day sessions with the following titles:

BehaviorSpeciation and Sexual Selection
Ecological and Evolutionary DynamicsEcotoxicology
GenomicsPhysiology
Sex Chromosome EvolutionContemporary Evolution
Developmental GeneticsHost-Parasite Interaction

The plenary speakers have been confirmed and include:

John A. Baker, Department of Biology, Clark University, Robert J. Wootton Address.
    TITLE: The conundrum of the offspring size-female size relationship: what can we learn from Threespine Stickleback?
Theo C. M. Bakker, Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Ökologie, Universität Bonn, Pieter Sevenster Address.
    TITLE: Pre- and postcopulatory sexual selection in threespine stickleback.
William A. Cresko, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Donald W. Hagen Address.
    TITLE: The genomic architecture of rapid stickleback evolution in Alaska.
David M. Kingsley, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University Medical School, Provost Lecture.
    TITLE: Fishing for the secrets of stickleback and human evolution.
Nadia Aubin-Horth, Départment de biologie de l’université Laval.
    TITLE: Using integrative biology to decipher the evolution of behaviour in sticklebacks.
Kevin Laland, School of Biology, University of St Andrews.
    TITLE: What use is an extended evolutionary synthesis?
Katie Peichel, Human Biology and Basic Sciences Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
    TITLE: Why fish go to school: genetic and neural basis of behavioral evolution in sticklebacks.

The tentative schedule of oral presentation sessions and social events is summarized below:

Friday, July 24

Early ArrivalNoble Residence Halls
Saturday, July 25

Early ArrivalNoble Residence Halls
Sunday, July 26
4:30 – 7:00
4:30 – 7:00
7:00


Registration
Welcome Reception
Dinner

Wang Center Main Lobby
Wang Center Main Lobby
On Own
Monday, July 27
8:15 – 9:00
9:00 – 11:00
9:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 1:45
1:45 – 4:30
4:30 – 6:30
6:30 – 8:00
8:00 – 11:00


Breakfast
Registration
Oral Presentation Session 1
Lunch
Oral Presentation Session 2
Poster Session
Dinner
Informal Reception (cash bar)

Wang Center Theater Lobby
Wang Center Main Lobby
Wang Center Theater
On Own
Wang Center Theater
Wang Center Main Lobby
On Own
Venue to be determined
Tuesday, July 28
8:15 – 9:00
9:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 1:45
1:45 – 4:30
4:30 – 5:30
5:30 – 7:00
6:00 – 8:15

8:15 – 10:00


Breakfast
Oral Presentation Session 3
Lunch
Oral Presentation Session 4
Special Lecture
Dinner
Workshop: Teaching with
            Stickleback
Howard Hughes Medical
            Institute Reception


Wang Center Theater Lobby
Wang Center Theater
On Own
Wang Center Theater
Wang Center Theater
On Own
Wang Center Theater

Wang Center Main Lobby
Wednesday, July 29
8:15 – 9:00
9:00 – 12:30
12:30 –
12:30 - 2:00




Breakfast
Oral Presentation Session 5
Free Time
Career mentoring lunch session for
graduate students and postdocs.
            Pizza will be served

Wang Center Theater Lobby
Wang Center Theater
On Own
Life Sciences 038
Thursday, July 30
8:15 – 9:00
9:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 1:45
1:45 – 5:30
6:00 – 9:00
8:00 – 11:00


Breakfast
Oral Presentation Session 6
Lunch
Oral Presentation Session 7
Closing Dinner
Informal Reception (cash bar)

Wang Center Theater Lobby
Wang Center Theater
On Own
Wang Center Theater
Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn
Friday, July 31
8:15 – 9:00
9:00 – 12:30
12:30 -


Breakfast
Oral Presentation Session 8
Departures

Wang Center Theater Lobby
Wang Center Theater
Saturday, August 1

Late DeparturesNoble Residence Halls
Sunday, August 2

Late DeparturesNoble Residence Halls

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