CONFERENCE ON FOREST ECOSYSTEM GENOMICS AND ADAPTATION

Call for abstracts
CONFERENCE ON FOREST ECOSYSTEM GENOMICS AND ADAPTATION

Categoria: Call for Papers
Inviato da: Giorgio Matteucci

Luogo: San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid), Spain
Data evento: 09 – 11 Giu 2010
Contatto: b.vinceti@cgiar.org
Web: http://www.ecosystemgenomics2010.fgua.es

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Call for abstracts

CONFERENCE ON FOREST ECOSYSTEM GENOMICS AND ADAPTATION

A call for abstracts is NOW OPEN for the scientific conference on “Forest ecosystem genomics and adaptation”, organized by the EVOLTREE Network of Excellence (http://www.evoltree.org). In addition to the scientific sessions, a Stakeholders’s event is planned during the conference, aimed at engaging policy makers, practitioners and scientists in a discussion on how to incorporate the research findings into sustainable forest management.

Date and venue: 9 – 11 June 2010, San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid), Spain
Website: http://www.ecosystemgenomics2010.fgua.es

Main scientific topics:
– Phenomics under climate change
– Population genomics of adaptive traits
– Evolutionary responses to environmental change
– Community responses to environmental change
– Migration under climate change
– Eco-regional trends in adaptation
– New technologies in ecosystem genomics
– Climate change mitigation options

Invited speakers who confirmed participation:
– Prof. Robert Watson – Defra Chief Scientific Adviser (United Kingdom)
– Prof. Graham Bell – Professor, McGill University, Montreal (Canada)
– Prof. Christopher G. Eckert – Professor, Department of Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario (Canada)
– Dr. Jessica J. Hellmann – Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)
– Prof. Stefan Jansson – Professor, Umea Plant Science Centre, University of Umea (Sweden)
– Dr. Olivier Jaillon – Genoscope (France)
– Dr. Konstantin Krutovsky – Associate Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University, Texas (USA)
– Dr. Magnus Nordborg – Scientific Director, Gregor Mendel Institute (GMI) of molecular plant biology (GMI in Vienna, Austria, and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)
– Dr. Thomas G. Whitham – Executive Director, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Northern Arizona University (USA)

Deadlines:
– Submission of abstracts: February 1st, 2010
– Early registration – conference (only): March 15th, 2010
– Joint registration to the Conference + EVOLTREE Annual meeting: March 15th, 2010
– Closing of registrations: May 10th, 2010

Kind regards,
Barbara Vinceti

On behalf of the Organizing Committee

Barbara Vinceti
Forest Genetic Resources
Bioversity International
http://www.bioversityinternational.org
Via dei Tre Denari 472/a
00057 Maccarese (Fiumicino) – Rome, Italy

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