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Program of the Joint Symposium @
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International Symposium on The Origin and Evolution of Natural Diversity
October 1-5, 2007, Hokkaido University Conference Hall, Sapporo, Japan

Joint Symposium Session I (JS-I)

Micro and Macroevolution in fishes
(Conveners: K. Maekawa and M. Nishida)

Date: 4th October (Thursday) @@@@@@@@Time: 13:00-18:30

13:00`13:10
Opening address: Koji Maekawa (Hokkaido University, Japan)

13:10`14:00
Andrew P. Hendry (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
Rates of Evolution in Contemporary Animal Populations, with Special Reference to Salmon.

14:00`14:30
Ryuji Yonekura (Gifu Prefectural Research Institute for Freshwater Fish and Aquatic Environments, Gifu, Japan), K. Kawamura and K. Uchii
Paradox Between Genetic Diversity and Adaptability in Invasive Exotic Species: Bluegill Sunfish as a Model Species

14:30`15:00
Tsuyoshi Tamate (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Geographic Variation in Life History Traits of Masu Salmon, Oncorhynchus masou: with Special Reference to Sex-specific Patterns of Anadromy and Adult Body Size

15:00`15:20
Coffee/Tea Break

15:20`16:00
Skuli Skulason (Holar University College, University of Iceland, Iceland)
Rapid Evolution and Speciation of Freshwater Fish in Iceland

16:00`16:50
Eric B. Taylor (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
Origins of Contact Zones in Char (Salvelinus) and Lake-Stream Sticklebacks (Gasterosteus) in Northwestern North America and Their Implications for Speciation

16:50`17:40
Norihiro Okada (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan)
Molecular Mechanisms of Speciation and Macroevolution

17:40`18:30
Catherine L. Peichel (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA), J. Kitano, J.A. Ross, S. Mori
Genetics of Reproductive Isolation Between Sympatric Species Pairs of Japanese Threespine Sticklebacks

19:00`Dinner at Japanese pub (self-paying basis, no prior registration required)



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International Symposium on The Origin and Evolution of Natural Diversity
October 1-5, 2007, Hokkaido University Conference Hall, Sapporo, Japan

Joint Symposium Session II (JS-II)

Micro and Macroevolution in fishes
(Conveners: K. Maekawa and M. Nishida)

Date: 5th October (Friday) @@@@@@@@Time: 8:30-12:10

8:30`9:20
Masaki Miya (Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba, Japan) and Mutsumi Nishida
Patterns of Diversification in Modern Ray-Finned Fishes: An Overview Based on 327 Whole Mitogenome Sequences

9:20`10:00
Matthew N. Ward, Allison M. Churcher, Kevin J. Dick, Chris R.J. Laver, Greg L. Owens, Megan D. Polack , Pam R. Ward, Felix Breden, John S. Taylor (University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada)
The Molecular Basis of Colour Vision in Colourful Fish: Four Long Wave-Sensitive (LWS) Opsins in Live-bearing Fish (Family Poeciliidae) are Defined by Amino Acid Substitutions at key Functional Sites

10:00`10:30
Coffee/Tea Break

10:30`11:10
Kiyoshi Naruse (National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan)
Medaka Draft Genome Sequence and Insight into the Vertebrate Genome Evolution

11:10`12:00
Byrappa Venkatesh (Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Biopolis, Singapore)
Elephant Shark Genome Provides Novel Insights into the Evolutionary History of Vertebrate Genomes

12:00`12:10
Closing Remarks: Mutsumi Nishida (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Note: This symposium is being jointly organized with the Tokyo University COE (Biodiversity and Ecosystem Restoration) and The Ichthyological Society of Japan

 

 

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