Organized by Oliver Ryder (San Diego Zoo), Stephan Schuster (PSU), and Webb Miller (PSU).
|10:00||Oliver Ryder (San Diego Zoo)
Extinction, conservation, and next generation genome sequencing.
|10:30||Bill Murphy (Texas A&M University)
How the Tree of Life informs biodiversity conservation efforts.
|11:00||Ray Bernor (National Science Foundation)
The natural history of the equidae: history, evolution, and conservation.
|11:30||Rob Fleischer (Smithsonian Institution)
Avian ancient DNA studies.
|1:30||Alex Greenwood (Old Dominion University)
Extinctions and introduced pathogens: What might rats and mammoths have in common?
|2:00||Bob Wayne (UCLA)
Conservation genomics of canids.
|2:30||Vanessa Hayes (Children's Cancer Institute Australia)
Genomic tools and species conservation − the plight of the Tasmanian devil.
|3:00||Devin Locke (Washington University)
Applying NextGen sequencing technologies to primate genomics.
|3:30||Tom Brooks (Conservation International)
The Anthropocene extinction event: magnitude, phylogeography, geography, causes, consequences, and responses.
|4:00||Alexei Tikhonov (Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg)
and Bernard Buigues (International Mammoth Committee, Paris)
Permafrost of Siberia and Alaska − the freezer of the genetic material of the Ice Age.
More information about the Symposium can be found at: http://extinction-workshop.psu.edu
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