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  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Cynthia Jones
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Symposium Presentation

  ·  Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
  ·  Biodiversity Research Collecting Is More Important Than Ever—Ushering in a Collecting Renaissance
  ·  From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
  ·  Insights into the diversity of plant sex chromosomes
  ·  Plant epigenetics: phenotypic and functional diversity beyond the DNA sequence

Colloquium Presentations

  ·  Biodiversity synthesis: Linking large phylogenies with species traits and ecologies.
  ·  Characteristics of nectar, nectaries, and nectar spurs
  ·  Enriching basic and applied botany through multi-stakeholder collaborations
  ·  Exploring the utility and limits of target enrichment methods to study polyploidy and reticulate evolution
  ·  Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system
  ·  Mechanisms of rapid adaptation through the expression of “heterogenomicity”
  ·  Phylogenomics and evolution of Superrosids
  ·  Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops
  ·  The Science of Meaningful Undergraduate Research Experiences

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Thursday, July 30th

Thursday, July 30th, 10:15 am to 2:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session SY4: Symposium: Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
Presiding: Rachel Jabaily, Colorado College; Laura Lagomarsino, Louisiana State University
SY4002July 30th 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualCompleting the Flowering Plant Tree of Life with Angiosperms353Symposium PresentationBaker, William J..phylogenomics
tree of life
Target Enrichment
open data
SY4003July 30th 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualA phylogenomic approach to decode contentious relationships across flowering plantsSymposium PresentationPokorny, Lisa; Johnson, Matthew; Dodsworth, Steven; Maurin, Olivier; Epitawalage, Niroshini; Bellot, Sidonie; Botigué, Laura R.; Brewer, Grace E.; Chase, Mark; Cowan, Robyn S.; Eiserhardt, Wolf L.; de la Estrella, Manuel; Hidalgo, Oriane; Kersey, Paul J.; Kim, Jan T.; Larridon, Isabel; McDonnell, Angela; Murphy, Bruce; Pellicer, Jaume; de Vos, Jurriaan; Wickett, Norman; Leitch, Ilia; Forest, Félix; Baker, William J..phylogenomics
target capture
bioinformatic workflow
SY4004July 30th 11:30 amVirtual/VirtualCabinet to table: an artisanal approach to get the most out of Angiosperm-353 data from herbarium specimensSymposium PresentationFrost, Laura; Santamaria, Daniel; Lagomarsino, Laura.Angiosperms-353
Freziera (Pentaphylacaceae)
Otoba (Myristicaceae)
July 30th 12:00 pmVirtual/VirtualBreak
SY4006July 30th 12:30 pmVirtual/VirtualPhylogenomics of Puya (Bromeliaceae): evolution in the dry valleys and high-elevation ecosystems of the AndesSymposium PresentationAguirre Santoro, Julian; Aguirre Santoro, Julian; Zuluaga Trochez, Alejandro; Stonesmyth, Emma; Betancur, Julio; Jabaily, Rachel.Andean evolution
Angiosperms 353
SY4007July 30th 1:00 pmVirtual/VirtualPhylogenomics and Breeding System Evolution of Australian Solanum (“S. dioicum group”, Solanaceae)Symposium PresentationMcDonnell, Angela; Martine, Christopher.Solanum
Breeding System
Target Enrichment
SY4008July 30th 1:30 pmVirtual/VirtualOn the potential of Angiosperms353 for population genomicsSymposium PresentationJohnson, capture
Conservation genomics

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