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  ·  Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
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  ·  From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
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  ·  Plant epigenetics: phenotypic and functional diversity beyond the DNA sequence

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  ·  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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Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session COL04: Colloquium: Exploring the utility and limits of target enrichment methods to study polyploidy and reticulate evolution
Presiding: Diego Morales-Briones, University of Minnesota; Ya Yang, University Of Minnesota
COL04002July 28th 10:15 amVirtual/VirtualAnalysis of paralogs in target enrichment data pinpoints multiple ancient allopolyploidy events in Alchemilla s.l. (Rosaceae)Colloquium PresentationsMorales-Briones, Diego; Gehrke, Berit; Huang, Chien-Hsun; Liston, Aaron; Ma, Hong; Marx, Hannah; Tank, David; Yang, Ya.Alchemilla
Gene tree discordance
Orthology inference
Target Enrichment
Whole-genome duplication
COL04003July 28th 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualPolyploidy complicates resolution of evolutionary relationships in Tibouchina s.s. (Melastomataceae)Colloquium PresentationsJantzen, Johanna; Freitas Oliveira, Ana Luiza; Guimaraes, Paulo; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela.polyploidy
Target Enrichment
COL04004July 28th 10:45 amVirtual/VirtualPhasing alleles improves phylogenetic network inference with allopolyploidsColloquium PresentationsTiley, George; Crowl, Andrew; Crowl, Andrew; Sessa, Emily; Burleigh, Gordon.phasing
Multispecies Coalescent
Target Enrichment
COL04005July 28th 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualA phylogenomic investigation into polyploidy and cryptic diversity in the true blueberries (Vaccinium section Cyanococcus)Colloquium PresentationsCrowl, Andrew; Crowl, Andrew; Tiley, George; Fritsch, Peter; Manos, Paul.Alleles
Target Enrichment
COL04006July 28th 11:15 amVirtual/VirtualTargeted long reads from herbarium specimens enable to identify allopolyploidization events of arctic/subarctic Silene sect. PhysolychnisColloquium PresentationsQuatela, Anne-Sophie; Cangren, Patrik; De Boer, Hugo; Bacon, Christine; Oxelman, Bengt.long read sequencing
herbarium specimens
Silene section Physolychnis
Target Enrichment
COL04007July 28th 11:30 amVirtual/VirtualAssessing the importance of hybridization in the diversification of Anacampseros (Anacampserotaceae, Caryophyllales) in the Cape Floristic Region using targeted sequence capture dataColloquium PresentationsMoore, Abigail; Edwards, Erika.Caryophyllales
target capture
reticulate evolution
Cape Floristic Region
COL04008July 28th 11:45 amVirtual/VirtualTesting hypothesized reticulate evolution in the Cornales using targeted enrichment dataColloquium PresentationsThomas, Shawn; Liu, Xiang; Cummings, Amanda; Pokorny, Lisa; Xiang, Jenny; Leebens-Mack, Jim.phylogenomics
Target Enrichment
reticulate evolution
July 28th 12:00 pmVirtual/VirtualBreak
COL04010July 28th 12:30 pmVirtual/VirtualStrategies for assessing phylogenomic conflict and testing hybridization, with an example from HeucheraColloquium PresentationsFolk, Ryan.hybridization
chloroplast capture
COL04011July 28th 12:45 pmVirtual/VirtualPhylogenomics Yields New Insight Into Relationships Within Vernonieae (Asteraceae)Colloquium PresentationsSiniscalchi, Carolina; Loeuille, Benoit; Mandel, Jennifer; Pirani, José Rubens.Compositae
target capture
July 28th 1:00 pmVirtual/VirtualDiscussion

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