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  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Cynthia Jones
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  ·  Biodiversity Informatics
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  ·  Genomics / Proteomics
  ·  Hybrids and Hybridization
  ·  Molecular Ecology and Evolution
  ·  Phylogenomics
  ·  Population Genetics
  ·  Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions

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

Presentations for Society\Section: Phylogenomics and evolution of Superrosids

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Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session COL07: Colloquium: Phylogenomics and evolution of superrosids
Presiding: Hong Ma, ; Heather Kates, University Of Florida
COL07002July 29th 3:30 pmVirtual/VirtualPhylogenetic and diversification analyses of rosidsColloquium PresentationsSun, Miao; Folk, Ryan; Gitzendanner, Matt; Smith, Stephen; Chen, Zhiduan; Soltis, Pamela; Soltis, Douglas; Guralnick, Robert.Mega-phylogeny
COL07003July 29th 3:45 pmVirtual/VirtualDissecting the genomic evolution of Malpighiales—whole genome duplication, incomplete lineage sorting, and introgressionColloquium PresentationsCai, Liming; Davis, Charles; Liu, Liang; Xi, Zhenxiang; Rest, Joshua; Lemmon, Emily; Lemmon, Alan; Must, Austin; Buddenhagen, Christopher; Amorim, André; Sugumaran, M.Malpighiales
gene tree-species tree conflict
Evolutionary radiation
COL07004July 29th 4:00 pmVirtual/VirtualBuilding and using a massive-scale 13,000 species phylogeny for the nitrogen-fixing cladeColloquium PresentationsKates, Heather; Folk, Ryan; Guralnick, Robert; Soltis, Pamela; Soltis, Douglas.symbioses
herbarium specimens
large phylogeny
COL07005July 29th 4:15 pmVirtual/VirtualPhylotranscriptomics in Cucurbitaceae Reveal Multiple Whole Genome Duplications and Key Morphological and Molecular InnovationsColloquium PresentationsGuo, Jing; Xu, Weibin; Hu, Yi; Huang, Jie; Zhao, Yiyong; Zhang, Lin; Huang, Chien-Hsun; Ma, Hong .Cucurbitaceae
Whole-genome duplication
COL07006July 29th 4:30 pmVirtual/VirtualPhylotranscriptomics in Rosaceae and evolutionary implications on fruit type and regulatory genes Colloquium PresentationsMa, Hong ; Li, Hao; Huang, Chien-Hsun.Molecular phylogeny
ancestral character estimation
transcription factors
Whole-genome duplication
pome fruit
COL07007July 29th 4:45 pmVirtual/VirtualA deeply sampled phylogenomic tree for Rosaceae, with preliminary insights on chromosome evolution, ancient polyploidy, and diversification patterns across the familyColloquium PresentationsStull, Gregory W.; Kates, Heather; Tian, Qin; Folk, Ryan; Guralnick, Robert; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Yi, Tingshuang.chromosome evolution
July 29th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualDiscussion

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