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American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS)
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Special Presentations

  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Cynthia Jones
  ·  Annals of Botany Lecture - Rod Peakall
  ·  Emerging Leader Lecture - Emily Sessa
  ·  Enhancing Scientist Diversity in Plant Biology Luncheon - Beth Leonard
  ·  Kaplan Memorial Lecture - Ned Friedman
  ·  Plenary Address - Bryan Dewsbury


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  ·  Bryological and Lichenological Section
  ·  Developmental and Structural Section
  ·  Ecological Section
  ·  Economic Botany Section
  ·  Genetics Section
  ·  Historical Section
  ·  Paleobotanical Section
  ·  Phycological Section
  ·  Physiological Section
  ·  Phytochemical Section
  ·  Pteridological Section/AFS
  ·  Systematics Section / ASPT
  ·  Teaching Section
  ·  Tropical Biology Section


  ·  Biodiversity Informatics
  ·  Biogeography
  ·  Conservation Biology
  ·  Ecophysiology
  ·  Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)
  ·  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

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Thursday, July 30th

Thursday, July 30th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session COL03: Colloquium: Enriching basic and applied botany through multi-stakeholder collaborations
Presiding: Laura Klein, ; Michael Kantar,
COL03001July 30th 10:15 amVirtual/VirtualBack to Canna-basics: investigating Cannabis label fidelityColloquium PresentationsMasalia, Rishi; Klein, Laura.applied botany
population genomics
COL03002July 30th 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualRevealing the dynamics of sunflower domestication with archaeological DNAColloquium PresentationsBlackman, Benjamin.domestication
archaeological DNA
COL03003July 30th 10:45 amVirtual/VirtualPredicting medicinal activity in Chinese magnoliid dicot species using phylogenetic diversityColloquium PresentationsChao , Krystal Shinhuei; Metzgar, Jordan.ethnobotany
magnoliid dicot
phylogenetic diversity
traditional Chinese medicine
COL03004July 30th 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualUsing Genome Skimming to Diagnose Botanical Contamination in a Ugandan Foodborne Illness OutbreakColloquium PresentationsHandy, Sara; Mammel, Mark; Windsor, Amanda; Knolhoff, Ann; Mangrum, Brad; Fong Sam, Jennifer; McFarland, Melinda; Callahan, John; Croley, safety
DNA based identification
genome skimming
COL03005July 30th 11:15 amVirtual/VirtualSeedbanks and herbaria for DNA and other data: understanding underutilised crops for food securityColloquium PresentationsChapman, Mark.crop wild relatives
underutilised crops
food security
COL03006July 30th 11:30 amVirtual/VirtualCrop Wild Relative data in the Germplasm Resources Information NetworkColloquium PresentationsSchori, Melanie; Leon, Blanca; Kittell, Karen.germplasm
crop wild relatives
breeding traits
COL03007July 30th 11:45 amVirtual/VirtualThe interface between Government, Academia and Industry: leveraging basic research for applied questionsColloquium PresentationsOtt, Brittany; Hunter, Elizabeth; Kirk, Riley; Little, Damon; Bertin, Matthew; Literman, Robert; Sarmashghi, Shababeddin; Erickson, David; Bafna, Vineet; Wen, Jun; Handy, Sara.DNA based identification
applied botany
dietary supplements
food safety
COL03008July 30th 12:00 pmVirtual/VirtualCombatting Illegal Logging via Global Collaboration and Innovation in Wood Identification TechnologiesColloquium PresentationsFinch, Kristen; Cronn, Rich; Jones, Andy; Lancaster, Cady; Lebow, Beth.DART TOF Mass Spectrometry
forensic genetics
forensic chemistry
Spanish cedar

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