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Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session POPGEN1: Contributed Papers: Population Genetics/Genomics I
Presiding: Cameron So, University of Toronto; Arthur Weis, University of Toronto; Itziar Arnelas Seco, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja
POPGEN1001July 28th 3:00 pmVirtual/VirtualComparative genetic and epigenetic diversity in pairs of sympatric, closely-related plants with contrasting distribution ranges in southeastern Iberian mountainsOral PaperMedrano, Mónica; Alonso, Conchita; Bazaga, Pilar; López, Esmeralda; Herrera, Carlos.AFLP
DNA methylation
epigenetic diversity
genetic diversity
Mediterranean mountains
population epigenetics
POPGEN1002July 28th 3:15 pmVirtual/VirtualWhy do Coastal Seeds Fail? A Population genetics and phenotypic analysis of coastal and non-coastal Northern red oak in MinnesotaOral PaperGomez Quijano, Maria Jose; Etterson, Julie; Gross, Briana.quercus
population genetics
quantitative genetics
common garden
POPGEN1003July 28th 3:30 pmVirtual/VirtualMorphological differentiation and genetic isolation of intraspecific floral morphotypes of Iberian knapweeds (Centaurea sects. Jacea and Lepteranthus, Asteraceae)Oral PaperArnelas Seco, Itziar; Perez-Collazos, Ernesto; Devesa, Juan; Manzaneda, Antonio J.; Catalan, Pilar.AFLP
floral morphs
gene flow barriers
population genetics
POPGEN1004July 28th 3:45 pmVirtual/VirtualEvolution of selfing syndrome and its influence on genetic diversity and inbreeding: A range-wide study in Oenothera primiveris (Onagraceae)Oral PaperCisternas, Anita; Jogesh, Tania; Skogen, Krissa; Fant, Jeremie.selfing syndrome
Breeding System
POPGEN1005July 28th 4:00 pmVirtual/VirtualHummingbirds are not Fab-aceae pollinators: Erythrina flabelliformis, a hummingbird-pollinated desert perennial, has significant fine-scale genetic structure and low pollen movement distancesOral PaperStevens, Mia; Loveless, Marilyn; Ison, Jennifer.pollination
Genetic Structure
pollen movement
POPGEN1006July 28th 4:15 pmVirtual/VirtualThe adaptive potential of lifetime fitness increases under a future climate change scenario in a population of Brassica rapaOral PaperSo, Cameron; Weis, Arthur; Shaw, Ruth; Shaw, Frank; Rotman, Sydney; Sibolibane, Micha.adaptation
climate change
genetic variance
lifetime fitness
quantitative genetics

Thursday, July 30th

Thursday, July 30th, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session POPGEN2: Contributed Papers: Population Genetics/Genomics II
POPGEN2001July 30th 3:00 pmVirtual/VirtualThe Population Dynamics and Evolutionary History of the Highly Polymorphic Calochortus venustus (Liliaceae)Oral PaperHernandez, Adriana; Landis, Jacob; Specht, Chelsea.polymorphic traits
ring species
California Floristic Province
minION genome sequencing
POPGEN2002July 30th 3:15 pmVirtual/VirtualRAD Sequencing Approach to Population Genomic Assessment of Cycas candida (Cycadaceae)Oral PaperJones, Maia; Nagalingum, Nathalie; Liu, Jian.Conservation genomics
population genetics
POPGEN2003July 30th 3:30 pmVirtual/VirtualConservation genomics of Carex scirpoidea subsp. convolutaOral PaperBard, Nicholas; Miller, Christopher S; Bruederle, Leo Paul.Conservation genomics
population genetics
evolutionary genetics
POPGEN2004July 30th 3:45 pmVirtual/VirtualFlexible, economical methods for genome-scale variant discovery using ISSR sequencingOral PaperBarrett, Craig; Sinn, Brandon; Simon, Sandra; Difazio, Stephen; Santee , Mathilda Viola; Fama, Nicole.population genomics
Conservation genomics
reduced representation
single nucleotide polymorphism
Corallorhiza bentleyi
bioinformatics pipeline
POPGEN2005July 30th 4:00 pmVirtual/VirtualPopulation genomics and the influence of biogeographic barriers in Templetonia hookeri (Fabaceae), an endemic legume of the Australian Monsoon TropicsOral PaperWilliams, Tanisha; Antoine, Ariel; McDonnell, Angela; Cantley, Jason; Jobson, Peter; Martine, Christopher.Australia
biogeographic barriers
genetic diversity
population genetics
Thursday, July 30th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session P: Contributed Posters: Population Genetics/Genomics Posters
PPG001July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualUndergraduate Student Research Conducting Barcoding and Comparison of DNA Extractions of ITS Region Between Angiosperm and Gymnosperm Herbarium SpecimensPoster: Population Genetics/GenomicsRosati , Ethan M.DNA comparison
PPG002July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualGenetic diversity & connectivity of Chasmanthium latifolium (Poaceae) in Pennsylvania & the effect on conservation statusPoster: Population Genetics/GenomicsHayes, Jonathan; Williams, Tanisha; Goad, Rachel; Martine, Christopher.river oats
rare species
population genomics
PPG003July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualGenetic Diversity and Spatial Genetic Structure of Guzmania monostachia (Bromeliaceae) in FloridaPoster: Population Genetics/GenomicsKrupar, Shelby.Bromeliaceae
Guzmania monostachia
population genomics
PPG004July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualMolecular systematics and genetic diversity in the Eriosyce curvispina complex (Cactaceae)Poster: Population Genetics/GenomicsVillalobos-Barrantes, Heidy M; Vergara-Meriño, Beatriz; Guerrero, Pablo C..genetic diversity
population genetics
PPG005July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualPopulation structure and dynamic fluctuations of effective population size in a polyploid fern complex Poster: Population Genetics/GenomicsPelosi, Jessie; Krieg, Christopher; Adelhelm, David; Jarnagin, Kerianne; Zeller, Zachary; Sessa, Emily.polyploidy
population structure
population genetics
PPG006July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualInvestigating whether asexuality facilitates range expansion using transcriptome analysis with a clonal wetland plantPoster: Population Genetics/GenomicsThompson, Hana; Eckert, Christopher.
PPG007July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualRisk of genetic swamping in the progenitor of the domesticated apple (Malus sieversii) from the diversity hotspot, Tien Shan, KazakhstanPoster: Population Genetics/GenomicsLee, Soo-Rang; Ha, Young-Ho; Oh, Seung-Hwan.genetic diversity
gene flow
Tien Shan
Malus sieversii
Migration rate
PPG008July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualAn Assessment of Genetic Variation Associated with Differential Response to Fire Among Populations of Cheatgrass (Poaceae, Bromus tectorum)Poster: Population Genetics/GenomicsTamrakar, Rubin; Bailey, C. Donovan; Lehnhoff, Erik; Sahd, Kyle.Bromus
genetic variation
PPG009July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualRNA-Seq as a tool to assess adaptive genetic variation and evolutionary potential for bark beetle response in the rare Torrey pinePoster: Population Genetics/GenomicsSteele, Stephanie; Ryder, Oliver; Maschinski, Joyce.Torrey pines
Bark beetles
genetic diversity
Evolutionary potential
Plant Defense

Friday, July 31st

Friday, July 31st, 10:00 am to 11:30 am · Virtual/Virtual
Session POPGEN3: Contributed Papers: Population Genetics/Genomics III
POPGEN3001July 31st 10:00 amVirtual/VirtualGenome gymnastics and problematic polyploidy in eyebrights (Euphrasia, Orobanchaceae)Oral PaperTwyford, Alex; Becher, Hannes ; Brown, Max; Yanqian, Ding; Powell, Robyn; Pellicer, Jaume; Ilia, Leitch; Chris, Metherell.polyploidy
British flora
POPGEN3002July 31st 10:15 amVirtual/VirtualRevealing the origins of a polyploid complex of Isoëtes in northwestern North AmericaOral PaperSuissa, Jacob; Taylor, W. Carl; Kinosian, Sylvia; Schafran, Peter; Bolin, Jay; Zimmer, Elizabeth.RADSeq
reticulate evolution
POPGEN3003July 31st 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualModel-based genotype and ancestry estimation for potential hybrids with mixed-ploidyOral PaperShastry, Vivaswat.admixture
genotype likelihoods
POPGEN3004July 31st 10:45 amVirtual/VirtualSynthesized autopolyploids of Arabidopsis are more plastic than their diploid progenitorsOral PaperMattingly, Kali; Hovick, Steve.polyploidy
phenotypic plasticity
common garden
POPGEN3005July 31st 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualThe Evolutionary History of Wild and Domesticated Brassica oleracea (Brassicaceae)Oral PaperMabry, Makenzie; Pires, Joseph.Brassica
crop wild relatives
POPGEN3006July 31st 11:15 amVirtual/VirtualTracing breadfruit introductions intothe Caribbean using next generation sequencingOral PaperAudi, Lauren; Nyree, Zerega.Targeted sequencing
economic botany

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