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Programme overview Genotype-phenotype map: from model systems to ecosystems

Thursday 23 Nov

Zoology 2017 Congress

To be held at the Hof van Wageningen

12.00-13.00

Registration Zoology 2017

13.00-13.15

Opening

13.15-14.00

Plenary Invited speaker: Dr. Stephen Richards (Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center, US), confirmed

14.00-15.00

3 Parallel sessions - (molecular) phylogeny and biodiversity; GWAS and quantitative traits; Domestication and breeding

15.00-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-16.15

Plenary Invited speaker: Prof. Love Dalén (Stockholm University)

16.15-17.15

3 Parallel sessions - Population genetics going wild; Emerging methods; Phenotypic plasticity and Epigenetics

17.15-19.30

Drinks and Dinner

19.30-20.30

Plenary Distinguished Zoology Lecture: Prof. G. Gibson (Georgia Tech, US), confirmed

Poster session in the evening

Friday 24 Nov

 

 

 

08.30-09.15

Plenary Invited speaker: Dr. Surayya Johar, Editor Royal Society Publishers (Ethics Committee) on Science, Integrity and Fraud

09.15-10.15

3 Parallel sessions - Diseases (zoonoses, genomics and diseases); Inbreeding (depression) and conservation in the age of genomics; Genome editing

10.15-10.45

Break

10.45-12.15

3 Parallel sessions - Toxicology and expression studies; Multi-omics data integration; Translational studies: from model species to humans

12.15-13.30

Lunch

13.30-15.00

3 Parallel sessions – tbd.

15.00-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-16.15

Plenary Invited speaker: Prof. Josephine Pemberton, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, confirmed 
School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh & lecture of
KETS-prize winner

16.15-17.00

Closing ceremony, proclamation of awards and PhD, MSc prize winners

Any changes to the programme will be communicated to participants via e-mail.