The Center of Rapid Evolution (CORE) at the University of Wisconsin- Madison is holding the following event. Everyone interested in rapid and/or applied evolution is welcome to attend.
Center of Rapid Evolution (CORE), University of Wisconsin, October 1-2, Ebling Auditorium, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, October 1: Special Keynote talk on Rapid Evolution
3:30 pm Richard Lenski
Title: The Dynamics of Phenotypic and Genomic Evolution during a 50,000 Generation Experiment with E. coli
Saturday, October 2: Public Symposium on Applied Evolution
1:00 pm Carol Lee: Rapid evolution of freshwater invaders and the pathogens they carry
1:30 Irwin Goldman: Evolution you can taste: crop domestication and breeding for a hungry planet
2:00 Johanne Brunet: Escape and establishment of genetically modified organisms
2:30 Tony Goldberg: West Nile virus in Chicago: the evolution of a virus in real time with real-world consequences
3:00 Nicole Perna: Friends and enemies – evolution of bacterial pathogen and nonpathogen genomes
3:30 Mark Berres: Where did the chicken come from, and where is it going?
4:00 Panel Discussion: How is evolution useful in daily life?
Carol Eunmi Lee, Ph.D.
Center of Rapid Evolution (CORE)
430 Lincoln Drive, Birge Hall
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706