Special Symposium on Applied Evolution

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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

4:30            Discussion

Reception

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?

Reception

Carol Eunmi Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center of Rapid Evolution (CORE)
430 Lincoln Drive, Birge Hall
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI  53706
carollee@wisc.edu

https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/carollee/web/Lee/Lee.html

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