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13. General Session 2


Organiser: Catarina Rydin (catarina.rydin@gmail.com).

Chair: Bengt Oxelman (bengt.oxelman@bioenv.gu.se)

 

Abstracts as pdf

 

Tuesday, August 15th. Morning session.

 

 

Contributed talks:

 

10.00 – 10.20

Madlen Stange1, Michael Matschiner2,3, Gabriel Aguirre-Fernández1, Walter Salzburger2, Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra1:

Phylogenetic Bayesian inference and geometric morphometrics in Neotropical sea catfishes: new species, support for Miocene closure of the Panamanian isthmus, and conservation of skull shape.

1Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland; 2Zoological Institute, University of Basel, 4051 Basel, Switzerland; 3Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, 0316 Oslo, Norway


10.20 – 10.40
Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra1,
Valentina Segura2, Madeleine Geiger1, Laura Heck1, Kristof Veitschegger1, David Flores2:

The role of phylogeny in morphological and developmental studies of animal domestication.

1 Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland;2 ConsejoNacionaldeInvestigaciones Científicas yTécnicas, Argentina

 

 

10.40 – 11.00

Laura Heck1, Madlen Stange1, Marcus Clauss2, and Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra1:

On horse domestication: skull morphospace and life history changes .

1Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland; 2 Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland


11.00 – 11.20

Francisco Encinas-Viso1:

Detecting biogeographical regions of Australian flora using network methods.

1Australian National Herbarium, CSIRO

 

 

11.20 – 11.40

Raja Hashim Ali:

A novel approach for improving the accuracy of multiple sequence alignments for evolutionary analysis.

Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20a, Göteborg

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