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Evolution, Adaptation, Domestication, Disease:
The Power of an Integrated Approach

Evolution, Adaptation, Domestication, Disease

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9:30 a.m.Foyer - Registration and check-in
10:00 a.m. Joanne Chory – Opening Remarks
10:10 a.m. Detlef Weigel – Max Planck Institute
"Arabidopsis thaliana and Relative as Models for Understanding Evolution"
10:45 a.m. Richard E. Lenski – Michigan State University
"Time Travel in Experimental Evolution"
11:20 a.m. Bing Ren – UCSD School of Medicine
"Understanding the Role of Non-coding Sequence Variants in Gene Regulation and Diseases"
11:55 a.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:00 p.m. Elaine Ostrander – NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute
"Good Dogs with Bad Genes: The Genetics of Complex Traits"
1:35 p.m. Joe Gleeson – UCSD Laboratory of Developmental Neurogenetics
"Genomic Approaches to Understand and treat Neurodevelopmental Diseases"
2:10 p.m. Summary and Closing Remarks – Terry Sejnowski
2:30 p.m. Faculty Discussion led by Joe Ecker and Rusty Gage

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