Invited SpeakersSymposium #1. Evolution of Genomes and Genomic Conflicts
Invited speaker: William F. Martin
Title: Endosymbiotic origin and differential loss of eukaryotic genes.
Symposium #2. Evolutionary Research in Museums
Invited speaker: Angelica Crottini, Franco Andreone
Title: When traditional museological initiatives meets new cutting-edge uses and applications: our experience with the study of species diversification patterns, taxonomy and conservation of Madagascar herpetofauna.
Symposium #3. Phylogenetics, Biogeography and Phylogeography
Invited speaker: Alexandre Antonelli
Title: The Evolution of Neotropical Mega-Diversity.
Symposium #4. Evolution of phenotypes and Organismal Biology
Invited speaker: Benjamin Proud'Homme
Title: Evolution of wing pigmentation patterns and reproductive behaviors in Drosophila.
Symposium #5. Population Genetics and Genomics
Invited speaker: Konrad Lohse
Title: Inferring population histories from genomes.
Symposium #6 Evolutionary Applications
Invited speaker: Berthold Heinze
Title: Genetic analysis and real world problems in ecology and forestry
Symposium #7 New Frontiers in Evolutionary Anthropology*
Invited speaker: Eske Willerslev
Title: How we settled the world and developed our culture.
* Oral contributions to this Symposium must be submitted BEFORE May 20 2015