Program

22nd Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles Pre-Program
September 25th

8:00 9:20 am
Registration, posters installation and welcome coffee
9:20 9:30 am
Introduction

GENOME PHENOTYPE EVOLUTION
Chairman:

9:30 9:53 am
Jian Lu: Linkage of A-to-I RNA Editing in Metazoans and the Impact on Genome Evolution

9:53 10:16 am
Maria Assunta Biscotti: The lungfish transcriptome: a glimpse into molecular evolution events at the transition from water to land

10:16 10:36 am
Short Talk Session
PP Alberto Vicens: Selective pressures on cancer genes along the mammalian phylogeny

PP Inês Miranda: Understanding the genetic determinants of winter coat colour in the least weasel (Mustela nivalis) from museum genomics

PP Vikas Sharma: Hidden diversity of endogeneous geminiviruses in plants

10:36 11:25 am
Coffee break, and posters sessions

GENOME PHENOTYPE EVOLUTION
Chairman:

11:25 11:48 am
Marie-Noëlle Rosso: Evolutionary history and function of glycoside hydrolases GH131 related to plant tissue colonisation in Dikarya, Fungi, and Oomycetes

11:48 12:11 am
Mélanie Ribeiro Lopes, Nicolas Parisot, Federica Calevo:Expansion of genes encoding Apoptosis Inhibitor Proteins (IAPs) and their role in a novel bacteriocyte cell death process in aphid symbiosis

12:11 12:34 pm
TBA

12:34 2:04 pm
Lunch

GENOME PHENOTYPE EVOLUTION
Chairman:

2:04 2:27 pm
Florian Maumus: Addressing the diversity and evolution of plant viruses using genomic data

2:27 2:50 pm
TBA

EVOLUTIONARY MECHANISMS
Chairman:

2:50 3:13 pm
Susanne Lachmuth: Enemy release mitigates inbreeding depression in native and invasive Silene latifolia populations: experimental insight into the role of inbreeding x environment interactions for the success and evolution of invaders

3:13 3:36 pm
Conrad C. Labandeira: The Great Terrestrial Diversification: The Expansion of Plant–Arthropod Interactions Following the Permo-Triassic Ecologic Crisis

3:36 3:59 pm
Thomas Becking: Impact of feminizing Wolbachia endosymbionts on the evolution of a male heterogametic system of sex chromosome

3:59 4:19 pm
Short Talk Session
TBA

4:19 5:10 pm
Coffee break, and posters sessions

TRANSPOSON EVOLUTION
Chairman:

5:10 5:33 pm
Fumitoshi Ishino: Evolution of skeletal muscle in mammals by domestication of an LTR retrotoransposon

5:33 5:56 pm
Daniel Elsner: Longevity and transposon defense, the case of termite reproductives

5:56 6:19 pm
Yang LIU, Yousry A. EL-KASSABY: Roles of coniferous transposable elements (12-18 Gb) in genome evolution and adaptive evolution

6:19 6:42 pm
Georgy Smyshlyaev, Alex Bateman, Orsolya Barabas: Structural and evolutionary insights into the broad transfer of antibiotic resistance by bacterial conjugative transposons

8:00 pm : Diner at Restaurant de l’UNM

September 26th

8:00 8:30 am
Morning coffee

TRANSPOSON EVOLUTION
Chairman:

8:30 8:53 am
Jungnam Cho and Jerzy Paszkowski : Domestication of transposable elements to RNA decoys in rice

8:53 9:16 am
David Louis Adelson: Divergent Genome Evolution Caused by Regional DNA Gain and Loss in Mammals is Accompanied by Similar Evolutionary Trajectories of Retrotransposon Accumulation

9:16 9:39 am
TBA

9:39 9:59 am
Short Talk Session
TBA

9:59 10:50 am
Coffee break, and posters sessions

TRANSPOSON EVOLUTION
Chairman:

10:50 11:13 am
Alex Kentsis: Known and unknown domesticated human DNA transposases

11:13 11:36 am
Josefa González: Stress response, behavior, and development are shaped by transposable element-induced mutations in Drosophila

11:36 11:59 am
Anton Buzdin: Retroelement – linked transcription factor binding patterns point to the most quickly developing molecular pathways in human evolution.

11:59 12:22 am
Yves Bigot: Genome-wide identification of SETMAR protein binding sites reveals interactions between its isoforms and numerous Hsmar1/MADE1 ITRs that together co-evolved under selection

12:22 1:50 pm
Lunch

TRANSPOSON EVOLUTION
Chairman:

1:50 2:13 pm
Magali Naville: Genome size variation is driven by differential expansion of non-autonomous transposable elements in larvaceans

2:13 2:36 pm
Anne C. Roulin: Transposable element evolution in the grass Brachypodium distachyon: what can we learn from population genomics?

2:36 2:59 pm
TAB

ORIGIN OF LIFE AND EXOBIOLOGY
Chaiman:

2:59 3:22 pm
Kunio Kawamura: Formation of oligonucleotides and oligopeptides under hydrothermal environments with minerals evaluated using hydrothermal microflow reactor systems

3:22 3:45 pm
Hideo Hashizume: Formation of adenosine from adenine and ribose in the presence of clay minerals

3:45 4:13 pm
Andrei N. Lupas: On the origin of folded proteins

4:13 4:33 pm
Short Talk Session
TPA

4:33 5:25 pm
Coffee break, and poster sessions

EVOLUTION OF COMPLEX TRAITS
Chairman:

5:25 5:48 pm
Z. Jeffrey Chen: Epigenetic roles in the evolution and domestication of polyploid plants and crops

5:48 6:11 pm
Michael Hiller: The importance of cis-regulatory divergence for morphological evolution

6:11 6:24 pm
TBA

6:24 pm Cocktail at the meeting center

September 27th

8:00 8:25 am
Morning coffee

EVOLUTION OF COMPLEX TRAITS
Chairman:

8:25 8:48 am
Pedro Martinez: The origin of animal brains. The enigmatic xenacoelomorphs as a study case

8:48 9:11 am
Rongling Wu: The Genetic Architecture of Ecological Interactions That Drive Evolution

9:11 9:34 am
Miroslav Oborník: Evolution of heme biosynthetic pathway in phototrophic eukaryotes

9:34 9:57 am
TBA

9:57 10:17 am
Short Talk Session
PP Lidan Sun: The Genetic Architecture of Heterophylly, Heteroblasty and Heterochrony

PP Fogelholm, Jesper: CREBBP and WDR24 Affects Quantitative Variation in Red Coloration in the Chicken

10:17 11:07 am
Coffee break, and posters sessions

EVOLUTION OF COMPLEX TRAITS
Chairman:

11:07 11:30 am
Christian Braendle: The molecular basis underlying the genetic assimilation of C. elegans matricidal hatching

11:30 11:53 am
Liran Carmel: Reconstructing Denisovan Anatomy Using DNA Methylation Maps.

11:53 12:16 am
Nicolas Marcel Cerveau: The importance of first contact in Molluscan shell development

12:16 12:39 pm
TBA

12:39 2:10 pm
Lunch

CONVERGENT EVOLUTION
Chairman:

2:10 2:33 pm
Marie Vasse: Highly convergent co-evolution of bacterial predators and prey

2:33 2:58 pm
Suhua Shi:Convergent adaptation among multiple mangrove taxa and the genomic mechanisms

2:58 3:21 pm
Andrey Ostrovsky: matrotrophy in invertebrates: distribution, structure, evolution

3:21 3:44pm
TBA

3:44 4:00pm
Short Talk Session
PP – Pierre Pontarotti: Convergent evolution of DDE transposon as recombination activating endonuclease

4:00 4:50 pm
Coffee break, and posters session

BIODIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION
Chairman:

4:50 5:13 pm
Short Talk Session
PP Zixiao Guo: The biogeography of Indo-West Pacific mangroves cast light to conservation and speciation

PP Wei-Jen Chen: Toward resolving complex evolutionary history of the Indo-West Pacific sergeant majors (Pomacentridae: Abudefduf)

5:13 5:36 pm
Aleš Horák: Planktonic diplonemids and their place in the global ocean ecosystem

5:36 5:59 pm
Francesc Calafell: The parallel lives of Y-chromosome lineages across the Gibraltar Straits

5:59 6:22 pm
TBA

8:00 pm Diner at Restaurant les Arcenaulx

September 28th

8:00 8:25 am
Morning coffee

BIODIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION
Chairman:

8:25 8:48 am
Morgan Gueuning, Nadir Alvarez: Elevation in tropical sky islands as the common driver in structuring genes and communities of freshwater organisms

8:48 9:11 am
T.D. O’Hara, Hugall, A.F.: Seafloor phylodiversity gradients in the Indo-Pacific from equator to pole

SELF NON SELF EVOLUTION
Chairman:

9:11 9:34 am
Katherine Buckley: Evolutionary conservation and divergence in the gut-associated immune response of an invertebrate deuterostome

9:34: 9:57 am
Daniel Wall: Direct visualization of kin recognition and discriminating toxin transfer by a dynamic polymorphic cell surface receptor in a social microbe

9:57 10:20
Jim Kaufman: Generalists and Specialists: a new view of how MHC molecules fight
infectious pathogens

10:20 10:40 am
Short Talk Session
PP Marius Bredon: Lignocellulose degradation across the woodlice holobionts

PP Aleksandra Bialas: The rice NLR immune receptor Pik-1 only recently evolved to recognise the AVR-PikD effector of the blast fungus

10:40 11:30 am
Coffee break, and posters sessions

CONCEPTS AND METHODS
Chairman:

11:30 11:53 am
Warren R. Francis: Neutral evolution of introns and intergenic sequence

11:53 12:16 am
Kelly Hughes: The triplet-of-triplets genetic code

12:16 12:39 am
Banu Ozkan: Allosteric modulation governs functional adaption

12:39 2:10 pm
Lunch

CONCEPTS AND METHODS
Chairman:

2:10 2:33 pm
Kotaro Kagawa: Roles of hybridization in adaptive radiation: insights from a simulation study

2:33 2:56 pm
Bianca Habermann: HH-MOTiF: de novo prediction of short linear motifs in proteins

2:56 3:19 pm
Peter A. Lind: Forecasting experimental evolution in Pseudomonas

3:19 3:39 pm
Short Talk Session
PP – Mario Alberto Cerón-Romero: PhyloChromoMap and PhyloTol, two tools to explore gene family and karyotype evolution in eukaryotic parasites

PP – Lara Meade: Adaptive maintenance of fertility in the face of meiotic drive

PP Armin O. Schmitt: Detection of gene orthologies using InterPro fingerprints

3:39 4:30 pm
Coffee break, and posters sessions

CONCEPTS AND METHODS
Chairman:

4:30 4:53 pm
Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis: Predicting the evolution of novel genes

4:53 5:16 pm
TBA

5:16 5:26 pm
Conclusion

Posters with short presentation

Marius Bredon: Lignocellulose degradation across the woodlice holobionts

Alberto Vicens: Selective pressures on cancer genes along the mammalian phylogeny

Fogelholm, Jesper: CREBBP and WDR24 Affects Quantitative Variation in Red Coloration in the Chicken

Mario Alberto Cerón-Romero: PhyloChromoMap and PhyloTol, two tools to explore gene family and karyotype evolution in eukaryotic parasites

Inês Miranda: Understanding the genetic determinants of winter coat colour in the least weasel (Mustela nivalis) from museum genomics

Lara Meade: Adaptive maintenance of fertility in the face of meiotic drive

Zixiao Guo: The biogeography of Indo-West Pacific mangroves cast light to conservation and speciation

Lidan Sun: The Genetic Architecture of Heterophylly, Heteroblasty and Heterochrony

Vikas Sharma: Hidden diversity of endogeneous geminiviruses in plants

Aleksandra Bialas: The rice NLR immune receptor Pik-1 only recently evolved to recognise the AVR-PikD effector of the blast fungus

Pierre Pontarotti: Convergent evolution of DDE transposon as recombination activating endonuclease

Armin O. Schmitt: Detection of gene orthologies using InterPro fingerprints

Wei-Jen Chen: Toward resolving complex evolutionary history of the Indo-West Pacific sergeant majors (Pomacentridae: Abudefduf)

Posters

Kunio Kawamura: Two-gene hypothesis for the emergence of life-like system from a simple chemical evolution network of RNA molecules

Hassnae Afrache: Investigating the diversity of MHC class I and II genes in chickens

Simona Petrelli, Maria Buglione, Marion van Vugt, Valeria Maselli, Kevin Matson, Domenico Fulgione: Return to the wild: re-adaptations in domestic Sus scrofa

Tomoko Kaneko-Ishino: Brain function exerted by an LTR-retrotransposon-derived Sirh3/Ldoc1l

Eugenia Rashkovetsky: Candidate genes involved in Drosophila mating behavior

Louis Tsako, Angèle Courtant, Robin Ordioni: DDE Transposon evolved via vertical evolution : The Rag transposon exeption

Laurent Abi-Rached, Philippe Gouret, Jung-Hua Yeh, Julie Di Cristofaro, Pierre Pontarotti,Christophe Picard, Julien Paganini: Immune Diversity Sheds Light on Missing Variation in Worldwide Genetic Diversity Panels

Maximiliano Tourmente, Ruth Archer, David Hosken: Sexual conflict sperm quality in Drosophila simulans

Divya Selvaraju: Molecular characterization of the gonadal dysgenesis inducing strain Harwich