Detailed program

Time16th December17th December
10:00 to 11:30Online check-in and troubleshooting
13:00 to 13:30Plenary talk

The animal domestication process – an organismal perspective.

Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra (Paläontologisches Institut und Museum – Universität Zürich)
Plenary talk

Species in theory and practice – why taxonomy matters.

Frank E. Zachos (Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria)
13:30 to 13:35Q + A sessionQ + A session
13:35 to 13:45Short talk 1

Intra-species co-evolution in the mammalian intestine.

Isabel Gordo
Short talk 11

Novel genes matter: a lepidopteran-specific gene required for keeping scales on the wings of Bicyclus anynana butterflies.

Roberto Arbore
13:48 to 13:58Short talk 2

Selection dynamics among N interacting strains “playing” co-colonization games.

Erida Gjini
Short talk 12

Low spontaneous mutation rate and Pleistocene radiation of pea aphids.

Varvara Fazalova
14:01 to 14:11Short talk 3
New insights into intraspecific variation of defence suppression in phytophagous spider mites.

Jéssica Teodoro-Paulo
Short talk 13

Constitutive activation of cellular immunity underlies the evolution of resistance to infection in Drosophila.

Alexandre Leitão
14:14 to 14:24Short talk 4

Parthenogenesis is self-destructive for scaled reptiles.

Matthew Moreira
Short talk 14

The evolution of adaptive seasonal colouration in the long tailed weasel inferred from museum genomics.

João Pimenta
14:27 to 14:37Short talk 5

New dromaeosaurid from Marília Formation (Late Cretaceous, Brazil) updates teeth diversity of the Unenlagiinae.

Arthur Brum
Short talk 15

Evidence against assortative mating in Podarcis muralis colour morphs.

Prem Aguilar
14:40 to 14:50Short talk 6

New allosauroid remain from Upper Jurassic of Brazil with comments on diversification and decline of Carcharodontosauria (Theropoda, Dinosauria).

Kamila Bandeira
Short talk 16

Ancient variation at multiple loci underlies adaptive coat colour polymorphism in white-tailed jackrabbits.

Mafalda Ferreira
15:05 to 15:10Flash talk 1

Empirical substitution models of protein evolution traditionally used in phylogenetics and recombination bias protein folding stability.

Roberto Del Amparo
Flash talk 10

Developmental acclimation for fecundity in Drosophila subobscura.

Pedro Simões
15:10 to 15:15Flash talk 2

Evaluating the causes of current genetic gradients of modern humans of the Iberian Peninsula with spatially explicit computer simulations.

David Ferreiro
Flash talk 11

Evolution serving society: a Drosophila experiment under climate change.

Marta Santos
15:15 to 15:20Flash talk 3

Transgenerational inheritance of DNA methylation in response to salinity stress in Daphnia magna.

Guilherme Jeremias
Flash talk 12

Gene expression during adaptation to global warming.

Marta Antunes
15:20 to 15:25Flash talk 4

Human microbiome evolution and antibiotic resistance in pandemic times.

Teresa Nogueira
Flash talk 13

Genetic population structure of the Blackspot seabream (Pagellus bogaraveo) across its distribution area: contributions from mtDNA control region to fisheries science.

Karen Avellaneda
15:25 to 15:30Flash talk 5

Bacterial persistence: an evolutionary mechanism or a set of errors in lucky bacteria?

João Rebelo
Flash talk 14

The effect of habitat loss and fragmentation on genetic variation: insights using spatio-temporal models.

Gabriele Sgarlata
15:30 to 15:35Flash talk 6

Human social interactions shape the distribution of pathogenicity and antibiotic-resistance genes.

Célia Domingues
Flash talk 15

The importance of low coverage and lack of reference genomes on demographic inference.

Margarida Henrique
15:35 to 15:40Flash talk 7

The impact of sub-lethal temperatures on spider mite reproduction.

Sofia Costa
Flash talk 16

The genetic architecture of social and asocial learning in Drosophila melanogaster.

Carla Simões-Henriques
15:40 to 15:45Flash talk 8

How does sympatric evolution shape reproductive isolation in spider mites?

Miguel Cunha
Flash talk 17

Evolution in the nitrogen, sulfur and iron biogeochemical cycles: What can multiheme cytochromes tell us?

Ricardo Soares
15:45 to 15:50Flash talk 9

An integrative analysis of the short-term effects of tail autotomy on thermoregulation and dehydration in wall lizards (Podarcis bocagei).

Irene Fernández-Rodríguez
Flash talk 18

Speciation with gene flow in wood ants.

Beatriz Portinha

15:50 to 16:00Q + A sessionQ + A session
16:10 to 16:20Short talk 7

Zebrafish discriminate stress states in others.

K. Kareklas
Short talk 17

Genetic consequences of the Last Glacial Period on modern humans from Southeast Asia.

Catarina Branco
16:23 to 16:33Short talk 8

Fluctuating heat stress during development exposes reproductive costs and hidden adaptive potential.

Leonor Rodrigues
Short talk 18

Demographic inference under the n-island model.

Lounès Chikhi
16:36 to 16:46Short talk 9

(Re) Searching for Evolution: Portuguese Science curricula analysis from first to ninth grades.

Bruno Sousa
Short talk 19

Adaptive evolution is common in rapid evolutionary radiations.

Bruno Nevado
16:49 to 16:59Short talk 10

Learning about COVID-19 and other coronavirus animal diseases in a simple and playful way; a book and a board and card game.

Margarida Duarte
17:10 to 17:30Closing ceremony and awards
18:00APBE Meeting
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