Schedule – Early Career Scientists Symposium


The Early Career Scientists Symposium 2023 schedule

Friday, March 31
9:30 – 10 AM – Registration at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

10 AM – Welcome and Introductions

10:05 – 10:50 AM – 1st Keynote presentation: Dr. Jen Lau, Indiana University, “The cryptic role of microbes in plant ecological and evolutionary responses to global change”

10:50-11:20 AM – Dr. James Santangelo, University of California Berkeley, Adaptation to the world’s urban jungles in a cosmopolitan plant”

11:20- 11:50 AM – Dr. Lindsey Kemmerling, University of Minnesota, “Restored prairie strips support biodiversity and ecosystem services in row crop farms”

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM – Lunch Break

12:30-1:00 PM – Dr. Meredith Zettlemoyer, University of Georgia, “Consequences of phenological shifts for performance across biological scales”

1:00-1:30 PM – Dr. Dan Anstett, Michigan State University, “Using landscape genomics to study adaptation to climate change”

1:30-1:45 PM – Break

1:45-2:15 PM – Dr. Carrie Tribble, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa and University of Kentucky, “Macroevolutionary consequences of going underground: How belowground structures allow plants to thrive in seasonal climates”

2:15-2:45 PM – Dr. Constance Bolte, Penn State University, “Finding hope through hybrid zones: adaptive introgression facilitates rapid evolutionary responses to climate change”

2:45-3:30 PM – 2nd Keynote Presentation: Dr. Susana Wadgymar, Davidson College, Forecasting the migratory potential and range-wide population dynamics of species experiencing climate change”

3:30-4:30 PM – Poster Session

4:30 – 6:00 PM – Reception

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