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Genomics of Non-Classical Model Animals

The workshop deals with genomics of non-classical organsims that can be sources of natural substances or have biological traits of interest that can contribute to human welfare.
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 4-5 (2nd Floor)
Organizer:
Aaron Avivi
10:30 AM
Genome Rearrangements Contribute to Vocal Learning in Birds: A Model to Study Evolution of Speech?
Denis M. Larkin, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London; Marta Farré-Belmonte, Royal Veterinary College, University of London; Joana Damas, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London; Darren K. Griffin, School of Biosciences, University of Kent

11:00 AM
Genetic Contributions from Archaic Humans and their Effects on Human Fitness
Emilia Huerta-Sanchez, Molecular Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

11:30 AM
The Role of Chromosomal Rearrangements in Speciation and Adaptation in Primates– New Tools into Human Welfare Studies?
Marta Farré-Belmonte, Royal Veterinary College, University of London; Anna Ullastres, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra); Laia Capilla, Institut de Biomedicina i Biotecnologia (IBB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Aurora Ruiz-Herrera, Institut de Biotecnologia i Biomedicina (IBB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

12:00 PM
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