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Molecular Mechanisms in Evolution and Ecology – Course and Conference Office

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Molecular Mechanisms in Evolution and Ecology

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Conference Overview

This conference series has become known for exploring yeasts as models to study questions of general relevance to evolution and ecology. Experts will speak on a range of topics, including evolution theory, ecology, genetics, cell biology, genomics, systems biology, metabolic modelling and engineering.

The focus of this conference will be on comparative and experimental strategies to explore evolutionary questions, from field studies to computer simulations to comparative genomics. Central evolutionary questions will be discussed, using yeast and a range of other species whose biology is well understood and to determine the degree to which that biology is conserved in more distantly related species.

The aim is to move from correlative studies based on comparative work to more causal studies based on broad experimental support. This problem is particularly pressing in the age of cheap and easy sequencing.

Session Topics

  • Systems and synthetic biology
  • Evolutionary systems biology
  • Experimental evolution
  • Assembly and evolution of microbial communities
  • Evolution of complex traits

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Sponsorship Opportunities

We offer a variety of event sponsoring possibilities, with the flexibility to select a set sponsorship package or combine individual sponsorship options to suit your event budget. Discounts are available for companies sponsoring multiple events at EMBL Heidelberg. View other conferences, or contact sponsorship@embl.de for further information.

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Date: 5 - 8 Oct 2022

Location: EMBL Heidelberg

Organisers:

  • Gianni Liti
    University of Nice, France
    • Sara Mitri
      University of Lausanne, Switzerland

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