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2nd TMU International Symposium on Evolutionary Biology
March 9, 2020

This symposium is opened to anybody who are interested in evolutionary biology.
No fee and no pre-registration is required.
Venue
International House, Main Hall
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Minami-osawa, Hachioji, Tokyo
Schedule
9:50-10:00
Opening remark
Koichiro Tamura (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Session 1
Chair: Masafumi Nozawa (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
10:00-10:40
Fantastic beasts and their unusual sex chromosomes
Qi Zhou (Zhejiang University, University of Vienna)
10:40-11:00
Parallel evolution of neo-sex chromosomes in Drosophila
Masafumi Nozawa (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Session 2
Chair: Aya Takahashi (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
11:00-11:40
The genetic loci of evolution: small versus large effects on Drosophila genitalia evolution
Virginie Orgogozo (Université Paris Diderot)
11:40-12:10
Structure and development of the complex helmet of treehoppers
Hiroki Gotoh (National Institute of Genetics)
12:10-13:30
Lunch
Session 3
Chair: Yasukazu Okada (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
13:30-14:10
Thermal fertility limits: sexual selection, male sterility and climate change
Tom Price (University of Liverpool)
14:10-14:50
The impact of gut microbes on host behaviour and evolution in flies
Zenobia Lewis (University of Liverpool)
14:50-15:10
Mechanism of condition-dependent growth in the beetle weapon
Yasukazu Okada (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
15:10-15:30
Coffee break
Session 4
Chair: Koichiro Tamura (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
15:30-16:00
Drosophila prolongata as a model species of sexual selection studies
Takashi Matsuo (University of Tokyo)
16:20-16:4016:00-16:20
Positive feedback between behavioral and hormonal dynamics leads to differentiation of life-history
Yuuya Tachiki (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
16:40-17:2016:20-17:00
Building the Grand Timetree of Life
Sudhir Kumar (Temple University)
16:00-16:2017:00-17:20
Implications of a key polymorphism for the historical bio-geography of a Japanese ant
Adam Cronin (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
17:20-17:30
Closing remark
Koichiro Tamura
18:00-
Dinner around Minami-osawa station
For those who are interested in joining us, please make contact with Koichiro Tamura (ktamura@tmu.ac.jp) by the end of February.
Organizers
Koichiro Tamura
Aya Takahashi
Yasukazu Okada
Masafumi Nozawa
Yuuya Tachiki
Access
Minami-Osawa Campus is a 5-minute walk from Minami-Osawa Station, Keio Line.
To the venue (Internationl House) from the main gate, please follow the suggested route at right.
Contact
Koichiro Tamura
email: ktamura@tmu.ac.jp
phone: 042-677-3128


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