CEE Autumn Symposium and Mixer


CEE Autumn Symposium and Mixer

13:00 - 20:00 Friday 11th September 2015


CEE’s autumn symposium 2015 will highlight the diverse array of research conducted by CEE members and provide opportunities for discussion and mingling to foster collaborations across CEE institutions.

A series of 10 minute flash talks will cover topics from neurogenomics to palaeobiology to conservation and climate change, providing rich fodder for conversations over lunch, coffee, and wine.
All staff, postdocs, and students are encouraged to attend to jumpstart the academic year and engage with other London-area researchers in ecology and evolution.

Speakers include: -

  • Andy Purvis/Sandy Knapp - The Open Herbarium Project (Natural History Museum)
  • Adriana De Palma – Bee sensitivity to land use (Natural History Museum)
  • Rudy Riesch – Ecological speciation of fishes (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Francisco Ubeda/Vincent Jansen - Evolution of sex-specific virulence (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Christophe Eizaguirre – Evolutionary and conservation genetics (Queen Mary, University of London)
  • David Clayton – Songbird neurogenomics (Queen Mary, University of London)
  • Celine Bellard – Invasions and climate change (University College London)
  • Susan Evans – Palaeoherpetology and cranial mechanics (University College London)
  • Jason Hodgson – Human population genetics (Imperial College London)
  • Julia Schroeder – Genetic variation in birds (Imperial College London)
  • Pepijn Kooij – Mycoviruses and fungal symbionts (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew)
  • Ilia Leitch – Genome size in plants (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew)
  • Sarah Durant – Endangered species conservation (Zoological Society London)
  • Sam Cartwright – Investigating wildlife - livestock contact (Zoological Society London)

Tickets are free and includes lunch and refreshments for all registered attendees