11-14 March 2024
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Europe/Berlin timezone

A symposium on the genetics of migration – integrating developments in behavioural genomics, evolutionary biology, bioinformatics and animal movement ecology to advance research in this field.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

  • Teresa Pegan, University of Michigan
    Comparative analysis of a species assemblage reveals effects of migratory strategy on population genetic patterns in North American boreal birds
  • Jane Reid, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Keynote: Quantitative genetic approaches to predicting micro-evolutionary dynamics of migration in the wild
  • Kazuhiro Wada, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
    Unraveling the neural and genetic basis of species-specific song learning: A comparative single-cell transcriptomic analysis in songbirds
  • Kristina Brauburger, Lund University
    The Australian Bogong moth - an emerging model system to investigate highly directed long-distance migration
  • Koosje Lamers, University of Groningen
    Migratory connectivity of pied flycatchers unravelled in a common garden experiment
  • Gillian Durieux, Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Biology
    The neurogenomics of avian migration
  • Daria Shipilina, Uppsala University
    Genomics of butterfly migration: insights from the painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui)

Scientific Organisation: Miriam Liedvogel



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