University of California
San Diego
5–6 January 2017

Speakers

Raul Andino

University of California San Francisco

RNA viruses, quasispecies, phenotype/genotype linkage, fitness landscapes and seascapes

Miriam Barlow

University of California Merced

Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance

Rachel Brem

Buck Institute for Aging

Polygenic evolution, statistical genetics, yeast

Lin Chao

University of California San Diego

Microbial experimental evolution

Irene Chen

University of California Santa Barbara

In vitro evolution

Lei Dai

University of California Los Angeles

Protein fitness landscapes, evolutionary pathways, higher-order epistasis

Ian Ehrenreich

University of Southern California

Epistasis, genotype-environment interaction

Hunter Fraser

Stanford University

Cis-regulation, gene expression, polygenic adaptation

Tadashi Fukami

Stanford University

Priority effects, gene duplication, historical contingency, yeast, bacteria, nitrogen scavenging genes, natural microcosm, pollination

Oskar Hallatschek

University of California Berkeley

Dynamics of adaptation, antibiotic resistance, cancer evolution, biofilm formation

Lucas Herissant

Stanford University

Pleiotropy, adaptation, fitness, yeast

Layla Hiramtasu

University of California Riverside

Behavior genetics, complex traits, locomotion

Jerry Joyce

The Scripps Research Institute

Origin of life, ribozyme, RNA evolution, RNA polymerase, RNA world, self-replication

Britt Koskella

University of California Berkeley

Coevolution, bacteria, phage, plant phyllosphere, microbiome, microbial community

Jennifer Martiny

University of California Irvine

Bacteriophage, cyanobacteria, host range

Laurence Mueller

University of California Irvine

Demography, Drosophila melanogaster, death spiral, life-history

Ulrich Müller

University of California San Diego

Ribozymes, RNA world, in vitro selection

Andrei Osterman

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

genomics, metabolism, genotype-to-phenotype profiling, antibiotic resistance

Bernhard Palsson

University of California San Diego

E. coli, laboratory evolution

Dmitri Petrov

Stanford University

Rapid adaptive evolution in large populations

Michael Rose

University of California Irvine

Genomics, fitness,
life history, physiology, convergence

Pamela Yeh

University of California Los Angeles

Antibiotic resistance, multi-stressors, bacteria, pathogens, evolutionary medicine, synergy, antagonism