[Coral-List] ICRS Session 07: Biodiversity, Biogeography and Evolution of Coral Reef Organisms

Danwei Huang huangdanwei at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 19:55:28 EST 2016

Dear all,

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts for oral and poster
presentations for *Session 07: **Biodiversity, Biogeography, and the
Evolution of Coral Reef Organisms
<https://www.sgmeet.com/icrs2016/sessionschedule.asp?SessionID=07> *at
the *13th
International Coral Reef Symposium <http://sgmeet.com/icrs2016/default.asp>*
: *“Bridging Science to Policy”* Hawaii Convention Center, *June 19-24,
2016*. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

*Abstract Deadline:* 15 January 2016 (Midnight, Central Standard Time USA /
06:00 GMT)

*Session Description: *This combined session is aimed at presenting
research on the following topics:

1) Phylogenetic studies with a focus on broad taxon groups using
high-throughput sequencing

2) Processes driving tropical biodiversity gradients

3) Combining molecular, paleontological and geographic data to assess
tropical provinciality

4) Integrating knowledge of evolutionary processes and patterns from
population and assemblage scales, to drive conservation action on coral

5) The Other 99% of coral reef biodiversity: standardized observations of
cryptobiota, meiofauna, plankton and their microbes

*For more information visit: *

*Note regarding the Symposium Proceedings:* For those interested in
submitting manuscripts for the proceedings, the deadline for manuscript
submission is January 22, 2016. For more details see:

We look forward to your submissions. Thank you.

Best regards,

*The Session Organizers*

Peter Cowman, Yale University (Co-Chair)

Danwei Huang, National University of Singapore (Co-Chair)

Molly Timmers , NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division & Hawaii Institute of
Marine Biology (Co-Chair)

Francesca Benzoni, University of Milano-Bicocca

*Jennifer Hodge, University of California Davis*

Marcelo Kitahara, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo

Libby Liggins, Massey University

*Christopher Meyer, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of **Natural

*Gustav Paulay, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural **History*

*James Reimer, University of Ryukus*

*Forest Rohwer, San Diego State University*

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