SEB Prague 2020

Animal Biology Sessions

The following Animal biology sessions will take place at SEB Prague 2020.

Animal Biology

Ecoimmunology

Parasites, disease and host immunity: Towards amechanistic understanding of infection-induced phenotypes

Organisers:
  • Lauren Nadler (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)
  • Sandra Binning (The University of Montreal, Canada)
Speakers:
  • Martin Reichard (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)
  • Patricia Lopes (Chapman University, USA)
  • Joanna Miest (University of Greenwich, UK)

Ecoimmunology in a changing world: challenges and progress

Organisers:
  • Rebecca Cramp (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Michel Ohmer (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Environmental Fluctuation

    Physiological and ecological responses to temperature fluctuation

    Organiser:
    •  Katie Marshall (University of British Columbia, Canada)

    The Ins and Outs of the Ups and Downs: Respiration and Osmoregulation in fluctuating environments

    Organisers:
    •  Patricia A. Wright (University of Guelph, Canada)
    • Jonathan Wilson (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
    Speakers:
    • Anne E. Todgham (University of California Davis, USA) - Environmental complexity of the rocky intertidal: understanding the stressors that matter
    • Lauren Chapman (University of Guelph, Canada) - Environmental change and shifts in respiratory traits of East African Fishes
    • Philip L. Munday (James Cook University, Australia)  - Diel CO2 cycles and the physiology and behaviour of coral reef fishes
    • Kathleen Gilmour (Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology , Canada) - The osmorespiratory compromise in fishes

    ENVIRONMENTAL FLUCTUATION AND BIODIVERSITY

    Not just down the hatch: food processing, transport, and assimilation in jawed vertebrates

    Organisers:
    • Nicolai Konow (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA)
    • Callum Ross (University of Chicago, USA)

    Big Data

    Automated animal tracking in behavioural studies

    Organisers:
    • Shaun Killen (University of Glasgow, UK)
    • Stefano Marras (Italian National Research Council, Italy)
    Speakers:
    • Iain Couzin (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
    • Dora Biro (University of Oxford, UK)
    • Stefania Melillo (The Institute of Complex Systems, CNR, Italy)
    • Gregory Murray (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)

    Putting animal biology in ecological context with advances in animal tracking and bio-logging

    Organisers:
    • Shaun Killen (University of Glasgow, UK)
    • Barbara Koeck (University of Glasgow, UK)

    General Animal Biology 

    Open Animal Biology

    Organisers:
    • Jack Thomson (University of Liverpool, UK)

    Open Biomechanics

    Organisers:
    • Nicolai Konow (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA)

    ANIMAL & CELL BIOLOGY

    ENVIRONMENTAL FLUCTUATION

    NEUROTRANSMITTERS TO PHERMONES: THE RESPONSE OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL SIGNALS TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

    ORGANISERS:
    • Katherine Sloman (University of West Scotland, UK)
    • Danielle McDonald (University of Miami-RSMAS, USA)

    EPISODIC HYPOXIA: MAMMALIAN SPECIES WITH EXCEPTIONAL TOLERANCE AND HOW TO STUDY THEM

    ORGANISERS:
    • Frank van Breukelen (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA)
    • Allyson Hindle (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA)

    DO ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS ALTER ENERGY BALANCE, HOW CAN WE FIND OUT AND HOW MUCH DOES IT MATTER?

    ORGANISERS:
    • Kimberley Bennett

    THE PHYSIOLOGY BEHIND PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN RAPIDLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS

    ORGANISERS:
    • Tamzin Blewett (University of Alberta, Canada)
    • Tommy Norin (Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark)
    Speakers:
    • Trish Schulte (University of British Columbia, Canada) - Mechanisms of plasticity in tolerance to abiotic stressors in fish
    • Clare Stawski (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway) - Physiological and behavioural plasticity of Australian marsupials in a changing environment
    • Tobias Wang (Aarhus University, Denmark) - Phenotypic flexibility of digestive and cardiovascular function to intermittent feeding bouts in snakes and other vertebrates
    • Andrew Turko (University of Guelph, Canada) - Feedback among phenotypically plastic behavioural, physiological, and morphological traits in amphibious fish moving between water and land

    ANIMAL, CELL AND PLANT BIOLOGY

    BIG DATA

    AUSTRAL COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY

    ORGANISED BY: 
    • Oliver Tills (Plymouth University, UK)
    • Manuela Truebano Garcia (Plymouth University, UK)
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    Impact of chromatin domains on plant phenotypes

    Madrid, Spain
    9 - 11 December 2019