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

    OMICS APPROACHES TO ECOPHYSIOLOGY 

    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