Member Symposium: New Insights into the Evolution of Insect Coloration

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 6 B (Austin Convention Center)
Heather M. Hines
Brian A. Counterman

1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
The developmental basis of lepidopteran scale structure
Nipam Patel, University of California at Berkeley
2:15 PM
Genetic architecture of Heliconius warning colors
Brian A. Counterman, Mississippi State University
2:35 PM
2:45 PM
Molecular mechanisms underlying sex-specific color pattern formation in dragonflies
Ryo Futahashi, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) ; Takema Fukatsu, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
3:05 PM
Dissecting enhancers of the Drosophila pigmentation gene yellow reveals evolutionary potential for changes in expression
Gizem Kalay, University of Michigan ; Richard Lusk, University of Michigan ; Mackenzie Dome, N/A ; Ulises Rosas, New York University ; Antonina Lagovitina, N/A ; Korneel Hens, University of Oxford ; Bart Deplancke, EPFL-SV-IBI-LBSG ; Patricia Wittkopp, University of Michigan
3:25 PM
Transient versus balanced color polymorphism in adaptive radiation: spiders in the Hawaiian islands
Michael Brewer, University of California at Berkeley ; Peter Croucher, University of California at Berkeley ; Rosemary Gillespie, University of California - Berkeley
3:45 PM
Molecular and developmental basis of mimetic coloration in bumble bees
Heather M. Hines, Pennsylvania State University
4:05 PM
4:15 PM
Color and the evolution of insect communication
Adriana D. Briscoe, University of California-Irvine ; Daniel Osorio, University of Sussex
4:35 PM
Linking mimicry and mate choice in butterflies
Marcus Kronforst, University of Chicago
5:15 PM
Concluding Remarks
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