2007 GGTP SYMPOSIUM: SEX AND CONFLICT
April 16th, 2007
Friday April 27th, 2007
Sherman-Fairchild Room 102
7 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University
The Symposium will be held Friday, April 27th, from 9:45 am until 5:30 pm, in Sherman Fairchild Lecture Hall (first floor, room 102), 7 Divinity Ave., Cambridge. In keeping with the desire for a symposium designed for a diverse life sciences audience, the symposium will be free, open to the public. No registration is required.
Andrew Clark, Cornell University, “Sexual Conflict as a Driver of Genome Organization”
Olivia Judson, Imperial College London, “Enemies within: Sex, Conflict, and the Divided Self”
Harmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, “Satellite Wars: the evolutionary origin of centromere complexity”
Matt Meselson, Harvard University, “The Evolution of Sexual Reproduction”
Bob Vrijenhoek, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, “Bone-eating Marine Worms with Dwarf Males”
Goro Yoshizaki, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, “Testicular Germ Cells Can Produce Functional Eggs”
Talk schedule and additional information is available at http://genetics.harvard.edu/symposium/
The event is sponsored by the Genetics and Genomics Training Program; additional support was provided by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Harvard Integrated Life Sciences.