A Celebration of Kevin Rice: Plant Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Symposium: 5 September 2014

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Dear Colleagues

On 5 September 2014 a 1-day research symposium will take place on the UC Davis campus.

This symposium celebrates the career and research themes of Dr. Kevin Rice (retiring in 2014 from UC Davis) by highlighting innovative scientific approaches to answer fundamental questions and solve practical problems in conservation biology, restoration ecology, and invasion biology. Speakers represent diverse study systems to explore the evolutionary ecology of natural plant populations, and will present results that will inform future efforts to study adaptation and conserve native communities.

Please join us.

DATE: 5 September 2014

REGISTRATION: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=3D13084

This symposium is free of charge.


Sally Aitken
Spencer Barrett
Nancy Emery
Elizabeth Leger
Richard Mack
John McKay
Kevin Rice
Annie Schmitt
Jason Sexton
Sharon Strauss
Sonia Sultan

MORE INFO: https://sites.google.com/site/bigscience2014/home

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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