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Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Hall 1

09.00 - 10.00    Greger Larson (Oxford)

keynote   Unifying Domestication and Evolutionary Biology through Ancient DNA & Deciphering dog domestication through a combined ancient DNA and geometric morphometric approach

10.00 - 11.00    Ludovic Orlando (Toulouse)

keynote   Evolutionary origins and impact of the horse on human history

11.00 - 11.30    Coffee break

Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Halls 1,3,4
11.30 – 12.30    Invited talks of the "Fachgruppen"

Cathrin Pfaff, Universität Wien, Austria
Enter the labyrinth - Functional morphological and phylogenetic signals of the organ of balance in vertebrates

Tim Wollesen, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Insights into lophotrochozoan evolution – on the morphology and molecular signature of single cells in a mollusk with pronounced ancestral traits

Lennart Olsson, Institut für Zoologie, Jena, Germany
From the Biogenetic law to the hour-glass model: is there a conserved stage in vertebrate development?

Naoki Irie, Tokyo, Japan
Haeckel’s recapitulation theory refuted by the hourglass model?

14:00 (after lunch break)
Tomislav Domazet-Lošo, Zagreb, Croatia
To be announced

Marian Yong-An Hu, Physiologiches Institut, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
pH regulation in marine calcifying systems

Georg Petschenka, Institut für Insektenbiotechnologie, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany
Plant toxins as a driver of insect-plant coevolution

12.30 – 14.00    Lunch
Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Halls 1,3,4,5

14.00 – 18.00    Short talks of the "Fachgruppen" (including Coffee Break)

Papers are currently reviewed; the programme will be published in August.
17.30 - 18.00    Poster Primers
18.00 - 19.00    "Fachgruppen" meetings

Evolutionary Biology: 18.00 Lecture Hall 1
Developmental Biology: 18.00 Lecture Hall 3
Physiology: 18.00 Lecture Hall 4
Neurobiology 18.00 Lecture Hall 5

Ecology: 18.30 Lecture Hall 1
Systematics, Biogeography and Diversity: 18.30 Lecture Hall 3
Morphology: 18.30 Lecture Hall 4
Behavioural Biology: 18.30 Lecture Hall 5

Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Hall Foyer

19.15 - 21.00    Poster Session I (including Food and Drinks)