Symposium announcement -- Final call

Steve Boyd RSA BOYDS at CGSVAX.CLAREMONT.EDU
Tue Apr 26 15:44:09 CDT 1994


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FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
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               10th annual
           Southwestern Botanical
           Systematics Symposium:

            "Beyond Phylogeny:
         Uses of Phylogenetic Trees"

             May 27 & 28, 1994

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sponsored by

Rancho Santa Ana
Botanic Garden at Claremont
1500 North College Avenue
Claremont, CA  91711
(909) 625-8767, EXT. 251


Over the last ten years, phylogenetic estimation has emerged from near
obscurity to become a standard procedure of systematic investigation and a
central underpinning for evolutionary studies.  The broader implications of the
use of phylogenetic hypotheses (tree thinking) for the evolution of land plants
is the subject of this year's Annual Southwest Systematics Symposium.

An informal reception for all participants will be held on the patio of the
Plant Science Center on Friday afternoon, May 27, and papers will be presented
in the Mudd Theatre located at the neighboring School of Theology on Saturday,
May 28.

Library and Herbarium facilities will be available prior to and during the
meeting.  Low-cost housing will be available on the Pomona College campus.
Detailed information on housing will be sent with confirming registration.

Register now!

Moderator
Loren Rieseberg, University of Indiana
Bloomington, Indiana

Speakers & Presentations:

Aaron Liston, Oregon State University
Corvalis, Oregon:

Growth-form Evolution and Biogeography in Temperate Legumes.


Jeff Doyle, Cornell University
Ithaca, New York:

Evolution of Genes, Genomes, and Organisms:  Some Examples from Phylogenetic
Studies in the Leguminosae.


Vicki A. Funk, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC:

Biogeography:  Systematics Answers Evolutionary Questions.


Spencer Barrett
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada:

Breeding System Evolution in Plants:  Macro- and Micro-Evolutionary Approaches.


Brent D. Mishler, University of California
Berkeley, CA:

Phylogeny and Ontogeny:  Heterochrony, Ecology, and Reproductive Biology of
Mosses.


Jonathan Wendel, Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa:

The Evolution of Cotton and Its Genome.


Evening Address:
Warren H. Wagner, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan:

Roots of Groundplan-Divergence Phylogenetics.


registration form:

Yes, I plan to attend the Symposium.  Enclosed is my $60.00 registration fee
($45.00 for students).  This fee includes the Friday evening social, box lunch
and Saturday dinner.

NAME __________________________________________________
PROFESSIONAL ADDRESS __________________________________
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TELEPHONE _____________________________________________

Please make checks payable to RSABG-Systematics Symposium and mail with this
registration form to:

RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN
SYSTEMATICS SYMPOSIUM
1500 NORTH COLLEGE AVENUE
CLAREMONT, CA  91711




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