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Monday, July 25th

Monday, July 25th, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm · Tubughnenq' 3/Dena'ina Center
Session BL1: Contributed Papers: Bryo & Lichen 1
BL1001July 25th 1:30 pmTubughnenq' 3/Dena'ina CenterComparative genomics, phylogenetics, and taxonomy of the Sphagnum magellanicum complexOral PaperShaw, Jonathan; Piatkowski, Bryan; Duffy, Aaron; Aguero, Blanka; Nieto-Lugilde, Marta.peat moss
comparative genomics
BL1002July 25th 1:45 pmTubughnenq' 3/Dena'ina CenterProviding scale to a known taxonomic unknown – at least a 70-fold increase in species diversity in a cosmopolitan nominal taxon of lichen-forming fungiOral PaperClancy, Jeffrey Andrew; Yan-yun, Zhang; Leavitt, Steven.alpine
Cryptic Species
genome skimming
species delimitation
BL1003July 25th 2:00 pmTubughnenq' 3/Dena'ina Center
Revisiting species-pair concept in genus Usnea (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota)
Oral PaperOtero, Ana; Lumbsch, Helge Thorsten; Grewe, Felix.Beard-like lichens
high-throughput sequencing  
species delimitation
BL1004July 25th 2:15 pmTubughnenq' 3/Dena'ina CenterLocal adaptation fuels genomic divergence between incipient species in the Sphagnum magellanicum complexOral PaperPiatkowski, Bryan; Weston, Dave; Aguero, Blanka; Duffy, Aaron; Imwattana, Karn; Healey, Adam; Schmutz, Jeremy; Shaw, Jonathan.speciation
comparative genomics
peat moss
Climate Gradients 
BL1005July 25th 2:30 pmTubughnenq' 3/Dena'ina CenterThe Preliminary Molecular Systematic Study of Bryales (Bryophyta)Oral PaperShi, Shuo; Li, Lin; Shen, Fengjiao; Niu, Jingyuan; Li, Shuangling; Liu, Yanlei; Zhao, Jiancheng.genome skimming
DNA barcoding
Monday, July 25th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Idlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Bryology and Lichenology Posters
PBL001July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterTesting for long-term acquired thermotolerance in the tropical plant Marchantia inflexaPoster: Bryology and LichenologyHerath, Hansika; McLetchie, Nicholas.Marchantia inflexa
Heat stress
Acquired thermotolerance
Chlorophyll fluorescence
PBL002July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterDraft genome assembly and mating-type (MAT) locus characterization of three leprose asexual lichens: Lepraria lanata, Lepraria finkii, and Lepraria neglectaPoster: Bryology and LichenologyPfeffer, Bubba; Stewart, Heather; Lendemer, James; Allen, Jessica.Fungal Mating Systems
asexual reproduction
genome assembly
comparative genomics
Appalachian Biogeography
PBL003July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterMultivariate Receptor Modeling with Widely Dispersed Lichens as Bioindicators of Air QualityPoster: Bryology and LichenologyHeiner, Matthew; Grimm, Taylor; Smith, Hayden; Christensen, William; Carling, Gregory; St. Clair, Larry L.; Leavitt, Steven.Aeolian Dust
Bayesian Methods
Elemental Analysis
Source Apportionment
Positive Matrix Factorization
PBL004July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterDoes sex ratio in Plagiochila porelloides correlate with fertilization and environmental variables?Poster: Bryology and LichenologySilva e Costa, Juliana; Cornett, Justin; Luizi-Ponzo, Andrea Pereira; McLetchie, Nicholas.Sex Ratio
reproductive biology
PBL005July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterA Partial Checklist of the Bryophytes of Montserrat, West IndiesPoster: Bryology and LichenologyKackley, Rho; McClelland, Donald.bryophytes
West Indies
PBL006July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterSpecies-specific Differences in Albedo of Terrestrial Mosses: a potential driver of climate feedback in AntarcticaPoster: Bryology and LichenologyYetley, Zoie; Kiel, Scott; Eppley, Sarah; Rosenstiel, Todd.albedo
climate change
surface energy balance
PBL007July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterCalicioid Fungi and Lichens of MexicoPoster: Bryology and LichenologyHuereca, Alejandro; Guzmán-Guillermo, Jorge; Herrera-Campos, María de los Ángeles; Salcedo-Martínez, Sergio; McMullin, Troy.Mycobiota
North America
Ecological Indicators 
Old-Growth Forests
PBL008July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterUsing bioinformatics and biochemistry to characterize fungal sugar transporters from lichenizing fungiPoster: Bryology and LichenologyPiecz, Margaret; McDonald, Tami.
PBL009July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterLichen Diversity of the Flathead ValleyPoster: Bryology and LichenologyMilne, Samantha; McCarthy, Mirabai R..lichen
Undergraduate Research
field studies
PBL010July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina Center Lichens of Antelope Island: Cambrian and Proterozoic EraPoster: Bryology and LichenologyNielson, Gabrielle Lynne.lichen

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th, 9:00 am to 11:30 am · Lupine/Hilton
Session BL2: Contributed Papers: Bryo and lichen 2
BL2001July 26th 9:00 amLupine/HiltonA Synopsis of Lichenology Research in Colorado and Plans for Future ExplorationOral PaperRaynor, Seth J.; Manzitto-Tripp, Erin.Lichenology
BL2002July 26th 9:15 amLupine/HiltonBryophyte functional traits in black alder swamp forests along forest age chronosequence in LatviaOral PaperOļehnoviča, Evita; Pastare-Skutele, Anna; Mežaka, Anna; Liepiņa, Ligita.bryophytes
functional traits
black alder
swamp forests
BL2003July 26th 9:30 amLupine/HiltonMoss communities as an indicator of mountain peatland ecosystems state. Evidence from multi-proxy paleoecological studies in Central and Western EuropeOral PaperGałka, Mariusz; Diaconu, Andrei-Cosmin; Loisel, Julie; Feurdean, Angelica; Hölzer, Adam; Knorr, Klaus-Holger.Sphagnum
plant succession
nature protection
human activity
July 26th 9:45 amLupine/HiltonBreak
BL2005July 26th 10:15 amLupine/HiltonA Preliminary Study of Taihang Mountains Mosses Flora and Spatial PhylogeneticsOral PaperShen, Fengjiao; Shi, Shuo; Li, Lin; Li, Min; Xu, Chao; Fan, Xiaoxuan; Li, Huiyi; Dou, Jiancong; Zhao, jiancheng. bryophytes
DNA barcoding
microscopic structure
image database
BL2006July 26th 10:30 amLupine/HiltonVapor hydration awakens tough mosses after 5 years of dry storageOral PaperClark, Theresa; Stanton, Daniel.Bryophyte
vapor hydration
desiccation tolerance
Imaging fluorescence
BL2007July 26th 10:45 amLupine/HiltonNon-Target Lichen & Bryophyte Incidence Patterns and Diversity on Mid-Atlantic Digitized Woody Angiosperm Herbarium SpecimensOral PaperYoung, Blair; Waters, Dennis; Struwe, Lena.lichen
BL2008July 26th 11:00 amLupine/HiltonBryophyte diversity and distribution in the Virgin Islands based on historical collectionsOral PaperBrooks, Jahnyah; Merced, Amelia.biogeography
Virgin Islands
Tuesday, July 26th, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm · Williwaw Social Club/Off Site
Session BQ7: Banquet: ABLS Dinner
July 26th 7:00 pmWilliwaw Social Club/Off SiteABLS Dinner

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