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Monday, July 25th

Monday, July 25th, 8:00 am to 9:45 am · Tikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina Center
Session DS1: Contributed Papers: Development & Structure: Moseley Awards I
Presiding: Heather Phillips, ; Jiaqi Shi, University College Dublin
DS1001July 25th 8:00 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterThe curious case of CUC in corolla tube formation in MimulusOral PaperGurung, Vandana; Diggle, Pamela; Yuan, Yaowu.Development
Corolla tube
Genetic control
Organ boundary specification
Cup Shaped Cotyledon
DS1002July 25th 8:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterKnockdown of floral symmetry in Fedia gracilifloraOral PaperMustacchio, Theresa; Savriama, Yoland; Berger, Brent; Tong, Jingjing; Howarth, Dianella.Cycloidea 
Geometric Morphometrics
Floral Development
Floral morphology
Fedia graciliflora
DS1003July 25th 8:30 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterTo Fuse or not to Fuse: Investigating the Evolution and Development of Floral Fusion in the ZingiberalesOral PaperPhillips, Heather; Landis, Jacob; Specht, Chelsea.Evo-Devo
Floral Development
DS1004July 25th 8:45 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterReceptacular or appendicular floral growth: a false dichotomy? A histo-ontogenetic analysis of garden nasturtiums (Tropaeolum) as a case study for an alternative interpretationOral PaperSmith, Annika; Soltis, Douglas E.; Soltis, Pamela S..
DS1005July 25th 9:00 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterKey players in the reproductive transition in neotropical orchids: a departure from model monocotsOral PaperMadrigal, Yesenia; Scanlon, Michael; Alzate, Juan F; Pabon Mora, Natalia.flowering
Gene evolution
gene expression
Meristem development
Gene Regulatory Netvwork
Reproductive transition
DS1006July 25th 9:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterMorphological analysis of inflorescences and flower developmental stages in male and female hemp (Cannabis Sativa) plantsOral PaperShi, Jiaqi; Dowling, Caroline; Schilling, Susanne; Melzer, Rainer.Floral Development
Cannabis sativa
Quantitative PCR
DS1007July 25th 9:30 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterMolecular mechanisms controlling nectar spur development in nasturtiums (Tropaeolaceae)Oral PaperMartínez-Salazar, Sebastián; Kramer, Elena; Gonzalez, Favio; Pabon Mora, Natalia.Floral Symmetry
floral tube
nectar spur development
Monday, July 25th, 3:45 pm to 5:30 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina Center
Session DS2: Contributed Papers: Development & Structure: Moseley Awards II
Presiding: Nabodita Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
DS2001July 25th 3:45 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterDumpsite Aftereffects on Structural and Functional Integrity of Three Crop WeedsOral PaperAjayi, Benjamin.structural-changes
DS2002July 25th 4:00 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterMorphological Phenotyping of 'Hooked' Hairs in Phaseolus vulgarisOral PaperRoy, Ankita; Bralick, Addison; Pietrzyk, Peter; Bucksch, Alexander.morphology
Root Hair
Common Bean
DS2003July 25th 4:15 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterEpidermal morphology of the subfamily Athrotaxoideae (Cupressaceae)Oral PaperGalan, Cesar O.; Andruchow Colombo, Ana; Gandolfo, Maria.Cupressaceae
Cuticle morphology
Epidermal morphology
Stomatal morphology 
DS2004July 25th 4:30 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterLeaf epidermal micromorphology of South American AnacardiaceaeOral PaperMatel, Theodore; Gandolfo, Alejandra.Anacardiaceae
South America
Rio Pichileufu
Glandular Hairs
DS2005July 25th 4:45 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterOntogeny and anatomy of Bouteloua (Poaceae: Chloridoideae) species display a basipetal branch formation and a novel modified leaf structure in grassesOral PaperCuellar-Garrido, Luis Fernando; Ruiz-Sanchez, Eduardo; Vargas, Ofelia; Whipple, Clinton.Anatomy
Kranz anatomy
DS2006July 25th 5:00 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterProtein reservoirs of seeds are composites of amyloid and amyloid-like structures facilitating germinationOral PaperSinha, Nabodita; Zahra, Talat; Thakur, Ashwani.native seed
protein aggregate
functional traits
Monday, July 25th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Idlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Development and Structure Posters
PDS001July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterStructural Variation of Intervessel Pit Membranes in GrapevinePoster: Development and StructureSun, Qiang.Grapevine (Vitis vinifera)
Intervessel pit membrane (PM)
PM structural integrity
Primary cell wall
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Vessel system
PDS002July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterVIGS Knockdown of CYCLOIDEA in Scaevola aemulaPoster: Development and StructureAkhter, Aniqa; Mustacchio, Theresa; Howarth, Dianella.Cycloidea 
Floral Development
Floral morphology
PDS003July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterComparative analysis of corolla shape transitions in the non-model sister genera Gesneria and Rhytidophyllum (Gesneriaceae)Poster: Development and StructureVergolino, Carolina; Joly, Simon.Gesneriaceae
flower shape
PDS004July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterA developmental and transcriptional exploration of staminode evolution in LoasaceaePoster: Development and StructureAppleton, Andrea; Kramer, Elena.androecium
floral evolution
Floral Development
PDS005July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterMorphological Phenotyping of 'Hooked' Hairs in Phaseolus vulgarisPoster: Development and StructureRoy, Ankita; Bralick, Addison; Pietrzyk, Peter; Bucksch, Alexander.morphology
Root Hair
Common Bean
PDS006July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterCreation of novel pigmentation patterns in monkeyflowers (Mimulus)Poster: Development and StructureMunoz, Sarita; Yuan, Yaowu.Anthocyanin
TCP genes
MYB genes
Floral Symmetry
PDS007July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterDevelopment of high yielding synthetic cultivars of bitter fennel (Foeniculum vulgar var. vulgare)Poster: Development and StructureBahmani, Keivan; Akbari, Azam; Izadi Darbandi, Ali.Fennel
early maturity
medium maturity
late maturity
synthetic cultivar
seed yield
essential oil content
drought condition
well irrigated condition
PDS008July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterThe evolution of structural novelty: A morphological analysis of development in Mimulus and its implications for plant architecture and reproductionPoster: Development and StructureNeupert, Deannah; Baker, Robert (Rob); Moore, Rich; Bauer, Jonathan.Structural novelty
Function-valued traits
Scanning electron microscopy
PDS009July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterFilling in the gaps: The genetic network of fruit development in Austrobaileya scandens and Illicium floridanum (Austrobaileyales)Poster: Development and StructureMendelson, Ellie; Zumajo, Cecilia; Ambrose, Barbara.Early diverging angiosperms
Fruit development
Genetic network
PDS010July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterBidens as a model system for studying capitulum development and floral evolutionPoster: Development and StructureSelby, Reid; Jones, Daniel.Asteraceae
Floral Development
tissue culture
comparative genomics
PDS011July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterWhat role does programmed cell death play in staminode evolution in Lepidium (Brassicaceae)?Poster: Development and StructurePrater, Nevaeh; Schenk, John.Lepidium
floral evolution
programmed cell death
PDS012July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterCharacterizing extrafloral nectary development and secretion in PopulusPoster: Development and StructureMcInnes, Holly; Tuma, Trevor T; Harding, Scott; Tsai, Chung-Jui.extrafloral nectary
secretion content
gas chromatography-mass spectrometry 
PDS013July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterApproaches for investigating the genetic basis of monocot nectary developmentPoster: Development and StructureLiao, Irene; Hayama, Maximillion; Hileman, Lena; Nikolov, Lachezar.monocot
single cell sequencing
comparative transcriptomics
gene expression
PDS014July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterAnatomical diversity of butterfly egg mimic structures in passionflowers (Passiflora L.)Poster: Development and StructureLittell, Charis; Krosnick, Shawn.Passiflora
egg mimics
PDS015July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterA Plant Anatomical Investigation of Viola soronia WilldPoster: Development and StructureYun, Yaeeun; Baghai-Riding, Nina; Katembe, William.Mississippi Delta
Floral anatomy
PDS016July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterOptimized methods for preserving hemipteran stylet bundle connections for anatomical studies looking at plant herbivoryPoster: Development and StructureCarlile, Brittnay; Krosnick, Shawn.
PDS017July 25th 5:30 pmIdlughet (Eklutna) Exhibit Hall/Dena'ina CenterHas leaf anatomical variation facilitated ecological adaptation in Mentzelia?Poster: Development and StructureAltman, Mekenzie; Schenk, John.Mentzelia
SW Deserts
Leaf anatomy
Kranz anatomy

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th, 8:00 am to 9:45 am · Tikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina Center
Session DS3: Contributed Papers: Development & Structure: Contributed Papers I
Presiding: Lachezar Nikolov, UCLA, Molecular, Cell And Developmental Biology; Cheng-Chiang Wu, National Taiwan University
DS3001July 26th 8:00 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterA low-cost high-throughput phenotyping system for studying developmental trends and abiotic stressOral PaperThrash, Tyler; Lee, Hansol; Gerbitz, Ryan; Kozyra, Abigail; Baker, Robert (Rob).agriculture technology
image analysis
controlled environment
DS3002July 26th 8:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterGrowing the botanical foundation for crop development: using plant color profiles to predict plant species, population and performance in the fieldOral PaperRubin, Matthew; Juan, Alexander; DeHaan, Lee; Schlautman, Brandon; Van Tassel, David; Miller, Allison.Perennial agriculture
HSV color profiles
Phenotypic variation
trait-trait relationship
DS3003July 26th 8:30 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterThe genetic architecture of floral morphology in Gilia (Polemoniaceae)Oral PaperWhipple, Clinton; deTemple, Joseph; Mosquera, Veronica; Nielson, Bryce.Polemoniaceae
flower shape
DS3004July 26th 8:45 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterCandidate genes for nectary development in PenstemonOral PaperKatzer, Amanda; Wessinger, Carolyn; Hileman, Lena.Penstemon
DS3005July 26th 9:00 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterNovel Roles for a Plant Epidermal Transcription Factor in Early Diverging EudicotsOral PaperZahid, Simra; Di Stilio, Veronica.Epidermal cells 
Pollination syndromes
Tuesday, July 26th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina Center
Session DS4: Contributed Papers: Development & Structure: Contributed Papers II
Presiding: Matthew Rubin, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
DS4001July 26th 10:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterExploring nectary diversity in CleomaceaeOral PaperZenchyzen, Brandi; Martin, Jaymie; Weissner, Stacie; Lopushinsky, Ainsley; John, Ida; Nahal, Ishnoor; Hall, Jocelyn.Cleomaceae
Floral morphology
Floral anatomy
DS4002July 26th 10:30 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterBreaking the Symmetry: Dorsal-Ventral Domain Establishment in the Floral Meristem in MimulusOral PaperMin, Ya; Yuan, Yaowu.Mimulus
organ initiation
DS4003July 26th 10:45 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterInsights into plant cell identity from single-cell transcriptome profilingOral PaperNikolov, Lachezar.cell type
Tabula Floris
Floral anatomy
DS4004July 26th 11:00 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterThe anatomical patterning and genetic rewiring underlying diverse fruit dehiscence mechanisms in poppiesOral PaperPabon Mora, Natalia; Zumajo, Cecilia; Madrigal, Yesenia; Ambrose, Barbara.Dehiscence zone
Fruit development
DS4005July 26th 11:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterSpatial expressions of CUC paralogs in the fused organs of honeysucklesOral PaperZhang, Jingbo; Tong, Jingjing; Clement, Wendy; Donoghue, Michael; Howarth, Dianella.CUC1/2  genes
gene expression
NAC gene family
organ fusion
DS4006July 26th 11:30 amTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterDeterminate to be indeterminate: Diversification of meristem gene regulatory network between sexual and asexual reproduction in Titanotrichum (Gesnariaceae)Oral PaperHo, Yi-Wen; Chang, JenYu; Liao, Pei-Chun; Wu, Cheng-Chiang; Wang, Chun-Neng.Floral reversion
Gene regulatory network
Tuesday, July 26th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina Center
Session DS5: Contributed Papers: Development & Structure: Contributed Papers III
Presiding: Ming Yang, Oklahoma State University; Anu Singh-Cundy, Western Washington University
DS5001July 26th 1:30 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterEnigmatic Anatomy in LycopodsOral PaperSeago, James L; Mohamed, Kamal; Leasure, Breanna; Bonacorsi, Nikole.lycopods anatomy
DS5002July 26th 1:45 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterGain and loss of domains in the origin of DIV and RAD genesOral PaperSengupta, Aniket; Howarth, Dianella.DIVARICATA
MYB genes
DS5003July 26th 2:00 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterHD-AGP genes evolve rapidly and have roles in both reproductive and vascular developmentOral PaperSingh-Cundy, Anu.gene expression
HD-AGP gene
vascular tissues
Gene evolution
DS5004July 26th 2:15 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterDNA methylation and genetic imprinting in water lily (Nymphaea) seeds: implications for endosperm and seed evolutionOral PaperPovilus, Rebecca; Gehring, Mary.endosperm
seed development
genetic imprinting
epigenetic modification
DS5005July 26th 2:30 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterEvolutionary shifts of the developmental genetic networks in Pilostyles boyacensis (Apodanthaceae), a Dalea (Fabaceae) holoparasiteOral PaperGonzalez, Favio; Gonzalez, Angie; Alzate, Juan F; Pabon Mora, Natalia.Parasitic
Andean Flora
DS5006July 26th 2:45 pmTikahtnu Ballroom B/Dena'ina CenterA possible pattern in the evolution of male meiotic cytokinesis in angiospermsOral PaperHu, Mingli; Ren, Zhanhong; Rong, Ning; Bai, Mei; Wu, Hong; Yang, Ming.microsporogenesis
centripetal and centrifugal cytokinesis
cell morphology
angiosperm lineages

Wednesday, July 27th

Wednesday, July 27th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session DS6: Contributed Papers: Development & Structure: Contributed Papers IV
Presiding: Rebecca Povilus, Whitehead Institute; Erika Edwards, Yale University
DS6001July 27th 10:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina CenterGenetic Variation in Ontogenetic Patterns in Leaf Anatomical Traits in a Long-Term Field ExperimentOral PaperBonn-Savage, McKenna Allison; Muir, Christopher; Barton, Kasey.Ontogeny
Betula pendula
DS6002July 27th 10:30 amTikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina CenterDissecting an evolutionary syndrome: ecophysiological modeling points to a mechanistic link between succulence and CAM photosynthesisOral PaperZhou, Haoran; Earles, Mason; Théroux-Rancourt, Guillaume; Broderson, Craig; Edwards, Erika.convergent evolution
form and function
DS6003July 27th 10:45 amTikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina CenterDevelopment of the Cactaceae primary root and the genetic regulation of root apical meristem exhaustionOral PaperRodríguez-Alonso, Gustavo; Morales-Castillo, Sandra; Esteban-Hernández, Sofía; Lara-Vargas, Alejandra; Napsucialy-Mendivil, Selene; Ramírez-Yarza, Marcela; Matvienko, Marta; Dubrovsky, Joseph; Shishkova, Svetlana.Determinate root growth
Gene Regulatory Netvwork
Root Apical Meristem
DS6004July 27th 11:00 amTikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina CenterGenetic variation in vegetative phase change alters plant response to abiotic stressOral PaperLawrence, Erica; Lasky, Jesse.Vegetative phase change
Abiotic stress
vegetative traits
Genetic variation
DS6005July 27th 11:15 amTikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina CenterSun and shade leaves, petioles and branches of Ficus pumila Oral PaperAngeles, Pedro; Ewers, Frank; Lopez-Portillo, Jorge; Cocoletzi, Eliezer; Madero-Vega, Carolina.Leaf anatomy
sun vs shade adaptations
secondary growth
Wednesday, July 27th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm · Tikahtnu Foyer/Dena'ina Center
Session M28: Meeting: Developmental and Structural section meeting
July 27th 5:00 pmTikahtnu Foyer/Dena'ina CenterDevelopmental and Structural section meeting

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