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Sunday, July 24th

Sunday, July 24th
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session M09: Meeting: PUI Section Meeting and Networking Event
Presiding: Jennifer Ison, The College Of Wooster
July 24th 5:30 pmPUI Section MeetingBSA-Wide

Monday, July 25th

Monday, July 25th
11:00 am to 12:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session S02: Special Lecture: Regional Botany Special Lecture
Presiding: Melanie Link-Perez, University Of Tampa
S02001July 25th 11:00 amThe Western Exploration of Alaska's Flora: almost 300 years of adventures, great botanizing, and a few mishapsRegional Botany Special Lecture - Carolyn ParkerSpecial AddressParker, Carolyn L..
Monday, July 25th
1:30 pm to 5:15 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session F&T I: Contributed Papers: Floristics & Taxonomy I
Presiding: Nina House, ; Mason C McNair, University of Georgia
F&T I001July 25th 1:30 pmFloristic survey of a regionally rare sand prairie-savanna wetscape in IllinoisFloristics & TaxonomyPaperJog, Suneeti; Ketzner, Dave; Bried, Jason.floristic quality
taxonomic distinctness
beta diversity
F&T I002July 25th 1:45 pmA Vascular Flora of the Manter and Salmon Creek Watersheds in the Southern Sierra Nevada, Tulare County, CaliforniaFloristics & TaxonomyPaperHouse, Nina.Field Botany
Sierra Nevada
climate change
Tulare County
F&T I003July 25th 2:00 pmImproving the floral traits of Gazania rigens (L.) Gaertn. by BioinoculantsFloristics & TaxonomyPaperSaini, Ishan.Mycorrhiza
Morphological Parameters 
Biochemical analysis
F&T I004July 25th 2:15 pmFlora of the Santa Clara River Watershed, CaliforniaFloristics & TaxonomyPaperMagney, David.Floristics
Santa Clara River watershed
Ventura County
Los Angeles County
species conservation
F&T I005July 25th 2:30 pmThe Rich Flora of Ventura County, CaliforniaFloristics & TaxonomyPaperMagney, David.Floristics
Ventura County
F&T I006July 25th 2:45 pmDelimiting taxa in three species complexes of Viola (Violaceae) in eastern North AmericaFloristics & TaxonomyPaperBallard Jr, Harvey.Taxonomy 
F&T I007July 25th 3:00 pmPappus in Compositae: morpho-anatomical characterization and classification proposalFloristics & TaxonomyPaperBonifacino, Mauricio; Mailhos, Ary; Susanna, Alfonso; Gavrilović, Milan; Janaćković, Pedja; Heiden, Gustavo; Valtierra, Victoria; Sancho, Gisela.Asteraceae
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
July 25th 3:15 pmBreakFloristics & Taxonomy
F&T I009July 25th 3:45 pmMorphological Characterization of Some Cowpea Accessions from IITA, IbadanFloristics & TaxonomyPaperOnuminya, Temitope; Ogundipe, Oluwatoyin; Ogunkanmi, Mubarak; Ogunkanmi, Adebayo.Cowpea
F&T I010July 25th 4:00 pmCharacterizing the ecological preferences and geographic distributions of the Opuntia humifusa complex in VirginiaFloristics & TaxonomyPaperSicking, Elizabeth; Metzgar, Jordan.Floristics
F&T I011July 25th 4:15 pmFirst steps toward a comprehensive flora of Montserrat, West IndiesFloristics & TaxonomyPaperMcClelland, Donald.flora
West Indies
Lesser Antilles
F&T I012July 25th 4:30 pmA collections-based flora of Agguttinni Territorial Park, Nunavut, CanadaFloristics & TaxonomyPaperSokoloff, Paul; Gillespie, Lynn; Levin, Geoffrey; McMullin, Troy.arctic
F&T I013July 25th 4:45 pmTaxonomic Delimitation of Cercis canadensis (Fabaceae)Floristics & TaxonomyPaperMcNair, Mason C; Hughes, Caitlyn; Leebens-Mack, Jim.morphometrics
common garden

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th
8:00 am to 11:30 am · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session C3: Colloquium: From the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of Ericales
Presiding: Stephen Smith, University of Michigan
C3SUMJuly 26th 8:00 amFrom the backbone to diversification: unravelling the evolutionary history of EricalesFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumSmith, Stephen; Goncalves, Deise; Soltis, Pamela; Soltis, Douglas.
July 26th 8:15 amIntroductionFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of Ericales
C3002July 26th 8:30 amPhylogenomics of EricalesFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumGoncalves, Deise; Larson, Drew; Chanderbali, Andre; Walker, Joseph; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Li, Pan; Smith, Stephen.plastome
whole genome duplication
C3003July 26th 8:45 amAn examination of the broad scale evolution of the Ericales using targeted capture, transcriptomics, and publicly available dataFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumSmith, Stephen; Chanderbali, Andre; Goncalves, Deise; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Fritsch, Peter; Dick, Christopher.phylogenetics
C3004July 26th 9:00 amThe phylogeny and biogeography of Primulaceae based on high-throughput DNA sequence dataFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumLarson, Drew; Chanderbali, Andre; Baker, William; Forest, Felix; Smith, Stephen; Utteridge, Timothy.phylogenetics
targeted sequencing
C3005July 26th 9:15 amPhylogenetic incongruence in an important tropical tree family, Sapotaceae, based on target sequence captured nuclear and plastome genesFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumPizzardo, Raquel; Goncalves, Deise; Medellín-Zabala, Diana; Chanderbali, Andre; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Smith, Stephen; Dick, Christopher.Angio353
C3006July 26th 9:30 amA phylogenetic approach to the actinomorphic-flowered Neotropical Lecythidaceae - Grias and Gustavia, based on nuclear and plastome targeted-markersFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumMedellín-Zabala, Diana; Goncalves, Deise; Pizzardo, Raquel; Chanderbali, Andre; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Vargas, Oscar; Smith, Stephen; Dick, Christopher.Angio353
July 26th 9:45 amBreakFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of Ericales
C3008July 26th 10:30 amPhylogenetic relationships of Ericales inferred from plastid and mitochondrial genome, as well as transcriptome sequenceFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumFu, Chaonan.phylogenomics
genome skimming
C3009July 26th 10:45 amGeneric level relationships, reticulation and whole-genome duplication in TheaceaeFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumZhang, Qiong; Folk, Ryan; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Yu, Xiangqin.Theaceae
phylogenetic network
nuclear DNA
molecular dating
whole-genome duplication
C3010July 26th 11:00 amPhylogenomics, biogeography and character evolution of StyracaceaeFrom the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumYe, Mingyue; Qiu, He; Zhang, Ting; Liu, Xi; Goncalves, Deise; Li, Pan; Smith, Stephen.Ericales
Tuesday, July 26th
11:00 am to 12:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session S04: Special Lecture: Belonging in Botany - Jessica Hernandez
Presiding: Chelsea Specht, Cornell University
S04001July 26th 11:00 amBeyond Belonging: Healing Indigenous LandscapesBelonging In Botany Lecture Special - Jessica HernandezSpecial AddressHernandez, Jessica.
Tuesday, July 26th
8:00 am to 11:30 am · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session C3: Colloquium: From the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of Ericales
Presiding: Stephen Smith, University of Michigan
C3011July 26th 11:15 amThe Spatiotemporal Origin of Hawaiʻian Blueberries (Vaccinium)From the backbone to diversification: unraveling the evolutionary history of EricalesColloquiumBecker, Anna; Crowl, Andrew; Fritsch, Peter; Cellinese, Nico; Chanderbali, Andre; Judd, Walter.Hawaii
Tuesday, July 26th
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session D2: Discussion Session: Belonging in Botany - Discussion
Presiding: Chelsea Specht, Cornell University
July 26th 12:00 pmBelonging in Botany - DiscussionBelonging In Botany Lecture Special - Jessica Hernandez
Tuesday, July 26th
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session S05: Special Lecture: Annals of Botany lecture - Rachel Spigler
Presiding: Jeffrey Karron, University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
S05001July 26th 1:30 pmFloral longevity and the pollination gamble: know when to fold 'emAnnals of Botany Lecture - Rachel SpiglerSpecial AddressSpigler, Rachel.Pollination
Floral longevity
Flower lifespan
Resource allocation
Phenotypic plasticity
Reproductive assurance
Evolutionary constraints
Tuesday, July 26th
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session D5: Discussion Session: Annals of Botany lecture - Live Discussion
Presiding: Jeffrey Karron, University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Mario Vallejo-Marin,
July 26th 2:30 pmAnnals of Botany lecture - Live DiscussionAnnals of Botany Lecture - Rachel Spigler
Tuesday, July 26th
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session S06: Special Lecture: Kaplan Memorial Lecture - Lena Hileman
Presiding: Elizabeth Kellogg, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
S06001July 26th 4:00 pmPatterns and processes of floral diversification in the wildflower genus PenstemonKaplan Memorial Lecture - Lena HilemanSpecial AddressHileman, Lena.Penstemon
floral evolution
quantitative genetics

Wednesday, July 27th

Wednesday, July 27th
8:00 am to 9:30 am · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session C6: Colloquium: Innovation and Novelty in the Evolution of Plants
Presiding: Jeremy Beaulieu, University Of Arkansas
C6SUMJuly 27th 8:00 amInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsColloquiumParins Fukuchi, Caroline Tomomi; Beaulieu, Jeremy.
C6001July 27th 8:15 amPlacing the origins of phenotypic novelties in Caryophyllales in a geologic and evolutionary contextInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsColloquiumStull, Gregory; Walker-Hale, Nathanael; Maeda, Hiroshi; Yang, Ya; Brockington, Samuel; Smith, Stephen.betalains
trait evolution
C6002July 27th 8:30 amCompositional shifts associated with major evolutionary transitions in plantsInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsColloquiumSmith, Stephen; Walker-Hale, Nathanael; Parins-Fukuchi, Caroline.molecular evolution
genome composition
comparative methods
C6003July 27th 8:45 amBiological novelties arise in areas of environmental instabilityInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsColloquiumVasconcelos, Thais; Beaulieu, Jeremy.macroevolution
Climatic niche
C6004July 27th 9:00 amPhenotypic innovation, information theory, and phylogenetic discordance in deep timeInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsColloquiumParins Fukuchi, Caroline Tomomi.morphology
C6005July 27th 9:15 amEvolution of L-DOPA 4,5-dioxygenase reveals multiple origins of betalain pigmentation in CaryophyallesInnovation and Novelty in the Evolution of PlantsColloquiumWalker-Hale, Nathanael; Guerrero-Rubio, M. Alejandra; Timoneda, Alfonso; Sheehan, Hester; Brockington, Samuel.
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 amGenetic Variation in Ontogenetic Patterns in Leaf Anatomical Traits in a Long-Term Field ExperimentDevelopment and StructurePaperBonn-Savage, McKenna Allison; Muir, Christopher; Barton, Kasey.Ontogeny
Betula pendula
DS6002July 27th 10:30 amDissecting an evolutionary syndrome: ecophysiological modeling points to a mechanistic link between succulence and CAM photosynthesisDevelopment and StructurePaperZhou, Haoran; Earles, Mason; Théroux-Rancourt, Guillaume; Broderson, Craig; Edwards, Erika.convergent evolution
form and function
DS6003July 27th 10:45 amDevelopment of the Cactaceae primary root and the genetic regulation of root apical meristem exhaustionDevelopment and StructurePaperRodríguez-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 amGenetic variation in vegetative phase change alters plant response to abiotic stressDevelopment and StructurePaperLawrence, Erica; Lasky, Jesse.Vegetative phase change
Abiotic stress
vegetative traits
Genetic variation
DS6005July 27th 11:15 amSun and shade leaves, petioles and branches of Ficus pumila Development and StructurePaperAngeles, Pedro; Ewers, Frank; Lopez-Portillo, Jorge; Cocoletzi, Eliezer; Madero-Vega, Carolina.Leaf anatomy
sun vs shade adaptations
secondary growth
Wednesday, July 27th
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session M22: Meeting: Physiology Business Meeting
Presiding: Arthur Schwarz, Southwestern Adventist University
July 27th 12:00 pmPhysiology Business MeetingPhysiology
Wednesday, July 27th
1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session FGG1: Contributed Papers: Functional Genetics/Genomics I
FGG1001July 27th 1:30 pmApplication of CRISPR/Cas9 to Tragopogon (Asteraceae), an Evolutionary Model for the Study of PolyploidyFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperShan, Shengchen; Hauser, Bernard; Barbazuk, W. Brad; Soltis, Pamela; Yang, Bing; Soltis, Douglas.
FGG1002July 27th 1:45 pmComparative transcriptomics of 48 Erysimum species guides discovery of cardiac glycoside biosynthetic genesFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperYounkin, Gordon; Alani, Martin; Mirzaei, Mahdieh; Jander, Georg.Erysimum
cardiac glycosides
specialized metabolism
gene coexpression networks
defensive metabolites
medicinal compounds
comparative transcriptomics
FGG1003July 27th 2:00 pmRegulation of the Dhurrin Biosynthetic Pathway in Sorghum halepense seedlingsFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperPurvis, Connor; Rentsch, Jeremy; Jones, Elizabeth.gene expression
defense pathway
FGG1004July 27th 2:15 pmDifferential expression, genome annotation, and enzyme discovery in Drosera capensisFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperTakahashi, Gemma; Akbari, Omar; Castelan, Ulysses; Hadadian, Mark; Le, Jonathan; Kelz, Jessica; Diessner, Elizabeth; Einstein, Elliott; Unhelkar, Megha; Kwok, Ashley; Sprague-Piercy, Marc; Woodcock, Sofiya; Pineda, Allison; Shabakesaz, Pauniz; Einstein, David; Garabedian, Alexandra; Alemayhu, Aden; Uribe, Jose; Martin, Rachel; Butts, Carter.Enzyme Discovery
molecular identification
differential gene expression
Drosera capensis
FGG1005July 27th 2:30 pmGenetic edition of Citrus aurantium for the generation of resistance to Huanglongbing disease (HLB)Functional Genetics/GenomicsPaperDominguez Fernandez, Yoatzin Guadalupe; Ruiz Medrano, Roberto; Calderon Perez , Berenice ; Vargas Hernandez , Brenda ; Leandro Alberto, Nuñez Muñoz ; Xoconostle Cazares, Beatriz.CRISPR/Cas9
sour orange 
Huanglongbing (HLB)
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus
FGG1006July 27th 2:45 pmGene expression and functional analysis of SERF genes in Arabidopsis thaliana.Functional Genetics/GenomicsPaperRosales Portillo, Miguel Angel; Ruiz-Medrano, Roberto; Xoconostle-Cazares, Beatriz; Calderon, Berenice; Vargas-Hernandez, Brenda.Phloem
Wednesday, July 27th
3:45 pm to 5:15 pm · Tikahtnu Ballroom C /Dena'ina Center
Session FGG2: Contributed Papers: Functional Genetics/Genomics II
Presiding: Racheal Upton, Montana State University
FGG2001July 27th 3:45 pmCamelina sativa germination rate variation and genetic control across accessionsFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperUpton, Racheal; Lachowiec, Jennifer.Germination
Functional genomics
FGG2002July 27th 4:00 pmIt's Been a Long Day: Uncovering the Genetic Control of Flowering in Cannabis sativaFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperDowling, Caroline; Shi, Jiaqi; Schilling, Susanne; Melzer, Rainer.QTL mapping
Cannabis sativa
FGG2003July 27th 4:15 pmIdentifying a QTL for fluridone resistance in Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) using an F1 cross and low coverage whole genome sequencingFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperChorak, Gregory; Clevenger, Josh; Harkess, Alex; Thum, Ryan.Herbicide
Aquatic plants
FGG2004July 27th 4:30 pmGenome-wide redistribution, setting of 24-nt siRNAs in rice gametes and subsequent resetting of the 24-nt siRNA landscape in rice zygotesFunctional Genetics/GenomicsPaperRussell, Scott; Li, Chenxin; Xu, Hengping; Fu, Hong; Fu, Fang-Fang; Gent, Jonathan; Sundaresan, Venkatesan.
FGG2005July 27th 4:45 pmMethylation Dynamics Following Recent Genome Doubling in Allotetraploid Tragopogon miscellus (Asteraceae)Functional Genetics/GenomicsPaperShan, Shengchen; Gitzendanner, Matt; Boatwright, J. Lucas; Ethridge, Christina L.; Ji, Lexiang; Soltis, Pamela; Schmitz, Robert J.; Soltis, Douglas.Methylation

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