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The fourth meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology (EED) was held from July 10–13, 2012 in Lisbon.

Keynote Speakers

Moisés Mallo (Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Portugal)
Armin Moczek (Indiana University, Bloomington, U.S.A.)
Gerd Müller (University of Vienna, Austria)
Paula Rudall (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.)

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Symposia

For a full listing and programme see the Symposia Lisbon 2012 Webpage

  • Towards a theory of development
    Organizers: Alessandro Minelli, Rinaldo Bertossa
  • Evolution of organs and cell types
    Organizers: Andreas Hejnol, Jean-Francois Brunet

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  • Evolution of stem cells and regeneration
    Organizers: Ram Reshef, Uri Frank
  • Next generation models to understand animal phylogeny and regulatory evolution
    Organizers: Michel Vervoort, Florian Raible
  • Evolution at the Plant-Animal interface
    Organizers: Beverley Glover, Sam Brockington

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  • Morphological misfits
    Organizers: Paula Rudall, Ronald Jenner
  • Evo-Devo of homeotic transformations
    Organizers: Andre Pires da Silva, Frietson Galis
  • Evo-Devo of arthropod appendages: the genes that matter
    Organizers: Patricia Beldade, Antonia Monteiro
  • Evo-Devo in extreme environments
    Organizers: Didier Casane, Sylvie Rétaux
  • Planarians to parasitism: Development and stem cells in flatworms
    Organizers Peter Olson, Bret Pearson

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  • Posterior elongation in bilaterians
    Organizers: Guillaume Balavoine, Ariel Chipman

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  • Regulatory protein changes in the evolution of plant body plans
    Organizers: Günter Theissen
  • Theoretical contributions to Evo-Devo
    Organizers: Kirsten ten Tusscher, Hans Metz
  • 3D Imaging for EvoDevo
    Organizers: Brian Metscher, Gerd Mueller
  • 3D Morphometrics for EvoDevo
    Organizers: Philipp Mitteroecker
  • Heterospory: The Evolutionary Road to the Seed
    Organizers: Heather Sanders, Mike Frohlich
  • How do you like your eggs?
    Organizers: Casper Breuker, Alistair McGregor
  • The origin and fate of germ cells in animal evolution and development
    Organizers: Jeremy Lynch, Evelyn Schwager
  • Evolution of sex determining pathways in insects
    Organizers: Daniel Bopp, Louis van de Zande, Lino Polito, Martin Beye

Organizing Committees

Local Committee

Élio Sucena (Chair) – Lisbon University & Gulbenkian Institute of Science Oeiras, Portugal
Patricia Beldade – Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal
Moisés Mallo – Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal
Christen Mirth – Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal

Scientific Committee

Gerhard Schlosser (Chair) – National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Richard Bateman – The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.
Frietson Galis – VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam & NCB Naturalis, Leiden, Netherlands
Ronald Jenner – Natural History Museum, London, U.K.
Peter Olson – Natural History Museum, London, U.K.
Michael Schubert – Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon, ENS de Lyon, France
Élio Sucena – Lisbon University & Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal

Program Committee

Gerhard Schlosser (Chair) – National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Frietson Galis – VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam & NCB Naturalis, Leiden, Netherlands
Élio Sucena -Lisbon University & Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal

Venue

Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, C3 building