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Monday, July 29th

Monday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Tucson E/Starr Pass
Session EVDV1: Contributed Papers: Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)
Presiding: Jocelyn Hall,
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EVDV1001July 29th 1:30 pmTucson E/Starr PassAncient and ongoing evolutionary leaps in a large gene family with roles in development and defense
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Oral PaperMan, Jarrett; Bartlett, Madelaine.evolution
phylogeny
Cellular signaling
development
EVDV1002July 29th 1:45 pmTucson E/Starr PassEvolution of the integument developmental genes in seed plants
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Oral PaperZumajo, Cecilia; Ambrose, Barbara.Evo-Devo
Integuments
seed plants
Ovules
Seed coat
EVDV1003July 29th 2:00 pmTucson E/Starr PassEvolution of the PIN-FORMED (PIN) family of auxin transporters in land plants
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Oral PaperWu, Cheng-Chiang; Li, Fay-Wei; Kramer, Elena.auxin
PIN-FORMED
PIN
evolution
Plant hormone
EVDV1004July 29th 2:15 pmTucson E/Starr PassDevelopment and Morphogenesis of Flattened Unifacial leaves in Juncus prismatocarpus (Juncaceae)
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Oral PaperYin, Xiaofeng; Tsukaya, Hirokazu.EdU
cell division direction
DROOPING LEAF
Juncus prismatocarpus
pulse-chase
thickening meristem
unifacial leaf
EVDV1005July 29th 2:30 pmTucson E/Starr PassA Fern WUSCHEL-Related Homeobox Gene Functions in both Gametophyte and Sporophyte Generations
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Oral PaperYoungstrom, Christopher; Geadelmann, Lander; Irish, Erin; Cheng, Chi-Lien.Ceratopteris richardii
gametophyte transformation
WOX genes
RNAi
ferns
EVDV1006July 29th 2:45 pmTucson E/Starr PassSculpting an imperfect flower: The study of KNUCKLES in primordia regulation
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Oral PaperHightower, Asia; Golenberg, Edward.Dioecy
Dimorphism
Spinach
 Sex Determination
EVDV1007July 29th 3:00 pmTucson E/Starr PassNatural homeotic mutants and genetic control of floral organ identity in a ranunculid
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Oral PaperMartinez-Gomez, Jesus; Galimba, Kelsey; Sullivan, Alessandra; Coté, Erin; Di Stilio, Veronica.Evolution of development
Ranunculaceae
Mutants
Transposable Element
July 29th 3:15 pmTucson E/Starr PassBreak
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EVDV1009July 29th 3:45 pmTucson E/Starr PassPetal diversity and evolution in Cleomaceae
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Oral PaperHall, Jocelyn; Stenerson, Shelby; Zenchyzen, Brandi; Carey, Shane; Vinebrooke, Rolf.flower color
floral evolution
Cleomaceae
EVDV1010July 29th 4:00 pmTucson E/Starr PassThe Evolution and Development of Staminodes in Paronychia (Caryophyllaceae)
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Oral PaperAppleton, Andrea; Schenk, John.Ancestor character estimation
androecium
Evo-Devo
floral evolution
floral development
Phylogenetics
staminodes
EVDV1011July 29th 4:15 pmTucson E/Starr PassDuplication and expression of CYCLOIDEA-like genes in Campanulaceae
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Oral PaperTong, Jingjing; Knox, Eric; Morden, Clifford; Cellinese, Nico; Howarth, Dianella.Gene Expression
Campanulaceae
CYCLOIDEA
gene phylogeny
flower symmetry
flower morphology
EVDV1012July 29th 4:30 pmTucson E/Starr PassGene duplication and loss within the CUP-SHAPED COTYLEDON (CUC) family correlates with fusion in honeysuckles (Lonicera, Caprifoliaceae)
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Oral PaperHowarth, Dianella; Lee, Aaron; Rahman-Vyas, Hiba; Walker, Joseph; Donoghue, Michael; Smith, Stephen; Clement, Wendy.CUP-SHAPED COTYLEDON
CUC
NAM
Lonicera
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales
fusion
EVDV1013July 29th 4:45 pmTucson E/Starr PassExploring the developmental and genetic basis of complex petal morphologies in bee- and hummingbird-pollinated Aquilegia (columbine)
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Oral PaperEdwards, Molly; Ballerini, Evangeline S.; Choi, Gary; Mahadevan, L.; Hodges, Scott; Kramer, Elena.aquilegia
nectar spur
Petal
EVDV1014July 29th 5:00 pmTucson E/Starr PassNectary development and Gene Expression in the Cleomaceae
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Oral PaperCarey, Shane; Hall, Jocelyn.Cleomaceae
Cleome violacea
Polanisia dodecandra
Transcriptomics
Histology
development
Floral Nectary
EVDV1015July 29th 5:15 pmTucson E/Starr PassUnderstanding Gland Development and Evolution in the Malpighiaceae
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Oral PaperBurrus, Abagail; Kramer, Elena.oil glands
Malpighiaceae
trait evolution
Developmental morphology
plant trait
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Anatomy and Morphology Posters
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PAM001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe biomechanics and functional morphology of Tillandsia usneoides based on tension tests, morphometrics, and three dimesional reconstruction
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyGriffin, Brandi; Anderson, Corey Devin.Tension tests
Tillandsia usneoiedes
morphometrics
Biomechanics
PAM002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassComparative anatomy of climbing and non-climbing sister genera in Alstroemeriaceae
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyTajima, Adia; Tribble, Carrie; Chery, Joyce; Rothfels, Carl.Bomarea
Alstromeria
Stem
anatomy
climbing
staining 
PAM003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassStomata Density investigation from three habitats in North Western Pennsylvania
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyPale, Fatimata.Stomata
PAM004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassEarly Developmental Events of Vascular Occlusion in Grapevines Infected with Pierce’s Disease
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologySun, Qiang; Boudreau, Bailey.Vascular occlusion
Tylose
Pit membrane
Cell wall structure
Permian
Grapevine
PAM005July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassA Visual Guide and Morphometric Analysis of Leaf Shapes of Common Shrubs of the Santa Ana Mountains of Southern California
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyTang, Keana; Fisher, Amanda.California
Chaparral
geometric morphometrics
herbarium specimen images
Leaf evolution
PAM006July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassMorphology and Patterns of Leaf Venation in New Caledonian Syzygium (Myrtaceae)
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyXU, JIAWEI; Snow, Neil.anatomy
New Caledonia
Syzygium
Myrtaceae
PAM007July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassFirst report on the structure and histochemistry of the “sticky rings” in stems of Anulocaulis (Nyctaginaceae)
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyL. Cunha Neto, Israel; Douglas, Norman A.; Angyalossy, Veronica.anatomy
Caryophyllales
Nyctagineae
secretory structure
Chihuahuan Desert
ringstem
PAM008July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassComparative analysis of succulence in the genus Aloe L
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyWoudstra, Yannick; Grace, Olwen.Asparagales
Asphodelaceae
Xanthorrhoeaceae
macroevolution
succulence
climate change
drought tolerance
drought adaptation
PAM009July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassComparative Study of Anatomical Features of Stem in Four Cucurbita Land races in Southwest Nigeria
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyBaderinwa-Adejumo, Adejoke; Adenegan-Alakinde, Taiwo. Ayomiposi.Anatomical features
Cucurbita
Landraces
Taxonomic Importance
PAM010July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassAxial variation of xylem conduits in giant cacti
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyMozzi, Giacomo; Hultine, Kevin; Anfodillo, Tommaso; Crivellaro, Alan.Cactaceae
xylem
anatomy
PAM011July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassSystematic Significance of Pollen Morphological Variation in Tribe Lithospermeae (Boraginaceae)
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyNoroozi, Maryam; Bogler, David; Miller, James S.; Riahi, Mehrshid; Ghahremaninejad, Farrokh.Lithospermeae
SEM
Palynology
Boraginaceae
PAM012July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassUndescribed morphological diversity hidden in the long-straight hairs of western North American Galium L. (Rubiaceae)
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyGimmel, Lucie; Guilliams, C. Matt; Hasenstab-Lehman, Kristen.
PAM013July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassCellular differentiation leading to Aniosphylly in Boerhavia (Nyctaginaceae)
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyLaetsch, John; Williams, Justin Kirk.anisophylly
PAM014July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassObservations on Flowers of Nesocodon mauritianus (Campanulaceae), a rare, gecko-pollinated endemic from Mauritius
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Poster: Anatomy and MorphologyBogler, David; Davis, Marshay.Nesocodon
Campanulaceae
flower morphology
pollination biology
Floral Nectary
pollen
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo) Posters
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PEV001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassSPOROCYTELESS (SPL) gene lineage evolution across vascular plants
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Poster: Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)Groffman, Dominique; Zumajo, Cecilia; Smalls, Tynisha; Ambrose, Barbara.SPOROCYTELESS
SPL
NOZZLE
gene lineage
sporangia
Ceratopteris richardii
PEV002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassMolecular mechanisms underlying parallel petal spur losses within the genus Aquilegia
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Poster: Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)Xie, Jinghe; Kong, Hongzhi.
PEV003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassElucidating the roles of MYB-related transcription factors in Zingiberales Zygomorphy
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Poster: Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)Phillips, Heather; Bruenn, Riva; Landis, Jacob; Specht, Chelsea.Zingiberales
flower symmetry
bilateral symmetry
MYB transcription factor
Costus spicatus
Canna indica
Musa basjoo
PEV004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPatterns of Pentatricopeptide Gene Family Diversification in Leucaena trichandra
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Poster: Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)Najaf-Panah, Mohammad J.; Small, Ian; Strickler, Susan; Bailey, C. Donovan.Pentatricopeptide Repeat
Leucaena trichandra
Mitochondrial RNA-editing 
PPR diversification
RNA processing
Organellar transcriptome

Tuesday, July 30th

Tuesday, July 30th, 8:45 am to 11:30 am · San Ignacio/Starr Pass
Session AM1: Contributed Papers: Anatomy and Morphology I
Presiding: Joyce Chery, UC Berkeley; Dennis Stevenson,
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AM1001July 30th 8:45 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassBizonoplasts, unique giant chloroplasts of the ancient vascular plant Selaginella: occurrence, variation and adaptive significance
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Oral PaperLiu, Jian-Wei; Li, Shau-Fu; Wu, Yeh-Hua; Wu, Chin-Ting; Valdespino, Iván A.; Chang, Ho-Ming; Kao, Mei-Fang; Chesson, Clive; Das, Sauren; Oppenheimer, Hank; Bakutis, Ane; Saenger, Peter; Salazar Allen, Noris; Yong, Jean W. H.; Adjie, Bayu; Kiew, Ruth; Nadkarni, Nalini; Ku, Maurice S. B.; Huang, Chun-Lin; Chesson, Peter; Sheue, Chiou-Rong.Plant Structure-Function
AM1002July 30th 9:00 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassAnatomical studies of two Chilean Podocarpaceae species: insights to the seed cone and leaf morphological evolution of the family
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Oral PaperAndruchow Colombo, Ana; Aagesen, Lone; Pozner, Raul.Podocarpaceae
Patagonia
Saxegothaea
Lepidothamnus
South America
Seed cone anatomy
Leaf anatomy
Leaf evolution
Seed cone evolution
AM1003July 30th 9:15 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassAnatomical development of the ovules in Cycadales
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Oral PaperZumajo, Cecilia; Frangos, Samantha; Stevenson, Dennis.Developmental morphology
Cycadales
anatomy
Ovules
Evolution of development
Seed development
AM1004July 30th 9:30 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassLeaf and leaflet morphology in the Cycadales
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Oral PaperStevenson, Dennis.cycads
spines
prickles
cataphylls
stipules
July 30th 9:45 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassBreak
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AM1006July 30th 10:15 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassOvary anatomy and evolution in the Zingiberaceae and Costaceae
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Oral PaperKirchoff, Bruce.Zingiberales
evolution
phylogeny
anatomy
ovary
 character
Zingiberaceae
Costaceae
AM1007July 30th 10:30 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassHow many ways are there to make a nectar spur? Studies in the nasturtiums (Tropaeolum)
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Oral PaperSmith, Annika; Struwe, Lena; Stenn, Kurt; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela.Tropaeolum
floral evolution
anatomy
morphology
Histology
nectar spur
AM1008July 30th 10:45 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassThe role of the plant hormone Brassinosteroid in the petal spur in Aquilegia
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Oral PaperConway, Stephanie; Kramer, Elena.aquilegia
hormone
Petal
cell elongation
AM1009July 30th 11:00 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassThe colleters of Pentas (Rubiaceae: Gentianales): Morphology, anatomy, and search for their function
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Oral PaperStenn, Kurt; Struwe, Lena.Gentianales
anatomy
trichomes
morphology
development
Rubiaceae
Plant Structure-Function
Gentianaceae
Apocynaceae
colleters
AM1010July 30th 11:15 amSan Ignacio/Starr PassComparative morphology of the dimorphic leaf glands in carnivorous butterworts (Pinguicula L.)
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Oral PaperNolan, Katie; Bocklund, Kylie; Lan, Tianying; Tomlin, Crystal; Michael, Todd; Albert, Victor; Renner, Tanya.Pinguicula
Lentibulariaceae
carnivorous plant
morphology
genomics
Tuesday, July 30th, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm · San Ignacio/Starr Pass
Session AM2: Contributed Papers: Anatomy and Morphology II
Presiding: Stephanie Conway, Harvard University
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AM2001July 30th 1:30 pmSan Ignacio/Starr PassLeaf-Branch Complex: the Common Bau-Plan for Reproductive Organs of Land Plants
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Oral PaperWang, Xin.land plants
reproductive organ
evolution
bau-plan
fossil
flower
AM2002July 30th 1:45 pmSan Ignacio/Starr PassGrass Spikelet Evolution: Morphology Shaped by Wind
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Oral PaperKlahs, Phillip; Clark, Lynn.Poaceae
Pollination
3D modeling
AM2003July 30th 2:00 pmSan Ignacio/Starr PassEvolution of strange wood development in a large group of neotropical lianas, Paullinia (Sapindaceae)
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Oral PaperChery, Joyce; Pace, Marcelo; Acevedo-Rodriguez, Pedro; Rothfels, Carl; Specht, Chelsea.vascular cambium
Evolution of development
lianas
Sapindaceae
stem development
AM2004July 30th 2:15 pmSan Ignacio/Starr Pass
Canceled
Development and diversity of primary vascular system and its implications for the systematics and evolution of Nyctaginaceae
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Oral PaperL. Cunha Neto, Israel; Pace, Marcelo; Douglas, Norman; Moore, Michael; Angyalossy, Veronica.anatomy
Caryophyllales
medullary bundles
phylogeny
evolution
Tuesday, July 30th, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm · Tucson E/Starr Pass
Session M33: Meeting: Development and Structure Mixer and Business Meeting
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July 30th 6:00 pmTucson E/Starr PassDevelopment and Structure Mixer and Business Meeting
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