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URPP Evolution in Action: From Genomes to Ecosystems

Events in 2018

Informal Get-Together

March 12, 2018 at FORUM in Zurich


Mini-Symposium: Domestication - A Genomics and Evo-Devo Perspective

May 25, 2018 at University of Zurich


  • Mike Shapiro, University of Utah, USA
  • Phillippe Ammann, ProSpecieRara
  • John Doebley, University of Wisconsin, USA


Informal Get-Together

July 11, 2018 at Stall 6 in Zurich


Annual Retreat 2018

September 4 - 6, 2018 at Jugendstilhotel Paxmontana in Flüeli-Ranft

Key Note Speaker:

  • Karen Nelson, J. Craig Venter Research Institute, Rockville, USA

The program comprised progress reports from all research projects of the URPP Evolution in Action, a poster session, discussion rounds and workshops.


Informal Get-Together

October 29, 2018 at Almodobar in Zurich



November 23, 2018 at Botanical Garden, University of Zurich


  • Ümit Seren, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences, Vienna
    Title: The 'genotype-to-phenotypes' map



December 13, 2018 at Irchel Campus, University of Zurich


  • Alexander Badyaev, University of Arizona, USA
    Title: Islands in a sea of possibilities: On reconciling stability and innovation in evolution


Mini-Symposium: New Methods and Discoveries in Human Archaic Admixture

December 18, 2018 at University of Zurich


  • Benjamin Peter, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
  • Serena Tucci, Princeton University, USA
  • Fabrizio Mafessoni, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
  • Simon Aeschbacher, University of Zurich


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Impressions 2018

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Poster Mini-Symposium Domestication

Mini-Symposium Domestication

Poster Mini-Symposium Archaic Admixture

Mini-Symposium Archaic Admixture