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30 years of Biochemical Adaptation: A Symposium in Memory of Peter W. Hochachka

Symposium organized by
Raul Suarez and George Somero


8:00-8:20 am George Somero (Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University): Introduction to the Hochachka Memorial Symposium

8:20-8:40 am George Somero (Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University): Thermal Limits to Life: Underlying Mechanisms and Adaptive Plasticity

8:40-9:00 am Patricia Schulte (Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of British Columbia): Changes in Gene Expression As Adaptations to Environmental Change

9:00-9:40 am Kenneth Storey (Dept. of Biology, Carleton University): Anoxia and Hypoxia: From Turtles to Oysters and Back Again

9:40-10:00 am Robert Boutilier (Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Cambridge): Mechanisms of Metabolic Rate Reduction in Hibernating Ectotherms

10:00-10:20 am Coffee Break

10:20-10:40 am Leslie Buck (Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Toronto): Channel Arrest in the Anoxic Turtle Brain

10:40-11:00 am Warren Zapol (Dept. of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Mass. General Hospital, Harvard): Peter Hochachka in Antarctica: Seal Stories

11:00- 11:30 am Raul Suarez (Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara): Hierarchical and Metabolic Regulation in the Evolution of Metabolic Scaling