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The Evolution of Thermal Reaction Norms for Growth Rate and Body Size in Ectotherms

Symposium organized by Michael J. Angilletta Jr.


Sponsored by DEE


Preliminary Schedule

	
Day 1	

8:20 Opening Remarks-Mike Angilletta
8:30 Kyle Ashton
9:00 George Gilchrist
9:30 Wolf Blanckenhorn
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Goggy Davidowitz
11:00 Brian Bayne
11:30 Mike Sears
12:00 Discussion
12:30 Lunch


Day 2

8:30 Jan Kozlowski
9:00 David Conover
9:30 Joel Kingsolver
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Karl Gotthard
11:00 Jamie Gillooly
11:30 Mike Angilletta
12:00 Discussion
12:30 Lunch


Participants & Titles of Presentations:


Kyle G. Ashton, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

http://www.archbold-station.org/abs/staff/kashton/kashton.htm

Are there general body size-latitude (and temperature) trends in vertebrates?


George W. Gilchrist, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

http://gwgilc.people.wm.edu

Is plasticity an adaptation? Body size as a function of temperature within and among parallel clines in Drosophila subobscura


Wolf Blanckenhorn, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

http://www.unizh.ch/zoolmus/eAbteilung_Ward.html#Blanckenhorn

Bergmann's rule, the converse and countergradients: clinal body size variation in the yellow dung fly


Goggy Davidowitz, University of Arizona, Tucson

The Phsyiological Basis of Reaction Norms: Where Developmental Rate and Duration of Development Connect


Brian L. Bayne, retired, United Kingdom

Environmental and genetic correlates of growth plasticity in bivalve mollusks


Michael W. Sears, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

Geographic variation in growth and body size in squamate reptiles: patterns and processes


Jan Kozlowski (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)

The meaning of terms "growth rate" and "adult size" in determinate and indeterminate growers


David O. Conover (State University of New York, Stony Brook)

http://www.msrc.sunysb.edu/pages/Lab/DOC/index.html

Countergradient variation and the evolution of growth rate: lessons from silverside fishes


Joel G. Kingsolver, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

http://www.bio.unc.edu/faculty/kingsolver

Genetic variation and selection on size and growth in fluctuating thermal environments


Karl Gotthard (Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden)

http://www.unine.ch/zool/leae/staff/karl_gotthard.html

Optimal body size and growth strategies in temperate butterflies


James F. Gillooly, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The central role of metabolism from genes to ecosystems


Michael J. Angilletta Jr. (Indiana State University, Terre Haute)

http://oeb.indstate.edu/faculty/Angilletta.htm

Temperature, growth rate, and body size in ectotherms: fitting pieces of a life-history puzzle