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Sexual Selection & Mating Systems in Hermaphrodites

Symposium organized by Janet L. Leonard


List of Talks:

Janet L. Leonard- University of California-Santa Cruz:

" Sexual selection in hermaphrodites: what does it look like and where do we find it?"


Michael T. Ghiselin, California Academy of Science:

"Hermaphroditism: where did our ideas come from?"


Manfred Milinski- Max-Planck Institute for Limnology:

"Fitness consequences of selfing and outcrossing in the cestode, Schistocephalus solidus."


M. C. Lorenzi and Gabriella Sella University of Turin:

"Life-history and sex allocation strategies in a simultaneously hermaphroditic polychaete worm


Colette St. Mary, University of Florida:

" Effects of density on sex allocation mediated through changes in mating system rather than sperm competition"


James Thomson, University of Toronto:

"Tactics for male reproductive success in plants: contrasting insights of sex allocation theory and pollen presentation theory


Andrew Pemberton and John Bishop, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Plymouth
http://www.mba.ac.uk/pemberton.htm

"Plant-like mating in sessile animals by the release and uptake of aquatic sperm"


Joanne Webster , Oxford University:

"Snails and Schistosomes - Sex and Success"


Joris Koene , Free University, Amsterdam:
http://www.bio.vu.nl/vakgroepen/od/onb/
http://www.jkoene.dds.nl

"Tales of two snails: mating behavior and sexual selection in Lymnaea stagnalis and Helix aspersa"


Raymond T. Bauer, University of Louisiana, Lafayette:
http://www.louisiana.edu/~rtb6933

"Same sexual system but variable sociobiology: evolution of protandric simultaneous hermaphroditism in Lysmata shrimps"


Christopher W. Petersen, College of the Atlantic:

"Sexual conflict and cooperation in hermaphroditic fishes"


Stephen C. Weeks, University of Akron:


http://www3.uakron.edu/biology/hmpg1.html

"The evolution of androdioecy in the ephemeral pool clam shrimp, Eulimnadia texana"


Lynda Delph, Indiana University:

"Sexually dimorphic traits affecting mate acquisition in gynodioecious plant species"


Nico Michiels, University of Münster,:

"The transition from hermaphroditism to dioecy"


Helix aspersa © Koene/Levesque






Lymnaea stagnalis © Koene/Pieneman