SICB Annual Meeting 2015
January 3-7, 2015
West Palm Beach, FL

Symposium: Integrative Biology of the Crocodilia


Sponsors: DAB, DCPB, DEDB, DNB, DEE & DPCB


Organizers

  • Valentine Lance



Speakers

S3.1 Sunday, Jan. 4, 08:00 BROCHU, C. A.*; BURKEY, M. R.; JOUVE, S.; MILLER-CAMP, J. A.; NARVÁEZ, I.; PRITCHARD, A. C.; PUÉRTOLAS PASCUAL, E.; WILBERG, E. W.: When Past is Not Prologue: Neosuchian Phylogeny and the Origin of Crocodylia

S3.2 Sunday, Jan. 4, 08:30 BHULLAR, B.-A.S.: The origin and developmental underpinnings of craniofacial divergence between crocodiles and birds, the two great archosaurian lineages

S3.3 Sunday, Jan. 4, 09:00 PRITZ, Michael B.: Crocodilian Forebrain: Evolution and Development

S3.4 Sunday, Jan. 4, 09:30 GLENN, T.C.*; FAIRCLOTH, B.C.; MCCORMACK, J.E.; RAY, D.A.; BRAUN, E.L.; GREEN, R.E.: Ultraconserved Elements Provide Orthologous Portals into Tetrapod Genomes Illuminating the Remarkably Slow Evolution of Crocodilian Genomes

S3.5 Sunday, Jan. 4, 10:30 FARMER, CG: the evolution of unidirectional, pulmonary airflow

S3.6 Sunday, Jan. 4, 11:00 KEENAN, S.W.*; ELSEY, R.M.; ENGEL, A.S.: The good, the bad, and the unknown: microbial symbioses of the American alligator

S3.7 Sunday, Jan. 4, 11:30 OWERKOWICZ, Tomasz: Phenotypic plasticity of the crocodilian skeleton

S3.8 Sunday, Jan. 4, 13:30 VENEGAS-ANAYA, M. D. *; DENSMORE III, L. D.; ESCOBEDO-GALVAN, A. H.; BALAGUERA-REINA, S.A.; SANJUR, O. I.; LESSIOS, H. A.: BASELINE DATA THE FOR AMERICAN CROCODILE (Crocodylus acutus) AS A CONSERVATION TOOL FOR MARINE-COASTAL HABITATS: ECOLOGICAL RATIONALE, ASSUMPTIONS, AND EFFICACY

S3.9 Sunday, Jan. 4, 14:00 TRACY, CR*; MCWHORTER, TJ; GIENGER, CM; STARCK, JM; MEDLEY, P; MANOLIS, SC; WEBB, GJW: Alligators and crocodiles have high paracellular nutrient absorption, but differ in digestive morphology and physiology

S3.10 Sunday, Jan. 4, 14:30 LANG, Jeffrey W.: Behavioral Ecology of the Gharial, Gavialis gangeticus

S3.11 Sunday, Jan. 4, 15:00 RAINWATER, TR*; WOODWARD, AR; WILKINSON, PM: Evidence of determinate growth in American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) based on long-term recaptures