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Sunday, July 26th

Sunday, July 26th
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session M16: Meeting: Student Conference Assistants Orientation
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July 26th 4:00 pmStudent Conference Assistants Orientation
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Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th
8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session SY01: Symposium: Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to Applications
Presiding: John Markham, University of Manitoba
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July 27th 8:00 amIntroduction
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to Applications
SY01SUMJuly 27th 8:00 amPlant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to Applications
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumMarkham, John.plant secondary chemistry
ethnobotany
phytopathology
agronomy
biosynthesis
SY01002July 27th 8:15 amCannabinoid diversity in Cannabis sativa and the identification of cannabichromenic acid synthase using the cannabis genome
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumStout, Jake; Page, Jonathan.cannabis
cannabinoid
plant secondary chemistry
natural compounds
cannabichromenic acid
SY01003July 27th 8:45 amMilk of the Poppy: Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Plants and Beyond
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumFacchini, Peter.plant secondary chemistry
metabolic biochemistry
metabolic engineering
genomics
alkaloids
synthetic biology
SY01004July 27th 9:15 amBiodiversity andantioxidant properties in berry crops
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumDebnath, Samir C..Blueberry
Cranberry
Lingonberry
Raspberry
Strawberry
Molecular markers
Antioxidants
July 27th 9:45 amBreak
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to Applications
SY01006July 27th 10:15 amPlant Biosynthesis: A Source of Bioactives for Human Health
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumAmes, Nancy.
SY01007July 27th 10:45 amBiochemical warfare at the plant-pathogen interface: examples and implications
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumDaayf, Fouad.Phytoalexins
Phenolics
Plant defense 
Pathogen counter-defense
Disease management
induced resistance
SY01008July 27th 11:15 amThe ethnobotany and phytochemistry of Cree and Maya medicinal plants
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to ApplicationsSymposiumArnason, John Thor.Traditional Medicine
antidiabetic
terpenes
anxiolytic
July 27th 11:45 amDiscussion
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Plant Secondary Chemistry: from Biochemistry to Applications
Monday, July 27th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session M25: Meeting: Society of Herbarium Curators Executive Board Meeting
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July 27th 12:00 pmSociety of Herbarium Curators Executive Board Meeting
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Monday, July 27th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE06: Luncheon: California Botanists Brown Bag Luncheon
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July 27th 12:00 pmCalifornia Botanists Brown Bag Luncheon
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Monday, July 27th
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S07: Special Lecture: Weresub Special Lecture
Presiding: Shannon M. Berch, British Columbia Ministry of Environment; Hugues B. Massicotte, University of Northern BC
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S07001July 27th 8:00 pmCurating and characterizing fungi at the University of Alberta Microfungus Collection and Herbarium (UAMH) – a Canadian biodiversity centre
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Weresub LectureSpecial AddressSigler, Lynne.

Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th
8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session SY07: Symposium: Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants
Presiding: Nicole Fenton, Universite du Quebec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue
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July 28th 8:00 amIntroduction
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants 
SY07SUMJuly 28th 8:00 amEcological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants SymposiumFenton, Nicole; Rochefort, Line; Morgan, Eric.restoration
bryophytes
graminoid
boreal ecosystems
SY07002July 28th 8:15 amReclaiming Peatlands after Oil Sands Mining: Plant Responses after Two Years at Sandhill Fen
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants SymposiumVitt, Dale H.; House, Melissa; Ebbs, Stephen; Glaeser, Lilyan; Hazen, Renee.moss
graminoid
reclamation
NEE
fen
Bryophyte
SY07003July 28th 8:45 amVegetation establishment on a reclaimed fen in Alberta’s oil sands region
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants SymposiumBorkenhagen, Andrea; Cooper, David; Kaczynski, Kristen.Peatland
reclamation
bryophytes
plants
Wood-strand Mulch
SY07004July 28th 9:15 amBryophyte decomposition in wooded moderate-rich fens following in situ oil sands exploration
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants SymposiumCaners, Richard; Lieffers, Victor.bryophytes
peatlands
decomposition
Carbon loss
Sequestered carbon
oil sands
July 28th 9:45 amBreak
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants 
SY07006July 28th 10:15 amThe moss layer transfer as an ecological restoration approach in degraded peatlands
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants SymposiumRochefort, Line.restoration ecology
peat moss
bog
fen
peatlands
SY07007July 28th 10:45 amDo herbaceous species used for mine waste revegetation facilitate or compete with tree establishment?
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants SymposiumGuittonny-Larchevêque, Marie; Bouchard, Hugo; Remaury, Arnaud.mine afforestation
plantation trees
seedling recruitment
Abiotic stress
agronomic herbaceous species
waste rocks
mine tailings
plant interactions
July 28th 11:15 amDiscussion
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Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants 
Tuesday, July 28th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE16: Meeting: CBA/Ecology Section Meeting
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July 28th 12:00 pmCBA/Ecology Section Meeting
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CBA-Wide
Tuesday, July 28th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session TE18: Meeting: CBA/Systematics Section Meeting
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July 28th 12:00 pmCBA/Systematics Section Meeting
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CBA-Wide
Tuesday, July 28th
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session C4: Colloquium: Coevolution/Mutualisms
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C4001July 28th 1:30 pmTiming of rapid diversification and parallel origins of active pollination within Agavoideae (Asparagaceae)
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumMcKain, Michael; Heyduk, Karolina; McNeal, Joel; Kellar, P. Roxanne; Linder, Peter; Pires, J. Chris; Eguiarte, Luis E.; Leebens-Mack, James.Yucca
yucca moth
pollination
Agavoideae
whole chloroplast
divergence time
mutualism
C4SUMJuly 28th 1:30 pmBotany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualisms
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumLeebens-Mack, James H.; Yoder, Jeremy.
C4002July 28th 1:45 pmGenomic and geographic clines in the Joshua tree (Yucca) hybrid zone
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumSmith, Christopher; Royer, Anne.coevolution
pollination
Hyrbridization
Yucca
Agavaceae
Population Genomics
Clines
C4003July 28th 2:00 pmGeographic variation in Yucca-Yucca moth interactions: volatile handshakes and footprints
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumRaguso, Robert Andrew.pollination
partner choice
private channels
chemical ecology
olfaction
C4004July 28th 2:15 pmThe role of mutualism and antagonism in diversification of yuccas and yucca moths
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumAlthoff, David.mutualism
coevolution
speciation
antagonism
herbivory
pollination
C4005July 28th 2:30 pmPollinator-mediated reproductive isolation among dioecious fig species (Ficus, Moraceae)
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumWeiblen, George D.; Moe, Annika M..coevolution
hybridization
speciation
C4006July 28th 2:45 pmHost sanctions in the fig tree – fig wasp mutualism
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumJander, Karin Charlotte.mutualism
pollination
cooperation
coevolution
sanctions
Ficus
July 28th 3:00 pmBreak
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualisms
C4008July 28th 3:30 pmThe impact of cheating on mutualism
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumSegraves, Kari A..mutualism
coevolution
synthetic biology
cheating
C4009July 28th 3:45 pmEvolution of Ecologically Generalized Pollination through Phenotypic Specialization and “Adaptive Behavior” of Stylidium flowers
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumArmbruster, W. Scott; Wege, Juliet; Evans, Sian; Forest, Felix.Adaptive floral behavior
pollination
Specialization
Stylidium
Western Australia
C4010July 28th 4:00 pmDiversification of the brood pollination mutualism between leafflower trees (Phyllanthus s. l. [Glochidion]) and leafflower moths (Epicephala) on oceanic islands
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumHembry, David.coevolution
mutualism
brood pollination
leafflower
Phyllanthaceae
host-shift
ecological network
island biogeography
Specialization
C4011July 28th 4:15 pmThe role of floral scent in Epicephala moth nursery pollination system
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumSvensson, Glenn P.; Okamoto, Tomoko.mutualism
pollination
Floral scent
Electrophysiology
Odour-guided behaviour
Post-pollination mechanism
C4012July 28th 4:30 pmOverview of Foliar Fungal Endophyte interactions with their host plants
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumHerre, Edward Allen.fungal endophytes
host gene expression
Photosynthesis
Stable isotope enrichment
lignin
induced resistance
herbivory
C4013July 28th 4:45 pmUnderstanding the dynamics of mutualistic symbiosis with population genomics
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumYoder, Jeremy; Tiffin, Peter.mutualism
Medicago truncatula
Sinorhizobium
symbiosis
Nitrogen fixation
C4014July 28th 5:00 pmPopulation genomics in the model legume, Medicago truncatula
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumGrillo, Michael; Heath, Katy.coevolution
mutualism
legume
Medicago
Population Genomics
C4015July 28th 5:15 pmFitness alignment and conflict in the mutualism between plants and nitrogen-fixing rhizobium bacteria
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Botany 2015 Colloquium: Integrated perspectives on the ecology, genetics and coevolution of intimate mutualismsColloquiumPorter, Stephanie; Simms, Ellen.legume
rhizobia
mutualism
symbiosis
functional leaf traits
ecophysiological traits
Tuesday, July 28th
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session R2: Reception: MSA hosted Volunteer Reception
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July 28th 7:30 pmMSA hosted Volunteer Reception
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MSA-Wide

Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session M42: Meeting: CSA - Annual General Meeting
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July 29th 12:00 pmCSA - Annual General Meeting
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CSA-Wide
Wednesday, July 29th
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session S11: Special Lecture: Emerging Leader Lecture
Presiding: Pam Diggle, University Of Connecticut
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S11001July 29th 2:30 pmMechanisms of flower color convergence above and below the species level
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Emerging Leader LectureSpecial AddressSmith, Stacey.Anthocyanin
Flower color polymorphism
macroevolution
pleiotropy

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