1st International Amazon Molly Workshop June 9/10 in Puebla, Mexico (OU in Puebla): Asexuality and Hybridization

Venue Address: 21 sur #1103, Barrio de Santiago

C.P. 72410, Puebla, Pue., México.

Room T-554

Day 1 June 9th

14:00 – 14:30: Welcome message

14:30 – 15:30: Geoff Wild (U Western Ontario), Frederic Fyon & Francisco Ubeda (U London Royal Holloway): Adaptive dynamics illustrated: mini workshop on modeling. In person

15:30 – 16:30: Frederic Fyon, Francisco Ubeda (U London Royal Holloway) & Geoff Wild (U Western Ontario).Selection for Asexuality in Hybrids: a possible evolutionary route for the Amazon Molly. In person

16:30 – 17:30: Waldir Miron, Tyler Reich & Ingo Schlupp (U of Oklahoma): Making Amazon mollies in the lab? Retracing the steps that led to the hybrid origin of the Amazon molly. In person

19:30 – open: dinner with participants, location TBD

Day 2 June 10th:

10:15 – 10:30: Welcome to Day 2

10:30 – 11:00: Rudy Riesch (U London Royal Holloway): Sex-specific life-history trait expression in hybrids of a cave- and surface-dwelling fish (Poecilia mexicana, Poeciliidae). Remote 

11:00 – 11:30: Kate Laskowski (UC Davis): Tracking the development of behavioral individuality using the Amazon molly. Remote 

11:30 – 12:00: Amber Makowicz (Florida State U): Cascading indirect genetic effects in a clonal vertebrate. Remote

12:00 – 12:30: Mariana Mateos (Texas A&M): Evolutionary genetics of Poeciliopsis asexuals. Remote 

12:30 – 13:00: Open discussion

13:00 – 14:30: Lunch Break

14:30 – 15:30: Waldir Miron & Ingo Schlupp (U Oklahoma): mini workshop life histories. In person

15:30 – 16:00: Alexsandre Gutiérrez Barragán (U Sonora): Evidence of hybridization and possible genetic introgression in the Yaqui catfish Ictalurus pricei (Rutter, 1896) in Northwest Mexico. In person

16:00 – 16:30: Tyler Reich (U Oklahoma): Enrichment and welfare of Amazon mollies. In person

16:30 – 17:00: Irene Da Cruz (U Würzburg): Ameiotic reproduction of the Amazon molly.

17:00 – 17:30: Summary and General discussion.

19:30 – open: Farewell party with participants, location TBD

Weekend activities can be organized spontaneously.

Please note that for most talks, only the presenter is listed.

Direct any questions to Ingo Schlupp: (schlupp@ou.edu).