List of invited speakers

Molecular evolution of the vertebrate immune system, from the lab to natural populations


Prof. Adrian Smith, University of Oxford (Adaptive evolution of Toll like receptors and the selective pressures that drive these events)

Prof. Anna Savage, University of Central Florida (Immunogenomic adaptation to the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in North American leopard frogs)

Irene Tieleman, University of Groningen (Ecological immunology of wild birds: mechanistic insights for adaptive variation)

Dr. Amberleigh Henschen (early career scientist), University of Memphis (Potential mechanisms underlying disease tolerance to a recently emerged songbird pathogen)

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