Genotyping-by-Sequencing and its applications in ecology and evolution

Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) in the broad sense has been revolutionising population genomics by bringing state of the art genomic technologies within reach of most researchers.

This Mini-symposium will serve as an opening for a two day hands-on workshop introducing the practicalities of GBS. We are delighted to be able to present a range of talks from various departments and institutions connecting researchers across the country.

Organised by: 
Ludovic Dutoit and Alana Alexander

Supported by: 
The Department of Zoology @Otago, Genomic Aotearoa, NeSI

Tuesday 11 June
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
University of Otago

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09:00-09:05Welcoming remarksAlana Alexander
09:05-09:20An introduction to Genomics AotearoaNgoni Faya
09:20-09:40Rapid genomic shifts underpin parallel ecological speciation in alpine insectsGraham McCulloch
09:40:-10:00Assessing impacts of past hybridisation in the critically endangered kakīNat Forsdick
10:00-10:15Coffee Break 
10:15-10:30NeSI: Catering to Genomics DomainDinindu Senanayake
10:30-10:50Argentine stem weevil: Insights into an invasive insect using GBSMarissa Le Lec
10:50-11:10Genomic architecture of inbreeding in all living adults of the critically endangered kākāpō parrot (Strigops habroptilus)Yasmin Foster
11:10-11:30Coffee Break 
11:30-11:37Lightning talk - Enhancing resilience in kēkēwai: a mahinga kai species-at-riskAisling Rayne
11:37-11:45Lightning talk - Conservation genomics of the New Zealand kakaDenise Martini
11:45-12:05Where did you come from? Using GBS to determine the source populations of dispersing individuals.Ceridwen Fraser
12:05-12:25Utilizing Restriction Enzyme-Reduced Representation Sequencing for high-throughput microbial profilingMelanie Hess
12:25-12:30Lightning talk - GBS for developing Wildlife Forensics toolsHester Roberts
Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 09:00