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The mission of the International Association of Bryologists (IAB), as a society, is to strengthen bryology by encouraging interactions among all persons interested in byophytes.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Biology, genomics and evolution of the complex thalloids

Twenty-five participants  from 13 countries have just attended a symposium on complex thalloid liverworts in Edinburgh #Marchantia2015. The meeting also included two teleconferences (from Australia, John Bowman, Monash University, and from the USA, Stuart McDaniel, University of Florida) and one recorded presentation (Péter Szövényi, University of Zurich).

Seated (left to right): Robbert Gradstein (MNHN Paris), Hanna Kijak (Adam Mickiewicz University), David Long (RBGE), Jeff Duckett (Natural History Museum London), Juan Carlos Villarreal (RBGE), Laura Forrest (RBGE)
Standing (left to right): Kumar Shantanu (University of Delhi), David Bell (University of British Columbia), Masaki Shimamura (Hiroshima University), Liam Dolan (University of Oxford), Neil Bell (RBGE), Halina Pietrykowska (Adam Mickiewicz University), Des Callaghan (, Liz Kungu (RBGE), Izabela Sierocka (Adam Mickiewicz University), David Chamberlain (RBGE), Catherine Reeb (MNHN Paris), Sam Brockington (University of Cambridge), Aline Horwath (University of Cambridge), Bernardo Pollak (University of Cambridge), Silvia Pressel (Natural History Museum London).

Not shown are Alistair McCormick (University of Edinburgh), Cymon Cox (CCMAR), and Michelle Hollingsworth, Gunnar Ovstebo, Katie Emelianova and YunYu Chen (RBGE).

Thanks to RBGE and the Sibbald Trust for funding. 
Best wishes, Juan Carlos, Laura Forrest and David Long

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