Mini-Symposium 6:
Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics of Coral Reef Organisms

Poster Presentations: Wednesday, July 9, 2008 16:00 - 18:00 Exhibit Hall A-D (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
POSTER BOARD # TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author)
6.152 Validation of Reference Genes for Quantitative Real-time RT-PCR Normalization In Stress-Induced Pocillopora meandrina. Lauren PAGARIGAN*, Misaki TAKABAYASHI
6.153 Field characterization of stress gene expression patterns in hermatypic corals exposed to effluent from the Delray Beach outfall Tonya SHEARER*, Sara EDGE
6.154 Quantification of algal endosymbionts (Symbiodinium) in coral using real-time PCR Jos MIEOG*, Madeleine VAN OPPEN, Ray BERKELMANS, Wytze STAM, Jeanine OLSEN
6.155 Functional Potential of Microbial Communities Associated with Pseudopterogorgia americana from the Southern Coast of Puerto Rico Nikole E. KIMES*, Joy D. VAN NOSTRAND, Jizhong Z. ZHOU, Ernesto WEIL, Pamela J. MORRIS
6.156 Using BACs to compare the genomes of two Caribbean corals, Acropora palmata and Montastraea faveolata Collin CLOSEK*, Christian VOOLSTRA, Michael DESALVO, Shinichi SUNAGAWA, Alejandro REYES, Monica MEDINA
6.157 The Symbiodinium Genome Sequence: a Progress Report Mary Alice COFFROTH*, Thomas DOAK, Jodi SCHWARZ, Mónica MEDINA
6.158 Development of improved Diversity Arrays Technology (iDART) for whole-genome genotyping of corals Shi WANG*, Naila ALIEVA, Lingling ZHANG, Elisha MEYER, Galina AGLYAMOVA, Tom JUENGER, Mikhail MATZ
6.159 Diversity in populations of free-living Symbiodinium from a Caribbean and Pacific reef Mackenzie MANNING*, Ruth GATES
6.160 Intracolonial genotypic variations and heterozygosity excess of a scleractinian coral Pocillopora damicornis Shang-Ru YEOH, Chang-Feng DAI*
6.161 Comparative coral mitogenomics and its application to phylogenetic, population genetic and biodiversity studies Jean-François FLOT*, Simon TILLIER