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Symposia Chairs

Symposium Organizer(s) Title
Phylogeography & Evolution (10)
1 Melita Vamberger, Germany (Melita.Vamberger@senckenberg.de)
 
Uwe Fritz, Germany
Phylogeography of Turtles and Tortoises
2 Agustin Camacho Guerrero, Brazil (agus.camacho@gmail.com; agustincamacho@usp.br)
 
John J. Wiens, USA (wiensj@email.arizona.edu)
How Lizards Turn into Snakes: Combining Fossils, Phylogeny, Function, Genetics, Development, Morphology, and Ecology
3 Nathalie Feiner, Sweden (nathalie.feiner@biol.lu.se)
 
Tobias Uller, Sweden (tobias.uller@biol.lu.se; tobias.uller@zoo.ox.ac.uk)
Ontogeny Creates Phylogeny – How Can a Developmental Approach Contribute to Herpetology?
4 David S. McLeod, USA (mcleod.ds@gmail.com)
 
Miguel Vences, Germany (m.vences@tu-braunschweig.de)
Species Delimitation in the Age of Phylogenomics
5 Guo-Jie Zhang, China (zhanggj@genomics.org.cn)
 
Robert W. Murphy, Canada (bob.murphy.ca@gmail.com)
 
Jing Che, China (chej@mail.kiz.ac.cn)
 
Andrew J. Crawford, Colombia (andrew@dna.ac)
 
Ya-Ping Zhang, China (zhangyp@mail.kiz.ac.cn)
Amphibian Genomics: Recent Success, Current Progress, and Future Challenges
6 Ben Wielstra, UK (ben.wielstra@naturalis.nl)
 
Brad Shaffer, USA (brad.shaffer@ucla.edu)
Hybrid Zones as a Mechanism of Interspecific Gene Exchange: New Models and Empirical Tests
7 Alan H. Savitzky, USA (savitzky@usu.edu)
 
Akira Mori, Japan (gappa@ethol.zool.kyoto-u.ac.jp)
Recent Advances in the Evolution of Chemical Defenses in Natricine Snakes
8 Juan J. Calvete, Spain (jcalvete@ibv.csic.es)
 
Bruno Lomonte, Costa Rica
Omic Technologies for Investigating Venom Evolution
9 Claudia Corti, Italia (claudia.corti@unifi.it)
 
Anthony Herrel, France (anthony.herrel@mnhn.fr)
The Evolution of Reptiles on Islands: Patterns and Processes
10 Mariana Morando, Argentina (morandocnp@gmail.com)
 
Luciano J. Avila, Argentina (avilacnp@gmail.com)
Diversity, Species Limits and Evolution of Liolaemus: Emerging Results of the Last 15 Years of Studies in the Most Diverse Lizard Genus of the Southern Hemisphere
Conservation (7)
11 Jian-Ping Jiang, China (jiangjp@cib.ac.cn)
 
Hai-Gen Xu, China
 
Sathyabhama Das Biju, India
Biodiversity and Monitoring of Amphibians and Reptiles
12 Phil Bishop, New Zealand (phil.bishop@otago.ac.nz)
 
Ariadne Angulo, Canada
 
Sally Wren, New Zealand
 
James Lewis, Global Wildlife Conservation
 
Jos Kielgat, Denmark
ASG 1
Refining Priorities for Global Amphibian Conservation
 
ASG 2
Asian Regional Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities for Amphibian Conservation
13 Jeff Dawson, UK (jeff.dawson@durrell.org; jeffdawson78@googlemail.com)
 
Richard A. Griffiths, UK
 
James Lewis, Amphibian Survival Alliance
 
Pi-Peng Li, China (104466606@qq.com)
 
Hank Jenkins, Australia (hank.jenkins@consol.net.au)
The Ex-situ Factor: Improving the Design and Status of Conservation Breeding Programs (Captive Breeding as a Conservation Strategy for Threatened Amphibians?)
14 Federico Pablo Kacoliris, Argentina (kacoliris@fcnym.unlp.edu.ar - fedekacoliris@hotmail.com)
 
Jorge Daniel Williams, Argentina
Conserving Herps' Species in Neotropics: Challenges and Problems Related to the Lost of Biodiversity at Undeveloped Countries
15 Andrew A. Cunningham, UK (A.Cunningham@ioz.ac.uk)
 
Jing Che, China
Chinese Giant Salamander Conservation: From Genes to Farms
16 Ross Kiester, Turtle Conservancy (ross@turtleconservancy.org)
 
Hai-Tao Shi, China (haitao-shi@263.net)
 
Torsten Blanck, Austria (cuora_yunnanensis@yahoo.com)
 
Minh Duc Le, USA (mle@amnh.org)
Evolution and Conservation of Turtles of the Genus Cuora
17 Xiao-Bing Wu, China (wuxb@mail.ahnu.edu.cn)
 
Mark Merchant, USA (mmchant@mcneese.edu)
Conservation Biology of Crocodilians
Physiological Ecology (4)
18 Wei-Guo Du, China (duweiguo@ioz.ac.cn)
 
Daniel Warner, USA
Physiological Mechanisms and Ecological Consequences of Developmental Plasticity in Reptile Embryos
19 Nora Ruth Ibargüengoytía, Argentina (noraibarg@gmail.com)
 
Carlos Arturo Navas Ianinni, Brazil
 
Medina M, Argentina
 
Carla Piantoni, Brazil.
Ecology and Physiology of Amphibians and Reptiles: Challenges Caused by Global Climate Change
20 José Eduardo de Carvalho, Brazil (jecarvalho@gmail.com)
 
Carlos Arturo Navas, Brazil (carlos.navas2@gmail.com)
Water Balance Influencing the Life History of Amphibians and Reptiles
21 Gustavo A. Agudelo-Cantero, Brazil (gustavo.a.agudelo@gmail.com)
 
Carla Bonetti Madelaire, Brazil (cmadelaire@yahoo.com.br)
Future Interactions Between Herpetology and Ecological/Evolutionary Physiology in a Changing World
Biological Invasions (3)
22 Russell Burke, USA (Russell.L.Burke@hofstra.edu) Urban Herpetology
23 Yi-Ming Li, China (liym@ioz.ac.cn) Ecology, Evolution and Impacts of Alien Amphibians and Reptiles
24 Anthony Herrel, France (anthony.herrel@mnhn.fr)
 
John Measey, South Africa (john@measey.com)
 
Dennis Rödder, German (d.roedder.zfmk@uni-bonn.de; D.Roedder@zfmk.de)
Biology of Native and Invasive Populations of Xenopus laevis
Infectious Diseases (1)
25 Patricia A. Burrowes, Puerto Rico (pburrowesupr@gmail.com)
 
Frank Pasmans, Belgium (Frank.Pasmans@ugent.be)
 
Trent Garner, UK (trent.garner@ioz.ac.uk)
 
Xiao-Long Wang, China (yttuhh@yeah.net)
 
Yi Geng, China(gengyisicau@126.com)
 
Hong Liu, China(liuhong@szciq.gov.cn)
From Canterbury to Hangzhou: Lessons Learned on the Threat of Emergent Infectious Diseases (EID’s) to Herpetofauna
Publishing & Networking (2)
26 Robert Jehle, UK (r.jehle@salford.ac.uk)
 
Erin Muths, USA (muthse@usgs.gov)
Publishing Herpetological Journal Articles in a Globalized World
27 Peter Uetz, USA (peter@uetz.us) Herpetological Information in a Networked World
Parthenogenesis (1)
28 Alex Hall, USA (alexhall@uta.edu) Squamate Parthenogenesis
Anthropological Herpetology (1)
29 Indraneil Das, Malaysia (idas@unimas.my) Ethnoherpetology
Caecilian Amphibians (1)
30 Mark Wilkinson, UK (M.Wilkinson@nhm.ac.uk; apodauk@gmail.com) The Secret Worlds of Caecilian Amphibians
Paleoherpetology (1)
31 Ke-Qin Gao, Peking University, China
(kqgao@pku.edu.cn)
Hongyu Yi, University of Edinburgh, UK
Evolution in Time and Space: Total-evidence Approaches to Biogeographic and Phylogenetic Questions



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