|2:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||Model Systems for Genes & Behavior: Perspectives|
|Discussion Leaders: Zhengzheng Liang and Amanda Barkley-Levenson (Student discussant)|
|3:45 pm - 4:00 pm||John Crabbe (Oregon Health Science University)
"Perspectives on Behavioral Genetics"
|4:00 pm - 4:15 pm||David Crews (University of Texas at Austin)
"Perspectives on Natural Behavioral Variation"
|4:15 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session I (Last names A-I)|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||Decoding Behavioral Variations in Genetic Models|
|Discussion Leaders: Elissa Chesler (The Jackson Laboratory) and Chen Fu (Student discussant)|
|7:30 pm - 7:50 pm||Aaron Allen (University of Toronto)
"Deciphering Pleiotropy: Characterization of the Gene Structure and Regulation of the Foraging Gene in the Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster"
|7:50 pm - 8:00 pm||Discussion|
|8:00 pm - 8:20 pm||Maia Benner (University of Idaho)
"Genetic Variation within the Selenoproteome Influences Anxiety-related Behaviors in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)"
|8:20 pm - 8:30 pm||Discussion|
|8:30 pm - 8:50 pm||Arjen Boender (Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience)
"Beyond GWAS: Nutritional State Influence the expression of genes that associated with Obesity"
|8:50 pm - 9:00 pm||Discussion|
|9:00 pm - 9:20 pm||Rajarshi Ghosh (Princeton University)
"Natural Variation in a Glutamate-gated Chloride Channel Subunit Confers Avermectin Resistance in C.elegans"
|9:20 pm - 9:30 pm||Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Genes, Brain and Natural Behavior|
|Discussion Leaders: Alison Bell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Katie McGhee (Discussant)|
|9:00 am - 9:20 am||Seth Ament (Institute for Systems Biology)|
"Behavior-specific Changes in Transcriptional Modules Lead to Distinct and Predictable Neurogenomic States"
|9:20 am - 9:30 am||Discussion|
|9:30 am - 9:50 am||Anna Kukekova (Cornell University)
"Genetics of Interactive Behavior in the Silver Fox"
|9:50 am - 10:00 am||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:20 am||Y. Osee Sanogo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Territorial Male Fish Modulate Aggressive Behavior via the Transcriptional Regulation of the Same Genes in Different Brain Regions"
|10:20 am - 10:30 am||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:50 am||Dominic Wright (Linpoking Universitet)
"The Genetic Architecture of Fear: Identification of Candidates Genes Underlying Behavior Using an Advanced Intercross in the Chicken"
|10:50 am - 11:00 am||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II (Last name I-Z)|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Leveraging Different Genomes for Social Behavior|
|Discussion Leaders: Catharine Rankin (University of British Columbia) and Jesse Weber (Student discussant)
|1:30 pm - 1:50 pm||Elizabeth Cash (Arizona State University)
"Capturing that Air of Distinction: Desaturase gene diversity as a contributor to nestmate recognition in seven newly sequenced ant species"
|1:50 pm - 2:00 pm||Discussion|
|2:00 pm - 2:20 pm||Brent Horton (Emory University)
"White-throated Sparrow: A Unique Natural Model for Studying the Neuroendocrine and Genetic Bases of Social Behavior"
|2:20 pm - 2:30 pm||Discussion|
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill out GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|