NAPC 2001

June 26 - July 1 2001 Berkeley, California

Technical Session Schedule—Sunday July 1
(last updated 5/8/01)

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Time RM 102 RM 203
Symposium 10
Symposium 2
8:20-8:40 LEIGHTON, LINDSEY, and ARONOWSKY, A. Opening remarks (8:30-8:40am)  BROCHU, CHRISTOPHER: Phylogenetic Revision and Fossil Divergence Estimates: When Is A Conflict Not A Conflict? 
8:40-9:00 ARONOWSKY, AUDREY: Naticid gastropod drillholes: an integrative approach involving re-analysis of published data, experimental tests, and internal biology  JACOBS, DAVID K.: Operational and Biological Reasons Why Molecular Rates Are Expected To Vary. 
9:00-9:20 HOFFMEISTER, A. P.: Evidence for predatory drilling in Late Paleozoic brachiopods and bivalve mollusks from west Texas  WRAY, GREGORY A.: Dating Divergence Times Of The Metazoan Radiation Using Genomic Sequences: Progress, Pitfalls, and Prospects. 
9:20- 9:40 Break Break
9:40-10:00 ARPAD, DAVID: Activity of predatory gastropods on the shells of Late Oligocene (Egerian) molluscs (Wind Brickyard, Eger, Hungary)  LEVINTON, JEFFREY: The Cambrian Explosion: Molecular Divergence Times, Probabilities, and Simulations. 
10:00-10:20 NEBELSICK, J. H.: Drilling predation on echinoid prey: changes in intensity and site selectivity through time  COLLINS, A. G.: The Evolutionary Affinities Of Cnidarian-Grade Ediacaran Fossils: Tests Using Molecular Divergence Dates. 
10:20-10:40 LIDGARD, S.: There's not much meat in a bryozoan zooid: small predators and boreholes versus big inductive reasoning in Cheilostome bryozoans  SUMRALL, COLIN D.: Gaps In The Early Echinoderm Record - Implications For Understanding Echinoderm Diversity Through Time. 
10:40-11:00 Break Break
11:00-11:20 KEY, HEYWARD: Muricid vs. naticid gastropod predation on Cretaceous to Recent coastal plain mollusc assemblages: drilling cycles of different periodicities  SYVANEN, MICHAEL: Temporal Patterns Of Plant and Metazoan Evolution 
11:20-11:40 ROOPNARINE, PETER: Bivalve prey morphology as a guide to drilling stereotypy of naticid and muricid gastropods: venerids, muricids, and naticids in tropical America  MAGALLÓN, SUSANA: Estimates Of The Age Of The Angiosperms Integrating Molecular Data, Chronologically-Calibrated Topologies, and New Analytical Methods 
11:40-12:00 VERMEIJ, GERET: Edge-drilling: history and distribution of a novel method of predation  VAN TUINEN, MARCEL: Avian Molecular Clocks and Neornithine Divergence Times. 
12:00-1:40 Lunch Lunch
1:40-2:00 BAUMILLER, T. K.: Cost-benefit analysis as a guide to the ecology of drilling platyceratids  BROCHU, CHRISTOPHER A.: The Impact Of Fossil Calibration Choice In Molecular Divergence Estimation 
2:00-2:20 DIETL, GREGORY: Stereotypy of naticid predation on bivalves since the Cretaceous: trends, controlling factors, and implications for escalation  FLYNN, JOHN J.: Assessing Morphological, Molecular, and Paleontological Data On The Timing and Rate Of Evolution In Mammals 
2:20-2:40 LEIGHTON, LINDSEY: Evaluating the accuracy of drilling frequency as an estimate of prey preference and predation intensity  THEODOR, JESSICA M.: Clock Estimates and The Artiodactyl-Whale Relationship 
2:40-3:00 DISCUSSION WALTON, ANNE H.: Does The Rodent Fossil Record Provide Evidence For Linear Rates Of Molecular Evolution? 
3:00-3:20   Break
3:20-3:40   MARSHALL, CHARLES R.: Estimating The Stratigraphic Ranges Of Species Not Preserved In The Fossil Record: Reconciliation Of Molecular and Fossil Estimates Of Primate Divergence Times? 
3:40-4:00   DISCUSSION