Genomics satellite meeting

A satellite meeting on hole-nesting birds genomics will be held on Friday 3 November. The satellite meeting will take place at NTNU Gløshaugen campus (ca. 500 m northeast of the conference venue), and will consist of short presentations and discussions on topics suggested by the participants. Registration and suggestion of topics can be done by sending an e-mail to Alina Niskanen (, who will also answer any questions related to the satellite meeting. The satellite meeting is free of charge (includes coffee break).

How to suggest topics for discussion

Send a short abstract with a title to when registering to the meeting. Be ready to present a short (approximately 10 min) introduction about the suggested topic.


Room E3-108
Realfagbygget, NTNU Gløshaugen
Høgskoleringen 5
7491 Trondheim

A detailled map of the venue can be found at: MazeMap.



Time Topic Introduction by
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome and introduction  
09:10 - 09:55

Genotype-Environment interactions in shaping phenotypes

Phillip Gienapp
09:55 - 10:40 Genetic basis of intra- and inter-population variation on
seasonal timing
Xuelai Wang
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee  
11:00 - 11:45

GWAS in natural avian populations - the problem of low LD
and small effect sizes - what do we do next?

Arild Husby
11:45 - 12:30 Marker-based relatedness estimates for 'pedigree-free'
quantitative genetics
Phillip Gienapp
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break  
13:30 - 15:00 Avian ecological epigenetics Kees van Oers
& Heidi Viitaniemi
Time and place
Friday 3 November, 2017
E3-108, Realfagbygget
NTNU Gløshaugen, Trondheim, Norway
For further information on the satellite meeting, please contact Alina Niskanen.
Organized by
Centre for biodiversity dynamics Norwegian University of Science and Technology