Vol. 60, No. 3 | August 2015

2015 Annual Meeting

Alison Bell (University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign) giving her keynote entitled, Insights into plasticity and individual differences in behavior from stickleback genomic data.


The 52nd Animal Behavior Society Meeting was held in Anchorage, Alaska and had 586 attendees from 23 countries. With five concurrent sessions, the meeting included 63 invited talks and 257 contributed talks and 150 posters. Symposia and plenaries included:

Jeff Galef (McMaster University, Canada) on Social Influences on Food Choice: Behavior, Neuroscience and Molecular Biology.

Susan Alberts (Duke University, USA) on Advantage and Adversity: The Influence of Social Environments on Fitness in Social Mammals.

Steven Swartz (Laguna San Ignacio Ecosystem Science Program) The Behavior and Conservation of Breeding Gray Whales in Laguna San Ignacio: a Forty Year Perspective.

Alison Bell (University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, USA) on Insights Into Plasticity and Individual Differences in Behavior from Stickleback Genomic Data.

Regina H. Macedo (Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil) on Animal Behavior: Time Travel Through Science.

Peter Marler Memorial Symposium: Mechanisms of Animal Behavior, organized by Michael Beecher, William Searcy, and Robert Seyfarth.

Allee Symposium for Best Student Poster Paper, organized by William Searcy.

Northern Marine Mammals Symposium, organized by Deborah Boege-Tobin and Jennifer Burns.

New Frontiers for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior Symposium, organized by Dustin Rubenstein and Hans Hofmann.

It’s About Time Symposium – Understanding Temporal Variation in Animal Behavior, organized by Andy Dosmann.

Presidential Symposium: Social Networks and Animal Societies - Linking Structure to Function, organized by Daniel Rubenstein.


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