Myelin Evolution NESCent Meeting
September 16-19, 2007
This meeting, sponsored by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center at Duke University, was focused on the subject "Myelin: A new model for evolutionary innovation." The purpose of the meting was to bring togeterh a diverse group of scientitst to consider the possibilities for utilizing myelin for the purposes indicated in the title. These pages provide an overview of the meeting and its outcomes. The meeting does not purport to have included all the researchers with interest in this area (although we tried!), mostly through ignorance on the part of the principal organizers. If you include yourself in this category, we welcome your interest and will gladly add your name to our list.
- Vertebrate myelin background presentations
- Invertebrate myelin background presentations
- "What is myelin?" discussion group
- Taxon-specific issues discussion group
- Evolution of nervous system background presentations
- Context and key questions discussion group
- Evolution of innovation background presentations
- Methods and approaches discussion group
- Evolution discussion group
- Data needs discussion group
Meeting overview (Wiki public page)
Other pages are secured to participants. Contact Dan Hartline (danh at hawaii.edu) for information
Return to Myelin Evolution home page
PBRC Home Page.
Petra Lenz' Home Page
Dan Hartline's Home Page
Acknowledgements & Disclaimers: In compliance with government regulation, be it known that
"This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants No. 9604505, 9906223 and 0451376" and by NIH grant RR/AI-03061 to PBRC (Kenneth P. Mortimer, P.I.). Further, that "any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the
author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Scinence Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, or any other sponsoring organization."