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Crafoord Days 2015


The Crafoord Days 2015 were celebrated in Stockholm and Lund from 5 to 7 May. They opened on Tuesday with the Prize Symposium followed by the Prize Award Ceremony on Wednesday in the presence of their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden, both at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. On Thursday, the Crafoord Prize Lecture was held at Lund University.

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Prize symposium in biosciences 2015-05-05

Genetic variation in natural populations

Genotype to phenotype link and nearneutrality in evolution, Crafoord Laureate 2015 Tomoko Ohta, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan. Introduction by Hans Ellegren, the Crafoord Prize Committee and Uppsala University, Sweden. Opening address by Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Why population genetics is so important in modern biology, Deborah Charlesworth, University of Edinburgh, UK. Introduction by Hans Ellegren, the Crafoord Prize Committee and Uppsala University, Sweden.

From mutation to macroevolution: Connecting genetic variation to the generation of biodiversity, Lindell Bromham, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

The use of genetic variation to conserve natural populations: From allozymes to genomes, Fred Allendorf, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA. Introduction by Kerstin Johannesson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

The quantity and role of nearly neutral mutations in the evolutionary process, Adam Eyre-Walker, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

The impact of mating system and polyploidy on plant genomic variation, Tanja Slotte, Stockholm University, Sweden. Introduction by Kerstin Johannesson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

The genomics of adaptation and speciation, Jochen Wolf, Uppsala University, Sweden. Introduction by Kerstin Johannesson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Prize Lecture in Biosciences 2015-05-07
Progress of the near-neutrality concept in evolution

Progress of the near-neutrality concept in evolution, Tomoko Ohta, Crafoord Laureate in Biosciences 2015, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan. Introduction by Ove Eriksson, Chairman of the Prize Committee 2015.