04/11 (Monday)
13:00 – 17:00 Reception desk opening and reception of the symposium members
17:00 – 17:30 XI Symposium on Ecology, Genetics, and Evolution of Drosophila opening
17:30 – 18:30

Conference 01: The influence of heritable symbionts on interactions between Drosophila and parasitic wasps

Dr. Mariana Mateos (Texas A&M University – TX, EUA)

05/11 (Tuesday)
Evolution Session
08:00 – 09:00

Conference 02: Cactophilia as a specialization and coevolution model

Dr. Ignácio Soto (Universidad de Buenos Aires – Argentina)

09:00 – 10:00

Conference 03: Evolutionary history of Drosophila species in Atlantic Rain Forest

Dr. Rogério Pincela Mateus (Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste – UNICENTRO)

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00

Talk 01: Evolution of the mycophagous drosophilids of the generic group Zygothrica in Neotropical Region

Dr. Lizandra Jaqueline Robe (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria – UFSM)

11:00 – 11:30

Talk 02: Systematics and evolution of the subgroup Drosophila willistoni species

Dr. Rebeca Zanini (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS)

11:30 – 12:00

Talk 03: Evolution of Cactaceae in the dry diagonal area from South America

Dr. Evandro Marsola de Moraes (Universidade Federal de São Carlos – UFSCar)

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

Activities in the Public Market of Pelotas directed to the citizens

Ecology Session
14:00 – 15:00

Conference 04: Drosophilids in Amazon Forest: from ecology to the public policies

Dr. Marlúcia Bonifácio Martins (Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi – MPEG)

15:00 – 15:30

Talk 04: Interactions among mycophagous Drosophilidae in Amazon Forest

Dr. Rosângela Santa Brígida Costa (Universidade Federal do Paraná – UFPR)

15:30 – 16:00

Talk 05: Fruits as breeding sites for drosophilids: patterns in the Neotropical region

Dr. Henrique Valadão de Oliveira (Instituto Federal Catarinense – IFC)

16:00 – 16:30

Talk 06: Network interaction structure in a guild of anthophilic drosophilid

Dr. Juliana Cordeiro (Universidade Federal de Pelotas – UFPel

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 19:00 Posters presentation session
06/11 (Wednesday)
Genetics Session
08:00 – 09:00

Conference 05: X chromosome gene expression in Drosophila

Dr. Maria Dulcetti Vibranovski (Universidade de São Paulo – USP)

09:00 – 10:00

Conference 06: Transposable Element contribution to genome expression variation in Drosophila

Dr. Cristina Vieira (Lyon University – France)

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00

Talk 07: Epigenetic Studies in Drosophila: The Enchanting Case of the Biological Functions and Evolutionary History of the DNMT2 Enzyme in Drosophila willistoni

Dr. Gilberto Cavalheiro Vieira (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS)

11:00 – 11:30

Talk 08: On the DrosophilaWolbachia-virus interaction

Dr. André Pimentel (Universidade de São Paulo – USP)

11:30 – 12:00

Talk 09: Early diversification in Drosophilidae: what we learned from phylogenomics

MSc. Guilherme de Rezende Dias (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ)

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

Activities in the Public Market of Pelotas directed to the citizens

14:00 – 14:50

Conference 07: Studies on Drosophila suzukii in Brazil

Dr. Maríndia Deprá (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS)

14:50 – 15:40

Conference 08: Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science’s history in the fight for science in Brazil

Dr. Paulo Roberto Petersen Hofmann (SBPC- Sociedade Brasileira para o Progresso da Ciência)

15:40 – 16:30

Conference 09: Why do scientific dissemination?

Dr. Ana de Medeiros Arnt (Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP)

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 19:00 Posters presentation session
07/11 (Thursday)
08:00 – 09:30

Presentations of the awarded studies.

Title: On the evolutionary history of a speciation gene in Drosophila: the Odysseus (OdsH)
Authors: William Vilas Boas Nunes, Claudia Marcia Aparecida Carareto

Title: Higher misexpression of genes and transposable elements in Drosophila hybrid testes
Authors: Cecília Artico Banho, Vincent Mérel, Annabelle Haudry, Edoardo Estevam de Oliveira Lobl, Thiago Yukio Kikuchi Oliveira, Cristina Vieira, Claudia Marcia Aparecida Carareto

Title: Expression of MDR49 gene in D. melanogaster embryos subjected to fungus infection
Authors: Arthur Bandeira de Mello Garcia, Vera L. Valente, Regis Zanette e Maríndia Deprá

Title: Characterization of the mitogenome of two Hirtodrosophila (Diptera, Drosophilidae) species, with an evaluation of their phylogenetic position
Authors: Maiara Hartwig Bessa, Rafael Moura, Elgion Loreto, Lizandra Jaqueline Robe

Title: Mycophagous drosophilids as imperfect generalists in Iguaçu National Park
Authors: Kristhy Cobo Soto, Emanuel Grassi, Victoria Vignale, Hermes José Schmitz

Title: Very young Drosophila melanogaster are more resistant to Paraquat than mature adults: a survival and locomotor evaluation
Authors: Paula Fernanda Ribas Neves, Bruna Milanesi, Lisiê Valéria Paz, Raquel Oliveira, Louise Cordoni da Veiga, Pamela Brambilla Bagatini, Léder Leal Xavier

09:30 – 10:00 Coffee break
10:00 – 10:50

Conference 10: Irre cellular recognition module (IRM) and its multiple functions during the development of Drosophila melanogaster

Dr. Ricardo Guelerman Pinheiro Ramos (Universidade de São Paulo – USP)

10:50 – 11:40

Conference 11: Evolution of phenotypic variability in Drosophila: a comparison of laboratory grown and field collected flies

Dr. Jean David (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – France)

11:40 – 12:00 Closing meeting