Many interesting projects were described in about 120 posters and choosing a single winner for each session was not an easy task for the scientific committee members attending the conference.
The 6 winners were:
Session 1: Laura Truffaut "Reproductive success and species occupancy changes during natural regeneration in a mixed oak stand (Quercus petraea and Quercus robur)"
Laura Truffaut*, Emilie Chancerel *, Alexis Ducousso, Benjamin Dencausse, Patrick Reynet, Fredéric Lagane, Antoine Kremer
Session 2: Rose Riuz Daniels "Inferring selection during long range colonisation: the Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) in the Mediterranean Basin"
Rose Ruiz Daniels*, Richard S. Taylor, María Jesús Serra-Varela, Mark Beaumont , Francesca Bagnoli, Giovanni G. Vendramin, Santiago C. González-Martínez, Delphine Grivet
Session 3: Mikka Tarkka "Biotic interactions and endogenous rhythm growth as drivers of oak gene expression" Mikka Tarkka, Kurth, Bonn, Feldhahn, Schrey, Hermann, Buscot.
Session 4: Juan Pablo Jaramillo-Correa "Lineage-specific and adaptive expansions and function diversification of subgroup 4 R2R3-MYB transcription factors during the evolution of conifers"
Juan P. Jaramillo-Correa, Alejandra Vázquez-Lobo, Juan J. Ramírez-Lerma, Jean Bousquet, John MacKay, Luis E. Eguiarte
Session 5: Marie PEGARD "Preliminary training of a genomic evaluation in a breeding pedigree of Populus nigra L." Marie Pegard, Véronique Jorge, Patricia Fairvre-Rampant, Facundo Munoz, Odile
Rogier, Vincent Segura, Catherine Bastien, Léopoldo Sanchez
Session 6: Facundo Munoz "breedR - statistical methods for forest genetic resources analysis" Sanchez Rodriguez Leopoldo, Muñoz Facundo