Video: “Tree of life” symposium in memory of Tom Cavalier-Smith

On Friday, July 23, 2021, ISOP and ISEP jointly hosted the “Tree of life” symposium in memory of Tom Cavalier-Smith and his remarkable contribution to protistology.



Schedule:

  • Opening remarks – Sonja Rueckert and Gaytha Langlois

  • Geoff McFadden: A single origin of two membrane plastids, nucleomorphs, Kingdom Cabozoa, plastid minicircles, & Kingdom Chromista (watch)

  • Puri Lopez-Garcia: On the tree of life and the origin of eukaryotes (watch)

  • Andrew Roger: The evolution of Tom Cavalier-Smith's views on the history of life over five decades (watch)

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