Work at the conference will take place through the sessions. The session order will depend on the number of registered participants.


  • Constitution, gene composition of Bs
  • Segregation behaviour of B chromosomes
  • B chromosome effects
  • Dynamics of Bs in populations
  • Origin and evolution of supernumerary chromosomes
  • Please find the final program here.

    Schedule of events

    Current list of plenary speakers

    • Dr. Alexander Sang-Jae Suh (Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change, Bonn, Germany)
    • Dr. James Birchler (University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA)
    • Dr. Andreas Houben (Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Seeland, Germany)
    • Dr. Patrick Ferree (The Claremont Colleges, Claremont, California, USA)
    • Dr. Vladimir Trifonov (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia)
    • Dr Cezar Martins (UNESP – São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil)
    • Dr Mladen Vujošević (Institute for Biological Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)
    • Dr Michael Habig (University of Kiel, Germany)

    Facultative activities

    Conference participants are invited to join the bat-catching activity with our experts on Sunday night, October 15, in front of Petnica Cave, if they choose to. Details can be read here.