Nick H. Barton (IST, Austria) : Evolution of sex and recombination

Philip J. Gerrish (University of New Mexico, USA): Mutation, selection and drift in asexual populations

Isabel Novella (University of Toledo, USA) : Evolution of RNA virus populations

Wolfgang Stephan (LMU Munich, Germany) : Detection of positive selection in the genome

John Wakeley (Harvard University, USA) : Coalescent theory

Bruce Walsh (University of Arizona, USA) : Quantitative genetics