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Advanced Courses in Life Sciences

1st Edition

Phylogenetic analysis: Foundations and Methods

August 22nd-25th, 2019, Gothenburg (Sweden)

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Phylogenetic analysis-Foundations and Methods

LOCATION

Gothenburg Botanical Garden

Carl Skottsbergs gata 22
401 20 Göteborg

DATE

August 22nd-25th, 2019

LANGUAGE

English

COURSE LENGTH & ECTS

28 hours on-site.

This course is equivalent to 1 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) at the Life Science Zurich Graduate School.

The recognition of ECTS by other institutions depends on each university or school.

PLACES

Places are limited to 20 participants and will be occupied by strict registration order.

Participants who have completed the course will receive a certificate at the end of it.

Instructors

James S Farris instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. James S. Farris
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Sweden

Pablo Goloboff instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Pablo A. Goloboff
Fundación Miguel Lillo – CONICET
Argentina

Kevin Nixon instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Kevin Nixon
Cornell University
United States of America

Mark Siddall instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Mark Siddall

American Museum of Natural History
United States of America

Dr. Sebastian Kvist
Royal Ontario Museum
Canada

Ward Wheeler instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Ward Wheeler
American Museum of Natural History
United States of America

Host

Mari Källersjö instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Mari Källersjö
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Sweden

Program

  • Homology (historical, operational, and probabilistic). Dr Kevin Nixon.
  • Tree-searches (both standard and hard datasets). Dr Pablo Goloboff.
  • Linnaeus, the codes and taxonomy. Dr Sebastian Kvist.
  • Sequence alignment. Dr Ward Wheeler.
  • Phylogenomics. Dr. Sebastian Kvist.
  • Character weighting (with a little bit on ML models in morphology). Dr Pablo Goloboff.
  • Measures of support. Dr Mark Siddall.
  • Beyond the making of trees: correlated homoplasy, selection,
    and co-speciation. Dr Mark Siddall & Dr Sebastian Kvist.

Fees

  • Course Fee
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  • Early bird (until June 30th, 2019):
  • 100
  • Regular (after June 30th, 2019):
  • 150
  • This includes course material and coffee breaks (VAT included). This course is subsidized by the Willi Hennig Society.

We offer the possibility of paying in two instalments (contact the course coordinators).

Schedule

Course Schedule
  • Thursday to Sunday:
    • 9:30 to 13:00 Lessons.
    • 13:00 to 14:30 Lunch.
    • 14:30 to 18:00 Lessons.

The schedule is approximate; it is possible that the content of one day may run into the next and a working day may be longer than advertised.

Organizers

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Host

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Technical Secretary

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Registration