Paleonet: Advanced course Quantitative Cladistics and Use of TNT, October 2nd-6th, 2017, Barcelona (Spain).

soledad.esteban soledad.esteban at icp.cat
Fri Mar 3 10:24:45 GMT 2017


Dear colleagues, 

 

The registration is now open for the 3rd edition of the course Quantitative Cladistics and Use of TNT. Course webpage: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/phylogeny/quantitative-cladistics-use-tnt/

 

Scholarships are available, deadline for applications March 31st: http://www.transmittingscience.org/funding/scholarships/

 

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Pablo A. Goloboff and Dr. Claudia A. Szumik (Fundación Miguel Lillo – CONICET, Argentina)

 

DATES: October 2nd-6th, 2017

 

This course will cover the basics of parsimony analysis and character optimisation, tree-searches, diagnosing and summarising results efficiently, and measuring group supports. Furthermore, during this course will be informal, with extensive hands-on exercises which will help students get familiar with the main aspects of phylogenetic analysis using TNT. There will also be a demonstration and some practice with GB->TNT, a program to create TNT matrices from GenBank data.

 

PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain).

 

Detailed information and registration: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/phylogeny/quantitative-cladistics-use-tnt/

 

This course is organized by: Transmitting Science, ForBio, the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel, Crusafont and the Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontològica.

 

Upcoming courses organized by Transmitting Science that might be of your interest:

 

- MAPPING TRAIT EVOLUTION. June 5th-9th, 2017, Barcelona (Spain): http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/evolution/mapping-trait-evolution/

 

- INTRODUCTION TO PHYLOGENETIC INFERENCE AND ITS APPLICATIONS. June 26th-30th, 2017, Barcelona (Spain): http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/phylogeny/introduction-phylogenetic-inference-applications/

 

- INTRODUCTION TO MACROEVOLUTIONARY ANALYSES USING PHYLOGENIES. October 16th-20th, 2017, Barcelona (Spain): http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/evolution/introduction-macroevolutionary-analyses-using-phylogenies/

 

With best regards 

 

Sole


Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP)

Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona). Spain

www.icp.cat
  
 

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