Paleonet: Geometric Morphometric and Phylogeny Course

Soledad Esteban soledad.esteban at
Wed Jun 1 11:56:09 UTC 2011

Dear Colleagues:

This e-mail is to inform you about the course "Geometric Morphometrics and Phylogeny" that may be of your interest. This course will be held in the UAB (Barcelona, Spain) on September 12-15 2011. Instructor: Dr. Chris Klingenberg.

The main topics of this course are:

- Shape traits and estimating phylogeny
- Mapping shape onto phylogenies
- Detecting and quantifying Phylogenetic Signal
- Comparative Analysis (e.g. Phylogenetic Independent Contrasts) and its applications.
- Multi-level analyses of integration: inferring evolutionary mechanisms
- Disparity and diversification.

You can find more information at: or writing to courses at

Places are limited. Deadline for inscription: Juny 20th.

With best regards

Course coordinator Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont

Soledad De Esteban Trivigno
Investigadora Post-doc Area de Paleobiología
Institut Català de Paleontologia
Edifici ICP, Campus de la UAB
08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès
Barcelona. Spain

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