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

Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno via deepsea%40net.bio.net (by soledad.esteban from transmittingscience.org)
Fri Mar 3 05:31:00 EST 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


Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno, PhD.
Scientific Director
Transmitting Science

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