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Title

Molecular Population Genetics Training Course

Dates

10-11 and 14-16 January 2019

Organizer(s)

A joint course with the University of Geneva

Prof. Alicia Sanchez-Mazas, University of Geneva

Speakers

Prof. Alicia Sanchez-Mazas, University of Geneva
Dr. Estella Poloni, University of Geneva
Dr. Mathias Currat, University of Geneva

Description

This training course provides students with basic knowledge in population genetics through computer-assisted analyses of different molecular datasets provided by the teachers. The practical work consists in carrying out the different steps of a study aiming at defining the genetic structure of populations: data management, data analysis using R and usual computer programs in population genetics, interpretation of the results. The theoretical concepts are introduced at the beginning of each course and trained during the practical sessions. Several scientific conferences are also given by invited speakers.

Location

University of Geneva

Map

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Credits

3.0

Evaluation

Full attendance and personal work: students are required to write a report at the end of the course

Information

When? 10-11 & 14-16 January 2019
9h00-⁠12h00 & 13h30-17h30

Where? University of Geneva, Sciences II, 4th floor, room 419 at Anthropology Unit

The course is given in English. The handout is in English and in French.

Expenses
Reimbursement:

PhD students of the DPEE are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets along with the reimbursement form to:

 Marta Bellone Doctoral Program in Ecology and Evolution PER04 building University of Fribourg Rue Albert-Gockel, 3 CH-1700 Fribourg

NO reimbursement of your meal expenses

Regarding reimbursement of accomodation, please contact the coordinator of the doctoral program (ecologie-evolution(at)cuso.ch) BEFORE the beginning of the course. NO reimbursement of accomodation without the agreement in advance of the course of the coordinator of the doctoral program.

Registration

Priority is given to PhD students of the DPEE until 14th of December 2018. After this deadline, first comes, first serves! Through your myCUSO account!

Places

5

Deadline for registration 23.12.2018
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