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Title

Phylogeny and Molecular Evolution

Dates

17-18 & 21-23 January 2019

Organizer(s)

A joint course with the University of Geneva

Dr. Juan Montoya, University of Geneva (CH)

Speakers

Dr. Juan Montoya, University of Geneva (CH)

Description

The course presents the introduction to DNA evolution and to the DNA-based reconstruction of phylogenetic relationships. The students will learn how to use different programs of molecular phylogeny (PAUP, MrBayes, PhyML, Philip), statistical tests applied to phylogenetic reconstructions, and programs for divergence time inference.

Location

University of Geneva

Credits

2.5 ECTS

Evaluation

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

Information

When?

17-18 & 21-23 January 2019 (5 days)

From 9:15 to 17:30

Where?

University of Geneva

Room TBA


Information:

You need to bring your own laptop

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

Registration

Through your myCUSO account!

Priority is given to PhD students members of the DPEE until December 14, 2018

Places

5

Deadline for registration 06.01.2019
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