Detailed information about the course

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Title

Phylogeny and molecular evolution

Dates

6-10 February 2017

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

Map

Map

Credits

3

Evaluation

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

Information

When?
6-10 February 2017
09:15 - 17:30

 

Where?
University of Geneva
Auditorium A50A, Sciences2 Building, University of Geneva

 

Information:
You need to bring your own laptop

Expenses

PhD students of the DPEE are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class) and meals (up to 25 CHF). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) with the reimbursement form to:

 

Caroline Betto-Colliard

 Doctoral Program in Ecology and Evolution

 DEE- Biophore Building

 University of Lausanne

 CH-1015 Lausanne

 

 

Concerning reimbursement of accomodation, please contact Caroline Betto-Colliard (ecologie-evolution(at)cuso.ch) BEFORE the beginning of the course.

Registration

Priority is given to PhD students of the DPEE until 10th of January, 2017. After this deadline, first comes, first serves!

Through your myCUSO account

Places

5

Deadline for registration 21.01.2017
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