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20120115-IMG_0297We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 1st Workshop on Phylogenomics which is being held in beautiful Český Krumlov, Czech Republic from 22 January – 4 February, 2017. More information is below and can be found on our website at http://evomics.org.

Full Schedule: http://evomics.org/2017-workshop-on-phylogenomics-cesky-krumlov/

An on-line application form can be found at: http://evomics.org/registration-form/apply-2017-workshop-on-phylogenomics/

2017 Workshop on Phylogenomics, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Dates: 22 January – 4 February, 2017

Application Deadline: 1 October, 2016 is the preferred application deadline, after which time people will be admitted to the course following application review by the admissions committee. However, later applications will certainly be considered for admittance or for placement on a waiting list.

Registration Fee: $1,800 USD. Fee includes opening reception and access to all course material, but does not include other meals or housing. Special discounted pricing has been arranged for hotels, pensions and hostels. Information regarding housing and travel will be made to applicants following acceptance.

APPLY HERE: http://evomics.org/registration-form/apply-2017-workshop-on-phylogenomics/

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: http://evomics.org/registration-form/2017-workshop-on-phylogenomics-fellowship/

Useful Links:
Direct Link to the Full Workshop Schedule: http://evomics.org/2017-workshop-on-phylogenomics-cesky-krumlov/
General Workshop information: http://evomics.org
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Workshop and Český Krumlov can be found here: http://evomics.org/workshops/faq/

Workshop Overview:
The Workshop on Phylogenomics consists of a series of lectures, demonstrations and computer laboratories that cover various aspects of phylogenomic analysis. Faculty are chosen exclusively for their effectiveness in teaching theory and practice. The course is designed for established investigators, postdoctoral scholars, and advanced graduate students. The Workshop is designed to provide lectures and extensive hands-on laboratories on modern tools and techniques used for the analysis of phylogenomic data. Lecturers and laboratories will be given by a team of internationally recognized scholars. By the end of the Workshop, participants will be familiar: Lectures and computer laboratories total ~90 hours of scheduled instruction.

Topics to be covered include:
– The design and implementation of a full phylogenomic analysis
– Method selection for phylogenetic inference
– Estimation of divergence times
– Detection of selection on genomic scales
– Manipulate and construct large data matrices
– The value of using transcriptomic or genomic data for phylogenomic analysis
– The use of phylogenomics for species tree estimation
– Detection of horizontal gene transfer

Co-directors: Toni Gabaldon, Jordi Paps Montserrat, Guy Leonard, and Scott A. Handley

For more information and online application see the Workshop web site – http://evomics.org