Meetings/Workshops on Biology in Spain

Submit a meeting

Select a location:
Australia (2) - Austria (1) - Belgium (1) - Canada (1) - Chile (1) - China (1) - Czech Republic (1) - France (3) - Germany (8) - Greece (1) - India (2) - Iran (1) - Italy (1) - Japan (1) - Mexico (4) - Pakistan (1) - Portugal (1) - Romania (1) - Singapore (2) - Spain (5) - Sweden (1) - Switzerland (1) - Tunisia (1) - Turkey (2) - United Kingdom (6) - United States (14) - ALL COUNTRIES (64)

1
Quantitative Cladistics and Use of TNT
02 Oct 2017 - 06 Oct 2017 • Hostalets de Pierola, Spain
Abstract:
This course will cover the basics of parsimony analysis and character optimisation, tree-searches, diagnosing and summarising results efficiently, and measuring group supports.

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. For each of the units in the course, there will be a lecture (one to two hours, depending on the topics), then switching to exercises illustrating the points just seen in the lecture. Switches between “lecture” and “hands-on” mode will be dynamic, depending on how students progress with the exercises.

This course will make extensive use of TNT. There will also be a demonstration and some practice with GB->TNT, a program to create TNT matrices from GenBank data (in turn, GB->TNT requires installation of an alignment program, ideally Mafft or Muscle and possibly BioEdit to inspect alignments).

Event listing ID:
910489
2
Introduction to Macroevolutionary Analyses Using Phylogenies
16 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 • Els Hostalets de Pierola, Spain
Abstract:
Phylogenetic trees have changed the way we study and understand life on Earth. Taking phylogenetic information into account in our analyses is critical to account for the non-independence of biological data. Also, phylogenies allow us to get a deep-time perspective of the processes that have shaped the evolutionary history of groups, including diversification and trait evolution. This course will introduce participants to the use, modification and representation of phylogenetic trees. Also, we will focus on the use of phylogenetic information to reconstruct ancestral characters and biogeographic histories, using different phylogenetic comparative methods. This course will also tackle trait evolution modelling and the assessment of phylogenetic signal. Finally, we will learn about the shape of phylogenetic trees and its evolutionary causes, and how to estimate the rates of diversification throughout the history of groups. Participants are encouraged to bring their data sets to use in the practical classes. The course includes an optional first introductory day to basic R. Important note: Please bear in mind that this course is not about reconstructing (building) phylogenetic trees. Software: Mesquite, FigTree, R (ape, TreeSim, TreePar, Geiger, OUwie, BioGeoBEARS).
Event listing ID:
911849
3
Principles of Vertebrate Functional Morphology
16 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 • Els Hostalets de Pierola, Spain
Abstract:
The objectives of the course are to provide insights into the tissues that make up the musculo-skeletal system in vertebrates, their functional properties and their function.
Event listing ID:
911826
4
BioMicroWorld2017 — VII International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology
18 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 • Madrid, Spain
Abstract:
BioMicroWorld2017 consolidates a series of conferences, whose last edition was attended by around 515 researchers from more than 65 countries. We expect this year’s edition to be as successful as the previous one in terms of quality, relevance and attendance.
Contact:
Aurora Solano;     Email: conference@biomicroworld2017.org
Topics:
Microbiology
Event listing ID:
883204
5
Viruses 2018 - Breakthroughs in Viral Replication
07 Feb 2018 - 09 Feb 2018 • Barcelona, Spain
Event listing ID:
912295
Related subject(s):

View all listed conferences in Spain.



Conference-Service.com offers, as part of its business activities, a directory of upcoming scientific and technical meetings. The calendar is published for the convenience of conference participants and we strive to support conference organisers who need to publish their upcoming events. Although great care is being taken to ensure the correctness of all entries, we cannot accept any liability that may arise from the presence, absence or incorrectness of any particular information on this website. Always check with the meeting organiser before making arrangements to participate in an event!

Last updated: 05 June 2017