Barcelona | Course on Quantitative Cladistics and TNT

The 3rd edition of the “Quantitative Cladistics and use of TNT” course, promoted by Transmitting Science will be held in Barcelona next October (2-6).

The course will cover the basics of parsimony analysis and character optimization, tree-searches, diagnosing and summarizing results efficiently, and measuring group supports. The course will be informal, with extensive hands-on exercises designed to help students get familiar with the main aspects of phylogenetic analysis using TNT.

Places are limited to 18 participants. The course is taught on-site, in English, is equivalent to 3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) and graduates will receive a certificate. Fees are available here and are reduced until the end of February. Accommodations for international students are available.

Candidates may apply for scholarships (covering the tuition fee) by completing and returning this form.

Visit the course website for additional information.

Lurdes Fonseca

Assistant Professor and Researcher at University of Lisbon
Sociologist (PhD), Paleontologist (Researcher in Micropaleontology), Majors in Sociology and Biology, Minor in Geology. Main interests in Paleontology: Microfossils, Molecular fossils, Paleobiology and Paleoecology. (read more about me)