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.
Latest posts by Lurdes Fonseca (see all)
- Just out | Molecular fossils from organically preserved Ediacara biota reveal cyanobacterial origin for Beltanelliformis @ Nature Ecology and Evolution - January 22, 2018
- Just out | Sivalhuppus ptychodus and Sivalhippus platyodus (Perissodactyla, Mammalia) from the Late Miocene of China @ Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia - January 22, 2018
- Just out | The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (GOBE): definition, concept and duration @ Lethaia - January 22, 2018