EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
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Databases in the eLab containing genetic, genomic and ecological information about genes, genome sequences, and natural experimental plantations.

Intensive Study Sites - large scale ecosystem plots to be used for genotyping and phenotyping studies. Travel grants available!


GenTree Final Conference - abstract submission deadline extended!

The final conference showcasing the project results will take place at the University of Avignon, France from 27-31 January 2020. Submit your abstracts now!


COST GBiKE 3rd call for STSM applications

For the period 1 January - 31 March 2020. Working together in conservation & genetics; scientists and practitioners are welcome to apply.



EVOLTREE activities: time for choices and change

At the EVOLTREE 2019 Governing Board Meeting in Aberdeen in September, an appraisal was made of all the network activities and resources in order to help shape the current phase of EVOLTREE (2019-2022).

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October newsletter

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Find out about new plans for EVOLTREE activities from 2019 to 2022, the presence of EVOLTREE at the IUFRO World Congress 2019, the GenTree Final Conference and more events, plus recent publications by network partner labs in our October 2019 newsletter

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Job spot

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Ecology and Genetics

The Department of Ecology and Genetics at the University of Oulu

The postdoctoral researcher will be part of Pyhäjärvi Lab working on various aspects of Scots pine genetics, evolutionary genomics of haploid and diploid life cycle states, patterns of gene expression, developing genomic tools for various forest tree species and applying genomic selection for trees.

Deadline: Friday, 29 November 2019 at 23:59

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The EVOLTREE Network

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EVOLTREE is a European Research Group of 27 partners in 18 European countries which maintains and provides the scientific community with research facilities, resources and training, aiming to:

  • improve understanding of forest ecosystem structures, dynamics and processes by linking genomics, genetics, ecology and evolutionary studies
  • promote the application of genetics and genomics in breeding and conservation activities, and in forestry operations
  • continuously develop initiatives and projects for long-term research.

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Funding Initiatives

Funding is available for EVOLTREE members: training expense reimbursement, conference grants and project grants


eLab Services

The eLab provides a search interface which can browse over all databases currently available within the EVOLTREE project.



Scientific events of interest to the EVOLTREE community are listed here. Conference grants are available to cover expenses



EVOLTREE organises different training courses on different topics. Financial support is available for participants from EVOLTREE partner organisations.