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EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
of terrestrial biodiversity

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Georeferenced Genetic Data and their Evaluation
From Monday 08 September 2014
To Thursday 11 September 2014
Contact Ladislav Paule (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Evolution always occurs in time and space. Due to a variety of processes, genes and genotypes are non-randomly distributed in space. The course provided a short information on these mechanisms, their outcomes, as well as methodologies how spatial patterns can be assessed. Processes such as isolation by distance, colonization, local adaptation or introgression were addressed.

Furthermore, participants continued with spatial patterns in genetic data, produced by these processes (point processes, spatial autocorrelation for discrete and continuous data). The organisers provided basic information on the methods of geostatistics and geographic information systems.

Finally, the framework of landscape genetics as an autonomous field of population genetics was explained.

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Location Technical University of Zvolen, Slovakia

Funding Initiatives

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

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eLab Services

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

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Events

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

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Training

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

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