Experimental Evolution Course 2023

Workshop and lectures

The Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics is now accepting applications for the course "Experimental Evolution: Exploring Evolutionary Forces in Controlled Environments” at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, November 27 - December 1, 2023.

The course is targeted toward researchers with interests in experimental evolution in conjunction with NGS. It will cover the design of experimental evolution studies and the analysis of Pool-Seq time series data. Morning lectures will be conducted by internationally renowned faculty and then followed by practicals based around the analysis of experimental evolution data in the afternoon.

Key-note speakers:
Adam Chippindale (Queens University, CA)
Michael Desai (Harvard University, US)
Elina Immonen (Uppsala University, SE)
Christian Schlötterer (Vetmeduni Vienna, AT)
Henrique Teotónio (IBENS, FR)

The course is free but numbers will be restricted for the practical sessions. Additional seating will be available for attending the lectures, only. Students and researchers are invited to apply by completing the application form linked below. A single PDF containing the following must be submitted:

1) A short CV (maximum 2 pages).
2) A motivation letter (maximum 500 words, explaining why this course would be beneficial for you to attend).
3) A statement of computer skills (couple sentences describing your experience).

Confidence with Unix command line, as well as R, is strongly recommended for the practicals.

Access to the application form: 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeR67iwY45m7z4ZzJlJvUErHdQ_UeBJzMwRGNMmwtHlcXGouA/viewform Please complete by September 1st, 2023.

Participants are expected to arrange their own accommodation. Further information and updates are available at: https://www.popgen-vienna.at/training/experimental-evolution-course/

If you wish to only attend the lectures, you can register here. Lectures are open to everyone, but registration is needed as space is limited!

LinkedIn event: https://www.linkedin.com/events/experimentalevolutioncourse20237074024281642274816/

Organising committee of the Vienna Experimental Evolution Course 2023,
M. Beaumont and S. Duarri Redondo

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