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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Frontiers in Phylogenetics Symposium

The Washington DC Area Phylogenetics Consortium is pleased to announce the fourth annual Frontiers in Phylogenetics Symposium!

TITLE: "Genome-Scale Phylogenetics: Analysing the Data"

LOCATION: Warner Brothers Theatre, National Museum of
American History, Washington, DC

TIME & DATE: 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday September 15, 2014

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED. Visit link below to register https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10p7xgDeAFOaVUHhxmQ6-fwf7E9N5lDJYfYf_PokQwmk/viewform?usp=send_form


WELCOME
John Kress - Acting Undersecretary for Science, Smithsonian Institution


SPEAKERS
Bastien Boussau, Laboratory of Biometry and Evolutionary Biology, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France

Ingo Ebersberger, Department for Applied Bioinformatics, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

Lacey Knowles, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Kevin Kocot, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Luay Nakhleh, Department of Computer Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

David Swofford, Department of Biology, Duke University, and National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham, NC, USA

Derrick Zwickl, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
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The Frontiers in Phylogenetics Symposium is sponsored by the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution and the Washington Area Phylogenetics Consortium. http://entomology.umd.edu/mitterlab/thewashingtonareaphylogeneticsconsortium

An updated announcement with talk titles and symposium schedule will follow soon.

Contact Person: Brian Coyle (coyleb@si.edu)

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