February 9th, 2023. A second Taming the BEAST eh! workshop has been confirmed! This workshop will take place August 14-18th, 2023 in Squamish British Colombia. Applications are now open.
Taming the BEAST is a workshop focused on BEAST2, an open-source
software package for Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of molecular
sequences. The workshop consists of invited talks, lectures and hands-on
tutorials by leading experts in the field. The aim of the workshop is
to equip participants with the skills and core knowledge to confidently
perform phylogenetic and phylodynamic analyses of their own. It is open
to graduate students and scientists interested in the analysis of
genomic data and molecular evolution.
Coming soon. Please consult the programme page for the latest information which can be found at taming-the-beast.org/workshops/. Please also note the list of required software that will need to be installed on your computer prior to the workshop.
- Alexei Drummond, University of Auckland
- Remco Bouckaert, University of Auckland
- Jūlija Pečerska, Zürich University of Applied Science
- Louis du Plessis, ETH Zürich
- Joëlle Barido-Sottani, Institut de Biologie de l’ENS
- Claudia Solis-Lemus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- David Rasmussen, North Carolina State University
- Huw Ogilvie, Rice University
- Alex Popinga, University of Auckland
- Rachel Warnock, Geozentrum Nordbayern
Location & Venue
Squamish British Columbia provides a unique blend of rugged landscapes, stunning views and West Coast culture. Within minutes of town, you can ride mountain bike trails, hike in coastal rain forests, and climb gigantic granite monoliths. You’re also less than an hour from either Vancouver or Whistler, so there’s a little something for everyone. exploresquamish.com
Named one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses, Quest University offers stunning views, trails, a cafe with floor-to-ceiling windows, and a serene setting perched high above the town of Squamish. questu.ca
Take a scenic trip along the Sea to Sky Highway 99. Getting to Squamish from the Vancouver international airport is a breeze thanks to regularly scheduled shuttles operated by Skylynx (yvrskylynx.com) and Squamish Connector (squamishconnector.com)
Spaces are limited. Apply by sending your CV, as well as a short description (max 450 words) of your research interests and why you would like to attend the workshop to email@example.com.
Please submit your CV and description as one document.
Participants will be contacted directly in early spring for registration and payment. Registration will be $1,250 CDN for 5 nights accommodation at the Peaks, Quest University in a private room with shared bathroom. This will also include most meals.
For additional information on housing, please consult questu.ca/student-life/campus-life/housing/
We are committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable and productive workshop. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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