Last call for cladistics course in Spain

January 24, 2013
This is the last call for the course "QUANTITATIVE CLADISTICS AND USE OF TNT", June 3-7, 2013.
Instructors: Dr. Goloboff and Dr. Szumik (Conicet, Argentine).
The workshop will cover the basics of parsimony analysis and character optimization, tree-searches, diagnosing and summarizing results efficiently, and measuring group supports. It will have extensive hands-on exercises which will help participants get familiar with the main aspects of phylogenetic analysis using TNT. The workshop will make extensive use of TNT. There will also be a demonstration and some practice with GB->TNT, a program to create TNT matrices from GenBank data. More information: http://www.transmittingscience.org/cladistics.htm This workshop will be held in the Hostalets the Pierola (Barcelona, Spain) and are co-organized by Transmitting Science, Institut Catal√° de Paleontologia M. Crusafont and the council of Hostalets de Pierola. SVP, APA and EAVP members have a 20 % discount. Few places left.