Phylogeography and Population Genetics Workshop

Title: “Introduction to Phylogeography: Theoretical and Practical Aspects”
Organizers: Mariana Morando, Arley Camargo, Daniel Ruzzante, Guillermo Ortí, Jack W. Sites, Jr. and Alicia Sérsic
Dates: 18–22 August 2009
Location: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina


This workshop was designed for faculty and graduate students to develop practical and analytical skills in phylogeography. The workshop was divided into a series of lectures with time also devoted to application of topics through hands-on, computing activities. Over 40 hrs of material, including lecture & lab, was presented and discussed.

Topics Covered

  1. Population Structuring
  2. Statistical Descriptions
  3. Estimating Species Boundaries
  4. Coalescence
  5. Nested Clade Analyses
  6. Comparative Phylogeography
Overview of workshop (.pdf)
Workshop Schedule (.pdf)
Attendees (.pdf)
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