There are some scholarships available for Transmitting Science course "From Phenotype to Genotype: The Genetic Basis of Shape" Application: http://www.transmittingscience.org/funding/scholarships/ Deadline for applications: Oct 31st, 2017. Instructors: Dr. Neus Martínez-Abadías (Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain) and Dr. Nicolas Navarro (École Pratique des Hautes Études, France). Dates: Jan 23-26, Barcelona (Spain). Site: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain). Course Webpage: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/genetics-and-genomics/phenotype-genotype-genetic-basis-shape/ Program: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018. Overview of Quantitative Genetics. Resemblance between relatives. Fishers variance decomposition: Phenotypic, genetic and environmental variation. Methods to estimate heritability: From correlation to REML. Practical. Heritability of simple univariate shape traits. Programs: SOLAR, VCE, Wombat. Wednesday, January 24th, 2018. Quantitative genetics of shape on a multivariate framework. Geometric Morphometrics analysis of shape. Mixed Models for estimating heritability. G and P: Genetic and phenotypic variance-covariance matrices. Practical. Estimation and comparison between G and P components of shape. Programs: VCE, Wombat, MorphoJ. Thursday, January 25th, 2018. Shape and selection. Response to selection. Estimation of natural selection. Practical. Estimation of hypothetical response to selection: Breeder's equation. Multiple regression of fitness on shape. Programs: MorphoJ. Friday, January 26th, 2018. QTL mapping of multivariate traits. Crosses for QTL mapping. Recombination model. Interval mapping and Haley-Knott regression. Practical. Compute genotype probabilities. Multivariate regression of shape on genotype probabilities. Programs: MorphoJ, R / qtl. Best wishes Sole Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona). Spain www.icp.cat -- MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "MORPHMET" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to morphmet+unsubscr...@morphometrics.org.