This course might be of interest for people in this list: “Mapping Trait Evolution”, June 3rd-7th, 2019. Instructor: Dr. Jeroen Smaers (Stony Brook University, USA) and Carrie Mongle (Stony Brook University, USA). If you are a PhD student you can APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP: https://www.transmittingscience.org/funding/scholarships-application/ PROGRAM: Monday. (R packages: ape, Geiger). Morning: Phylogenetic data. - What is the basic structure of phylogenetic data? - How to visualize and manipulate phylogenetic data? Afternoon: Models of evolution. - What are models of evolution? - What are the assumptions of the different models of evolution? - How are models of evolution utilized? Tuesday. (R packages: ape, nlme, caper, evomap). Morning: Phylogenetic regression. - Assumptions, properties, and applications of the phylogenetic regression. Afternoon: Phylogenetic ancova. - Testing for grade shifts using the phylogenetic regression. Wednesday. (R packages: phytools, motmot, geiger, ape, evomap, BayesTraits). Morning: Ancestral estimation. - Using models of evolution to estimate values of ancestral nodes. Afternoon: Analysis of rates of evolution. - Estimation of rates of evolution. - Testing hypothesis about rates of evolution. Thursday. (R packages: bayou, phylolm, surface, OUwie, mvMORPH). Morning: Inferring the structure of a macroevolutionary landscape. - Using Ornstein-Uhlenbeck models to map macroevolutionary patterns. Afternoon: Testing the structure of a macroevolutionary landscape. - Applications and assumptions of OU models. - Using OU models to test macroevolutionary hypotheses. Friday. (R packages: geomorph). Morning: Modularity and integration. - What is ‘phylogenetic’ modularity and integration? - Applications and assumptions. Afternoon: Case study. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/transmittingscience-mapping-trait-evolution or writing to cour...@transmittingscience.org With best regards 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.