SIBE, Società Italiana di Biologia Evoluzionistica - ISEB, Italian Society for Evolutionary Biology


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the workshop “Inferring natural selection from genomic data”, which will be held in Ferrara, Italy, December 16-18, 2016.

Invited speakers include Andrea Betancourt, Dan Graur, Rasmus Nielsen, Ludovic Orlando, and Pavlos Pavlidis. The titles of their presentations are available at the site

Three round tables are planned with the following themes: ENCODE and the functional fraction of the genome; The most influential (and useful) papers in adaptation genomics; Genomics for non-model organisms: pros and cons.

A few spots are available for the participants to present their data and results.

Please, register at The maximum number of participants is 70, so register ASAP (first-come, first-served; we encourage participants to submit an abstract and present an oral communication).

Accepted participants will be asked to confirm not later than the end of October.

The workshop is supported by SIBE, the Italian Society of Evolutionary Biology (/), in collaboration with the University of Ferrara. Registration is free for SIBE members; non-members can easily and cheaply become SIBE fellows (30 EUR for academics and 15 EUR for students/postdocs).

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