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PHYLOGENOMICS AND POPULATION GENOMICS: INFERENCE AND APPLICATIONS (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Curs Superior Universitari (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Arnedo Lombarte, Miquel A.
  • Sánchez Gracia, Alejandro
Number of credits: 6,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Face-to-face
Centre responsible : Faculty Of Biology
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 500,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 7/4/2022

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Gain experience in the theory and practice of phylogenomic inference and population genomic analyses and their application to infer species trees, estimate divergence times, identify species boundaries, and reconstruct population histories; and infer gene flux, population mixing and introgression, and identify genomic regions under selection.
- Understand the theoretical basis, assumptions and limitations of analytical methods for phylogenomics and population genomics.
- Become capable of manipulating and managing high-throughput sequencing data, and of applying selected specialized computer and bioinformatics tools.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Degree and diploma holders primarily in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, biomedicine, environmental sciences, marine sciences, bioinformatics, medicine, pharmacy or chemistry.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 11/29/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 1/31/2022

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Biologia
Address: Avinguda Diagonal 643 08028 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: certfem@ub.edu
Webpage: https://www.ub.edu/certfem/ppgcourse
Telephone: 93 402 1671
Fax: 93 330 7157
Observations: from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Departament de Biologia Evolutiva, Ecologia i Cièn
Address: Avinguda Diagonal 643 08028 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: dp.biologia.evolutiva@ub.edu
Webpage: https://www.ub.edu/portal/web/dp-beeca/seccio-zoologia-antropologia
Telephone: 934 021 439
Fax: 934035740
Observations: from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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