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University of Georgia – The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) and Interdisciplinary Disease Ecology Across Scales Training Program (IDEAS)
We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 CEID-IDEAS Computational Modeling Workshops, taking place Monday May 13th to Friday May 17th at the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia (Athens, GA). Comprised of two back-to-back modules, this series introduces students, faculty, and healthcare professionals to the field of quantitative modeling as it relates to the dynamics of infectious diseases. Through a combination of lecture and laboratory practicums, participants will synthesize the advanced techniques of statistics, computer science, and mathematics to help them frame biological questions in mathematical parlance, embark on analyses of these models, and work with a diverse array of data using advanced computational methods. Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Write code in R to perform research analysis
- Create reproducible workflows
- Extend understanding through independent study using web-based resources
- Express hypotheses as mathematical models
- Manipulate and analyze diverse data types
Participants can register for one or both modules:
Introduction to Scientific Programming Workshop I.
Introduction to Scientific Programming being held May 13th -15th, and
Modeling Infectious Diseases held May 15th – 17th.
Full details, including registration, cost, schedule, and accommodations can be found in the online program guide (https://t.uga.edu/4JU)
Southern New England Chapter
The Southern New England Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society announces GOING WITH THE FLOW at the Annual Winter Conference.
Date and Locations
Friday March 22, 2019
Check out the website: swcssnec.org.
2018 and Earlier
Advancing the Integration of Ecosystem Services and Livelihood Adaptation.
Dates & Location:
27 – 29 September 2018
University of Évora, Évora, Portugal
Abstract submission: June 30, 2018.
Free Registration: July 15, 2018.
- Threats to native freshwater fish and future management options/solutions
- Impacts of climate change on freshwater ecosystems and mitigation measures
- Freshwater habitats conservation and rehabilitation
- Future challenges for the conservation of endangered freshwater fish species and riverine ecosystems
- Cross meeting LIFE projects
Invited keynote speakers
- Emili Garcia-Berthou | Institute of Aquatic Ecology, University of Girona, Spain
- Rui Cortes | University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
- Jörg Freyhof | Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Germany
- Carla Pinto Cruz | Department of Biology, University of Évora, Portugal
Symposium website: http://www.lifesaramugo.lpn.pt/en/symposium.
Eleven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown into an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.
The Pollinator Partnership is proud to announce that June 18-24, 2018 has been designated National Pollinator Week.
Get Involved with Pollinator Week
Please join us this summer for the 12th Clonal Plant Symposium in Brunswick, Maine, the next in a series of workshops begun 30 years ago to advance scientific understanding of the physiology, ecology, and evolution of clonal growth in plants. Clonal growth is a common form of asexual reproduction …
July 29 to August 2, 2018