[Taxacom] Evolution Course in São Paulo - applications due April 9th

Dan Lahr dlahr at ib.usp.br
Wed Apr 4 08:23:53 CDT 2012

Greetings colleagues,

My apologies for duplicate posting.

This is a reminder that applications to the Sao Paulo School of Advanced
Sciences - Evolution are due by April 9th. The 80 selected students will
have all expenses covered by FAPESP.

SPSAS-evo will be a two-week course, offered August 19-31, 2012, in
Ilhabela, São Paulo, Brazil, centered on a range of topics in Evolutionary
Biology taught by a host of world class experts conducting cutting-edge
research in Evolution. The main goals are to generate authoritative
outreach material focused on Evolution and to showcase ongoing research in
São Paulo, aiming at attracting the most promising students, post-docs and
young faculty to the state of São


There are 80 spots available, the target applicants are graduate students,
but a few spots will be filled by outstanding post-docs and undergraduate
students. People from all nationalities and backgrounds conducting research
in Evolutionary Biology are encouraged to apply. Applications will be
evaluated on a competitive basis and selected applicants will have expenses
fully covered by FAPESP (except students who already receive FAPESP
funding). Application deadline is April 9th. To apply, follow instructions


Please direct any questions you may have to evolution at ib.usp.br

Speakers: Michael Alfaro (University of California at Los Angeles), André
V. L. Freitas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas), Gonzalo Giribet (Harvard
University), Alexander W. A. Kellner (Universidade Federal do Rio de
Janeiro), Andrew Knoll (Harvard University), Antonio Carlos Marques
(Universidade de São Paulo), Mark Q. Martindale (University of Hawai'i),
Nancy Moran (Yale University), Howard Ochman (Yale University), Tiago B.
Quental (Universidade de São Paulo), Gregory Rouse (Scripps Institution of
Oceanography), Marcello G. Simões (UNESP - Botucatu), Antonio M. Solé-Cava
(Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), Günter Wagner (Yale University)

Kind regards,


Daniel J. G. Lahr, PhD
Post-doctoral Research Associate

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