This symposium and software school immediately precedes the Standalone meeting of the Society for Systematic Biology, at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
The Symposium and Software School will take place at the Undergrad Science Building (USB); the Symposium will take place in room USB 2260, and the Software School will take place in rooms USB 2244 and USB 1250.
This symposium and workshop is sponsored by the National Science Foundation through grant DBI-1461364 to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Symposium (May 18, 1-5 PM, USB 2260) will feature talks by the developers of new software, including:
The Software School (May 19, 9 AM - 2:30 PM, USB 2244 and USB 1250) will provide hands-on training in new software tools:
Please download, install, and run all software before the software
Please contact Tandy Warnow (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more
To register (whether or not you wish to apply for a travel award), please download and fill out the application form, and send it to Tandy Warnow at email@example.com. Note that registration for this symposium is separate from the registration for the SSB Standalone meeting! Also, there is no cost to attend this meeting.
Travel awards (supported by NSF) of up to $500 are available to graduate students, postdocs, and faculty who wish to attend the software school and symposium. (Important: the travel award is only for reimbursement of expenses directly related to attending the Symposium and Software School; that means at most three nights (May 17-19) of lodging and round-trip travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan. If you plan to attend the SSB Standalone meeting and need additional support, please contact the organizers of that meeting for information on how to apply for additional funds.)