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3rd INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
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2007

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Final programme

Processing and Analysis of Biodiversity Data: from Genomic Diversity to Ecosystem Structure

Programme [PDF format]


Day 1: Diversity: from Genomic Structure to Ecosystem Biodiversity

13. 8. 2007

12.00 - 13.00 Registration

13.00 Opening of the Summer School

13.00 - 13.30 Opening by Prof. J. Hřebíček, the guarantee of Computational Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
13.30 - 14.30 Biodiversity: a principle of life in hands of computational science (L. Dušek)
14.30 - 15.30 Biomolecular biodiversity (J. Damborský, E. Chovancová)

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 17.00 Within-species genetic diversity across spatial and temporal scale (N. Martínková)

Current challenges

17.00 - 18.00 Phylogeny, phylogenetic methods and their applications (A. Šimková)

18.00 Dinner


Day 2: Species-abundance Biodiversity

14. 8. 2007

The core of biodiversity data processing

9.00 - 12.00 with a Coffee break at 10.30 - 10.45
Educational tutorial: Part I:
Diversity indices and species abundance models (J. Jarkovský, D. Némethová, K. Kubošová, V. Kubík, J. Ráček)

  • How to sample and measure biodiversity
  • Comparing species richness - rarefaction
  • Biodiversity indices
  • Species-abundance models
  • Comparing biodiversity

12.00 - 14.00 Lunch

16.00
Educational tutorial: Part II:
Mulivariate analyses of biological communities (J. Jarkovský, D. Némethová, K. Kubošová, V. Kubík, J. Ráček)

  • Biodiversity in multivariate space
  • Spatial analyses of diversity and its visualisation in GIS
  • Clustering, classification, ordination: main multivariate approaches in biodiversity analyses

16.00 - 16.15 Coffee break

Current challenges

16.15 - 17.15 Technique of clustering with biomedical applications (M. Alexandrov, P. Makagonov)

17.30 - 18.30 Poster section

19.00             Conference dinner


Day 3: Biodiversity in ecology and not only in ecology

15. 8. 2007

Biodiversity is not only ecology

9.00 - 12.00 with a coffee break at 10.30 - 10.45
Mosclust: a software library for discovering significant structures in bio-molecular data (G. Valentini)

12.00 Lunch

IBA 3rd International summer school on COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY is organized by
Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126/3 Brno, Czech Republic, http://www.iba.muni.cz