Cesky Krumlov in summer

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSION. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

The application deadline is 13 September 2024. We plan on sending notices on or before 27 September 2024.


The 2025 Workshop on Population and Speciation Genomics will be held in Český Krumlov from 19 January to 1 February. It brings together an international collection of faculty members and Workshop participants to study and discuss current ideas and techniques for the analysis of genomic data on the level of populations and closely related species. The Workshop consists of a series of lectures, demonstrations and computer laboratories that cover theory and practice of population and speciation genomics analyses.

The Workshop registration fee is $1,950 (USD). This amount does not cover travel, lodging or boarding. Many important details about the Workshop series can be read on our FAQ page.

The Workshop on Population and Speciation Genomics is organized and co-directed by:
Julia M.I. Barth, University of Basel, Switzerland
Scott Handley, Washington University, US
Milan Malinsky, University of Bern, Switzerland
Michael Matschiner, University of Oslo, Norway
Walter Salzburger, University of Basel, Switzerland
Jan Stefka, University of South Bohemia České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Emiliano Trucchi, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

SCHEDULE

Week 1 : 19 – 25 January, 2025

Date Day Time Presenter Topic Location
19 Jan Sunday 3p – 6p Workshop Team UNIX Primer (optional) Prelate
7p – 10p Everyone Reception Dinner Hotel Zlaty Andel
20 Jan Monday 9a – 10:30a Workshop Team Workshop Introduction Town Theater
10:30a – 12p Michael Matschiner Likelihood and Probability Town Theater
2p – 3:30p Workshop Team AMI Introduction Prelate
3:30p – 5p Workshop Team Probability Activity Prelate
7p – 10p Everyone Participant introduction Prelate
21 Jan Tuesday 9a – 12p Matt Hahn Molecular Population Genomics Town Theater
2p – 5p Workshop Team Population Genomics Primer Prelate
7p – 10p Workshop Team Mutation and Recombination Prelate
22 Jan Wednesday 9a – 12p Matthew Hahn Coalescent Theory and Introgression Town Theater
2p – 5p Vitor Sousa Model-based Inference of Population History Prelate
7p – 10p Vitor Sousa fastsimcoal2 Activity Prelate
23 Jan Thursday 9a – 12p Alex Suh Structural Variation Town Theater
2p – 5p Valentina Peona Structural Variation Activity Prelate
7p – 10p Erik Garrison Pangenomics Prelate
24 Jan Friday 9a – 12p Andrew Kern Machine Learning Town Theater
2p – 5p Andrew Kern Machine Learning Activity Prelate
7p – 10p Joana Meier and Workshop Team Experimental Design Prelate
25 Jan Saturday 9a – 12p Walter Salzburger The Genomics of Organismal Diversification Town Theater
2p – 5p Workshop Team Open Lab Prelate
6p – 10p Everyone Town Tour (6p – 7p) and Dinner (from 7p) Meet in Town Square

Week 2 : 26 January – 1 February, 2025

Date Day Time Presenter Topic Location
26 Jan Sunday Everyone Free day! Time for castle tours, wine tasting, snowball fights… etc You decide!
27 Jan Monday 9a – 12p Joana Meier Hybridization Town Theater
2p – 5p Workshop Team D-statistics Activity Prelate
7p – 10p Workshop Team Tree-based Introgression Detection Activity Prelate
28 Jan Tuesday 9a – 12p Katie Peichel Selection and Adaptation Town Theater
2p – 5p Magdalena Bohutínská TBA Prelate
7p – 10p Joana Meier Selection Simulation and Inference Activity Prelate
29 Jan Wednesday 9a – 12p Georgia Tsambos Coalescent Simulation and Inference Activity 1/2 Prelate
2p – 5p Georgia Tsambos Coalescent Simulation and Inference Activity 2/2 Prelate
7p – 10p Martin Petr Simulation-based Inference with Slendr Activity Prelate
30 Jan Thursday 9a – 12p TBA Conservation Genomics Town Theater
2p – 5p TBA TBA Prelate
7p – 10p Workshop Team Open Lab Prelate
31 Jan Friday 9a – 12p Michael Hofreiter Ancient Genomics Town Theater
2p – 5p Michael Westbury Ancient Genomics Activity Prelate
7p – 10p Everyone End-of-Workshop Party TBA
1 Feb Saturday 9a – 12p Everyone Departure

 

 

University of South Bohemia provided financial aid to WPSG2025.