EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
of terrestrial biodiversity

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Intensive Study Sites - large scale ecosystem plots to be used for genotyping and phenotyping studies


EVOLTREE now comprises 32 partner institutions


Resource-management for whole organisms, DNA samples, BACs, genes, etc at the PICME Repository Centre


High throughput genotyping and sequencing systems


2016 IUFRO conference announcement

"Genomics and Forest Tree Genetics"
30 May - 3 June 2016 in Aquitaine, France
Early bird registration now open!

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Promoting Conifer Genomic Resources Conference

We are pleased to invite you to the final conference and workshops of ProCoGen project “Promoting Conifer Genomic Resources Conference” organised by INRA in Orléans, France, from 30th November  to 4th December 2015.

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Forest Tree Workshop, San Diego

Call for abstracts! Forest Tree Workshop at the Plant and Animal Genome XXIV conference on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in San Diego, CA.  

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The EVOLTREE Network

EVOLution of TREEs as drivers of terrestrial biodiversity.

A network of excellence linking four major disciplines, Ecology, Genetics, Genomics and Evolution, to address global issues that European forests are currently facing, such as environmental changes and the erosion of biodiversity.

The 2015-2018 consortium is made up of 32 research groups in 23 European countries, as well as Israel.





Early bird registration is open for the 2016 IUFRO Genomics and Forest Tree Genetics Conference!

This conference is jointly organised by the four working parties of IUFRO subdivision 2.4 (Genetics) with side events: Genomic Selection workshop & IUFRO Task Force meeting, plus an EVOLTREE session: Linking phenotype, genotype & environment.

For more information and to register go to the conference website

Job spot

Assistant Professor - Forest Pathology

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia

An academic year (9 month, 0,75-EFT), tenure track, 0,50-EFT research, 0,25-EFT teaching appointement offered.

Individuals with experience in fungal pathogens, genomic and genetic approaches, and/or field diagnosis and management of forest diseases especially encouraged to apply.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship (two positions) - Genomic selection and quantitative genetics in spruce

Canadian Forest Service in collaboration with Laval University

Closing date: 25 October

Download job description:  In English      En français

Funding Initiatives

As EVOLTREE member you can make the most of our funding initiatives: training expense reimbursement, conference grants and ISS mobility grants.


eLab Services

The eLab provides a search interface which can browse over all databases currently available within the EVOLTREE project.



Many events take place every year - make the most of a grant to cover your expenses for your participation in such events in 2015!



EVOLTREE organises different training courses on different topics. Financial support is available for participants from EVOLTREE partner organisations.