EVOLTREE

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

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EVOLTREE now comprises 32 partner institutions

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

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High throughput genotyping and sequencing systems

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Leap into action with OPPORTUNITY!

Make the most of the EVOLTREE call for projects, OPPORTUNITY, to develop your bright idea for a research project!

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EVOLTREE CELEBRATES TEN YEARS IN 2016!

Download the new EVOLTREE book "Evolution of Trees and Forest Communities", published in order to mark EVOLTREE's 10th birthday! 

TreeType: collecting tree phenotypes in the field

Help the TreeType project take off by collecting data on the project spearhead species!
TreeType aims at collecting phenotypic data in natural populations of forest trees and is open to everybody, from citizens to forest researchers and managers.

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The EVOLTREE Network

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EVOLTREE is a European research group 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.

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Leap into action with OPPORTUNITY!

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OPPORTUNITY is a call for projects which can include any kind of work related to genetic and genomic studies on forest ecosystems.
Funding can be used for travelling, project-related expenses, hiring of personnel, or any other funds needed to develop your idea.

Deadline for first round of applications: Monday 2nd January 2017

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EVOLTREE celebrates 10 years with a new book!

Published in May this year to mark 10 years of the EVOLTREE network, "Evolution of Trees and Forest Communities" summarises the research group's infrastructures, resources and initiatives and features ten research papers that were published in the framework of EVOLTREE.

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Job spot

2-Year post doc position in Population Genomics
UMR BIOGECO, Bordeaux, France
The general goal of the research will be to conduct genome wide exploration of evolutionary changes that occurred in recent times in European white oaks.
Review of applications will begin on 1st January 2017.

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PostDoc in environmental genomics (80%)
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
You will analyse genomic and phenotypic data from a common-garden experiment with plants of Arabidopsis halleri originating from contrasting soils...

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Funding Initiatives

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

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eLab Services

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

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Events

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

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Training

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

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