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Event Date:
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
This hands-on workshop will help participants advance their R skills with cutting edge research and teaching tools: a reproducible research workflow, web app development, and...
Event Date:
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
In recent decades, there have been significant advancements in understanding how ecological processes play out across spatial scales, but we have lagged in developing a...
Event Date:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Northern South America is a hotspot of biological diversity and endemism in various groups, including birds. Thus, understanding the factors promoting high diversity in this...
Event Date:
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
A majority of infectious diseases in humans are zoonotic. The incidence of infectious diseases in humans and wildlife is increasing worldwide and the main drivers for...
Event Date:
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Functional Data Analysis (FDA) is a class of statistical methods that apply to repeated, complex processes. Classical examples include motion capture data in which subjects...
Event Date:
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Machine learning methods are powerful statistical tools that produce prediction models from data. These methods have enjoyed a great deal of success over the past few decades...
Event Date:
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Over the last 30 years phylogeographic data have provided detailed resolution into the geographical distribution of genetic diversity in species. The field of phylogeography...