Botany 2018 Workshops

A wide range of scientific and educational workshops will be presented during Botany 2018.  
Please register for the workshops of your choice - you will receive ticket(s) in your registration packet on site. 
Pre-registration is required for all as seating is limited.  

All workshops will be presented in the Civic Center - Specific Locations will be on your tickets.

Sunday, July 21

Full Day 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

WS 1 RevBayes Tutorial: An introduction to Bayesian inference in Phylogenetics
Presented by: Rosana Zenil-Ferguson, Will Freyman and Jordan Koch
Class Limit: 25
Cost $40.00 Includes Lunch and materials

WS 2 Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
Presented by: Shannon Straub, Julien Boutte, Donovan Bailey, Mark Fishbein and Aaron Liston
Class Limit: 40
Cost $40.00 Includes Lunch and materials

WS 3 Using Digitized Herbarium Data in Research:  Applications for Ecology, Phylogenetics, and Biogeography

Presented by: Pamela Soltis
Class Limit: 50
Cost $40.00 Includes Lunch and materials 

 

Half Day Morning  8:00 am - 12:00 pm

WS 4 Machine learning with R for botanists
Presented by: Alexey Shipunov
Class Limit: 8
Cost $10.00 

2 Hour Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

WS 5 SimRiver: Environmental Modeling Software for the Science Classroom
Presented by: Matthew Julius
Class Limit: 20
Cost $10.00  

WS 6  PlantingScience Mentor Workshop
Presented by: Catrina Adams and Jodi Creasap-Gee
Class Limit: 50
Cost $10.00

 

Half Day Afternoon  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

WS 7 PUI (Primarily Undergraduate Institution) Plant Network Professional Development Power Hour 
Presented by: Rachel Schmidt Jabaily, Margaret Hanes, Michael Moore, Mackenzie Tayor, Chris Martine, and Sarah Johnson
Class Limit: 40
Cost $10.00 

WS 8 Transcriptome analyses for non-model plants: phylogenomics and more
Presented by: Stephen Smith, Diego Morales-Briones, Ya Yang, James Pease and Ning Wang
Class Limit: 20
Cost $10.00 

When registering - choose WS 8a - The full workshop including hands on session
WS 8b - the first 1.5 hour of lecture

WS 9 - Using Our Science to Inform Public Policy
Presented by: Ingrid Jordon-Thaden, Krissa Ann Skogen and L.K. Tuominen
Class Limit: 25
Cost $10.00 


2 Hour Afternoon - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WS 10 - Using the Cornell University Plant Anatomy Collection (CUPAC) and the Cornell University Paleobotanical Slide Collection  - (CUPC-slide Collection for teaching and research)
Presented by: Maria Gandolfo and Kevin Nixon
Class Limit: 25
Cost $10.00 

WS 11 Tips for Success: Applying to Graduate School
Presented by: Anna Monfils
Class Limit: 50
Cost $10.00
Attendance required for PLANTS Grant recipients