A wide range of scientific and educational workshops will be presented during Botany 2020 - Virtual!
All workshops are free and included in the registration fee.
The exact schedule will be released in late June.
Organized by: Jacob Landis, Cornell University, Fay-Wei Li, Boyce Thompson Institute, Suzy Strickler, Boyce Thompson Institute, Andrew Nelson, Boyce Thompson Institute
Introduction to High-Throughput Sequencing: Techniques, Applications, and Analysis
Organized by: James Beck, Wichita State University, Nic Kooyers, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Brittany Sutherland, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Using Digitized Herbarium Data in Research: Applications for Ecology, Phylogenetics, and Biogeography
Organized by: Pamela S. Soltis, Univ of Florida, Douglas E. Soltis, Univ of Florida
Computational infrastructure for biogeographic regionalization and spatial conservation in the R computing environment
Barnabas H. Daru, Texas A&M University, Piyal Karunarathne, Texas A&M University, and Klaus Schliep, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Developing a Learning by Leading Program: A Toolkit for Empowering the Environmental Leaders of Tomorrow
Organized by: Carmia Feldman, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, Kathleen Socolofsky, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, Jennifer Cruse-Sanders, University of Georgia State Botanical Garden, Cora Keber, University of Georgia State Botanical Garden
A Digital Flora of North America for a Digital Age: An Interactive Session with the Flora of North America
Organized by: Jocelyn Pender, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, James Macklin, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Joel Sachs, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Beatriz Lujan-Toro, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Geoffrey Levin, Canadian Museum of Nature
R Workshop-Figures, modeling, phylogeny and beyond
Organized by: Aayudh Das, University of Vermont
The promises and perils of pigments: quantifying color in plants
Organized by: Justen Whittall, Santa Clara University, Eduardo Narbona, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, and Jose Carlos Del Valle, Universidad de Sevilla
Ace it! - Practice your Presentation, Get Feedback, Give a Better Talk
Organized by: Dr. Bruce Kirchoff, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Disentanglement of rings: a practical introduction to assembling plastomes and mitogenomes from NGS and LRS data.
Organized by: Jianjun Jin Columbia University
Phylotranscriptomic analyses: using RNA-seq data in phylogenetic reconstruction and evolutionary analyses
Organized by: Ya Yang, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Stephen Smith, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Diego Morales-Briones University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Multi-dimensional instruction in Botany using the Four-Dimensional Ecology Education (4DEE) Framework: How to transform lessons.
Organized by: Luanna Prevost, University of South Florida, Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University, Jennifer Doherty, University of Washington, Amanda Sorensen, Michigan State University
So you want a job: approaching the academic/research job market as a postdoc
Organized by: Stephanie Conway Harvard University, Rebecca Povilus Whitehead Institute
Teaching Online Botany Laboratory for Non-majors
Organized by: Ben Montgomery University of South Carolina Upstate
Tips for Success: Applying to Graduate School
Presented by: Anna Monfils
CV/Resume Review and Coaching Sessions
This year the BSA student representatives will continue to organize the CV/Resume Review and Coaching Sessions. Sign-up for a 20 minute, one-on-one review session with professionals from the field to get feedback on your CV or resume. This is completely free but does require you to sign-up for a slot.
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