From the 10th – 17th of January 2016, there will be an EMBO-funded phylogenomics course in Iquitos, Peru.
Iquitos is the world’s largest city that is NOT accessible by road. You have to fly in there or go by boat.
The course is being mainly organised by Chris Creevey (Aberystwyth), Karen Siu-Ting (Aberystwyth) and Mary O’Connell (Leeds) and Fred Chu (Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana (IIAP).
Among the faculty for the course will be Davide Pisani – (University of Bristol, UK), Claudia Russo (Universidade Federal do Rio De Janeiro (UFRJ), Brasil), Omar Rota-Stabelli (Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy), James McInerney (University of Manchester, UK), Mark Wilkinson (The Natural History Museum, London, UK) and Claire Morgan (Imperial College London, UK).
The course is open to everybody and the registration feed, food and accommodation is covered by the course. You only have to pay flights.
The full details are here: http://phylocourse.org/