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From 28 Nov 2016 until 29 Nov 2016 - CIBIO-InBIO, Vairão , Portugal

TiBE, Trends in Biodiversity and Evolution, is an annual meeting organized by CIBIO-InBIO, which aims to bring together senior researchers, post-graduate and graduate students working on the field of evolutionary biology to present and discuss cutting-edge findings in relevant topics related with speciation, molecular evolution, comparative genomics, population and conservation genetics research, among others. Held in an informal but stimulating scientific atmosphere, these conferences provide an excellent opportunity for strong interaction and brainstorming between students and more experienced researchers.

TiBE 2016 will be devoted to Tropical Biodiversity and we believe that it will be an excellent opportunity to hear and share the work that is being done in tropical areas. These conferences will take place on November 28 – 29 at Campus de Vairão, University of Porto, and will be hosted by CIBIO-InBIO's Tropical Biology group – TROPBIO.



Click here to access the final programme and more details on topics covered

Session 1: Origin and Global Patterns of Biodiversity in the Tropics
Invited Speaker: Jon Fjeldsa, Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Session 2: Evolutionary processes of diversification in the Tropics
Invited Speaker: Frédéric Delsuc, Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution, Université de Montpellier, France.

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Session 3: Ecological Interactions and Ecosystems Evolution
Invited Speaker: Ruben Heleno, Centre for Functional Ecology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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Session 4: Museums: Collections, Research & Education
Invited Speakers: Aurélien Miralles, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité - ISYEB, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Sorbonne Universités, Paris, France.

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Klaas-Douwe B. Dijkstra, Stellenbosch University, South Africa and Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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Oral presentations of the symposium will be open to all CIBIO-InBIO researchers and post-graduation students.


Fernando Sequeira
Ana Perera
Cristina Garcia
Angelica Crottini
Martim Melo
Nádia Moraes-Barros
Raquel Vasconcelos
Helena Gonçalves
Pedro Cardia



Abstract submission deadline / Early registration deadline: October 31, 2016 (Extended!)
Abstract acceptance / Late registration deadline: November 21, 2016


The abstract submission shall include:
• Title;
• Authors and affiliation;
• Abstract (200 words);
• Type of communication (oral/poster);
• Session number

Please send the word files to:

Please name your file as SURNAME1stAUTHOR_P for posters or SURNAME1stAUTHOR_O for oral communications.
Click here to access a template of the abstract submission form.



Early registration (until October 31, 2016):

CIBIO-InBIO members - 15€

Students* - 50€

PhDs - 100€


Late registration (until November 21, 2016):
CIBIO-InBIO members - 30€
Students* - 75€
PhDs - 150€

* must present evidence of status. 1st year BIODIV PhD/BGE MSc students do not pay.

Registration fees include: admission to conference, documentation, coffee-breaks, social dinners, and lunches (only for non CIBIO-InBIO members). More information about the benefits associated with registration fees available on registration form.


Click here to access the registration form.

Maximum number of participants: 150



A limited number of rooms (6 with 2 beds each) is available at the Campus (priority for students and low-income participants).
Prices: 25€ if occupied by a single person; 35 € if shared by two persons.
For reservations please contact Márcia Magalhães: (+351) 252 660 400;


Some accommodations have discount agreements with CIBIO-InBIO (refer to CIBIO at reservation):

Vila do conde: Hotel Brazão; Hotel Santana
Porto: Pensão Favorita

Check other hotels near the venue or in Porto here.

Information on how to get to the venue here (coordinates: 41.328940, -8.672635)




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