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Bullet workshops · Oct 20, 2021

International Workshop Series: How does sharing genetic sequence data impact biodiversity science and conservation?


More than Potatoes: Collaboration for Collecting and Building the Tree of Life

Topic: Phylogenetics, genome evolution, taxonomy

Date: November 15, 2021

Time: 9:00 -11:00 AM EST or 2:00 - 4:00 PM UTC (This program will be recorded)

Location: Online via Zoom

Leandro and Sandy have collaborated for over a decade to understand the evolution and diversity of the nightshade family (Solanaceae). Join them in a conversation about what it takes to make collections and phylogenetic studies have the greatest societal impacts.


  • Sandra Knapp, The Natural History Museum, UK
  • Leandro Giacomin, HSTM Herbarium & Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará, Brazil

Hosted by:

  • American Society of Plant Taxonomists
  • Botanical Society of America

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This workshop series is supported by the National Science Foundation under Award No. 2136950. Learn more at