Computational Phylogenetics
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The next European Network of Palm Scientists (EUNOPS) will be hosted by the University of Lausanne on May 6th and 7th 2017.

EUNOPS 2017 meeting will be co-organised by the groups of Christian Lexer (University of Vienna; formaly at University of Fribourg), Michael Kessler (University of Zurich) and Nicolas Salamin (University of Lausanne) as part of the Swiss National Science Foundation project "POPCORN".

We are happy to host all researchers interested in every aspects of palms biology and are looking forward to welcome you in Lausanne.

Oriane Loiseau, Jonathan Rolland and Nicolas Salamin


You can see the program of the two days. Posters will also be displayed during the different coffee breaks. For any questions, please send an email to eunops17 [at] unil [dot] ch

Public transportation

The closest airport is in Geneva. Direct trains from Geneva airport to Lausanne run frequently. You can find train timetable on the Swiss Railway website.

The conference will take place in the Biophore building, located on the Unil-Sorge Campus, metro M1 stop Unil-Sorge.
You can find indication on how to reach the Biophore here.


Please be aware that in Switzerland hotels are expensive compare to standard European prices. Here is a list with some of the most affordable ones in Lausanne:

Social events

No excursion is planned after the conference.

We will however propose coffee and lunch during the two days of the meeting.

We propose to book a restaurant in the city center of Lausanne to have diner all together on Saturday evening.

Written on Friday January 27, 2017