2016 SISG Module 19

Molecular Phylogenetics

Syllabus


Schedule of lectures and labs (first draft)


TimeTopicLecturer
Wednesday July 27: Day I
1:30pm to    3:00pmIntroduction, parsimony, distance methods Mark Holder
" " Parsimony methods for phylogeny reconstruction Mark Holder
" " Distance-based methods for phylogeny reconstruction Mark Holder
3:30pm to 5:00pmTopology searching Mark Holder
" " Parsimony and distances demo in PAUP* Mark Holder
Thursday, July 28: Day II
8:30amto9:15amNucleotide substitution models and transition probabilities     Jeff Thorne
9:15am to 10:00amLikelihood Joe Felsenstein
10:30am to 11:00am PHYLIP lab: Likelihood Joe Felsenstein
11:00am to noon PAUP* lab Mark Holder
1:30pm to 2:30pmBootstraps and testing trees Joe Felsenstein
2:30pm to 3:00pm PHYLIP and PAUP* lab: Bootstrapping Joe Felsenstein and Mark Holder
3:30pm to 5:00pmMore realistic models Jeff Thorne
5:00pm to 6:00pmTutorial (Question and answer)all instructors
Friday, July 29: Day III
8:30am to 10:00amBayesian inference and Bayesian phylogenetics Jeff Thorne
10:30am to noon MrBayes lab Mark Holder
1:30pm to 3:00pm Divergence time estimation Jeff Thorne
" " BEAST demo Mark Holder
3:30pm to 5:00pm The coalescent, comparative methods and the future Joe Felsenstein)