Phylogenomics workshop

CBA phylogenomics workshop using BEAST2 led by Alexei Drummond

Alexei is an international leader in phylogenomic inference with diverse applications from ecology and biodiversity to disease epidemiology and is the co-founder and Director of Biomatters Ltd. See Computational Evolution Group for more information.

Workshop schedule
  • 09:00am  Lecture on Bayesian relaxed phylogenetics
  • 10:00am  Morning tea break (provided)
  • 10:20am  Lab tutorial on Bayesian relaxed phylogenetics with BEAST2
  • 12:00pm  Lunch break
  • 01:00pm  Lecture on multispecies coalescent and model averaging for phylogenomics
  • 02:00pm  Afternoon tea break (provided)
  • 02:20pm  Lab tutorial on *BEAST2

Alexei is also happy to accept requests for particular aspects of BEAST2 to be covered as well.

Venue ANU | Sciences Teaching Building | Southern entrance, Level 3 (top floor) | Seminar Room 2

  • The workshop room will be open from 8.45am. Please arrive before 9am to set up your laptop, etc. so the workshop can start on time.
  • You will need to attend the workshop with BEAST2 on your own laptop. Download from the beast 2 website.

This workshop is FREE, but you need to register your intention to attend with Claire Stephens by 15 July 2013 as places are limited.