2. Population structure and inference of demography


8.30am–5.30pm 26 March


ANU Commons Function Centre (Cnr Barry Drive and Marcus Clarke Street, ANU)


  1. Measuring genetic differentiation from NSG data
  2. Methods of population structure inference: Fst, PCA, Bayesian methods and graph-based models
  3. Practical session on population structure
  4. Methods of demographic inference
  5. Practical session on demographic inference

For this session you will need to have R  (3.0.2+) and RStudio, and the following packages, installed on your laptop:

Before the workshop commences, participants need to visit here and download the repository by clicking on the 'Download ZIP file" button. At the moment, it only contains the code that Anders will use throughout the day. After Tuesday (25/3), he'll add the PDFs of the PPTs and participants will then have access to those too.


Anders Goncalves da Silva

Monash University

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