3. Selection scans and admixture analysis


8.30am–5.30pm 27 March


University House (1) (Cnr Balmain Cr & Liversidge St, ANU)


  • Theory session 1 Fst outliers and admixture analysis (Rose)
  • Theory session 2 Pairwise haplotype sharing and and composite likelihood ratio tests (Justin)
  • Practical session 1 Fst scans BayeScan analysis and hierarchical AMOVA
  • Practical session 2 Genomic cline analysis example
  • Practical session 3 PHS and CLR analysis example

Background reading

Software to be used in practical sessions - Win/Mac/Unix/Linux

Optional additional software

  • XPCLR (Cross-population composite likelihood ratio test) - unix/linux
  • bgc (Bayesian genomic cline software) - unix/linux
  • Arlequin - win/mac/unix/linux
  • BayesFst - unix/linux


Justin Borevitz

Australian National University

Rose Andrew

University of New England

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