Molecular phylogeny and evolution
19 - 23 January 2009, Geneva
The course presents the introduction to DNA evolution and to the DNA-based reconstruction of phylogenetic relationships.
The students will learn how to use different programs of molecular phylogeny (PAUP, MrBayes, PhyML, Philip), statistical tests applied to phylogenetic reconstructions, and programs for divergence time inference.
A joint course with Université de Genève
Dr. Jan Pawlowski and Dr. Juan Montoya
Number of participants: maximum 15
Location: Geneva, Sciences III, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 30
Schedule: the all day, starting from 9:15.
Personal work: students are required to write a short report at the end of the course
Deadline: January 8th