Phylogeny and Evolution using Bioinformatics

Schedule and teachers

Location: rooms amphipole 202 (theory) and amphipole 204.2 (exercises)
Amphipole, UNIL, Lausanne

Time Topic Teacher
Mo Sep 03 DAY 1  
08:45 - 09:00 Welcome 
Laurent Falquet
09:00 - 12:30 Theory
Phylogenic trees, Parsimony, Distance methods

Marc Robinson-Rechavi
13:30-17:30 Exercises
Alignment, Parsimony, Distances, Reading trees

Marc Robinson-Rechavi
Sébastien Moretti
Tu Sep 04 DAY 2  
09:00 - 12:00 Theory: 
Models, Tests of molecular evolution, Molecular clock
Nicolas Galtier
12h15 Seminar: Population size does not influence mitochondrial genetic diversity in animals Nicolas Galtier
14:00-17:30 Exercises
Positive selection, Covariation

Nicolas Galtier
Romain Studer
19:45 Social Dinner
We Sep 05 DAY 3  
09:00 - 12:30 Theory: 
Likelihood methods, Long branch attraction, measures of support

Nicolas Salamin
13:30-17:30 Exercises
Likelihood trees, Influence of models and data selection

Nicolas Salamin
Pascal-Antoine Christin
Th Sep 06 DAY 4  
9:00-10:30 Theory: 
Bayesian methods

Nicolas Salamin
11:00-12:30 Exercises: 
Bayesian methods

Nicolas Salamin
Pascal-Antoine Christin
13:30-17:30 Exercises: 
Analysis of personal data

Marc Robinson-Rechavi
Fr Sep 07 DAY 5  
9:00-10:30

Exercises: 
Analysis of personal data
Preparation of presentations

 
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11:00-12:30

Course examination*:
11:00 d'Eysmond Thomas
11:20 Fischer Martin
11:40 Kenyon Sarah
12:00 Klopfstein Seraina


Marc Robinson-Rechavi
Nicolas Salamin

13:30-15:30

Course examination*:
13:30 Kuhn Gerrit
13:50 Ortiz Millan
14:10 Rey Guillaume
14:30 Stelkens Rike
14:50 Troccaz Myriam

15:30 Results

End of the course. Farewell.


Marc Robinson-Rechavi
Nicolas Salamin

* Time is given to the participants who are not doing the final test to finish their exercises or to analyze their own data in the computer room until 18h00
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