Phylogenetics Workshop - Agenda

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Sunday April 27th, 2008
8:15 Shuttle Bus Transportation from the Hotel Santa Fe to SFI
8:30 Rich Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome
9:05 Mike Steel, University of Canterbury

“Phylogenetics: Interactions between mathematics and evolution”

9:50 Alexei Drummond, University of Auckland

“Bayesian evolutionary analysis with BEAST"

10:40 Break
10:55 Joe Felsenstein, University of Washington

“Variation of rates among sites: a problem for distance matrix methods?”

11:30 Tanmoy Bhttacharya, Santa Fe Institute

“Phylogenetic corrections to statistical tests of correlation”

12:20 Buffet Luncheon
1:50 Vladimir Minin, University of Washington

“Robust estimation of genetic distances with applications to the convergent evolution problem”

2:40 Benjamin Redelings, North Carolina State University

“Robust phylogeny reconstruction from ambiguous alignments via joint Bayesian estimation”

3:30 Break
3:45 Hirohisa Kishino, University of Tokyo

“Using a database and a prior for the estimation of structural evolution and recombination”

4:35 Andrew Rambaut, University of Edinburgh

“The genomic and epidemiological dynamics of human Influenza A virus”

5:30 Shuttle bus transportation back to Hotel Santa Fe