David Hillis

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Time at workshop

David Hillis will be present from July 20 to July 26.


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Lecture Materials

Introduction

Reading List

General Background on Phylogenetic Methods:

Swofford, D. L., G. J. Olsen, P. J. Waddell, and D. M. Hillis. 1996. Phylogenetic inference. Pp. 407-514 in Molecular Systematics, 2nd. ed. (D. M. Hillis, B. K. Mable, and C. Moritz, eds.). Sinauer, Sunderland, Massachusetts.

Forensic Applications of Phylogenetic Analysis:

Metzker, M. L., D. P. Mindell, X.-M. Liu, R. G. Ptak, R. A. Gibbs, and D. M. Hillis. 2002. Molecular evidence of HIV-1 transmission in a criminal case. Proc. National Academy Sciences USA 99:14292-14297.

Scaduto, D. I., J. M. Brown, W. C. Haaland, D. J. Zwickl, D. M. Hillis, and M. L. Metzker. 2010. Source identification in two criminal cases using phylogenetic analysis of HIV-1 DNA sequences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107:21242-21247.

The Effects of Taxon Sampling on Phylogenetic Analysis:

Zwickl, D. J., and D. M. Hillis. 2002. Increased taxon sampling greatly reduces phylogenetic error. Systematic Biology 51:588-598.

Pollock, D. D., D. J. Zwickl, J. A. McGuire, and D. M. Hillis. 2002. Increased taxon sampling is advantageous for phylogenetic inference. Systematic Biology 51:664-671.

Hedtke, S.M., T. Townsend, and D. M. Hillis. 2006. Resolution of phylogenetic conflict in large data sets by increased taxon sampling. Systematic Biology 55:522-529.

Heath, T. A., D. J. Zwickl, J. Kim, and D. M. Hillis. 2008. Taxon sampling affects inferences of macroevolutionary processes from phylogenetic trees. Systematic Biology 57: 160-166.

Heath, T. A., S. M. Hedtke, and D. M. Hillis. 2008. Taxon sampling and the accuracy of phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 46: 239-257.

Performance Comparisons of Phylogenetic Methods:

Huelsenbeck, J. P., and D. M. Hillis. 1993. Success of phylogenetic methods in the four-taxon case. Syst. Biol. 42: 247-264.

Hillis, D. M., J. P. Huelsenbeck, and C. W. Cunningham. 1994. Application and accuracy of molecular phylogenies. Science 264:671-677.

Hillis, D. M., J. P. Huelsenbeck, and D. L. Swofford. 1994. Hobgoblin of Phylogenetics? Nature 369:363-364.

Hillis, D. M. 1996. Inferring complex phylogenies. Nature 383:130-131.

Evolution of Sodium Channel Genes in Electric Fishes:

Zakon, H. H., Y. Lu, D. J. Zwickl, and D. M. Hillis. 2006. Sodium channel genes and the evolution of diversity in communication signals of electric fishes: Convergent molecular evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103:3675-3680.

Zakon, H. H., D. J. Zwickl, Y. Lu, and D. M. Hillis. 2008. Molecular evolution of communication signals in electric fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 1814-1818.

Zakon, H. H., M. C. Jost, D. J. Zwickl, Y. Lu, and D. M. Hillis. 2009. Molecular evolution of Na+ channels in teleost fishes. Integrative Biology 4:64-74.

Tree Set Visualization:

Hillis, D. M., T. Heath, and K. St. John. 2005. Analysis and visualization of tree space. Systematic Biology 54:471-482.

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