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2014 Workshop Participants

Taken on Saturday 2 August 2014

2013 Workshop Participants

Taken on Friday 26 July 2013

2012 Workshop Participants

Taken on Friday 27 July 2012

Course photos 2012

A little specimen collecting before the workshop begins.
I would not want to run into this bunch on a dark street while carrying around a neighbor-joining tree.
Harold Zakon and David Swofford sing the blues!.
Paul Lewis explains how the MCMC robot explores space.
It's a long long way from amphioxus but we all came from thereeee.


Our TAs did an awesome job, thanks for your help! oh and thanks to David too!.
Encore performance of the amphioxus song at the Kidd.

2012: Monday, 23 July

Mitch Sogin kicks off the course with a review of 25 years of workshop history.
Bill Pearson discusses sequence searches of databases.
Underway...the Workshop participants in the computer lab.

2012: Tuesday, 24 July

Paul Lewis discusses evaluating alternative models in likelihood analysis.
David Swofford talks about model selection in maximum likelihood analysis
Mark Holder presents alternative methods for evaluating confidence in phylogenetic results.

2012: Wednesday, 25 July

Paul Lewis demonstrates his MCMC robot
Mitch Sogin, David Mark Welch, and Bill Reznikoff eat lunch on the Helix.
John Huelsenbeck simulates DNA sequence evolution using 10-sided dice.
Late night discussions continue in Captain Kidd's.

2012: Thursday, 26 July

Joe Bielawski discusses the use of codon models to interpret protein evolution.

Course photos 2011

Taken on Friday 29 July 2011
Taken on Tuesday 2 Aug 2011
First group photo taken 29 July 2011.
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Second group photo taken 2 Aug 2011.
Left-to-right: Erica Lasek-Nesselquist, Belen Hurle, Antonis Rokas, Anne Yoder, Scott Edwards (missing: Bill Pearson and Shozo Yokoyama)

Course Participants and MBL Surroundings, Between the Sessions

Relaxing in the perfect weather between sessions
The view of Eel Pond from the MBL
Course participants playing Ultimate after lunch
The Dance of the Minimum Likelihood
Relaxing between sessions outside Swope

First Day (Monday, 25 July 2011)

Mitch Sogin's introductory comments
David Hillis' introductory lecture
David Mark Welch holds the first computer lab in the Meigs Room
Bill Pearson explains that homology is a qualitative, not a quantitative, trait

Tuesday Lectures and Labs (Tuesday, 26 July 2011)

Paul Lewis makes Maximum Likelihood easy
David Swofford has explained PAUP* through 23 years of Molecular Evolution workshops
Felipe Zapata helping out
Lauren Chan, Joe Bielawski, and Felipe Zapata try tag team help
Carl Rothfels, constantly in motion

Wednesday Lectures and Labs (Wednesday, 27 July 2011)

Joe Bielawski explains the ins and outs of detecting selection
Derrick Zwickl and Casey Dunn discuss programming for good...or evil?
Working on PAML
Casey Dunn working with Chuck Messing in PAML lab
Clemens Lakner helps Silvia Argimon with PAML
Marc Suchard and Peter Beerli plotting Thursday's activities

Thursday Lectures and Labs (Thursday, 28 July 2011)

Paul Lewis makes Bayesian analysis seem simple
Faculty in the back row preparing for tomorrow
Marc Suchard relaxes with a molecular clock lecture
Marc Suchard answers questions about molecular clocks

Friday Lectures and Labs (Friday, 29 July 2011)

Peter Beerli discusses coalescence
Peter Beerli discusses software for estimating population parameters
Laura Kubatko describes methods for finding species trees from multiple gene trees
Exploring trees within trees with Laura Kubatko
Clemens Lakner leads the computer lab on MrBayes

Saturday Lectures and Labs (Saturday, 30 July 2011)

Joe Felsenstein gives great talk about building and using phylogenetic trees with quantitative characters
Joe Felsenstein "Computing the Likelihood"
Joe Felsenstein discusses the history of phylogenetics and molecular evolution
Joe Felsenstein discussing the contributions of Jukes and Cantor
Axel Meyer applying molecular evolution from gene duplications to speciation in cichlids

Saturday Loster Broil (Saturday, 30 July 2011) (see lots more photos on Facebook)

Lobster dinner!
At the Lobster Broil
Course founder Mitch Sogin dukes it up with Joe Felsenstein, who was among the faculty in the first workshop in 1988
Joe Felsenstein's rendition of "It's a Long Way to Amphioxus" is a course tradition
Drinks by Eel Pond before the start of the Lobster Broil

Sunday Free Day (Sunday, 31 July 2011) (see lots more photos on Facebook)

Eel Pond Drawbridge: Graffiti says "Summer People...Some Are Not"
Captain Mitch Sogin at the Helm of the Origins
The view from Edgartown, looking toward Chappaquiddick
Sailing on the Origins
Sunset at Great Harbor, Woods Hole, across the street from the MBL

Monday Lectures on Applications (Monday, 1 August 2011)

Anne Yoder uses the lemurs of Madagascar to discuss applications of molecular evolution to studies of biogeography and conservation
Anne Yoder discusses the evolution of primates
All Hell Breaks Loose in Anne Yoder's talk
Casey Dunn discussing the advantages and challenges of phylogenomic analyses
Casey Dunn discussing data quality in phylogenomic studies

Tuesday Lectures on Applications (Tuesday, 2 August 2011)

Scott Edwards discusses application in phylogeography, and reconciling gene trees and species trees
Scott Edwards uses Next-Gen sequencing to study Fairy Wren studs
Antonis Rokas begins his talk on applications of comparative genomics
Antonis Rokas discusses the advantages of targeting the transcriptome

Wednesday Lectures on Applications (Wednesday, 3 August 2011)

"How Do They Do That?" Shozo Yokoyama discusses the molecular evolution of visual systems
Shozo Yokoyama presents a great wrap-up to the workshop