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== Optional Tutorial: Phylodynamics of Infectious Diseases ==
 
== Optional Tutorial: Phylodynamics of Infectious Diseases ==
  
Many students are interested in Bayesian methods for understanding epidemiology. There are some great tools for applying these methods:
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Many students are interested in Bayesian methods for understanding epidemiology. There are some great tools for applying these methods, including BEAST2:
  
* Trevor Bedford's tutorial on: [https://github.com/trvrb/influenza-dynamics-practical Inferring spatiotemporal dynamics of the H1N1 influenza pandemic from sequence data]
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* Alexei Drummand & Remco Bouckaert's BEAST2 tutorial on: [http://beast2.googlecode.com/files/MEPsv2.0.2.pdf Measurably evolving populations, estimating rates, and Bayesian skyline plots]
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* Trevor Bedford's tutorial on (using BEAST1): [https://github.com/trvrb/influenza-dynamics-practical Inferring spatiotemporal dynamics of the H1N1 influenza pandemic from sequence data]

Revision as of 14:48, 14 July 2013

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Course materials by Tracy Heath on Bayesian Divergence Time Estimation (2013).

Lecture

Bayesian methods for dating species divergences (slides)

Lab Practical: Divergence time estimation using BEAST

Tutorial

The detailed tutorial and data files can be found here: http://treethinkers.org/divergence-time-estimation-using-beast/

Software

Optional Tutorial: Phylodynamics of Infectious Diseases

Many students are interested in Bayesian methods for understanding epidemiology. There are some great tools for applying these methods, including BEAST2: