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* BEAST2 Book: Drummond AJ, Bouckaert RR. 2014. Bayesian evolutionary analysis with BEAST 2. Cambridge University Press. (http://www.beast2.org/book.html)
 
* BEAST2 Book: Drummond AJ, Bouckaert RR. 2014. Bayesian evolutionary analysis with BEAST 2. Cambridge University Press. (http://www.beast2.org/book.html)
 
* Lartillot: blog post on diversification: http://bayesiancook.blogspot.com/2013/12/two-sides-of-same-coin.html
 
* Lartillot: blog post on diversification: http://bayesiancook.blogspot.com/2013/12/two-sides-of-same-coin.html
* also see references in [http://treethinkers.org/divergence-time-estimation-using-beast/ divergence-time tutorial]
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* also see references in [http://treethinkers.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/DivTime_BEAST2_tutorial_2014.pdf divergence-time tutorial]

Revision as of 10:22, 2 August 2014

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Current:
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Kansas and University of California, Berkeley

In January 2015:
Assistant Professor
Dept. Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology
Iowa State University


Contact Information


Research

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I develop statistical models for use as priors in Bayesian methods for phylogenetic inference. In particular, I'm interested in divergence-time estimation -- e.g. modeling rate variation across the tree of life, diversification processes, and methods for incorporating information from the fossil record.


Time at MBL

Sunday July 27 - Wednesday August 6


2014 Course

Suggested Reading

Graphical Models

  • Höhna, Heath, Boussau, Landis, Ronquist, Huelsenbeck. 2014. Probabilistic graphical model representation in phylogenetics. Systematic Biology, in press. (doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu039).

Divergence-Time Estimation

  • Thorne and Kishino. 2005. Estimation of divergence times from molecular sequence data. In: Nielsen R, editor, Statistical Methods in Molecular Evolution. New York: Springer, pp. 235–256. (PDF)
  • Heath and Moore. 2014. Bayesian inference of species divergence times. In: Bayesian Phylogenetics: Methods, Algorithms, and Applications. Chen, M.-H., L. Kuo, and P.O. Lewis (editors). Chapman & Hall/CRC. (book chapter email me for PDF)
  • BEAST2 Book: Drummond AJ, Bouckaert RR. 2014. Bayesian evolutionary analysis with BEAST 2. Cambridge University Press. (http://www.beast2.org/book.html)
  • Lartillot: blog post on diversification: http://bayesiancook.blogspot.com/2013/12/two-sides-of-same-coin.html
  • also see references in divergence-time tutorial