Course

Bioinformatics for phylogeny and evolutionary tree reconstruction (Heiko Schmidt)

Course Academic Credits: 3 ECTS
Content: The course will be taught entirely in English. It will be held in hybrid mode, that means one can attend on-site or online via Moodle.
The course aims at giving a broad overview covering topics like historical background; theoretical basics and definitions; different approaches like maximum parsimony, distance methods, maximum likelihood and Bayesian and associated algorithms; tree search and tree rearrangements; models of sequence evolution and model selection; summarizing trees and branch support; tree topology testing; tracing phylogenetic signal and noise; phylogenomics, supertrees and partition models. The last two units will be hands-on exercises.

Time, Place and registration: https://ufind.univie.ac.at/en/course.html?lv=053522&semester=2021W - for registration after deadline send an email to heiko.schmidt@univie.ac.at
 

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