This course will cover the basics of Phylogenetic Analysis, both theoretical and practical aspects.
The course will be discussion based with active participation required.
A general outline (subject to change):
- Introduction and Biology Basics
- Multiple Alignment
- Models of Evolution
- Distance methods
- Character methods
There will be a short weekly assignment which will be the basis of the next weeks discussion.
This is a half semester course, starting at the end of November.
The course is intended for second year Msc students and above.