Symposium and Workshop on
New Methods for
Phylogenomics and Metagenomics
The University of Texas at Austin
February 16 and 17, 2013
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This symposium and workshop is funded by the National Science Foundation through
grant DEB 0733029 to the University of Texas, see
Please see Tandy's opening remarks
for important information.
symposium (February 16) will
take places in the ACES Avaya Auditorium (SE corner of
24th and Speedway), and will feature talks on new methods
The current list of
speakers at the symposium includes
Dan Brown (Waterloo),
Joseph Heled (Auckland, New Zealand),
Mark Holder (Kansas),
Curtis Huttenhower (Harvard),
Bret Larget (Wisconsin),
Jim Leebens-Mack (Georgia),
Luay Nakhleh (Rice),
Eric Nawrocki (Janelia Farm, HHMI),
Ben Redelings (NESCENT),
Sebastien Roch (Wisconsin),
Tandy Warnow (Texas).
estimating very large multiple
estimating very large phylogenetic trees,
estimating species trees and networks
in the presence of gene
tree incongruence due to horizontal gene transfer, gene
duplication and loss, or incomplete lineage sorting,
- estimating or correcting estimated gene trees given
species trees in the
presence of gene duplication and loss scenarios,
metagenomic analysis, including
estimating phylogenies and multiple
sequence alignments from fragmentary sequences and
taxon identification of fragmentary sequences.
(February 17, 2013) will provide tutorials
in the use of new methods.
Please see the workshop
schedule (with links to software and some tutorial presentations)
Click here for the list of symposium talks
and (for some of them) the PDF or powerpoint presentation.
Registration is required, but participation in both the symposium and workshop is free.