June 25, Wednesday

 

Bret Larget:

Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms for the Bayesian analysis of phylogenetic trees

[pdf]

 

Gerton Lunter:

A nucleotide substitution model with nearest-neighbour interactions

[ppt][pdf_1][pdf_2]

 

Alexei Drummond:

Relaxing the molecular clock for phylogenetic inference

[pdf]

 

Istvan Miklos:

Gain, loss, duplication model

[pdf]

 

Georgia Tsagkogeorga:

Updating tunicate phylogeny: Bayesian analysis of 18S rRNA sequences

 

 

Bastien Boussau:

Parallel adaptations to high temperatures in the Archean Eon

[pdf]

 

Software demos:

Alexei Drummond: BEAST

Gerton Lunter: HMMoC [ppt][pdf]

Ian Holmes: DART [Keynote][pdf][QuickTime]

 

June 26, Thursday

 

Alexei Drummond:

Non-parametric modeling of population history using the coalescent

[pdf]

 

Marc Suchard:

Fast, accurate and simulation-free stochastic mapping: effective tests for evolutionary innovation

 

 

Gerton Lunter:

Probabilistic whole-genome alignments reveal high indel rates in the human and mouse genomes

[ppt][pdf]

 

Jeff Thorne:

Adding Phenotype and Population Genetics to Interspecific Evolution

[pdf]

 

Ian Holmes:

XRate: a fast prototyping, training and annotation tool for phylo-grammars

[Keynote][pdf][QuickTime]

 

Vladimir N. Minin:

Bayesian phylogenetic mapping of recombi–nation hot-spots

[pdf]

 

Yosef E. Maruvka:

New methods for inferring ancient migration rates, using genetics variation, applied to prehistoric human migration

[ppt] [pdf]

 

Discussion

State of the art of modelling the molecular evolution [ppt] [pdf]

 

June 27, Friday

 

Ian Holmes:

Transducers: an emerging probabilistic framework for modeling indels on trees

[Keynote][pdf][QuickTime]

 

Rahul Satija:

Statistical alignment and rate heterogeneity

[pdf]

 

Istvan Miklos:

Protein structure prediction with statistical alignment

[Keynote] [pdf] [QuickTime]

 

Rune Lyngsoe:

Statistical alignment with spannoids

[pdf]

 

Ian Holmes:

Discovery, alignment and reconstruction of structured RNA

[Keynote][pdf][QuickTime]

 

Elena Rivas:

Probabilistic phylo-genetic inference with insertions and deletions

[pdf]

 

Alexander V. Alekseyenko:

Wagner and Dollo: a stochastic duet by composing two parsimonious solos

[pdf]

 

Bengt Autzen:

The ‘star-tree paradox’ in Bayesian phylogeny

[ppt] [pdf]

 

June 28, Saturday

 

Bhalchandra Thatte:

Convergence of the TKF91 model

[pdf]

 

Istvan Miklos:

Speed of convergence of MCMC methods

[Keynote] [pdf] [QuikTime]

 

Dirk Metzler:

Galton-Wattson process and statistical alignment

[pdf]

 

Mike Steeel:

Some mathematical aspects of Bayesian phylogenetics

[pdf]

 

Marc Suchard:

Temporal-spatial smoothing in phylogenetics

 

 

June 29, Sunday

 

Jens Lagergren:

Bayesian Gene/Species Tree Reconciliation and Orthology Analysis Using MCMC

 

Miklos Csuros:

Intron evolution

[pdf]

 

Ben Redelings:

Modelling indel hotspots when inferring alignments

[pdf]

 

Bret Larget:

Bayesian analysis of metazoan mitochondrial genome arrangements

[pdf]

 

Dirk Metzler:

MCMC RNA structure prediction

[pdf]

 

Discussion Session:

Jotun Hein: What’s next? [pdf]