Taming the BEAST 2017

Event Start Date 24 Jul 2017 9:00
Event End Date 28 Jul 2017 17:00
URL Website
Location London, UK


Taming the BEAST is a workshop focused on BEAST2, an open-source software package for Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of molecular sequences. The workshop consists of invited talks, lectures and hands-on tutorials by prominent experts in the field.

This workshop aims at equipping participants with the skills and core knowledge necessary to confidently perform phylogenetic and phylodynamics analyses of their own. It is open to scientists of any level interested in the analysis of genomic data and molecular evolution.

Invited speakers include:

  • Alexei Drummond, University of Auckland
  • Nuno Faria, University of Oxford
  • Oliver Pybus, University of Oxford
  • Tanja Stadler, ETH Zürich
  • Tim Vaughan, University of Auckland
  • Erik Volz, Imperial College London