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Fri 26 Apr 2013
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Department of Genetics, Room G12

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Bioinformatics: Interpreting Phylogenies

Fri 26 Apr 2013


This introductory 1-day course is for people who have recently started working with molecular phylogenetic trees, either estimating their own, working in collaboration with others who estimate them, or reading articles that include trees. Further information is available.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book by linking here.

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Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 26 Apr 2013   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Department of Genetics, Room G12 map Aidan Budd,  Cilia Antoniou,  Sarah Parks,  A. Friday
Topics covered
  • an introduction to basic terminology and concepts associated with phylogenies
  • a brief discussion of some issues related to multiple sequence alignment
  • demonstrations and exercises using tree viewing tools
  • an example phylogenetic analysis taken from beginning to end

As a result of attending the course, participants will be better able to:

  • appropriately and correctly interpret the results of phylogenetic analyses
  • visualise and manipulate the results of phylogenetic analyses
  • develop and link together different stages in a phylogenetic analysis

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