Scott Edwards
Scott Edwards

Arrival and Departure

June 1 to June 6

Institutional Website

Edwards Lab Web Site

Lecture Material

2022: Lecture part I

2022: Lecture part II

Lab Material (not presented in class, but available for exploration)

2019: Lecture part I

2019: Lecture part II

2019: Tutorial slides

2019: Edwards Lab data files and documentation (zip file)

2019: Phybase (at Liang Liu lab website)

2019: MP-EST (at Liang Liu lab website)

2019: Conservation analysis R script

Key Papers

Edwards (2009): A perspective arguing for the utility of phylogenetic methods using the multispecies coalescent

Liu et al. (2009): A review of methods and issues surrounding “species tree” phylogenetic methods

Degnan & Rosenberg (2009): An excellent review of the multispecies coalescent, including discussion of the anomaly zone

Liu et al. (2010): MP-EST: A maximum pseudolikelihood species tree method

Cloutier et al. (2019): Whole-genome analyses resolve the phylogeny of flightless birds (Palaeognathae) in the presence of an empirical anomaly zone. Syst. Biol.

Sackton et al. (2019): Convergent regulatory evolution and loss of flight in palaeognathous birds. Science 364: 74-78

Hu, et al. (2019): Bayesian detection of convergent rate changes of conserved noncoding elements on phylogenetic trees. Mol. Biol. Evol. 36: 1086-1110

Rheindt et al. (2014): An empirical example of using SNPs for phylogenetics