DIMACS Working Group on Phylogenetic Trees and Rapidly Evolving Diseases

First Meeting: The DIMACS Symposium on Phylogenetics and Rapidly Evolving Pathogens
Date: September 7 - 8, 2004
Location: Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
Allen Rodrigo, University of Auckland, a.rodrigo@auckland.ac.nz
Mike Steel, University of Canterbury, M.Steel@math.canterbury.ac.nz
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Computational and Mathematical Epidemiology.

Information on the International Conference on Bioinformatics 2004 can be found at: www.incob.org.

Working Group Program:

Tuesday, September 7, 2004

 9:00 -  9:40  Phylogenetic networks and biodiversity
               Mike Steel, University of Canterbury
 9:45 - 10:25  Viruses, clocks, and cospeciation
               Roderic Page, University of Glasgow
11:00 - 11:40  Recombination, 3D network structure, multiple
               transmission, and subpopulation frequency shifts in
               a mother-to-child transmission case.
               Thomas Leitner, Los Alamos National Laboratories

11:45 - 12:25  Resolving the intra-host evolution of rapidly evolving 
               pathogens: common patterns and shared indel information 
               under a Bayesian framework
               Marc Suchard, University of California, San Diego

 2:00 -  2:40  Modeling virus evolution and population dynamics
               Alexei Drummond, University of Oxford

 2:45 -  3:25  Making evolutionary inferences when there is dependent 
               change among sequence positions, with emphasis on protein 
               tertiary structure and viral antigenicity. 
               Jeff Thorne, North Carolina State University

Wednesday, September 8, 2004

 9:00 - 9:40   Imperfect molecular clocks
               Bruce Rannala, University of Alberta

 9:45 - 10:25  Measurably evolving memes: new models and inference 
               tools for meme-trait data
               Geoff Nicholls, University of Auckland

11:00 - 11:20  Phylogeny and alignment
               Ben Redelings, University of California, San Diego

11:20 - 1140   Measurably evolving populations and the structured coalescent
               Gregory Ewing, University of Auckland

11:45 - 12:25  Measurably evolving populations: where to next?
               Allen Rodrigo, University of Auckland

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