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Phylogenetic comparative methods discussion

admin-ajaxThis semester a group of EEB undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty will read and discuss chapters from a new edited volume on Phylogenetic Comparative Methods. The book is available online to University of Rochester faculty, students and staff through the River Campus libraries here.

The group will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm in the graduate student lounge starting next week (24 Feb). If you are interested in attending, click more below to see the reading schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Chapter

Topic

Page

Leader

24 Feb

1

An Introduction to the Phylogenetic Comparative Method

3

Bob

3 Mar

2

How to Build and Tailor Phylogenies to Interspecific Datasets

19

Bort

10 Mar

5

A Primer on Phylogenetic Generalized Least Squares (PGLS)

105

Emerson

17 Mar

6

Statistical Issues and Assumptions of PGLS

131

Rome

24 Mar

7

Uncertainties Due to Within-Species Variation

157

Amanda

31 Mar

8

An Introduction to Phylogenetic Path Analysis

201

Munni

7 Apr

9

Phylogenetic Regression for Binary Dependent Variables

231

Shannon

14 Apr

10

Bayesian Approaches in Phylogenetic Comparative Methods

263

Ching‑Ho

21 Apr

11

General Quantitative Genetic Methods for Comparative Biology

287

Anthony

 

 

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