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Tuesday, June 10th
9h Bus from Montpellier centre to Hameau de l'Etoile
10h Café & croissants
10h50 Bienvenue
11h - 12h15 Information Theory
11h Beyond 'event horizons' in early evolution
Mike Steel, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Slides
11h25 Equivalence of Maximum Parsimony and Maximum Likelihood revisited
Mareike Fischer, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Slides
11h50 Identifiability of models from parsimony-informative pattern frequencies
John Rhodes, University of Kansas, USA. Slides
12h15 Déjeuner
13h45 - 15h25 Models
13h45 Realism and Instrumentalism in theoretical models of molecular evolution
David Penny, Massey University, New Zealand. Slides
14h10 Probabilistic models of the evolution of the rate of evolution
Stéphane Guindon, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Slides
14h35 Quantifying the Time Irreversibility of the Nucleotide Substitution Process
Federico Squartini, Max Planck Institute, Germany. Slides
15h Estimating the contribution of sequence context to nucleotide substitution rate heterogeneity
Helen Lindsay, Australian National University, Australia. Slides
15h25 - 16h Thé & gateaux
16h - 17h45 Models & Algorithms
16h Using the best model! Reconstructing the worst tree...
Liat Shavit-Grievink, Massey University, New Zealand. Slides
16h10 Awesome Matrices and Markov models in Phylogenetics
Steffen Klaere, Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna, Austria. Slides
16h20 A new phylo-HMM paradigm to search for sequences
Jean-Baka Domelevo-Entfellner, LIRMM - CNRS, France. Slides
16h30 Modelling heterogeneity in nucleotide sequence evolution
Simon Whelan, University of Manchester, UK. Slides
16h55 Sampling trees with a fixed number of leaves
Tanja Gernhard, Technische Universität München, Germany. Slides
17h20 Simultaneous estimation of alignments and trees
Tandy Warnow, University of Texas, USA. Slides
17h45 A more realistic approach to simulating heterotachy and its effect on phylogenetic accuracy
Christoph Mayer, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany. Slides
Wednesday, June 11th
9h - 10h15 Rearrangements & duplications
9h Including descendants of whole genome duplication in gene order phylogeny
David Sankoff, University of Ottawa, Canada.
9h25 Reconstruction of ancestral chromosomes: methodological frameworks
Eric Tannier, LBBE - INRIA, France. Slides
9h50 The complexity of deriving multi-labeled trees from bipartitions
Vincent Moulton, University of East Anglia, UK. Slides
10h15 - 10h45 Café & croissants
10h45 - 12h25 Bayesian
10h45 New computational methods for efficient phylogenetic MCMC
Michael Defoin-Platel, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Slides
11h15 Bayesian estimation of selection pressure on protein coding sequences
Aude Grelaud, MIG - INRA, France. Slides
11h35 The dynamics of positive selection on the mammalian tree: A Bayesian inference of selection histories
Carolin Kosiol, Cornell University , USA. Slides
12h Studying historic demographic parameters using an approximate bayesian computation
Joao Lopes, University of Reading, UK. Slides
12h25 Déjeuner
13h45 - 14h50 Genetics
13h45 Evolutionary pathways for sex-determining mechanisms based on X-chromosome elimination: The sciarid system
Lucas Sanchez, CSIC, Spain. Slides
13h55 Evolutionary process of a tetranucleotide microsatellite locus in Acipenseriforms
Eric Rivals, LIRMM - CNRS, France. Slides
14h05 Application of Matlab in population genetics and molecular evolution
James Cai, Stanford University, USA. Slides
14h15 Expected time to coalescence and Fst under a skewed offspring distribution among individuals in a population
Bjarki Eldon, Harvard University, USA. Slides
14h25 Coalescence: exact calculations of coalescence times for subdivided population
Alain Franc, BGC - INRA, France.
14h50 - 15h10 Pause & thé
15h10 - 16h Networks
15h10 Summarizing Multiple Gene Trees Using Cluster Networks
Regula Rupp, University of Tübingen, Germany. Slides
15h35 Level-k phylogenetic networks
Leo van Iersel, Techinische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands. Slides
16h Thé & gateaux, promenades, discussions...
Thursday, June 12th
9h - 10h40 Trees & supertrees
9h Phylogenetic Diversity with Disappearing Features
Charles Semple, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Slides
9h25 Encoding phylogenetic trees in terms of weighted quartets
Katharina Huber, University of East Anglia, UK. Slides
9h50 Healing source trees to obtain healthy supertrees
Céline Scornavacca, LIRMM - CNRS, France. Slides
10h15 Human genetic ancestry: When branches get short
Arndt von Haeseler, Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna, Austria.
10h40 - 11h10 Café & croissants
11h10 - 12h25 Viruses
11h10 The computational biology of genetically diverse assemblages
Allen Rodrigo, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Slides
11h35 Integrating genetic and epidemiological data to determine transmission pathways of foot-and-mouth disease virus
Gaël Thébaud, BGPI - INRA, France. Slides
12h Applying molecular clocks to date the intraspecific and interspecific diversification of RNA plant virus species
Denis Fargette, RPB - IRD, France.
12h25 Déjeuner
13h45 - 15h40 Phylogenetics
13h45 A phylogenetic follow-up study of 4 individuals infected with closely related HIV-1 strains
Kristen Chalmet, Ghent University , Belgium. Slides
13h55 Comparison of commonly used methods for combining multiple phylogenetic data sets
Anne Kupczok, Center for Integrative Bioinformatics Vienna, Austria. Slides
14h05 Phylogenetic Diversity with Ecological Constraints
Beáta Faller, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Slides
14h15 Tools for choosing among alternative network phylogenetic inferences
Steven M. Woolley, St. Louis, USA. Slides
14h25 Parallel Adaptations to High Temperatures in the Archean Eon
Samuel Blanquart, LIRMM - CNRS, France. Slides
14h50 - 15h10 Pause & thé
15h10 - 16h25 Models & Algorithms
15h10 Is protein sequence evolution constant over time?
Nick Goldman, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, UK. Slides
15h35 New Methods for Genealogical Network Inference based on Local Tree Topologies with a Set of SNP Sequences in Populations
Yufeng Wu, University of Connecticut, USA. Slides
16h Exact and efficient algorithms for the probability of a marker under incomplete lineage sorting
David Bryant, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
16h25 The end! Bus to Montpellier centre.

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