|Lecturers||Prof. Daniel Huson and Timo Lucas|
Tuesdays, 8:15-10, in A302, Sand 1, starting October 25.
Assignments will be made available every Tuesday at 8am via Ilias. Solutions are due by the following Tuesday at 8am.
Thursdays, 4-6pm, Poolraum C214 (Informatik Sand 14), starting Nov 10, will meet somewhere else on Jan 19.
Participation is mandatory.
|Audience||Bachelor and master students, bioinformatics, 6 LP|
This course gives an introduction to the basic concepts and methods of phylogenetics.
Weekly assignments are handed out in class.
|25.10.||1. Graphs and trees||Assignment 1|
|08.11.||2. Maximum parsimony methods||Assignment 2|
|15.11.||3. Distance-based methods||Assignment 3|
|22.11.||4. Sequence-based methods||Assignment 4|
|29.11.||5. Rooted trees and networks||Assignment 5|
|13.12.||6. Unrooted trees and networks||Assignment 7|
No class - video online
In this week, tutorial meets via Zoom
|10.01||7. Consensus trees and networks||Assignment 9|
|17.01.||8. Neighbor net||Assignment 10|
|24.01||9. phylogenetic outlines||Practice exam|
There will be a makeup exam on March 29th, 9:15-10:45, in C215, Sand 14. Please send an email to Prof. Daniel Huson if you intend to participate in this exam.
- Felsenstein, Inferring Phylogenies, Sinauer, 2004
- Huson, Rupp und Scornavacca, Phylogenetic Networks, Cambridge University Press, 2010
How to get credit for this course
- Always participate in the weekly problem sessions and actively present your results. If you miss more than two tutorials, then you will not be allowed to take the exam.
- Assignments are set weekly and are due the following week.
- Obtain at least 50% of all points. If you obtain 70%, 80% or 90% of all possible assignment points, then you will receive bonus points toward your exam.
- Pass the exam.