Society of Systematic Biologists Workshop

SSB Members - here is your chance to learn from some of the best and brightest in the Society of Systematic Biologists. All SSB members are invited to attend the inaugural Society of Systematic Biologists Workshop, which will be held on Friday June 21, 2013 between 1:00 and 5:00. This workshop is open only to members of SSB, so be sure to join or renew your membership today!


1:00L. Lacey KnowlesOpening Remarks
1:05Joe FelsensteinModel-based statistical phylogenetics: past, present, and future.
1:40Brant FairclothUsing next-generation molecular techniques to achieve phylogenomic nirvana.
2:20Peter BeerliComparing biogeographic hypotheses using MIGRATE.
3:10 - 3:30Break
3:30Jeet SukumaranPhylogeographic Model Selection Using Approximate Bayesian Computation.
4:15Stacey SmithThe comparative toolbox: common approaches for diverse questions.
4:55Bryan CarstensClosing Remarks - Door prize giveaways

There will be a short reception following the workshop - this will be the place to meet society members and discuss phylogenetic and phylogeographic methods.

Please contact Bryan Carstens <carstens dot 12 at osu dot edu> with questions.