Introduction to Phylogenetics

Prof. Sagi Snir will present the scientific basis behind the different approaches in phylogenetics and the tools used for these analyses. Practical aspects of the use of these tools will be discussed.

  • What is Phylogenetics
  • Sequence Analysis
  • Sequence similarity/distance
  • Distance based reconstruction methods
  • Character based reconstruction methods
  • Maximum likelihood
  • Supertree approaches

Slides can be found here:


Sagi Snir, Ph.D
Univerity of Haifa, Israel

Workshop Details

Date: Feb. 7 – 9
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Location: Collaboratory Classroom  (Boyer Hall, 529)
Seats Available: 28