Taming the BEAST 2017

Taming the BEAST 2017: Workshop on Bayesian phylogenetic and phylodynamics analyses


Taming the BEAST is a workshop focused on BEAST2, an open-source software package for Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of molecular sequences. The workshop consists of invited talks, lectures and hands-on tutorials by prominent experts in the field.

This workshop aims at equipping participants with the skills and core knowledge necessary to confidently perform phylogenetic and phylodynamics analyses of their own. It is open to scientists of any level interested in the analysis of genomic data and molecular evolution.

Invited speakers include:

Alexei Drummond, University of Auckland

Nuno Faria, University of Oxford

Oliver Pybus, University of Oxford

Tanja Stadler, ETH Zürich

Tim Vaughan, University of Auckland

Erik Volz, Imperial College London

Program: The program will be shown at the following link:

This workshop is organised in collaboration with ETH Zürich and the LSHTM Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

Registration fee: £245 + fees. Lunch and collations will be provided.

Accommodation: Participants are asked to arrange their own accommodation.

For a selection of recommended hotels and/or hostels nearby the School please view the hotels list.

To apply please send a CV, as well as a short description of your research interests and reasons why you would like to attend the workshop (500 words maximum), to Stéphane Hué ( upon registration.

Deadline: Monday 12th of June 2017