New Discussion group

This semester a9783662435496 group of EEB undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty will read and discuss chapters from a new edited volume on Phylogenetic Comparative Methods. The book is available online through the University of Rochester River Campus libraries here.

The group will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm in the graduate student lounge starting next week (24 Feb). If you are interested in attending, click more below to see the reading schedule.

Date Chapter Topic Page Leader
24 Feb 1 An Introduction to the Phylogenetic Comparative Method 3 Bob
3 Mar 2 How to Build and Tailor Phylogenies to Interspecific Datasets 19 Bort
10 Mar 5 A Primer on Phylogenetic Generalized Least Squares (PGLS) 105 Emerson
17 Mar 6 Statistical Issues and Assumptions of PGLS 131 Rome
24 Mar 7 Uncertainties Due to Within-Species Variation 157 Amanda
31 Mar 8 An Introduction to Phylogenetic Path Analysis 201 Munni
7 Apr 9 Phylogenetic Regression for Binary Dependent Variables 231 Shannon
14 Apr 10 Bayesian Approaches in Phylogenetic Comparative Methods 263 Ching‑Ho
21 Apr 11 General Quantitative Genetic Methods for Comparative Biology 287 Anthony