Phylogenetics: An introduction


This course provides a basic introduction to the field of phylogenetics, with an emphasis on how to read and interpret phylogenetic trees.  

An undergraduate-level knowledge of biology would be an advantage.

About this course

Laura Emery
Learning objectives: 
  • Describe several applications of phylogenetics
  • Explain how to read simple trees
  • Identify major stages in phylogenetic analyses
  • Access bioinformatics tools for phylogenetics