10-Mar-2016 Rod Page - Big trees and trees on maps: some challenges in visualising phylogenies

10-Mar-2016 Rod Page - Big trees and trees on maps: some challenges in visualising phylogenies

Issued: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:35:00 GMT

Friday 10th March 12-1 pm
GK LT2

 

Phylogenetic trees are one of the iconic visualisations of evolution, but displaying them presents many difficulties. This talk will outline some of the challenges of viewing trees, especially large ones, and will also look at ways to combine trees for DNA sequences with web-based maps, focussing on DNA barcodes.