14th annual Sydney Phylogenetics Workshop

The 14th annual Sydney Phylogenetics Workshop was held at the University of Sydney on 27–28 July 2023, with 40 attendees. Speakers included members of the MEEP Lab (Yasmin Asar and Simon Ho) and Australian National University (Fred Jaya). Teaching assistants included Karen López and Toby Kovacs.

Day 1 of the workshop provided an introduction to phylogenetics, evolutionary models, phylogenetic data, phylogenetic analysis, and phylogenomics. Day 2 covered maximum-likelihood analysis using IQ-TREE, Bayesian phylogenetic analysis, and molecular dating. The workshop included supervised practical exercises using the software MEGA, IQ-TREE, and BEAST2.