For lecture materials, go here.
All classes take place in Campus Center Room 917.
Arrive at UMass Amherst (4:00-6:00) and check into North Residential Area, Building C.
Dinner (6:30-7:30) Campus Center room 1001, 10th floorWelcome and introduction (7:30-9:00)
Breakfast (7:30-9:00)Introduction to R with Roger Mundry (9:00-11:00)Examine individual data in R (11:00-12:00)
Lunch (12:00-1:00) in a Campus Center restaurant of your choiceComparative Methods in R with Kate Jones (1:00-3:00)Bayesian Phylogenetics and BEAST with Quentin Atkinson (3:00-5:00)
Hiking and Dinner at Charlie's house (5:15-9:00)
Friday June 4
Breakfast (7:00-9:00)Independent Contrasts in Mesquite with Jason Kamilar (9:00-11:00)Primate Phylogeny and 10K Trees with Charlie Nunn (11:00-12:00)
Lunch (12:00-1:00) in a Campus Center restaurant of your choiceComparative Analysis in Bayes Traits with Laura Fortunato (1:00-3:00)Work on individual datasets and preliminary slides (3:00-4:30)
Two-minute presentations of one slide or initial results. (4:30-5:30)Dinner (6:00-7:30) at Judie's Restaurant in Amherst. Try the popovers!
Saturday June 5
Breakfast (7:00-9:00)Methodology wrap-up (9:00-10:30) Clarifications and additional demonstrationsWork on individual datasets (10:30-12:00)
Lunch (12:00-1:00) in a Campus Center restaurant of your choiceCharlie Nunn TBA! (1:00-2:00)Work on individual datasets and final slides (2:00-4:00)Presentations of final slides (4:00-6:00) 1-2 slides and no more than two minutes to present an interesting result!
Dinner (6:30 onwards) at Amherst Brewing Company
Sunday June 6