Advanced Workshop for Bioinformatics Specialists
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Why Study Molecular Phylogenetics?

  • Provides insights into relationships among organisms - through "species" trees.
  • Provides insights into the evolution and history of genes - through "gene" trees.

  • The utility of phylogenetic methods goes beyond their use in systematics and molecular evolution.
  • Many "practical" and "applied" sciences use the methods as well.

Phylogenetic Resources
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Revised 07/19/2004