Large scale evolutionary inference
Data that can be used to answer evolutionary questions is being generated on unprecedented scales.
How can we take advantage of evolutionary information in large data sets,
in a way that is:
- biologically informed
- statistically rigorous
- computationally efficient?
McTavishLab + guide Jackie Shay exploring the Vernal Pools reserve
UC Merced writup of recent Open Tree of life grant
Prospective graduate students should apply through UC Merced’s Quantitative and Systems Biology (QSB) program.
Funding and training opportunities also available through Intelligent Adaptive Systems national research training grant.