Conference / Workshop Talks

  1. (Upcoming) July, 2019. 27th Conference on Intelligent Molecular Systems / 18th European Conference on Compuational Biology (ISMB/ECCB). TreeMerge: A new method for improving the scalability of species tree estimation methods.
  2. April 13, 2019. Trees in the Desert: A workshop on ultra-large phylogenetic trees. New divide-and-conquer approaches for constructing species trees from large genomic datasets. [slides]
  3. November 8, 2018. HPC and Data Science for Scientific Discovery Workshop. Scaling species tree estimation methods to large datasets using NJMerge. [slides]
  4. October 11, 2018. 16th International Conference on Comparative Genomics (RECOMB-CG). NJMerge: A Generic Technique for Scaling Phylogeny Estimation Methods and Its Application to Species Trees.
  5. August 17, 2018. Phylogenomics Software Symposium. Scaling species tree estimation methods to large datasets using NJMerge.
  6. June 5, 2018. NCSA Blue Waters Symposium for Petascale Science and Beyond. Designing parallel algorithms for constructing large phylogenetic trees on Blue Waters.
  7. June 18, 2016. Evolution. To include of not to include: The impact of missing data on summary methods for species tree estimation.
  8. June 16, 2016. Phylogenomics Symposium and Software School. To include of not to include: The impact of missing data on summary methods for species tree estimation. [slides]
  9. March 26, 2015. 17th Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods. Is the ideal prolongation operator always "ideal" for a particular coarse/fine splitting? (Work with L. Olson and J. Schroder)

Hands-on Tutorials

  1. April 13, 2019. Trees in the Desert: A workshop on ultra-large phylogenetic trees. Species tree estimation using divide-and-conquer pipelines. [tutorial]
  2. August 6, 2017. Strategies and Techniques for Analyzing Microbial Population Structures (STAMPS). Metagenomic Analysis using Phylogeny-Aware Profiles. [tutorial]

Posters

  1. (Upcoming) May 28, 2019. 6th International Conference on Algorithms for Computational Biology (AlCoB). A nearly alignment-free approach to large-scale gene tree estimation using TreeMerge.
  2. May, 2016. Molecules as documents of evolutionary history (CNRS). To include of not to include: The impact of missing data on summary methods for species tree estimation.
  3. May, 2007. Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Bypassing Replicative Senescence in Primary Mouse Mammary Tumor Cells with Viral Oncogenes. (Work with J.A. Gershan and R. Orentas)