Workshop Announcement -- Taming the BEAST eh!

August 12-16, 2019, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada


Taming the BEAST is a workshop focused on BEAST 2. The workshop consists of invited talks, lectures and hands-on tutorials by leading experts in the field. The aim of the workshop is to equip participants with the skills and core knowledge to confidently perform phylogenetic and phylodynamic analyses of their own. It is open to graduate students and scientists interested in the analysis of genomic data and molecular evolution.


  • Alexei Drummond, University of Auckland
  • Remco Bouckaert, University of Auckland
  • Jūlija Pečerska, ETZ Zürich
  • Louis du Plessis, University of Oxford
  • Joëlle Barido-Sottani, Iowa State University
  • Claudia Solis-Lemus, Emory University
  • David Rasmussen, NC State University

Application (Deadline April 30th, 2019)

Spaces are limited. Apply by sending your CV, as well as a short description (max 450 words) of your research interests and why you would like to attend the workshop to .

Get in Touch

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please email to get in touch directly with Francois (Frank) Cholette, JC Wilt Infectious Diseases Research Centre and Jeffrey Joy, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS.

More information

For more information, see the Taming the BEAST eh! website.