Workshop Český Krumlov (2016)

Workshop on Population and Speciation Genomics

Český Krumlov, 2016

This page contains teaching materials to support BEAST 2 practical sessions at the Workshop on Molecular Evolution in Český Krumlov, 2016.

Required Software

The following software must be installed on your computer to complete these tutorials:


The following tutorials will be taught during practical sessions in the Workshop.

  1. Extended Bayesian Skyline Plot (EBSP) tutorial [zip] [logs for a 100M run]
  2. Sructured Coalescent tutorials
  3. Bayes Factor Delimitation of Species (BFD*) [zip]


Further documentation

Further documentation on BEAST2 can be found on the BEAST2 website.

If you are having trouble starting BEAST and BEAUti by double-clicking on Windows it is probably because you have more than one Java version installed. Make sure “java — version” reports version 1.8 and then follow these instructions to start BEAUti and BEAST from the Command Prompt.

Bayesian evolutionary analysis by sampling trees