Simon Ho

Presentations

Invited talks

Estimating evolutionary timescales using genomic data
Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity.
University of Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2014.

Estimating evolutionary time-scales using DNA
School of Mathematics and Statistics.
University of Sydney, Australia. Apr 2012.

Estimating evolutionary time-scales using DNA
Institute of Zoology.
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Apr 2012.

Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution: Evidence and causes
Department of Biological Sciences.
Macquarie University, Australia. Aug 2011.

Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution: Evidence and causes
Early Career Researcher Award Presentation.
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference.
University of Melbourne, Australia. Jul 2011.

Short-term elevation of molecular rates: Summary of evidence and potential causes
Phylomania Conference.
University of Tasmania, Australia. Nov 2010.

Estimating evolutionary time-scales using DNA: An overview and update
Keynote speaker.
Australasian Evolution Society Conference.
Australian National University, Australia. Sep 2009.

Evaluating the mitochondrial timescale of human evolution
Quaternary Forum.
Australian National University, Australia. Jun 2009.

Looking into the evolutionary past using DNA
School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences.
University of New South Wales, Australia. Feb 2009.

Evolutionary insights from ancient DNA
Department of Biological Sciences.
Macquarie University, Australia. Nov 2008.

Recalibrating the time-scale of human evolution using mitochondrial DNA
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference.
University of Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2008.

Relaxed molecular clocks and probabilistic calibrations
Session chair.
Structural, Functional, and Evolutionary Genomics Conference.
Cambridge, UK. Jul 2007.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Natural History Museum, London.
London, UK. Jul 2007.

The molecular clock: Theory and application
Medical School.
University of Athens, Greece. Jun 2007.

A biologist's guide to dating, with a discussion of uncorrelated relaxed-clock models
Dating the Tree of Life Symposium.
University of Geneva, Switzerland. Sep 2006.

Contributed talks

Estimating evolutionary timescales using genomic data
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference.
University of Sydney, Australia. Jul 2014.

Detecting evolutionary rate autocorrelation among lineages
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA.
University of Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2013.

Choosing the number of relaxed-clock models in molecular phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference.
University of New South Wales, Australia. Jul 2013.

Choosing the number of relaxed-clock models in molecular phylogenetic analysis
Session chair.
Phylomania Conference.
University of Tasmania, Australia. Nov 2012.

The evolving molecular clock: Current research directions
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA.
University of Adelaide, Australia. Oct 2012.

Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.
Paris, France. Jun 2012.

Estimating demographic history using ancient DNA sequences
Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution Palaeontology & Systematics.
Perth, Australia. Apr 2011.

The molecular clock: Estimating the timescale of human evolution and migration
Department of Archaeology.
Durham University, United Kingdom. Nov 2010.

Ancient DNA: 'Molecular fossils' provide a window on the past
School of Biological Sciences.
University of Sydney, Australia. Jul 2010.

Using genetic evidence to evaluate four palaeoanthropological hypotheses for the timing of Neanderthal and modern human origins
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference.
CSIRO, Canberra, Australia. Jul 2010.

Evaluating the mitochondrial timescale of human evolution
Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution Palaeontology & Systematics.
University of New South Wales, Australia. Jun 2009.

Recalibrating the time-scale of human evolution using mitochondrial DNA
Session chair.
International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology 3.
University of York, UK. Sep 2008.

Ancient DNA: 'Molecular fossils' provide a window on the past
Tempo and Mode Seminar Series, Centre for Macroevolution and Macroecology.
Australian National University, Australia. Sep 2008.

Bayesian divergence time estimation using relaxed clocks
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA.
University of Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2008.

Applications of phylogenetics in ancient DNA analysis
Evolution 2007.
Christchurch, New Zealand. Jun 2007.

Measuring rates of molecular evolution from ancient DNA
Australasian Evolution Society Conference.
University of New South Wales, Australia. Jun 2007.

Testing a Bayesian model of sequence damage using ancient DNA data sets
International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology 2.
Stockholm University, Sweden. Sep 2006.

A biologist's guide to dating
Evolution 2006.
State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA. Jun 2006.

A biologist's guide to dating
PhyloGroup V.
University College London, UK. Apr 2006.

Phylogenetic inference in a relaxed clock framework
Molecular Biology and Evolution 2005.
Auckland, New Zealand. Jun 2005.

Re-evaluating the Cambrian explosion hypothesis
Annual New Zealand Phylogenetics Meeting.
Kaikoura, New Zealand. Feb 2003.

Re-evaluating the Cambrian explosion hypothesis
Bioinformatics and Molecular Biotechnology Showcase.
University of Sydney, Australia. Nov 2002.

Invited workshops

Workshop: Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Australian National University.
Canberra, Australia. Jan 2015 (pending).

Workshop: Advanced Bayesian phylogenetics
Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity.
University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2014.

Workshop: Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia.
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Jul 2013.

Workshop: Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of influenza viruses
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.
Melbourne, Australia. Apr 2013.

Workshop: PhyloWorkshop
Research School of Biology.
Australian National University, Australia. May 2012.

Workshop: Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
National Herbarium of NSW, Royal Botanic Garden.
Sydney, Australia. Aug 2011.

Workshop: Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences.
University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dec 2010.

Workshops

Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2014.
2 days. 42 registered participants.

Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2014.
1 day. 12 registered participants.

Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2013.
2 days. 51 registered participants.

Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of New South Wales. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2013.
1 day. 30 registered participants.

Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2012.
2 days. 58 registered participants.

PhyloWorkshop
Australian National University. Canberra, Australia. May 2012.
2 days. 43 registered participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
National Herbarium of NSW, Royal Botanic Garden. Sydney, Australia. Aug 2011.
2 days. 16 registered participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2011.
2 days. 30 registered participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Gothenburg. Gothenburg, Sweden. Dec 2010.
3 days, 32 registered participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Oct 2010.
1 day, 10 registered participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2010.
3 days, 55 registered participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Australian National University. Canberra, Australia. Mar 2010.
2 days, 30 participants.

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Australian National University. Canberra, Australia. Aug 2008.
3 days, 50 participants.