Simon Ho

Presentations

Invited talks

2016 Phylogenomic analysis and molecular evolutionary clocks (pending – November)
AB3ACBS Conference. Brisbane, Australia.
2016 Genomic and evolutionary insights from molecular clocks (pending – September)
Centre for Computational Evolution. University of Auckland, New Zealand.
2015 Molecular evolutionary clocks in the genomic era
Research School of Biology. Australian National University, Australia.
2015 Genome-scale molecular dating and the evolutionary timescale of insects
Symposium on Insect Evolution, Ecology, Physiology, and Symbiosis. University of the Ryukyus, Japan.
2015 Evolutionary insights from molecular clocks
University of Melbourne, Australia.
2015 Time after time: Measuring evolution with molecular clocks
Sydney Science Forum. University of Sydney, Australia.
2015 Resolving the timescale of the Tree of Life using molecular clocks
Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian Museum. Sydney, Australia.
2014 Estimating evolutionary timescales using genomic data
Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity. University of Adelaide, Australia.
2012 Estimating evolutionary time-scales using DNA
School of Mathematics and Statistics. University of Sydney, Australia.
2012 Estimating evolutionary time-scales using DNA
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Beijing, China.
2011 Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution: Evidence and causes
Department of Biological Sciences. Macquarie University, Australia.
2011 Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution: Evidence and causes
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of Melbourne, Australia.
2010 Short-term elevation of molecular rates: Summary of evidence and potential causes
Phylomania Conference. University of Tasmania, Australia.
2009 Estimating evolutionary time-scales using DNA: An overview and update
Keynote: Australasian Evolution Society Conference. Australian National University, Australia.
2009 Evaluating the mitochondrial timescale of human evolution
Quaternary Forum. Australian National University, Australia.
2009 Looking into the evolutionary past using DNA
School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences. University of New South Wales, Australia.
2008 Evolutionary insights from ancient DNA
Department of Biological Sciences. Macquarie University, Australia.
2008 Recalibrating the time-scale of human evolution using mitochondrial DNA
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of Adelaide, Australia.
2007 Relaxed molecular clocks and probabilistic calibrations
Structural, Functional, and Evolutionary Genomics Conference. Cambridge, United Kingdom.
2007 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Natural History Museum. London, United Kingdom.
2007 The molecular clock: Theory and application
Medical School. University of Athens, Greece.
2006 A biologist's guide to dating, with a discussion of uncorrelated relaxed-clock models
Dating the Tree of Life Symposium. University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Contributed talks

2016 Genomic and evolutionary insights from molecular clocks (pending – October)
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Beijing, China.
2016 Estimating evolutionary rates and timescales using time-structured data
Molecular Paleobiology of Australia's Terrestrial Vertebrates Conference. Melbourne Museum, Australia.
2014 Estimating evolutionary timescales using genomic data
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of Sydney, Australia.
2013 Detecting evolutionary rate autocorrelation among lineages
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA. University of Adelaide, Australia.
2013 Choosing the number of relaxed-clock models in molecular phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of New South Wales, Australia.
2012 Choosing the number of relaxed-clock models in molecular phylogenetic analysis
Phylomania Conference. University of Tasmania, Australia.
2012 The evolving molecular clock: Current research directions
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA. University of Adelaide, Australia.
2012 Time-dependent rates of molecular evolution
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris, France.
2011 Estimating demographic history using ancient DNA sequences
Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution Palaeontology & Systematics. Perth, Australia.
2010 The molecular clock: Estimating the timescale of human evolution and migration
Department of Archaeology. Durham University, United Kingdom.
2010 Ancient DNA: 'Molecular fossils' provide a window on the past
Biological Sciences. University of Sydney, Australia.
2010 Using genetic evidence to evaluate palaeoanthropological hypotheses for Neanderthal and modern human origins
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. Canberra, Australia.
2009 Evaluating the mitochondrial timescale of human evolution
Conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution Palaeontology & Systematics. University of New South Wales, Australia.
2008 Recalibrating the time-scale of human evolution using mitochondrial DNA
International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology. University of York, United Kingdom.
2008 Ancient DNA: 'Molecular fossils' provide a window on the past
Tempo and Mode Seminar Series. Australian National University, Australia.
2008 Bayesian divergence time estimation using relaxed clocks
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA. University of Adelaide, Australia.
2007 Applications of phylogenetics in ancient DNA analysis
Evolution Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
2007 Measuring rates of molecular evolution from ancient DNA
Australasian Evolution Society Conference. University of New South Wales, Australia.
2006 Testing a Bayesian model of sequence damage using ancient DNA data sets
International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology. Stockholm University, Sweden.
2006 A biologist's guide to dating
Evolution Conference. State University of New York, Stony Brook, United States of America.
2006 A biologist's guide to dating
PhyloGroup V. University College London, United Kingdom.
2005 Phylogenetic inference in a relaxed clock framework
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
2003 Re-evaluating the Cambrian explosion hypothesis
Annual New Zealand Phylogenetics Meeting. Kaikoura, New Zealand.

Workshops

2016 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney, Australia.
2015 Advanced phylogenetic analysis
Research School of Biology. Australian National University, Australia.
2015 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Melbourne, Australia.
2015 An introduction to phylogenetics
Macquarie University, Australia.
2015 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney, Australia.
2015 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Research School of Biology. Australian National University, Australia.
2014 Advanced Bayesian phylogenetics
Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity. University of Adelaide, Australia.
2014 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney, Australia.
2014 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of Sydney, Australia.
2013 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney, Australia.
2013 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference. University of New South Wales, Australia.
2013 Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of influenza viruses
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Australia.
2012 Introduction to phylogenetic analysis
University of Sydney, Australia.
2012 PhyloWorkshop
Research School of Biology. Australian National University, Australia.
2011 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
National Herbarium of NSW, Royal Botanic Garden. Sydney, Australia.
2011 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Sydney, Australia.
2010 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
2010 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
2010 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
University of Sydney, Australia.
2010 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Australian National University, Australia.
2008 Bayesian phylogenetic analysis using BEAST
Australian National University, Australia.