Module 1

Tree of Life

Students are given a whistle-stop tour through the Tree of Life, from the basics of the Kingdom-level classification and prokaryotes, through protists to the animal and green worlds. 

The lectures are aimed to give everybody a broad grounding in the life-history characteristics, major features and diversity of a wide range of taxonomic groups.

Duration: 1 week

Module 2: Phylogenetic reconstruction: theory and practice