Welcome to Ziheng Yang Lab

Our group is based at University College London. We are a small group with varied backgrounds, including evolutionary biologists, computer scientists and statisticians. We develop statistical models and computer software for phylogenetic analysis of DNA or protein sequence data, and conduct analysis of genome-scale datasets.

We are located in Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), University College London (UCL). Our lab is connected to the Fisher Centre for Computational Biology and the Centre for Life’s Origins and Evolution (CLOE) in UCL. We collaborate with scientists around the world, including California, Duke, Seattle, China, Japan and Zurich.


2. June 2020

We are recruiting a postdoc in statistical phylogenetics. Please follow the link

20. April 2020

New BPP verion 4.2.9 is now available on GitHub!

01. February 2020

Visiting Erasmus student Ioanna Kotari joined the lab and will work with Ziheng and Paschalia on the phylogenetic information in protein coding genes.

06. December 2019

'A Bayesian Implementation of the Multispecies Coalescent Model with Introgression for Phylogenomic Analysis' is published in Molecular Biology and Evolution

15. October 2019

MSci student Jiayi Zhu has joined the lab and will work on the evolutionary history of true lizards.

10. October 2019

MRes student Yan Zhou has joined the lab and will work on the chimp species relationships.

01. October 2019

PhD student Jun Huang is visiting us for one year through a CSC scholarship.

13. September 2019

Anne Yoder is visiting us.

23. July 2019

Tomas, Paschalia and Mario organize the symposium "Phylogenomics under the Multispecies Coalescent" at SMBE 2019, Manchester.

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