This application is designed to be a collaborative activity to teach undergraduate students about phylogeny and to prevent misconceptions about evolution. The system guides the students through a set of steps required to construct a phylogenetic tree based on morphological and DNA sequencedata.
Harvard SEAS: Press release
Project name: PhyloGenie
Project members: Bertrand Schneider, Laurence Muller, Megan Strait, Orit Shaer, Chia Shen
Published paper(s): Engaging Students in Collaborative ‘Tree-Thinking’ through Tabletop Techniques, ACM CHI 2012.