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The Stanford X-Tree Project is a project of the laboratory of Prof. Noah Rosenberg in the Department of Biology. The website is maintained by Daniel Cotter and was previously maintained by Jaehee Kim (2018-2021).

A news story about the project appeared in Stanford Report on December 7, 2021.

For more information on Stanford’s trees, see the remarkable, maintained by Sairus Patel, and Ronald Bracewell’s Trees of Stanford and Environs (Stanford Historical Society, 2005).

For more information about mathematical phylogenetics, see:

  • C Semple, M Steel. Phylogenetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2003).
  • J Felsenstein. Inferring Phylogenies. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer (2004).
  • M Steel. Phylogeny: Discrete and Random Processes in Evolution. Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (2016).