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BE280 – Population Genetics

Classical genetics as it applies to understanding the evolution of populations. This course examines the following topics: genetic issues of small and isolated populations, Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, factors affecting allele frequencies, variance and F-statistics, molecular methods, and quantitative genetics. This course also includes discussions of contemporary issues in applied population genetics and laboratory investigations.

Prerequisite: Molecular Biology 131, Organismal Biology and Ecology 208, and Chemistry 108; or consent of instructor.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2018 Block 5 Population Genetics Shane Heschel Olin Hall 482 24/11 06/17/2018
Fall 2018 Block 2 Population Genetics Shane Heschel TBA 24/0 06/17/2018