Nov 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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BIOL 502 - Population Genetics

Units: 4
Study of how populations evolve in response to demography and natural selection, to understand genetic diversity and variation. Includes a study of mutation, drift, neutral theory, migration, selection, structure and inbreeding. Lab includes a small-scale population genetics project, involving local flora and fauna. Lab covers DNA extraction, quality control, PCR, genotyping, sequencing, bioinformatics using R to address questions about evolutionary history and genomic diversity. Three hours of lecture. Three hours of laboratory.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 352  with a grade of C (2.0) or better, or enrollment in the Biological Sciences graduate program.



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