ECOL 596X - Evolutionary Genetics, Fall 2017

Meets:

2:00 - 2:50 PM, Mon, BSW 331

Instructor:

Dr. Mike Barker; BioSciences West 321E; 520-621-2213; msbarker@email.arizona.edu 

Office Hours:

Email to schedule

Full Syllabus


COURSE SCHEDULE

Date

Topic

Discussion Leader

Readings

8/28

Introduction

Nei’s “Mutation-Driven Evolution”

9/4

NO CLASS - LABOR DAY

9/11

Chapter 1

9/18

9/25

10/2

10/9

10/16

Mutation

Joe

Paper 1 & Paper 2

10/23

Mating Systems

Alyssa

Barrett & Harder 2017; Winn et al. 2011

10/30

Recombination

Chenlu

Kosheleva & Desai 2017

11/6

Population Bottlenecks

Liz

Balick et al. 2015

11/13

Effective Population Size

Kendell

Galtier 2016; Laikre et al. 2016

11/20

Pleiotropy

El

He and Zhang 2006

11/27

Epistasis

Kryazhimskiy et al. 2014 & Mackay 2014

12/4

Dominance

Gerstein 2012; Selmecki et al. 2015

12/15

FINAL EXAM DUE AT 5PM

FINAL EXAM QUESTIONS


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