Lecture%20outline,%2022%20Jan,%20PopGen1

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Lecture outline, Biology 152, 22 January 2010 Population genetics I. Darwin’s ideas provided explanations for many phenomena seen in nature, but raised many additional questions. Starting with this lecture we delve deeper into subtopics of evolutionary theory. Evolution deals with inherited traits, so we begin by examining the nature of inheritance and how this applies to individuals as well as populations.
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Unformatted text preview: General Topics: I. Evolution and natural selection revisited II. Inheritance of traits a. Genetic material b. Genotype vs. Phenotype c. Punnett squares and probabilities III. Population genetics intro a. Allele frequencies b. Genotype frequencies IV. Hardy-Weinberg a. Description b. Assumptions c. Equations d. Predictions e. Examples f. Violations (time permitting)...
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