Lec18_MutationHandout - BioG1780 Evolution and Biodiversity...

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BioG1780 Fall 2010 Evolution and Biodiversity Today’s lecturer: Matt Hare Lectures 18: Oct 8, 2010 MICROEVOLUTION TEXT READING for next 6 lectures: Oct 5: Ch. 5 Oct 7: Ch. 6, section 1 Oct 14: Ch 6, section 2 Oct 19: Ch. 7, section 2 Oct 21: Ch. 7, section 1 Oct 26: Ch. 9 Announcements: (1) There are no Study groups or section next week because of Fall Break (enjoy!). Discussion sections resume on the week of October 19 th (2) Track 1 exams will be handed back at the end of lecture on Wednesday Oct 13 th . This lecture is the first in a series on the related topics of population genetics, quantitative genetics, and microevolution. These all involve the study of how genetic variation is distributed within and among populations, and how it changes in response to forces like selection, genetic drift, mutation, and gene flow. This section of the course requires you to learn to solve some problems using basic population genetic approaches, which involve simple math, some basic logic, and an understanding of how these processes play out. The next prelim on November 2
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