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1 BIO1130 LAB 3 MICROEVOLUTION
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2 Objectives of the lab: • Understand various concepts of microevolution using simulated populations: • Allelic and genotypic frequencies • Hardy-Weinberg (HW) equilibrium • Evolutionary forces such as: – Genetic drift – Mutation and Selection • Effect of population size on evolutionary forces
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3 Program of the lab • 3 distinct parts in this lab: 1. Prelab quiz: 5 questions (15% of this lab mark) on the lab objectives and methods (from the lab manual text) 2. In-class simulation of a fish population 3. Computer simulation using Populus software. • Parts 2 and 3: You will work in groups of two students and will hand in ONE questionnaire per pair of students at the end of the lab
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4 PART I: In-class fish population (1/2) • At the beginning of the lab, each student pair will be given a card representing a fish genotype with 3 attributes: - Blue locus genotype (B/b) - Green locus genotype (G/g) - Mating Type (XX / XY) • Then, the fish population will undergo several
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course SCIENCE BIO1130 taught by Professor Fenwick during the Fall '11 term at University of Ottawa.

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