{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

lecture9new 1.36.44 AM

22 42613 23 homo floresiensis living until at least

Info iconThis preview shows pages 22–34. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
22
Background image of page 22

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/26/13 23 Homo floresiensis Living until at least 12,000 years ago!
Background image of page 23
4/26/13 24 Neanderthals Lived ~138,000 to 28,000 years ago – Mostly an Ice Age Never numbered more than 100,000 1856, Neander Valley, Germany – 1 st Neanderthal skull discovered Neanderthals vs. Humans
Background image of page 24

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/26/13 25 Neanderthals vs. Humans 5 ft, 185 lbs Larger noses, heads, bones, muscles – Bulkier, stronger than humans – Efficient and well suited to cold environments Less agile – Short limbs, wide pelvises Brain Sizes
Background image of page 25
4/26/13 26 Neanderthal necklace Neanderthal DNA? Problems: DNA in Neanderthal bones is degraded
Background image of page 26

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/26/13 27 Neanderthal DNA? Problems: DNA in Neanderthal bones is degraded Neanderthal bones have been handled by humans! Neanderthal DNA? Solution: Handle samples carefully
Background image of page 27
4/26/13 28 Neanderthal DNA? Solution: Handle samples carefully Identify a few genome positions that differ between Neanderthals and all humans, use these to measure what fraction of DNA from a bone is Neanderthal Neanderthal genome sequenced in 2010!
Background image of page 28

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/26/13 29 What makes us human? What makes us human? Genes involved in brain function, type II diabetes, bone growth
Background image of page 29
4/26/13 30 Neanderthal-human admixture Denisova Cave
Background image of page 30

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/26/13 31 Denisova Cave Denisova Cave
Background image of page 31
4/26/13 32 Denisovan genome sequenced in 2010! More admixture!
Background image of page 32

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/26/13 33 Has all this admixture done us any good? Has all this admixture done us any good?
Background image of page 33
4/26/13 34 Lots of options! BIO 113: Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution BIO 136: Evolutionary Paleobiology BIO 143: Evolution BIO 172: Molecular Basis of Body Plan Evolution BIO 182: Modeling Cultural Evolution BIO 183: Theoretical Population Genetics
Background image of page 34
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}