Homework 1: Thursday 6th February 2014
Please print out your answers and hand them in in class on Tuesday the 11th. This is
supposed to be your work, DO NOT COPY from one another, we will be checking for
Lecture 4: Quan-ta-ve Gene-cs
Linking genotype to phenotype.
Gregor Mendel was an Augus-ne
Monk who lived in Austria in 1800s.
Began to carry out many experiments
on pea plants.
He no-ced that if you cross peas
Lecture 3: Popula/on Gene/cs
A case study with wolves
The grey wolf has been persecuted by humans everywhere for
thousands of years.
Wolves disappeared in Scandinavia in the 1960s.
In 1983 a new wol
Introduc/on to ecology and evolu/on
Lecture 1: Adapta/on to the
Please see course syllabus for details on oce hours for
both me and TAs.
Weekly help sessions on Tuesdays 6:00-
Lecture 7 and 8: Speciation
Note on homework.
Homework will be available on Thursday the
Rather than printing paper and you having to
come to class we will instead post it online in
a folder called homeworks.
We still require you to print it out and
Quiz 1 (6 questions, each one worth 1 point).
The Hardy-Weinberg law states that the frequencies of alleles and genotypes will
remain constant from generation to generation in a population if that population