Homework assignment will be posted later today (due next
Oct. 23, 11am in class).
No TA office hours tomorrow
Read the Clark et al. (2011) Nature Biotechnology exomes
paper for Wed.
Last week, we d
Homework posted today
Read African Origins paper for Friday
Read Chapters 5,6 sections assigned!
Chapter 5: Population Genetics
What are the processes the create
genetic diversity and how do patterns of
genetic diversity cha
What are microsatellites (STRs)?
Do they mutate faster or slower than SNPs?
Why does this matter for forensic analysis?
At SNPs, do transitions or transversions mutate more
How do you calculate a pedig
Week 9: Heritability
Pop Quiz #1 is graded! Please pick up from TA.
Homework #2 assignment
Due in-class this Friday (Oct. 23) by 11 am
Please have your review topic or oral
presentation paper approved by me or the TA
What is the exome? Constitutes what fraction of the
What is an enhancer?
Introns are spliced out of the final mRNA product. We
refer to different transcripts or splice variants.
Human genes are variable i
BIO 302: Human Genetics
Human genetic diversity varies with geography
- Today, terms for mutations including SNPs
Distinguish different ways of defining a mutation
either different from the h