Weekly presentation by participants of current literature and ongoing research in evolution, molecular evolution, evolutionary genetics of natural populations, human population genetics, and quantitative genetics applied to animal and plant breeding. Credit/no-credit only. Prerequisite: GENOME 562 or permission of instructor.
This quarter the seminar will consist of presentations by local researchers working on population genetics. Students should participate in the discussions, which will be at a professional level, assuming a basic knowledge of population genetics theory.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Presentations by leading local researchers on population genetics.
Familiarity with theoretical population genetics
Class assignments and grading
credit / no credit, for active participation