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Joseph Felsenstein
GENOME 590
Seattle Campus

Population Genetics Seminar

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. Prerequisite: GENOME 562 or permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

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.

Recommended preparation

Familiarity with theoretical population genetics

Class assignments and grading

see above

credit / no credit, for active participation


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Joseph Felsenstein
Date: 10/19/2005