Population Genetics

Population Genetics
Basic principles of population genetics applied to natural populations; drift, selection, and nonrandom mating; inferring population subdivision, migration, and gene flow.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBio 420 or equivalent.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining BIO 560
Course Outcomes


Students will gain a general introduction to the field a population genetics.


Students will experience the broad application of population genetics to diverse fields from ecology to medicine.

Analyze Data

Students will manipulate and analyze population genetic data, especially molecular data.