BIOB 484. Population Genetics. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F alternate years, to be offered even years.
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 375.
Introduction to theory and empirical data on genetics of populations. Topics covered include modeling natural and artificial selection, nonrandom mating, gene flow and effective population size as factors influencing the maintenance of genetic variation in populations. The approach emphasizes the development of simple mathematical models to illustrate fundamental conceptual issues in the field.