Genetic diversity and evolution 261

Module code GTS 261
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Chromosome structure and transposable elements. Mutation and DNA repair. Genomics and proteomics. Organelle genomes. Introduction to genetic analysis of populations: allele and genotypic frequencies, Hardy Weinberg Law, its extensions and implications for different mating systems. Introduction to quantitative and evolutionary genetics.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Prerequisites GTS 251 GS
Contact time 2 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Genetics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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