Population and evolutionary genetics 367

Module code GTS 367
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Genetic and phenotypic variation. Organisation of genetic variation. Random genetic drift. Mutation and the neutral theory. Darwinian selection. Inbreeding, population subdivision and migration. Evolutionary quantitative genetics. Population genomics. Human population genetics. Levels of selection and individuality. Arms races and irreversibility. Complexity. Applied evolution.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites GTS 251 and GTS 261
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Genetics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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