Biology 3466b

Evolutionary Genetics

2015

Instructor: André Lachance

Room 2036 Biology & Geology Building

 

Lectures

 

Biology and Geology Building 0153

Monday 12:30

 

Physics and Astronomy Building 106

Thursday 11:30

Laboratory

 

Section 003 - Somerville House 1310

Tuesday 13:30

 

Section 002 - Heath Sciences 13

Wednesday 14:30

The lab reports are due at the end of each lab.

There is an automatic (and final) extension to

the following Monday at 12:30 (in class)

Midterm test - Thursday February 12, 11:30

 

Course outline - 2015 (updated August 20 2014)
 

Policy on cell phones in the classroom

 

Legal stuff:

Accommodations

Scholastic offenses

*

 

Stress - distress

 

Consult UWO Health and Wellness website

 


Concepts


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Links

Evolution in the NEWS

"Gaps in the Theory exist for which there is no evidence" (Board of Education, Dover, Pennsylvania)

Evolution at ScienceDaily


 Nature's Gems

Filling the gaps at UWO

Books

People

Concepts, questions, problems

References

Textbook for 2015?TBA


A classic:
Hartl and Clark


The Origin online

Spencer


 Wallace


Johannsen


Punnett


Hardy and Weinberg


Morgan


Image gallery

Animal breeding, selection, heritability


Co-dominance vs
incomplete dominance


Interpretation of microsatellite gels


 Microsatellites and HW problems


Survival of the fittest, improbability


Microbial growth


Rare recessive alleles


Binomial drift model
 
Simulation of a Fisher-Wright
model of drift with
200 demes of size 10


Understanding the calculation of inbreeding (F) from a pedigree


Dominance


Inbreeding regimes

Hardy 1908


Haldane 1924


Lewontin & Hubby 1966


Kimura 1968


Dean et al. 2002



Illinois corn experiment


Linnen et al. 2009 Selection in dear mouse


A balanced polymorphism in yeast


The rise and fall of kin selection?

Photos

Allozyme gels


 An SSCP gel


A sequence alignment

 

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