Biology 3466b

Evolutionary Genetics

2014

Instructor: André Lachance

Room 2036 Biology & Geology Building

 

Dr. MacDougall Shackleton's slides

 

Midterm analysis

 

Lectures

 

Physics and Astronomy Building 148

Monday 12:30

 

Biology and Geology Building 0153

Thursday 11:30

Laboratory

 

Section 003 - Somerville House 1310

Tuesday 13:30

 

Section 002 - Heath Sciences 14

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)

Final exam (tentative)

Sunday April 13 10:00 am

 

Course outline - 2014 (updated Dec 9 2013)
 

The cell phone prof

 

Legal stuff:
Accommodations
Scholastic offenses *

 

Stress - distress

 

Consult UWO Health and Wellness website

 


Concepts


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 2014:

Halliburton


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

 

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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