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Population Genetics

This course introduces students to the factors that influence changes in allele, genotype and phenotype frequencies within populations over time. Topics covered include genetic variation, heterozygosity, mutation, genetic drift, natural selection, migration, population size, non-random mating, population substructure, gene flow, molecular evolution, speciation, and quantitative genetics. PREREQ: MATH 1036, MATH 1057, STAT 2126 or STAT 2246, BIOL 2007, and FORS 3146. Students may not retain credit for both FORS 4206 and FORS 3206 (lec 3) cr. 3

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