University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

40-300 Population Genetics F(3-2)

This course is designed to explore the concepts of random mating, inbreeding, random drift, assortative mating and selection as they relate to natural populations. The dynamic genetic structure of populations and its relationship to the process of speciation is examined. The role and significance of molecular genetics as it relates to population genetics, evolution, systematics and phylogeny is also considered. Department of Zoology.

Prerequisites: 40-200.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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