BIOL 2007 - EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS
Note: all material herein is copyright © James Mallet and Kevin Fowler 2006

TOPICS IN EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS
(rather long HTML web page versions of lecture notes)

WARNING!! These pages have not been updated for some time; lectures will deviate from the material in these pages, and book chapters mentioned as references will be in older books.

Notes - Author

Course outline; Mendelian genetics and evolution - KF - History of evolution links
Selection and the single gene - JM

Evolution of genetic diversity - JM
Mutation as a source of variation - KF

Inbreeding and neutral evolution - JM
Dispersal, population structure, and evolution - JM
Selection on more than one gene - JM

Quantitative characters - KF
Evolution of quantitative characters - KF

Evolution in space and time - JM
Frequency dependent selection - KF

Chromosomal evolution - JM
Sexual selection and the evolution of sex - JM

Biodiversity and species - JM
The origins of species - JM

Evolutionary trees and their uses - KF
Warning colour and mimicry - JM

Molecular evolution - JM
Macroevolution - KF - PDF

Coevolution - JM
Artificial selection - KF
Phenotypic plasticity and mapping quantitative genes - KF

JM = James Mallet 020 7679 7412; KF = Kevin Fowler 020 7679 7424

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