Genetic drift: effective population size

On Tuesday we reviewed the basic properties of genetic drift in an ideal population, i.e., one without separate sexes, one in which gametes (not diploid individuals) unite at random, one in which the population size remains constant over time, and one in which the distribution of offspring number is a Poisson random variable. In today's lecture, we'll explore what happens when those assumptions are violated.

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Genetic drift: effective population size

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