Date
Description
17JanuaryCourse overview; Genetic transmission in populations
19JanuaryThe Hardy-Weinberg principle and estimating allele frequencies
24JanuaryInbreeding and self-fertilization
Project #1 assigned
26JanuaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: Wahlund effect
31JanuaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: F-statistics
Project #1 due
02FebruaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: Bayesian F-statistics
07FebruaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: individual assignment
Project #2 assigned
09FebruaryGenetics of natural selection: principles
14FebruaryGenetics of natural selection: estimating viabilities
Project #2 due
16FebruaryGenetic drift: introduction
21FebruaryGenetic drift: effective population size
Project #3 assigned
23FebruaryGenetic drift, mutation and migration
28FebruaryGenetic drift and natural selection
Project #3 due
02MarchGenetic drift: the coalescent
07MarchMolecular evolution: history and principles
Project #4 assigned
09MarchMolecular evolution: patterns of nucleotide and amino acid substitution
14March
Spring break; No class
16March
Spring break; No class
21MarchMolecular evolution: detecting selection on nucleotide sequences
Project #4 due
23MarchMolecular evolution: evolution in multigene families
28MarchAnalysis of Molecular Variance (AMOVA)
Project #5 assigned
30MarchStatistical phylogeography: Migrate and IMa
04AprilStatistical phylogeography: approximate Bayesian computation
06AprilPopulation genomics
11AprilQuantitative genetics: Introduction
Project #5 due
13AprilQuantitative genetics: partitioning genetic variation
18AprilQuantitative genetics: resemblance among relatives
Project #6 assigned
20AprilQuantitative genetics: evolution of quantitative traits
25AprilQuantitative genetics: principles of association mapping
27AprilQuantitative genetics: applications of association mapping
Project #6 due