Date
Description
22JanuaryCourse overview; Genetic transmission in populations
24JanuaryThe Hardy-Weinberg principle and estimating allele frequencies
29JanuaryInbreeding and self-fertilization
Project #1 assigned
31JanuaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: Wahlund effect
05FebruaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: F-statistics
Project #1 due
07FebruaryAnalyzing the genetic structure of populations: individual assignment
12FebruaryGenetics of natural selection: principles
Project #2 assigned
14FebruaryGenetics of natural selection: estimating viabilities
19FebruaryGenetic drift: introduction
Project #2 due
21FebruaryGenetic drift: effective population size
26FebruaryGenetic drift: mutation and migration
28FebruaryGenetic drift and natural selection
05MarchGenetic drift: the coalescent
Project #3 assigned
07MarchMolecular evolution: history and principles
12MarchMolecular evolution: patterns of nucleotide and amino acid substitution
14MarchMolecular evolution: detecting selection on nucleotide sequences
Project #3 due
19March
Spring break; No lectures or lab
21March
Spring break; No lectures or lab
26MarchAnalysis of Molecular Variance (AMOVA)
Project #4 assigned
28MarchStatistical phylogeography: Migrate and IMa
02April
Project #4 due
04AprilPopulation genomics: I
09AprilPopulation genomics: II
11AprilPopulation genomics: III
16AprilQuantitative genetics: Introduction
Project #5
18AprilQuantitative genetics: partitioning genetic variation
23AprilQuantitative genetics: resemblance among relatives
Project #5 due
25AprilQuantitative genetics: evolution of quantitative traits
Project #6 assigned
30AprilQuantitative genetics: principles of association mapping
02MayQuantitative genetics: applications of association mapping
Project #6 due