Courses: Evol Genetics and Genomics (BIOLB327001)
Class Number: 1923
This seminar course will discuss evolution primarily at the level of genes and genomes. Topics will include the roles of selection and drift in molecular evolution, evolution of gene expression, genomic approaches to the study of quantitative variation, evolutionary history of humans, and evolutionary perspectives on the study of human disease. Students will read papers from the primary literature, lead and participate in class discussions and debates, and write reviews of research articles. Quantitative proficiency required. Pre-requisites: Two quarters of BIOL 110-113 and BIOL 201, or BIOL 236, or permission of instructor.
Enrollment limit: 16; Enrollment Criteria: Biology majors, then class seniority;
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1923 Div: II;
Bryn Mawr, PK227