BIOLOGY 202LA. Genetics & Evolution – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

BIOLOGY 202LA. Genetics & Evolution

Introduction to principles transmission genetics and evolution. Includes Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance, quantitative genetics, genetic mapping, evidence for evolution, natural selection, genetic drift, kin selection, speciation, molecular evolution, phylogenetic analysis. Relevance to human family and social structure, evolution of infectious disease, human hereditary disorders, social implications of genetic knowledge. Instructor: Thomas Fred Schultz | Curriculum Code: NS, STS | Course Travel:No