Molecular Evolution

Evolution of genes, gene families, and genomes and relation to their structure, function and history. Contemporary computer-based analysis of nucleic acid and protein evolution including: BLAST searches; sequence alignment; estimation of rates, patterns, types of substitution; interpreting evolutionary changes in structure-function relations; protein homology modeling; visualizing and annotating protein structure. Prerequisite: Biology 201L or consent of the instructor. One course.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY251L
Course Level: 
200-299
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Crosslisting Numbers: 
GENOME251L
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