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. Not open to students who have taken or are currently enrolled in Biology 203L.
Offered Fall, Spring & Summer
Not open to students who have taken or are currently enrolled in Biology 203L