Molecular Anthropology in Practice
Hands-on introduction to research in molecular anthropology and primate genomics. Engagement in collaborative research on the use and interpretation of molecular data to understand primate evolution. Topics include: molecular and analytical tools for generating and interpreting genomic data; methods for identifying the signature of natural selection; basic computational and statistical methods for data analysis; research culture and collaboration in the natural sciences; scientific writing and revision. Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 202L or EVANTH 310 or EVANTH 514. One course.