Human Evolutionary Genetics

EvAnth 318

Prerequirsites: EvAnth 101(D), Biology 202 or equivalent, some probability and programming experiences is helpful but not required.  An evolutionary perspective on human genetics and genomics, with an emphasis on current models and inference methods using medically important examples. Topics include: population differences in disease risk; adaptation to local environments and pathogens; identifying regions of the genome underlying traits; models of neutral variation, migration, and genetic ancestry. Computational and quantitative skills will be emphasized throughout.

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