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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 296: Ecological Genetics

(1 Unit)
Prerequisite:BIOL 195.
An introduction to ecological genetics: the study of gene frequencies and selection pressures within natural or managed populations, with a focus on how ecology impacts gene frequencies. Topics include understanding concepts of genetic variation, recombination, linkage disequilibrium, selection, gene flow, genetic drift and mutation, as well as quantitative genetics. Cahill, Lyons-Sobaski.