Fall
2014
The lecture notes are posted here in PDF form. (also will available from Copiesmart)
The schedule for the grad student presentations is here. Presentations: Rosemary, Melissa, Connor, John, Marie
Note: The class will follow the lecture notes only loosely. These notes are provided as an extra add-on; if the difference in coverage between class and notes bothers you, please just take notes in class.
The final exam will be December 11 at 7 pm. Location is Angus 347.
Some recommended
problems to practice with from Hedrick (2000), available in Woodward. Also, here are some practice problems from Hartl and Clark.
Assignment 1 (Due September 18 in class) -- answers
Assignment 2 (Due September 25 in class)-- answers
Assignment 3 (Due October 2 in class) -- answers
Assignment 4 (Due October 9 in class) -- answers
Assignment 5 (Due October 16 in class) -- answers
No assignment for the week of the midterm.
Assignment 6 (Due November 6in class) --
No assignment for Nov 13.
Professor: Dr. Michael Whitlock
Office: Biodiversity 216
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30-2:30 (or after class)
E-mail: whitlock@zoology.ubc.ca
Charlesworth and Charlesworth, Elements of Evolutionary Genetics. Text will be available at the bookstore or online. Note that it will be much cheaper to order online directly from the publisher, but it takes two weeks to arrive.
Final |
50% |
Mid-term |
30% |
Assignments (homework)
and participation |
20% |
Make-ups for the final exam will follow the university policy. No make-ups for the mid-term are given. If a student misses the mid-term for a valid reason, the final exam grade will be counted for the mid-term as well.